How are foster parents compensated?

1. Foster parents receive a non-taxable daily stipend for each child in their care, based on provincial rates.
2. The stipend covers the number of nights each child is in the foster home.
3. The stipend is broken into a maintenance fee and a skill fee.
4. Foster parents may be entitled to reimbursement for various expenses, including:
Mileage to and from child-specific appointments
Recreation and vacation/camp costs
Clothing-to-Standard costs