Kinship Care In Ohio
This episode originally aired on June 16, 2021.
In Ohio, so-called kinship care providers are compensated at a much lower level and for shorter periods than professional foster parents. Recent legislation to boost kinship pay isn’t enough, advocates say.
Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher, we look at the jump in kinship care cases and the push to increase compensation.
- Barbara Turpin, secretary of Ohio Grandparent Kinship Coalition
- Scott Britton, assistant director of Public Children’s Services Association of Ohio
- Rep. Susan Manchester, R-Waynesfileld from Ohio's 84th District and Chair of the House Families, Aging and Human Services Committee.
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