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FOSTER CARE

See also CHILD PLACEMENT

Access to data, Hennepin County foster care, Minn. Statutes 2015 13.467

Administrative personnel, access to child support system database, Minn. Statutes 2015 13.46

Adult foster care

Alternative overnight supervision technology, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.11, 2015 245D.23

Background checks, see Human services licensees under BACKGROUND CHECKS AND STUDIES

Certification

Mental health, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.03

Relatives, county certification, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.0919

Data privacy and security, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.11

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2015 145C.01, 2015 245A.02

Developmental disability waiver, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.092, 2015 256B.49

Elderly waiver, payment rates, limitation, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.0915

Emergency crisis services, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.11

Family adult day care, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.0919

Family adult day services, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.11, 2015 245A.143

Family adult foster care, see same under this topic

Foster care homes, see same under this topic

Group residential housing, Minn. Statutes 2015 256I.03, 2015 256I.05, 2015 290A.03

Group residential housing payment rates, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.092

Health care facilities, adult foster care providers defined as, Minn. Statutes 2015 145C.01

Health care taxes, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2015 295.50

Home and community-based services waivers, see HOME AND COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES WAIVERS

Homeowner's insurance, coverage, Minn. Statutes 2015 65A.301

Licenses, see same under this topic

Medical assistance, payments, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.0915, 2015 256B.0919, 2015 256B.0948, 2015 256B.765

Physical location not primary residence, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.03

Planned closure of homes, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.493

Relatives, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.0919

Residential support services licenses, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.092

Applicants, Minn. Statutes 2015 256.741

Background checks

Continuously affiliated individuals, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.04

Disqualification, reconsideration, Minn. Statutes 2015 245C.21

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 259.20

Northstar Care for Children program, Minn. Statutes 2015 256N.21

Notices, Minn. Statutes 2015 245C.17

Unlicensed emergency relative placement, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.035

Benefits

Termination, Minn. Statutes 2015 260C.451

To age 21, Minn. Statutes 2015 260C.451

Case management, medical assistance, coverage

Child welfare targeted case management, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.0625

Personal care services, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.0625

Child abuse, see CHILD ABUSE

Child in Voluntary Foster Care for Treatment Act, Minn. Statutes 2015 260D.01 to 2015 260D.11

Child welfare targeted case management, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.094, 2015 256F.10

Child-placing agencies, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.155

Children neglected and in foster care

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2015 260C.007

Jurisdiction, see under JUVENILE COURTS

Voluntary foster care for treatment plans, Minn. Statutes 2015 260D.09

Complaints

Ombudspersons for families, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 257.0763, 2015 257.0764

Retaliation, Minn. Statutes 2015 257.0764

Contested cases, licenses, revocation or suspension, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.08

Contracts and agreements, local social services agencies, Minn. Statutes 2015 256.0112, 2015 393.07

Costs, special education, aid payments, Minn. Statutes 2015 125A.75

Data

Classification, Minn. Statutes 2015 13.467

Personal data and personal financial data, Minn. Statutes 2015 13.46

Definitions

Adoption law, Minn. Statutes 2015 259.21

Child in voluntary foster care for treatment, Minn. Statutes 2015 260D.02

Housing with services establishments, Minn. Statutes 2015 144D.01

Juvenile Court Act, Minn. Statutes 2015 260B.007, 2015 260C.007

Workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.011

Developmentally disabled persons

Children, voluntary placement, Minn. Statutes 2015 260D.01 to 2015 260D.11

Relatives, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.0919, 2015 256B.092

Support services, see under DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED PERSONS

Discharges from, transition plans, Minn. Statutes 2015 260C.203

Disclosure, communicable diseases, placement, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.156

Education programs, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.04, 2015 245A.175

Emergency placement, relatives, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.035, 2015 256N.26

Emotionally disturbed children

Children in need of protection or services, Minn. Statutes 2015 260C.141, 2015 260D.11

Medical assistance, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.0946

MinnesotaCare, Minn. Statutes 2015 256L.03

Therapeutic support of foster care, Minn. Statutes 2015 245.4884

Voluntary foster care for treatment, Minn. Statutes 2015 260D.01 to 2015 260D.11

Exportation of children

Approval, Minn. Statutes 2015 257.06

Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children, Minn. Statutes 2015 260.851, 2015 260.93

Fair hearings, Minn. Statutes 2015 256.045, 2015 256.0451

Family adult foster care

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2015 144D.01

Homeowner's insurance, coverage, Minn. Statutes 2015 65A.301

Housing with services establishments, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2015 144D.01

Licenses, see same under this topic

Variances, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.11, 2015 245A.16

Family foster homes

Background checks, see Human services licensees under BACKGROUND CHECKS AND STUDIES

Family adult foster care, see same under this topic

Jurisdiction, see under JUVENILE COURTS

Licenses, see same under this topic

Personal and personal financial data, Minn. Statutes 2015 13.46

Recruitment, juvenile courts, child protection provisions, Minn. Statutes 2015 260C.215

Smoke-free environment, Minn. Statutes 2015 260C.215

Youth camps, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2015 144.71

Family visitation centers, Minn. Statutes 2015 119A.37, 2015 124D.23, 2015 517.08

Foster care agencies, records and record keeping, foster care providers, training and skills, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.155

Foster care facilities, hospitals, exclusion, abortion regulation, Minn. Statutes 2015 145.411

Foster care homes

Adult foster care, homeowner's insurance, coverage, Minn. Statutes 2015 65A.301

Background checks, see Human services licensees under BACKGROUND CHECKS AND STUDIES

Disqualification notice, Minn. Statutes 2015 245C.17

Family foster homes, see same under this topic

Group foster homes, see same under this topic

Group residential housing, Minn. Statutes 2015 256I.03, 2015 256I.05, 2015 290A.03

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.035, 2015 245A.151

Liability insurance, adult foster care homes, Minn. Statutes 2015 245.814

Local social services agencies, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 393.07

Location, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.11

Suitability, certification, international foster care placements, Minn. Statutes 2015 257.05

Youth camps, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2015 144.71

Foster care maintenance payments

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 256.82

Juvenile offenders, cost of care, Minn. Statutes 2015 260B.441

Foster care standard rates, Minn. Statutes 2015 256.82, 2015 256.991

Foster children

Charter schools, admissions, Minn. Statutes 2015 124E.11

Child protection workers, monthly visits, Minn. Statutes 2015 260C.212

Defined as children, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.011

Drivers' licenses, see DRIVERS LICENSES

Exclusions, Uniform Probate Code, Minn. Statutes 2015 524.1-201

Extracurricular activity participation, Minn. Statutes 2015 260C.212

Medical assistance, see same under this topic

MFIP assistance unit members and participants, see same under this topic

Minnesota youth program, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2015 116L.56

Missing and runaway children, Minn. Statutes 2015 260C.212

Residence, special education, Minn. Statutes 2015 125A.17, 2015 125A.75

School conferences and events, leave for, Minn. Statutes 2015 181.9412

School enrollment, Minn. Statutes 2015 124D.08

Termination of foster care, notice, Minn. Statutes 2015 260C.451

Transfer of motor vehicle as gift, motor vehicle sales tax, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2015 297B.01

Uniform Probate Code, exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2015 524.1-201

Voluntary foster care for treatment plans, Minn. Statutes 2015 260D.09

Foster families, payments to, MFIP, income exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2015 256J.21

Foster parents

Agreements by, communication or contact agreements, adoption, Minn. Statutes 2015 259.58, 2015 260C.619, 2015 260C.635

Approvals by, foster children, drivers' licenses

Applications, Minn. Statutes 2015 171.04

Instruction permits, Minn. Statutes 2015 171.05

Provisional licenses, Minn. Statutes 2015 171.055

Education and training, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.144, 2015 245A.155, 2015 245A.175, 2015 245A.18

Housing Finance Agency rehabilitation grants, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2015 462A.05

Income, MinnesotaCare, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2015 256L.04

Insurance, Joint Underwriting Association, Minn. Statutes 2015 62I.02

MinnesotaCare, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2015 256L.04

Notice given, of receiving child into home, Minn. Statutes 2015 257.03

Notice received, foster care status review, Minn. Statutes 2015 260C.141

Payments, see same under this topic

Reports received, child abuse and maltreatment, Minn. Statutes 2015 626.556

Transfer of motor vehicle as gift, motor vehicle sales tax, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2015 297B.01

Funds and accounts, state-operated services account, Minn. Statutes 2015 246.18

Grants for, Minn. Statutes 2015 256.01

Group foster care

Juvenile offenders, Minn. Statutes 2015 62E.04, 2015 260B.331, 2015 260C.331

Recipients, health and accident insurance, payments on behalf of, Minn. Statutes 2015 62A.045

Group foster homes

Juvenile offenders

Corrections Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 241.021, 2015 242.19

Inmates, assaults by, Minn. Statutes 2015 243.52

Juvenile correctional facilities, inmates, Minn. Statutes 2015 242.43

Juvenile sex offenders, Minn. Statutes 2015 242.195

Notice to municipalities before licensing, Minn. Statutes 2015 241.021

Special education programs, see Residential facilities and programs under SPECIAL EDUCATION

Licenses, notice to municipalities before licensing, Minn. Statutes 2015 241.021

Maintenance payments, Minn. Statutes 2015 260C.4412

Group residential housing, see GROUP RESIDENTIAL HOUSING

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2015 256.045, 2015 256.0451, 2015 260D.07

Home care services, medical assistance

Care provided by family foster parents, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.0654

Coverage, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.0652

Home care providers, reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.0625

Importation of children, Minn. Statutes 2015 257.05

Income, child support, unearned income, Minn. Statutes 2015 256.741

Indian Child Welfare Act, compliance, Minn. Statutes 2015 257.0651, 2015 260D.01

Indian children, background checks, Minn. Statutes 2015 245C.34, 2015 256N.21

Informed consent, adult foster care, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.11

Inspections

Emergency placement, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.035

Fire Code requirements, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.151

Intensive treatment in foster care, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.0946

Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children, Minn. Statutes 2015 259.53, 2015 260.851 to 2015 260.91, 2015 260.93

Investigations, Human Services Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 257.03, 2015 257.04

Jurisdiction, see under JUVENILE COURTS

Juvenile offenders, transfer of custody, Minn. Statutes 2015 260B.198, 2015 260C.201

Juvenile protection proceedings, purpose, Minn. Statutes 2015 260C.001

Lawsuits, parents' contribution, Minn. Statutes 2015 256.87

Liability insurance, Minn. Statutes 2015 245.814

Liability, parents, Minn. Statutes 2015 256.87

Licenses

Adult foster care

Adult foster care combined with adult day services, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.11, 2015 245A.143

Alternative overnight supervision technology, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.11, 2015 245D.23

Capacity, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.11, 2015 256B.092, 2015 256B.49

Combined licenses, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.0919

Community residential setting license, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.11

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.11

Family adult day services, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.11, 2015 245A.143

Mental health certification, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.03

Moratorium, physical location not primary residence, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.03

Variances, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.11, 2015 245A.16

Background checks, see Human services licensees under BACKGROUND CHECKS AND STUDIES

Community residential setting license, location, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.11

Corrections Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 241.021, 2015 242.19

Counties, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.035

Disqualification, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.035, 2015 245A.04

Family adult foster care, Minn. Statutes 2015 13.46

Family foster homes, disqualification or variance data, Minn. Statutes 2015 13.46

Moratorium, physical location not primary residence, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.03

Private agencies, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.10

Relatives, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.03, 2015 245A.035

Revocation or suspension, contested cases, burden of proof, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.08

Long-term foster care, review, juvenile court, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 260C.201, 2015 260C.202

Maintenance payments, Minn. Statutes 2015 256.82, 2015 260B.441

Maltreatment, reporting, facility liability, Minn. Statutes 2015 626.556

Medical assistance

Adult foster care, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.0915, 2015 256B.0919, 2015 256B.0948, 2015 256B.49, 2015 256B.765

Adults under age 26, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.055

Case management, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.0625

Children, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.055, 2015 256B.69

Home and community-based services waivers, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.49, 2015 256B.492

Home care nursing services, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.0625

Home care services, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.0625, 2015 256B.0651

Intensive treatment in foster care, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.0625, 2015 256B.0946

Personal care services, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.0625

Therapeutic support of foster care, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.84

MFIP assistance unit members and participants

Assets, property limitations, exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2015 256J.20

Change of residence, Minn. Statutes 2015 256J.75

Payments, see same under this topic

Temporary absence due to foster care, effect, Minn. Statutes 2015 256J.13

Verification of foster care placement, Minn. Statutes 2015 256J.31

Missing and runaway children, protections, Minn. Statutes 2015 260C.212

Northstar Care for Children program, Minn. Statutes 2015 256.82, 2015 256N.001 to 2015 256N.28

Ombudspersons for families, see OMBUDSPERSONS FOR FAMILIES

Orders, Minn. Statutes 2015 256.87

Parenting time centers, Minn. Statutes 2015 256E.37

Parents' contribution, Minn. Statutes 2015 256.87

Parents

Voluntary foster care agreements, Minn. Statutes 2015 260D.03, 2015 260D.06, 2015 260D.09

Voluntary foster care for treatment plans

Duties to children, Minn. Statutes 2015 260D.01

Participation, Minn. Statutes 2015 260D.06, 2015 260D.07

Termination, Minn. Statutes 2015 260D.07, 2015 260D.10

Trial home visits, Minn. Statutes 2015 260D.12

Payments

Alternative care program, adult foster care, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.0913

Maintenance payments, Minn. Statutes 2015 256.0112, 2015 256.82, 2015 260B.441, 2015 260C.4412

MFIP, Minn. Statutes 2015 256J.24, 2015 256J.74

Permanency planning, permanency demonstration program payments, MFIP exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2015 256J.21

Permanency progress review hearings, Minn. Statutes 2015 260C.204

Personal care services, medical assistance, coverage, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.0625

Placement activity, foster care defined as, Minn. Statutes 2015 259.21

Placement prevention services, see PLACEMENT PREVENTION

Placement

Best interest of child, policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2015 260C.212

Children in emergency situations, Minn. Statutes 2015 256N.26, 2015 257.035

Court review, Minn. Statutes 2015 260C.202, 2015 260C.229, 2015 260D.06, 2015 260D.07

Emergency removal hearings, Minn. Statutes 2015 260C.178

Individuals who rely on medical equipment to sustain life or monitor medical conditions, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.155

Juvenile protection proceedings, purpose, Minn. Statutes 2015 260C.001

Out-of-home placement plans, juvenile court, child protection provisions, Minn. Statutes 2015 260C.219

Payment for, Minn. Statutes 2015 257.03

Permanency proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2015 260C.503 to 2015 260C.521

Permanency progress review hearings, Minn. Statutes 2015 260C.204

Permanency review hearings, voluntary placement for treatment, Minn. Statutes 2015 260D.07

Safe place for newborns law, Minn. Statutes 2015 260C.139

Voluntary placements

For treatment, Minn. Statutes 2015 260D.01 to 2015 260D.11

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 260.765

Pre-Northstar Care for Children program, Minn. Statutes 2015 256.82, 2015 260C.4411

Providers, see Foster parents under this topic

Public assistance, foster care defined as, Minn. Statutes 2015 256.741

Rates, see Payments under this topic

Recipients

Fraternal benefit societies, beneficiaries, payments, Minn. Statutes 2015 64B.19

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 256.741

Group foster care, Minn. Statutes 2015 62A.045

Records and record keeping

Foster care providers, training and skills, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.155

Records required, Minn. Statutes 2015 257.01

Rules, Minn. Statutes 2015 257.066

Reports about, children, out-of-home placement, Minn. Statutes 2015 257.0725

Residence, foster children, special education, Minn. Statutes 2015 125A.17, 2015 125A.75

Residential support services registration, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.092

Residents, informed consent, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.11

Sanctions, child support enforcement, Minn. Statutes 2015 256.741

Standards, Minn. Statutes 2015 256.01

Supervision, adult foster care, alternative overnight supervision, variances, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.11, 2015 245D.23

Support services

Developmentally disabled persons, see Support services under DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED PERSONS

Ombudspersons for families, Minn. Statutes 2015 257.0762

Termination, Minn. Statutes 2015 260C.451

Therapeutic support of foster care

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2015 245.4871

Emotionally disturbed children, Minn. Statutes 2015 245.4884

Licenses, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.03

Medical assistance, Indians, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.84

Restrictive procedures, Minn. Statutes 2015 245.8261

Specialized therapeutic services, standards, Minn. Statutes 2015 256.01

Treatment foster care

Developmentally disabled children, Minn. Statutes 2015 260D.01 to 2015 260D.11

Emergency admission, Minn. Statutes 2015 245.4885

Emotionally disturbed children, Minn. Statutes 2015 256L.03, 2015 260D.01 to 2015 260D.11

Medical assistance, coverage, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.0625

Placement review, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2015 260C.202

Unlicensed emergency relative placement, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.03, 2015 245A.035

Variances, adult foster care, Minn. Statutes 2015 245A.11, 2015 245A.16

Voluntary placement

Best interests of child, Minn. Statutes 2015 260D.01, 2015 260D.07

Children over age 18, Minn. Statutes 2015 260C.229, 2015 260C.451

Court findings, child needs not met, Minn. Statutes 2015 260D.11

Developmentally disabled children, Minn. Statutes 2015 260D.01 to 2015 260D.11

Emotionally disturbed children, Minn. Statutes 2015 260D.01 to 2015 260D.11

Indian children, Minn. Statutes 2015 260.765

Out-of-home plans, review, Minn. Statutes 2015 260C.227

Voluntary foster care agreements, Minn. Statutes 2015 260D.03, 2015 260D.06

Voluntary foster care treatment plans

Review, Minn. Statutes 2015 260D.05, 2015 260D.06

Rights of child, Minn. Statutes 2015 260D.04