Kinship care placement in the Virgin Islands

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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.


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

Data for St. Thomas also include St. John.