Whenever there is an allegation, there will be an investigation. Not only will the county Children Services agency conduct one, but so, too, will the agency who placed the child in foster care. While allegations can be uncomfortable on foster parents, keep in mind the goal is to protect the child’s best interests.

The following articles offer valuable information and support to foster caregivers who may be facing allegations:

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Dealing with Allegations as a Resource Parent

How to Prevent or Minimize the Risk of an Allegation

What Effects Will an Allegation Have on Me and My Family

What Survival Strategies Will Help with an Allegation


The Ohio Department of Job & Family Services writes about the challenges of being a foster parent, and dealing with allegations is among those challenges. Read more here.

Another resource can be found here: NACAC Allegation Survival Strategies – NACAC Allegation Survival