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DFCS Foster Care Policies as of August 2014


Placement of a Child

Placement of a Child via Voluntary Placement Agreement

Changes in Placement

Placement Resources

Relative-Non-Relative Care Assessments

Placement-Re-Placement Safety Screenings

Financial and Non-Financial Supports for Children in Foster Care or Who Have Achieved Permanency

Six and 12 Month Reviews of ERR,RCS, SG, NRSG Payments

Comprehensive Child and Family Assessment

Medical, Dental, and Developmental Needs

Psychological and Behavioral Health Needs

Educational Needs

Spiritual, Social, and Recreational Needs

Child Safety Equipment

Childcare Needs

Service Needs of an Immigrant Child

Purposeful Contact Requirements


Preserving Sibling Connections

Minor Parent Expecting or Who Has a Child While in Foster Care

Permanency Planning

Case Planning

Missing Children

Youth Absent Without Permission

Conditions for Return

Case Closure


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Athens, Georgia 30607
Phone: 706-546-8902