Kinship Programs by State


Alabama Foster & Adoptive Parent Association 888-545-2372
Alaska Volunteers of America Grandfamilies Network Project 888-522-9866
Arizona Arizona Kinship Support Services
Arkansas Arkansas Voices For the Children Left Behind 501-366-3647
California Kinship Center 800-454-6744
Colorado Colorado Kinship Connection
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

State of Delaware Kinship Care Program Help Line (also the state operates the Delaware Kinship Navigator Program) 800-464-4357
Florida The Children's Home Kinship Services Network Hotline 888-920-8761
Georgia Kinship Care Resource Center Georgia 770-477-3417

Queen Lili'uokalani Children's Center 800-203-6150
Idaho Idaho Relatives as Parents
Illinois The Guardianship Help Desk 312-603-0135
Illinois State Department on Aging-Grandparents Raising Grandchildren 800-252-8966
Indiana Kids Voice of Indiana
Iowa Iowa Foster and Adoptive Parents Association 515-229-8747
Kansas Kansas Children's Service League - Kinship Navigator Program 316-942-4261
Kentucky Kinship Families Coalition of Kentucky
Louisiana Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Information Center of Louisiana 225-810-3555
Maine Kinship Care Policy
Maryland Department of Human Services Kinship Care 888-635-4372
Massachusetts Grandparents Raising Grandchildren of Massachusetts 617-748-2454
Minnesota Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota - Kinship Family Support 800-582-5260
Mississippi Relatives as Parents Program (RAPP) 662-325-3202
Missouri MU Extension's Grandparent Warm-Line 800-552-8522
Montana The Department of Public Health and Human Services
Nebraska Nebraska Foster and Adoptive Parent Association 877-257-0176
Nevada Foster Kinship 702-546-9988
New Hampshire Waypoint 603-518-4000
New Jersey Kinship Navigator Program 2-1-1
New York New York State Kinship Navigators 877-454-6463
New Mexico Advocacy, Inc. 866-257-5320
North Carolina Relatives as Parents Program (RAPP)-Forsyth County 336-703-3744 or call local Department of Social Services
North Dakota North Dakota Kinship Care Program 800-755-2716
Ohio Kinship Care 614-224-5802
Oklahoma Contact Oklahoma DHS about Grandparents Initiative 877-283-4113
Oregon Foster Parents and Relative Caregivers 503-945-5600
Pennsylvania Penn State extension Support for Kinship Families 814-863-7871
Rhode Island Children's Friend - Kinship Care 401-276-4300
South Carolina DSS South Carolina Kinship Care
South Dakota DSS South Dakota Kinship Placement 605-773-3227
Tennessee Tennessee Department of Children's Services Relative Caregiver Program
Texas Texas Department of Family & Protective Services - Kinship Care 800-498-1345
Utah Utah Foster Organization 877-505-5437
Vermont Vermont Kin as Parents 802-871-5104
Virginia NewFound Families Virginia 888-2-Foster
Washington Catholic Community Services of Western Washington Kinship Care Navigator 206-328-5787
West Virginia Mission West Virginia RAPP 304-562-0723
Wisconsin Wisconsin Department of Children and Families county Kinship Care
Wyoming Wyoming Department of Health Aging Division 800-442-2766