Grandparents with children

State Programs

Kinship Programs by State

Alabama

Alabama Foster & Adoptive Parent Association
888-545-2372 LINK

Alaska

Volunteers of America Grandfamilies Network Project
888-522-9866

Arizona

Arizona Kinship Support Services
LINK

Arkansas

Arkansas Voices For Children Left Behind
501-366-3647 LINK

California

Kinship Center
800-4-kinship (546-7447) LINK

Colorado

Colorado Kinship Connection
LINK

Connecticut

State Department on Aging-Grandparents As Parents Support Network (GAPS)
LINK
also
2-1-1 offers a kinship navigator service to link to resources.

Delaware

State of Delaware Kinship Care Program Help Line
800-464-4357
also the state operates the Delaware Kinship Navigator Program
LINK 

Florida

The Children’s Home Kinship Services Network Hotline
888-920-8761 LINK

Georgia

Kinship Care Resource Center Georgia
770-477-3417

Hawaii

Queen Lili‘uokalani Children’s Center
LINK

Idaho

GAP: Grandparents As Parents
LINK

Illinois

The Guardianship Help Desk
312-603-0135
also Illinois State Department on Aging-Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Project
Senior Help Line
800-252-8966

Indiana

Kids Voice of Indiana
LINK

Iowa

Iowa Adoptive and Foster Parents Association
800-277-8145

Kansas

Relatives As Parents Program / Contact: Sharon Dabzadeh | Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services | 503 S. Kansas Avenue | Topeka, KS 66603-3404
785-296-4986 or 800-432-3535 FAX: 785-291-3427

Kentucky

Kentucky Family Caregiver Program and Kinship Program
through local Agency on Aging

Louisiana

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Information
225-336-4406 or 225-357-1565

Maine

Maine Kids-Kin
EMAIL or 207-941-2347 or 866-298-0896 LINK  

Maryland

Baltimore County Kinship Navigator Program
EMAIL or 410-282-9430

Massachusetts

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren of Massachusetts
508-771-4336 LINK

Minnesota

Minnesota Kinship Caregivers Association
877-917-4640 LINK

Mississippi

Relatives as Parents Program (RAPP)
601-582-0909

Missouri

MU Extension's Grandparent Warm-Line
816-444-0660

Montana

The Department of Public Health and Human Services
LINK

Nebraska

Nebraska Foster and Adoptive Parent Association
877-257-0176

Nevada

The Children’s Cabinet
775-856-6200 LINK

New Hampshire

Child and Family Services ParentLine
800-640-6486

New Jersey

Kinship Navigator Program
LINK or dial 2-1-1

New York

New York State Kinship Navigators
877-454-6463 LINK

New Mexico

New Mexico Guardianship Project of Advocacy, Inc.
866-257-5320 LINK

North Carolina

Relatives as Parents Program (RAPP)-Forsyth County
336-703-3744 or call local Department of Social Services

North Dakota

Contact local Department of Human Services

Ohio

KinshipOhio
LINK

Oklahoma

Contact Oklahoma DHS about Grandparents Initiative
877-283-4113

Oregon

Contact local Agency on Aging about family caregiver support program

Pennsylvania

Penn State extension Support for Kinship Families
814-863-7871 LINK

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Partnership for Family Connections
401-780-2255 LINK

South Carolina

Lieutenant Governor’s Office on Aging Family Caregiver Support Program
LINK

South Dakota

Grandparents as Parents Support / Contact: Sharon Hall
605-361-2645 or 605-366-5316 

Tennessee

Tennessee Department of Children’s Services Relative Caregiver Program
LINK

Texas

Casey Family Services (Austin) Kinship Care Coalition
800-498-1345

Utah

Utah Foster Organization
877-505-5437 LINK

Vermont

Vermont Kin as Parents
802-871-5104 LINK

Virginia

FACES of Virginia Families
877-VA FACES (823-2237) LINK

Washington

Catholic Community Services of Western Washington Kinship Care Navigator
206-328-5787

West Virginia

Contact local Department of Health and Human Resources

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Department of Children and Families county Kinship Care Coordinators
LINK to interactive map to locate contact information

Wyoming

Wyoming Department of Health Aging Division
800-442-2766 

 

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