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Grandparents & Caregivers

 

Handbook for Grandparents and Other Relatives Raising Children

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Facts about Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

San Diego County Child Welfare Services – Children Out of Home Care Placed with Kin 2015

San Diego County Child Welfare Services – Map of Children in Kin Placement as of July 29, 2015

       

Local Response

In response to the needs of kinship family caregivers; government, private and community-based organizations in San Diego County are working to expand services and supports for children living with kin inside and outside of the formal foster care system.

The Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (GRG) Workgroup is a group of service providers that are dedicated to connecting relative caregivers to resources in their communities through resource symposiums, workshops, parent education, respite care, support groups and other vital necessities.

YMCA Kinship Support Services

1-877-YMCA-4-KIN (9622-4546)

  • Kinship Navigator
  • Case Management
  • Family Enrichment
  • Support Groups
  • Respite Care services
  • Links to resources

AIS – Family Caregiver Support

(800) 510-2020

  • Case Management
  • Home Delivered Meals
  • In Home Support
  • Personal Care

IFoster

ifoster.org

 

  • Discounted Products and services
  • Family/Youth Enrichment
  • Job Postings and Opportunities for Youth
  • Links to resources

2-1-1 San Diego

Dial 2-1-1 or (858) 300-1211

  • CalFresh Applications
  • Medi-cal Applications
  • Health Navigation
  • Information and Referral
  • Online Database
  • Disaster Response

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