Table of Contents
Kinship care and the child welfare system
How the child welfare system becomes involved in kinship care
Involvement of the courts
Different types of kinship care
What to expect from the child welfare system
Services and how to access them
Permanent families for children
Resources and links to more information
Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2016). Kinship caregivers and the child welfare system. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children’s Bureau.
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