Resources for Professionals and Parents
Breakthrough Coalition: http://breakthroughcoalition.org
Kinship Care Legal Research Center: http://www.abanet.org/child/kinshipcare.shtml
Midwest Foster Care and Adoption Association: http://www.mfcaa.org/
This organization has several training opportunities, activities and fundraisers around the state.
Parents As Teachers: www.parentsasteachers.org
Their website is very user friendly and makes it easy to locate particular areas when working with families who have children birth - 5 years old.
Missouri Families: www.MissouriFamilies.org
AARP Grandparent Information Center
601 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20049
Offers resources for grandparents of all types - those living close by or long distance, grandparents raising grandchildren, step grandparents, or those with visitation issues.
Grand Parent Again
This website provides information for grandparents who need information about parenting skills. Legal, medical, and school advice is offered on this webpage.
Foundation for Grandparenting
108 Farnham Road
Ojai, CA 93023
This website offers legal advice, current research, book lists, and support for grandparents raising grandchildren.
KINship Information Network, Inc.
PO Box 450063
Sunrise, Fl 33345-0063
An organization dedicated to those grandparents and other relative caregivers who are raising their grandchildren, their nieces or nephews either by court order or voluntarily. The website provides online support groups, information and referrals for kin caregivers.
National Coalition for Grandparents
137 Larkin St.
Madison, WI 53705
Contact Person: Ethel Dunn
A coalition of grandparent caregivers who work for legislation and other policy changes in support of relative caregivers.
154 Cottage Rd.
Enfield, CT 06082
The website provides legal resources and chat rooms for grandparents raising grandchildren.
Relatives as Parents Program
Contact Person: Melinda Perez-Porter
This website provides listings of local, regional, and state relatives-as-parents programs, state fact sheets on kinship care, and links to other relatives-as-parents program websites and resources.
1331 H Street NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005
A national membership organization focused on improving the lives of children, youth, and older adults through intergenerational strategies, programs, and public policies. Their website provides resources, fact sheets, and information about local, regional, state, and national support groups and services for grandparents raising grandchildren.
Military One Source
Military OneSource is free to service members and their eligible family members. Your work will help them build on their strengths, teach them to maximize their support systems, and help them find community resources to meet their needs.
The National Resource Center for Permanency and Family Connections is a training, technical assistance, and information services organization dedicated to help strengthen the capacity of State, local, Tribal and other publicly administered or supported child welfare agencies.