Kinship

Are you raising a relative’s child?

Kinship arrangements are often unanticipated and can result in a range of unique household needs and challenges. Support is available!

 

Call 435-8139 ext. 210 to receive help in navigating systems, information about your rights, and connections to resources in your community. 
Hours: Tuesday through Thursday, 9:30-2:30

Email: kinship@cobys.org

 

COBYS Kinship Resource Guide

 

Join Our Community

Attend groups, information sessions, and family programs  for information and support specific to kinship caregivers.  Network with other grandparents (or other relatives) that are going through similar experiences. 

Call to register for any of our free programs. Childcare is available on a limited basis. Registration is required.

 

Kinship Coffee Sessions

Join our monthly educational discussion group; childcare and refreshments available.

Dates and Times to be determined.

 

 

 

Kinship Seminars

Speakers present information specific to kinship caregivers. A meal and childcare are provided. Training certificate offered.

Dates and Times to be determined.

 

 

Kinship Navigation Program Information Sheet

 

We view fostering and adoption as a way of living out our belief that every human being is created in the image of God and should be loved and cared for from the moment of conception. – COBYS Resource Parents Austin and Cathy