Adoption assistance definition

Adoption assistance means financial assistance provided to families adopting children with special needs. "Adoption assistance" may be state or federally funded. Federal adoption assistance is authorized by the Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act of 1980 (Pub. L. No. 96-272, 94 Stat. 500 (1980)). State adoption assistance is authorized by ORS 418.330 to 418.335.
Adoption assistance means the payment or payments for the maintenance of a child which are made or committed to be made pursuant to an adoption assistance program established by the laws of a party state.
Adoption assistance means financial support to adoptive parents provided under the Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act of 1980, Title IV (e) of the Social Security Act, and Title XIX of the Social Security Act.

Examples of Adoption assistance in a sentence

  • Adoption assistance must be approved or denied by the commissioner no later than15 business days after the receipt of a complete adoption assistance application prescribed by the commissioner.


More Definitions of Adoption assistance

Adoption assistance means assistance provided on behalf of an eligible child or young adult to offset the costs associated with adopting and meeting the ongoing needs of the child or young adult. "Adoption assistance" may be in the form of payments, medical coverage, reimbursement of nonrecurring expenses, or special payments.
Adoption assistance means a support subsidy or a support subsidy with medical assistance.
Adoption assistance means financial support to adoptive parents provided under the Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act of 1980, Titles IV (e) and XIX of the Social Security Act.
Adoption assistance means a money payment or services provided to adoptive parents or other persons on behalf of a child with special needs who meets federal or state requirements to receive such payments.
Adoption assistance means direct financial subsidies and support to adoptive parents of a child with special needs or whose need or condition has created a barrier that would prevent a successful adoption.
Adoption assistance or "adoption subsidy" means financial assistance and other services from the Department which are provided to the adoptive parents after the finalization of an adoption of a child with special needs as defined in Section 309.180.
Adoption assistance means assistance provided under agreement by the department to the parents of an adopted child or the prospective adoptive parents of a child placed for adoption, when the family has signed and the department has approved an agreement that is designed to assist in the cost of care of the child after adoption or after the child has been placed for adoption.