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View our publications that support grandfamilies including: Model Family Foster Home Licensing Standards, Using the Guardianship Assistance Program (GAP), and Relative Foster Care Licensing Waivers in States.

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Kinship Caregiving Options: Considerations for Caregivers

Kinship Caregiving Options: Considerations for Caregivers

This publication developed by ABA Center on Children and the Law, Children’s Defense Fund, and Generations United helps kinship families and the professionals who assist them compare caregiving options. It provides a broad, national overview about the choices and considerations to help caregivers make informed decisions about the pathways to pursue (2022). A webinar of this tool can be viewed here.      
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Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (SGRG) Act Initial Report to Congress

Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (SGRG) Act Initial Report to Congress

On November 16, 2021, the Advisory Council to Support Grandparents Raising Grandchildren delivered its initial report to Congress. It includes a comprehensive review of the joys, challenges, gaps, and unmet needs and 22 recommendations for how the federal government, states, tribes, territories, and communities—in partnership with the private sector—can better support kin and grandparent caregivers.
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Grandfamilies and Kinship Support Network: A National Technical Assistance Center

Grandfamilies and Kinship Support Network: A National Technical Assistance Center

Generations United is creating the Grandfamilies and Kinship Support Network: A National Technical Assistance Center,* funded through a five-year cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Community Living (ACL).
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Generations United State of Grandfamilies 2021

Generations United State of Grandfamilies 2021

Generations United State of Grandfamilies 2021 - Reinforcing a Strong Foundation: Equitable Supports for Basic Needs of Grandfamilies highlights how the systems and services that help U.S. families were not designed for grandfamilies, leaving children and caregivers in these families with inequitable access to key resources to help their families thrive.
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Family First Prevention Services Act Kinship Checklist

Family First Prevention Services Act Kinship Checklist

The Family First Prevention Services Act: Implementing the Provisions that Support Kinship Families Checklist, created in a partnership between the ABA Center on Children and the Law, Casey Family Programs, Children’s Defense Fund and Generations United, is designed to describe the necessary steps for effective implementation of the federal requirements of the kinship provisions of the Family First Act.
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Generations United Racial Equity Toolkits

Generations United Racial Equity Toolkits

Generations United released two new racial equity tool kits that feature grandfamilies-related content on the racism, bias and justice in the juvenile justice system, policing and courts and how it impacts Black and Brown people. The first, created in partnership with the National Indian Child Welfare Association, focuses on American Indian and Alaskan Native grandfamilies. The other focuses on African American grandfamilies. 
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COVID-19 Resource Page

COVID-19 Resource Page

COVID-19 Resource Page. As we are facing a pandemic unlike any many of us have seen, people over the age of 60 and those with compromised immune systems are among the highest-risk populations. To help you and the families you serve we have compiled resources to help you through this difficult time. 
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Leveraging the Family First Prevention Services Act to Improve Use of Title IV-E GAP

Leveraging the Family First Prevention Services Act to Improve Use of Title IV-E GAP

This second in a series of Family First briefs focuses on Leveraging the Family First Prevention Services Act to Improve Use of Title IV-E GAP in states and tribes.  This brief contains an analysis on the impact of this new law on GAP  and provides action steps to promote its use for children in relative care.
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Implementing the Family First Prevention Services Act Guide

Implementing the Family First Prevention Services Act Guide

Children's Defense Fund has recently released the Implementing the Family First Prevention Services Act Guide created in partnership with ChildFocus, American Academy of Pediatrics, Generations United, FosterClub, Juvenile Law Center, and National Indian Child Welfare Association.  The guide is a question-and-answer-style resource containing commonly asked questions about the many important provisions in Family First. 
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