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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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