Kinship Programs by State

StateOrganizationPhoneWebsite
Alabama

Alabama Foster & Adoptive Parent Association 888-545-2372 afapa.org
Alaska Volunteers of America Grandfamilies Network Project 888-522-9866 voaak.org/grandfamilies
Arizona Arizona Kinship Support Services arizonaschildren.org/kinship
Arkansas Arkansas Voices For the Children Left Behind 501-366-3647 arkansasvoices.org
California Kinship Center 800-454-6744 kinshipcenter.org
Colorado Colorado Kinship Connection cokinship.org
Connecticut State Department on Aging-Grandparents As Parents Support Network (GAPS) (2-1-1 offers a kinship navigator service to link to resources) 800-994-9422 portal.ct.gov
Delaware

State of Delaware Kinship Care Program Help Line (also the state operates the Delaware Kinship Navigator Program) 800-464-4357 dhss.delaware.gov
Florida The Children's Home Kinship Services Network Hotline 888-920-8761 childrenshomenetwork.org/kinship-services
Georgia Kinship Care Resource Center Georgia 770-477-3417
Hawaii

Queen Lili'uokalani Children's Center 800-203-6150 onipaa.org
Idaho Idaho Relatives as Parents 211.idaho.gov
Illinois The Guardianship Help Desk 312-603-0135
Illinois State Department on Aging-Grandparents Raising Grandchildren 800-252-8966 illinois.gov
Indiana Kids Voice of Indiana kidsvoicein.org
Iowa Iowa Foster and Adoptive Parents Association 515-229-8747
Kansas Kansas Children's Service League - Kinship Navigator Program 316-942-4261 kcsl.org
Kentucky Kinship Families Coalition of Kentucky kinshipky.org
Louisiana Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Information Center of Louisiana 225-810-3555 lagrg.org
Maine Kinship Care Policy maine.gov
Maryland Department of Human Services Kinship Care 888-635-4372 dhr.maryland.gov
Massachusetts Grandparents Raising Grandchildren of Massachusetts 617-748-2454 massgrg.com
Minnesota Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota - Kinship Family Support 800-582-5260 lssmn.org
Mississippi Relatives as Parents Program (RAPP) 662-325-3202 danielle.nadorff@msstate.edu
Missouri MU Extension's Grandparent Warm-Line 800-552-8522 education.missouri.edu
Montana The Department of Public Health and Human Services dphhs.mt.gov
Nebraska Nebraska Foster and Adoptive Parent Association 877-257-0176 nfapa.org
Nevada Foster Kinship 702-546-9988 fosterkinship.org
New Hampshire Waypoint 603-518-4000 waypointnh.org
New Jersey Kinship Navigator Program 2-1-1 www.nj.gov
New York New York State Kinship Navigators 877-454-6463 nysnavigator.org
New Mexico Advocacy, Inc. 866-257-5320 nmadvocacy.org
North Carolina Relatives as Parents Program (RAPP)-Forsyth County 336-703-3744 or call local Department of Social Services www.forsyth.cc
North Dakota North Dakota Kinship Care Program 800-755-2716 www.nd.gov
Ohio Kinship Care 614-224-5802 pcsao.org
Oklahoma Contact Oklahoma DHS about Grandparents Initiative 877-283-4113 www.okdhs.org
Oregon Foster Parents and Relative Caregivers 503-945-5600 www.oregon.gov
Pennsylvania Penn State extension Support for Kinship Families 814-863-7871 extension.psu.edu
Rhode Island Children's Friend - Kinship Care 401-276-4300 cfsri.org
South Carolina DSS South Carolina Kinship Care dss.sc.gov
South Dakota DSS South Dakota Kinship Placement 605-773-3227 dss.sd.gov
Tennessee Tennessee Department of Children's Services Relative Caregiver Program kidcentraltn.com
Texas Texas Department of Family & Protective Services - Kinship Care 800-498-1345 www.dfps.state.tx.us
Utah Utah Foster Organization 877-505-5437 utahfostercare.org
Vermont Vermont Kin as Parents 802-871-5104 vermontkinasparents.org
Virginia NewFound Families Virginia 888-2-Foster newfoundva.org
Washington Catholic Community Services of Western Washington Kinship Care Navigator 206-328-5787 csww.org
West Virginia Mission West Virginia RAPP 304-562-0723 www.missionwv.org
Wisconsin Wisconsin Department of Children and Families county Kinship Care dcf.wisconsin.gov
Wyoming Wyoming Department of Health Aging Division 800-442-2766 health.wyo.gov