Wisconsin Department of Children and Families

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Foster Parent Liability Insurance Information

Foster Parents: 

All claims must come directly from the caseworker or foster care coordinator. Please refer to your caseworker or foster care coordinator when submitting a claim to the Foster Parent Liability Insurance Program.

This program ensures foster parents are reimbursed for damage or loss of property, not covered by their private insurance policy, caused by children placed in their care. The compensation applies to both accidental and intentional damage. The following are informational documents and forms needed to submit a foster parent insurance claim.

Foster Parent Insurance Program Brochure (DCF-P-PFS2010)

This brochure describes the foster parent insurance program.

Foster Parent Insurance Program Damage Claim Checklist (DCF-F-CFS2198-E)

The Word document provides a checklist for completing a foster parent insurance claim.

Foster Parent Insurance Program Damage Claim Checklist

Foster Parent Insurance Program – Claim of Loss or Damage (DCF-F-CFS0116-E)

A form required for filing a foster parent insurance claim.

Foster Parent Insurance Program Verification of Claim (DCF-F-CFS0117-E)

A required form provides verification of the foster parent insurance claim.

W9 – Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification

This form verifies the applicant’s taxpayer identification number (TIN) required when submitting a foster parent insurance claim.

W9 – Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification

STAR Vendor Information

A required form necessary to complete a foster parent insurance claim.

STAR Vendor Information (DOA-6457)

Please send completed Foster Parent Insurance Claims or questions to:

Permanency Program Planner
Department of Children and Families
201 E. Washington Ave.
P.O. Box 8916
Madison, WI 53708-8916
Phone: (608) 422-6943
Fax: (608) 422-7157