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Kinship care placement in Virgin Islands

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Definition and Source



Kinship homes are those headed by a child’s aunt or uncle, cousin, grandparent, godparent, or adult 
sibling, in which a child is placed for fostering care. Like foster homes, kinship homes must meet 
licensing requirements ensuring health and safety.

Data Source


Percents provided are out of all children placed into out-of-home care.

Data for St. Thomas also include St. John.  

Last Updated

April 2013