Resources for Managers of Kinship Care Programs
This section provides information for managers and administrators planning and implementing a kinship care program, or services to grandparents and other relative caregivers.
- Legislation and policies
- Evidence-based practice
- Cross-system collaboration
Elders as Resources for Children and Families: Ideas for Policy and Practice (PDF - 3778 KB)
Offers a sampling of ideas in education, child welfare, income security, economic success, children's health, leadership, and more for policy and practice that tap into the potentials of elders for the well-being of vulnerable children and families.
A Framework of Practice for Implementing a Kinship Care Program: Final Report (PDF - 770 KB)
Compares and contrasts best practices in kinship care in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Kinship Care: Supporting Those Who Raise Our Children (PDF - 391 KB)
Provides background information on kinship care, examples of innovative programs and policies, and challenges and opportunities for strengthening kinship families.