National Resources

American Bar Association

has a Kinship Legal Resource Center with multiple articles and resources on many topics. Click here 

Center For Law and  Social Policy (CLASP)

has many research articles that support the placement of children with family members. Click here


has worked on the issues around kinship care, helping to advocate and develop policy to improve the lives of families. Click here

Child Welfare League of America

has resources and best practice guidance on grandparents and other relatives raising children in the foster care system.  Click here

Children’s Defense Fund 

has long been an advocate that all children have what they need to be happy and successful. Click here

Generations United

offers links and resources for and about grandfamilies.  Click here

Grandfamilies Of America

is the only national organization whose membership and administrative staff is comprised totally of relatives caring 24/7 for their relative’s children. Click here


is a website for and about grandparents and special others parenting children. Click here

National Kinship Alliance For Children

advocates and lobbies for legislative changes to support grandparents. Click here 

USA Gov: Government Made Easy

is where you will find grandparent and grandfamily support, discussion group, kinship care, and more. Click here