Foster Care Rates by State
How close does your state come to Hitting the MARC?
Hitting the MARC: Establishing Foster Care Minimum Adequate Rates for Children revealed that 49 states were falling short of adequate reimbursement rates for foster families at the time of the study — and that states across the nation would need to raise the rates by which they reimburse foster parents by an average of 36 percent to cover the actual costs of supporting a child in foster care.
The following PDF archive details the study’s findings for each of the United States and the District of Columbia. Click on your state’s name to see how it stacks up.
District of Columbia