Interstate Compact On The Placement of Children (ICPC)
- A unanimously adopted agreement by all U.S. jurisdictions that regulates the placement of children across state boundaries
- The ICPC ensures that children placed out of state still receive necessary care.
- Following the guidelines of the ICPC, the orphanage coordinated with an out-of-state foster home for the child's placement.
- Under the ICPC, the agreement between the two states for the child's placement was formalized.