About Kinship Care to Foster Care
Are you providing kinship care for a child that is in the custody of a public children services agency (PCSA) Kinship caregivers are able to become licensed foster caregivers and receive benefits as a foster home.
If you are ready to take the first step to becoming a licensed home, or are looking for more information, please fill out an online inquiry form and an Adriel staff member will follow up with you directly.
Benefits to Becoming an Adriel Licensed Home
- On-going support, guidance, and consultation.
- 24/7 on call staff for emergencies when caring for youth.
- Competitive daily per diem.
- Mileage reimbursement.
- Access to paid respite days.
- Training in an evidence-based, trauma-informed, model of care.
- Faith-based services and support.
- Connection to other kinship and foster families.
- Specialized clinical services for your child - with no wait list.
- Virtual training from the comfort of your home.
- 5 convenient office locations throughout Ohio.
- Adoption home studies.
If you choose to provide kinship/foster care...
- Provide a loving home for other children in need.
- Offer respite services to fellow foster families.
- Individuals receive up to $360 of paid training.
- Receive a $300 sign on bonus once licensed.
If you choose to provide kinship-only foster care*...
- Care will only be available for the kin placed in your home.
- Up to 19 training hours waived.
- Individuals receive up to $170 of paid training.
- Receive a $100 sign on bonus once licensed.
*The requirements for kinship to foster care homes are subject to change based on the guidance of state rules and regulations.