Kinship Care and the Child Welfare System fact sheet

From the National Child Welfare Information Gateway at the US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, this fact sheet is designed to help kin caregivers—including grandparents, aunts and uncles, siblings, and other relatives as well as family friends caring for children— work effectively with the child welfare system.

It also includes resources, such as links to more detailed information or places to find support, to help you learn about and navigate the child welfare system.

May 2022

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