What is relative care?

Published 11/28/2007 02:30 PM   |    Updated 11/28/2007 02:30 PM

What is relative care?

Relative care is when family members other than a child’s biological parents assume responsibility for them. This can be a formal process through with the relatives are foster parents or adoptive parents for the child or informal in which the relatives simply care for the child in a time of need.

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