Landy Anderson is a former Foster Care Supervisor with 27 years experience in child welfare. She has worked as a child protection worker, supervisor, and manager in several Children’s Aid Societies in Ontario.
There are three groupings of coverage for foster parents:
Insurance that must be purchased
Insurance and legal representation provided for free by the ministry or Delegated Aboriginal Agency
Insurance that's optional
Are the Current Foster Care Rates Meeting the Needs of BC’s Children and Youth in Care?
BC Federation of Foster Parents Association has established a partnership with the Vancouver School of Economics Study at University of British Columbia to study current foster care rates and cost of living. See the foster parent survey here.