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Oklahoma Human Services to issue emergency relief payments to foster families

 


OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) will begin issuing emergency relief payments to foster parents in early April. These payments, which will be paid monthly, per child, are meant to support foster families as they navigate the impact of unexpected expenses of caring for children full-time due to school closures.

“During this incredibly difficult and historic time, we are intentionally focusing on the families and children we serve and how to best support them,” said Director of Child Welfare Services Dr. Deborah Shropshire.

“Foster families play an inc...



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