Kinship Care

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Kinship Care is a program designed to help support a child who resides outside of his or her own home, either temporarily or long term, with a relative.

Kinship Care supports the concept of children residing with a relative to alleviate family stress or temporary familial problems, rather than being placed in a foster home or other type of out-of-home placement.

Kinship Care Invoice for Services Form [PDF]


To apply for Kinship, please download and complete the two pdf forms below, save to your computer, and email as an attachment to Serena Schultz at

Another option is to print and mail or deliver the completed documents to Matt's attention at Human Services, 711 North Bridge Street, Room 305, Chippewa Falls, WI  54729       Thank you.

Kinship Care Payment Application Form

Background Information Disclosure Form (One for each adult in the household)


To learn more about Kinship Care, visit the State of Wisconsin website:

More information may also be obtained by contacting Chippewa County Human Services at 715-726-7788.