Often, it is in the best interest of a child to be placed with a relative in what is commonly called “kinship care.”
When a child can no longer live at home, a relative or family friend may be asked to become the child’s caregiver. We help families through the process of becoming licensed care providers. By becoming a licensed family, you will receive financial assistance, training and support from our expert staff. In addition, children who are placed in licensed homes qualify for a variety of state services and assistance.
Sometimes, kinship families are able to adopt the children that come into their care. To learn more about our post-adoption services