CA Foster Care (FC)
Information on this page refers to the Cash Assistance program
Introductory program information about CA Foster Care (FC).
Under Construction This section is under construction and does not contain everything about CA Foster Care.
Foster care is administered by the Department of Child Safety (DCS), a Tribal Court or a Tribal Child Welfare Agency.
CA Foster Care participants are enrolled in the Mercy Care Department of Child Safety Comprehensive Health Plan (DCS CHP). DCS completes MA eligibility determinations for DCS CHP.
FAA has the responsibility to share information with DCS and CHP so they can decide whether a child is eligible for foster care.
This section is under construction. For more information about the program, see CA Foster Care (CA-FC).
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last revised 05/01/2023