Brief Kinship Foster Care
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Custody, Hardships, and Services
Jennifer Ehrle Macomber, Rob Geen, Regan Main
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According to data from the 2002 National Survey of America's Families, 405,000 children lived in court-involved kinship foster care in 2002. Fifty percent of children in kinship foster care live in low-income households compared with 24 percent of children living with non-kin foster parents.
Research Areas Families Children and youth
Tags Family and household data Child welfare