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Title IV-E (Foster care and Adoption assistance)

Office: Office of Child and Family Services
Program: Title IV-E
Budget Estimate: $2,059,913
Federal Agency(s) Social Security Administration / Health & Human Services
  • The match rate for Title IV-E has increased by the same 6.2% as the FMAP rate. The only difference is that Title IV-E will not increase based on the unemployment rate.
  • This will result in an increase of approximately $1.7 -$1.9 million per year for Maine.
  • This rate in retroactive to October 1, 2008.
  • These dollars support services to children in foster care and adoption assistance.