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Kinship Care

The full-time care and nurturing of a child by someone who is related to the child by family ties or by a significant prior relationship connection.

Question: kinship care? I’m about to have my nephew stay with me for three years (he’ll be 18). I kinda know what to expect and how to get resources. We’re in Alameda County in California. What suggestions do you have for me and maybe resources in my area? Sorry for the confusion, he’ll be 18 in three years.

Answer: Via Foster Care there are several programs and will help until 18 or even 21 if he's in school. There's Kinship,Yokum and if you are thinking of adopting there is AAP (adoption assistance program) I also found Family to Family in your county. And a youth program. GOOD LUCK


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Support of kinship care vital

Albany Times Union
Kinship care refers to the more than 150,000 New York children who live full time with grandparents, relatives and family friends. Their caregivers, who are frequently at or near income poverty levels, have multiple challenges ? the additional costs ...

Kinship Care Month in the State of New York

Hudson Valley Press
MILLBROOK - Governor Andrew Cuomo has proclaimed September as Kinship Care month in the State of New York. The proclamation states, "More than 150,000 children throughout the State of New York are raised in kinship families with grandparent or ...

The Age

More help needed for kinship carers who take in traumatised children
The Age

Leading Grandparent and Kinship Care Advocate To Host Phoenix Fearless ...
Area Agency on Aging, Region One and Today's Caregiver magazine are offering complimentary tickets for Grandparent caregivers, Kinship caregivers, Family Caregivers and Veteran caregivers to the 141st Fearless Caregiver Conference being held in ...

Democratic women senators rally around Grimes

Growing resources for grandparents caring for grandkids

Hamilton Journal News (subscription)
Kinship care refers to a temporary or permanent arrangement in which a relative or non-related adult has taken over the full-time, substitute care of a child whose parents are unwilling or unable to do so, according to the Ohio Department of Job and ...

Kinship Caregivers Program brings help, joy to dozens of area children

Olean Times Herald
Joseph, along with several other children helped through the program, were treated to the game in recognition of Kinship Care Month which is observed in September. Danielle Kielar of Catholic Charities said the agency is sponsoring Kinship Caregiver ...

Linex Legal (press release) (registration)

Simpson Millar | Kinship Care: Fostering Your Grandchildren
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)

Canon City Daily Record

Neil and Cheryl Martin share joy, love that comes from foster parenting
Canon City Daily Record

Midlands area people and achievements, Oct. 19
The Sisters of Charity Foundation and the Annie E. Casey Foundation have formed a partnership to support Kinship Care in South Carolina. ETC. First Priority Medical Transport expanded and renovated their offices in Cayce. Bobbitt Design Build completed ...