Foster families see checks arrive later

Payments shift to when month ends

Posted: July 5, 2014 at 3:09 a.m.

A change in how the Arkansas Department of Human Services pays thousands of foster and adoptive parents will make those families wait an extra month for their July subsidies. But while some families will have to reshuffle household budgets to cover short-term needs, many say it’s worth making the payment process more convenient.

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