In today’s world many grandparents and other relatives are stepping up to raise the children when the parents are unable to because of substance abuse, physical or mental health issues, incarceration, military deployment, or other reasons.

Our Mission

Vermont Kin as Parents is committed to support relatives who are raising children and to educate the public and community partners about the joys and difficulties these families experience. 

12th Annual – Kinship Conference

Sign Up! On September 20th we will be hosting our annual conference.
Internationally recognized expert on kinship care, kin foster care and adoption, Dr. Joseph Crumbley will be our keynote speaker. Click here for more information.

Vermont Kin As Parents was established as a 501c3 non-profit organization in 2005.