Respite Services to Support Grandfamilies
Many of the challenges facing grandfamilies who have become the primary caregivers for relative children are unique. This fact sheet, written by staff of the Generations United, covers these unique considerations and offers suggestions for support, funding opportunities, and examples of respite programs that provide appropriate options for grandfamilies. Written by Ana Beltran, Special Advisor to Generations United’s National Center on Grandfamilies, and Jaia Peterson Lent, Deputy Executive Director at Generations United in Washington, DC.
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