It’s Tax Season: Los Angeles foster parents and relative caregivers can obtain their foster child’s social security number for tax purposes. Here’s how.

Read LA County DCFS Policy regarding social security numbers for caregivers by clicking on the headline and then following the links here. Or you may cut and paste the following link in a web browser http://dcfs.lacounty.gov/Policy/FYI/2018/004211_SSNtocaregivers.pdf.
If you are caring for a Los Angeles County foster child and encounter difficulty obtaining the child’s social security number, contact DCFS using the dedicated email address where foster parents may direct social security number-related inquiries: SSNInquiries@dcfs.lacounty.gov