Kinship families face unique challenges. Read below to find out how your support helps kinship families. 

 

Here’s what kinship caregivers have to say about how you help.

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Assess

“They listened to me and understood our family’s challenges. What a relief!”

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Stabilize

“I didn’t even know I was eligible for financial assistance until they helped me apply. The extra money makes a difference!”

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Connect

“The best part of support group is that we’re all in the same boat and everyone understands. I don’t feel so alone!”

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Succeed

“I’ve never parented before so I needed a lot of help with my nephews. I’ve learned about routines, discipline and how to manage my own anger at my brother for creating this situation!”

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Educate

“I learned how to help my niece work through the nightmares she’s been having. Now she sleeps through the night!”

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Protect

“I couldn’t stop my daughter from picking up her children from school without supervision and they would come back to me emotionally wrecked every time. Now I have legal custody and can protect them!”

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Support

“I was afraid my 3 great-grandchildren would be taken away from me because I couldn’t afford car seats. It was a blessing to receive car seats to keep them safe!”

We thank you for your help and support! Find out more about HALOS and different ways to support kinship families!

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