Foster Parent Resource Center

The Kinship Caregiver Support Act

Happy young boy with dog Senators Hillary Clinton, Tom Daschle and Olympia Snowe sponsored a bill in August of 2004 known as The Kinship Caregiver Support Act. This act would help the many children many children being raised by grandparents or other relatives. To assist the children and families, the act:

  • Establishes a Kinship Navigator Program
  • Establishes a Kinship Guardianship Assistance Program to provide federal assistance to states for subsidized guardianship programs to assist relative caregivers and their children; and
  • Ensures notice to relatives when children enter foster care.


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