Kinship care is when children in need are placed with extended family, such as a grandparent, or someone with whom they have a significant relationship. This guide provides information on practical everyday issues related to kinship care. It is also includes information on how caseworkers make decisions and how children end up in care. Sections provide an overview of kinship care highlighting the responsibilities of the caregiver family. They cover information on kinship care support, explain policy, and provide facts and material on other program areas. The various subsections cover caregiver family roles and how to work with the system to provide the best possible care for children living in your home.
January 1, 2017
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Children's Services. Reunification Supports.
Phone 1-888-643-1889 (toll free in Alberta)