Latest News for: Kinship


New donation record set at Kinship’s 17th ‘Amazing Race’

Wahpeton Daily News 03 Jun 2023
The amount of participation tied the all-time record for Kinship of Richland and Wilkin Counties, which soon had something else to cheer about. “Half-Shell Heroes,” a family team led by former Kinship Assistant Director Alyssa Urlacher, raised $1,750 ... The Amazing Race is Kinship’s signature fundraiser, one that receives many returning guests.

Kinship care: Pilot program in the works to help families provide support for children

Traverse City Record-Eagle 01 Jun 2023
But kinship care — which is provided by a family member or an adult who has a bond with a child — can place a financial strain on some families. Kinship care can be temporary while a parent is in treatment for substance use disorder, is hospitalized for mental health issues, is in jail, or is out using.

Australia’s kinship carers desperate for support as numbers of children in out-of-home care grow

The Observer 28 May 2023
The Victorian First Nations mother of four is one of thousands of family or relative carers, known as kinship carers, across the country for children unable to live with their parents due to safety concerns. Australia has experienced an increase in the number of kinship and foster carers, amid soaring rates of children in out-of-home care.

Foster & Kinship Care program supported by Wintun Nation

The Daily Democrat 15 May 2023
A new website and other needed upgraded technologies will be created and purchased by the Woodland Community College Foster & Kinship Care Education program due to a major grant awarded by the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Community Fund and Tribal Giving.

‘Bonds of kinship’: UM graduates celebrate connections at commencement

Missoulian 14 May 2023
Kinship is about enduring hardships together,” said commencement speaker and honorary degree recipient Mandy Smoker Broaddus ... In the same way, she said, kinship forged at UM between friends, faculty, staff and family members helped the class of 2023 earn its diplomas.

How I found kinship at a forum of Indigenous people, after a lifetime of feeling ...

Cleveland 12 May 2023
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Rarely am I in spaces where most of the other people are also Indigenous ... It’s intrinsic -- part pride, part curiosity, part affection ... Not because it was the UN, but because of those whose company I shared ... This is why I feel a kinship with the diverse Indigenous peoples I meet and what made my first time in this space so special.

Nonprofit Launches New Website to Help Fill Gaps for Kinship Caregivers in North Carolina (Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina)

Public Technologies 27 Apr 2023
Nonprofit Launches New Website to Help Fill Gaps for Kinship Caregivers in North Carolina ... Social service agencies increasingly turn first to kinship families when seeking placements for children, and many grandparents or kin step in informally before social services become involved ... We can't wait to start using this with our kinship families.

Indigenous kids torn from caring homes through ‘kinship care’ system

The Daily Telegraph Australia 24 Apr 2023
NT Opposition Leader Lia Finocchiaro says the Labor government is putting the kinship care system “ahead of ...

Newport event offers support for kinship caregivers

The Keene Sentinel 24 Apr 2023
The reason behind the event was to raise awareness of kinship caregivers — adult relatives besides parents who care for children under the age of 18 on a temporary or permanent basis ... Roberts, 63, has custody of Layla and has acted as her kinship caregiver for the past four years.

Crapo, Wyden Applaud Proposed HHS Rule That Reduces Barriers to Kinship Foster Care Placement (Mike Crapo)

Public Technologies 19 Apr 2023
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Administration for Children and Families (ACF) proposed rule that would reduce barriers to kinship foster placement and ease the financial burdens on kin caregivers ... This will help to close the resource gap between licensed kinship caregivers and non-relative foster parents.

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