California Approves Short-Term Fix For Foster Parents Stuck in the Approval Process
California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed a stop-gap measure on Tuesday that will provide emergency funding to caregivers who take in a foster child before completing the approval process. Over the past year, the state’s new approval process for caregivers in the state has led to lengthy funding delays for foster parents and relative caregivers, now collectively known as resource families.
California Bills Target Lengthy Foster Parent Approval Process
California legislators have introduced two new bills aimed at easing the funding delays facing thousands of new foster parents in the state, an unforeseen byproduct of the state’s foster care reforms.