Kinship care is a term used for the raising of children by grandparents, other extended family members, and adults with whom they have a close family-like relationship, such as godparents and close family friends, because biological parents are unable to do so for whatever reason.

Below is a list of resources available to support kinship relationships. This list is not meant to be exhaustive but rather provided as a foundation for these important relationships.

  1. Adoption Resources
  2. Financial Assistance
  3. Building Relationships
  4. Child and State Agencies
  5. Education and Activities
  6. Foster Care Resources
  7. Kinship Caregiver Tools
  8. Legal Information
  9. Medical Resources
  10. Reading Resources
  11. Social Emotional Supports
  12. Support Groups