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    GrandFamilies Resources

    Listings of public and private assistance to help grandparents and other relatives raising children

    Each section below has links to articles, tools and resources to help grandparents and other relatives raising children. Choose a section and click on the arrow to veiw the full list.

    See also: GrandFamilies Guide

    <h3><span>GETTING STARTED</span></h3>



    Casey Family Programs

    Child Welfare League of America

    Children’s Defense Fund

    Eldercare Locator


    GrandCare Support Locator

    GrandFacts State Fact Sheets

    Grandfamilies of America

    Generations United

    Grandparents for Children’s Rights

    Relatives as Parents Program

    U.S. Administration for Children and Families

    <h3><span>Education, Childcare and Special Needs</span></h3>

    The American Academy of Pediatrics

    Children’s Defense Fund

    The Federation for Children with Special Needs

    Head Start and Early Head Start

    Infoplease’s Homework Center

    National Center for Education Statistics

    Child Care Aware

    National Child Care Information Center

    The U.S. Dept. of Education

    <h3><span>Family Challenges</span></h3>

    Al-Anon and Alateen Programs

    American Council for Drug Education

    Angel Tree

    Center for Children of Incarcerated Parents

    Children of Alcoholics Foundation

    Children’s Grief Education Association

    Family and Corrections Network


    Partnership for Drug-Free America


    Time To Talk

    National Mental Health Information Center


    Annual Credit Report

    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid

    Children’s Defense Fund

    Food Research and Action Center

    Internal Revenue Service

    The National Child Care Information Center

    National Foundation for Credit Counseling

    U.S. Social Security Administration

    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

    U.S. Department of Agriculture

    The Office of Child Support Enforcement


    The American Academy of Pediatrics

    The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

    The American Red Cross

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Children’s Defense Fund

    The Consumer Product Safety Commission

    Insure Kids Now

    The Food Research and Action Center

    Kids Health

    The National Safe Kids Campaign

    The Poison Control Center

    The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children

    <h3><span>Housing and Safety</span></h3>

    Safe Kids Campaign

    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development



    The American Bar Association

    The Child Custody Center

    The Children’s Bureau


    The Child Welfare Information Gateway



    The North American Council on Adoptable Children

    Pine Tree Legal Assistance



    Big Brother Big Sisters

    Boys and Girls Clubs

    Brookdale Foundation''s Relatives as Parents Program

    Child Welfare Information Gateway

    MENTOR’s Caregiver’s Choice Program

    National Association of Area Agencies on Aging

    National Foster Care and Adoption Directory

    U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services



    U.S. Department of Labor

    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity

    The Employment Guide

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