Resource Library: Grandparents/Kinship Caregivers

Respite Services for Kinship Caregivers

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Hosted by the Grandfamilies & Kinship Support Network             Respite services and supports are significant needs of kinship/grandfamilies. Learn from several kinship programs that have developed…

Including Diverse Communities in Respite Opportunities — Lessons Learned from the Field

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Prepared for the 2024 National Lifespan Respite Conference by Lifespan Respite Washington. The Lifespan Respite Washington Program strives to expand services to diverse populations. We are assisting Tribal populations to…

Grandparent and Older Relative Caregiver Self Assessment

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From the Bluegrass Area Agency on Aging in Kentucky.

COVID-19/Emergency Preparedness Resource Guide For Kinship Families and Grandfamilies

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Produced by Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (SGRG) Advisory Council, Administration for Community Living “Kinship Families and Grandfamilies” are families in which children are raised by their grandparents, other extended family…

Nine Steps to Respite for Grandfamilies

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If you are a grandparent or other relative caring for your grandchildren, nieces, nephews or other related children, you may be considered a “grandfamily.” The relationship between grandparents and grandchildren…

Support for Kinship Care: Child Welfare and Child Abuse Prevention Programs

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Child Welfare and Public and Private Child Abuse Prevention Programs that Support Kinship Care Providers and other At-risk Families. How can respite and crisis care be a part of a…

Grandfamilies and Relative Caregivers: Meeting their Respite Needs

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The State of Grandfamilies in America: 2015 was recently released by Generations United, a national organization whose mission is “to improve the lives of children, youth, and older adults through…

Respite Services to Support Grandfamilies

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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…