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“GRANDFAMILIES” PROGRAM

WHAT A support program for grandparents or other relatives caregiving for a relative's child.
WHYTo provide support, crisis intervention, guardianship and custody information and more to grandparents or other relatives caregiving for a relative's child.
WHEREChildren’s Service Society of Utah.
Utah, USA.


Program Description

Some of the issues that grandparents or other relative may face when caregiving for a child include:

  • Affordable services for guardianship, custody, and adoption
  • Financial resources to meet the needs of children
  • Medical insurance or Medicaid for the child
  • Access to enrollment in school for the child
  • Lack of affordable child care
  • Lack of emotional support

The Grandfamilies" Program includes assistance with:

  • Crisis intervention
  • Adult educational support groups
  • Children's support groups
  • Links to community resources
  • Drug and alcohol prevention services for children
"Grandfamilies" is a support, advocacy, educational and crisis intervention program of the Children's Service Society. The program focus is to provide information and support to grandparents or families caring for a child.
source:cssutah.org

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