INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
[Filed December 30, 1996, 2:49 p.m.]
Document Title: Children's Administration Policy 97-05.
Subject: Status of relatives of legally free children.
Effective Date: October 10, 1996.
Document Description: The policy acknowledges a continuing relationship between relatives of specified degree and children whose parental rights have been terminated in those cases where the relative chooses to continue a relationship with the child and the continuing relationship is in the best interest of the child. The policy applies to all children in the custody of the department's children's administration.
To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statement, contact Art Cantrall, Mailstop 45710, P.O. Box 45710, Olympia, WA 98504-5710, phone (360) 902-7956, TDD (360) 902-7906, FAX (360) 902-7903, e-mail CANA300@dshs.wa.gov.
December 11, 1996