Kinship Navigator Program

Overview

Kinship Navigator Program
Providing safety and stability for children in care

Kinship Navigator Program

What is Kinship Care?

Kinship is the care for children by relatives or those like relatives due to the disruption of care with their parents. Kinship care offers the child impacted by the separation an opportunity to remain connected to their family and community.

How does the Kinship Navigator Program help?

The Kinship Navigator program supports relative caregivers (i.e. grandparents, cousins, aunts, uncles, etc.) by offering information, referral and linkage to community resources, as well as follow-up services to help meet the needs of the children they are raising. The goal is to maximize the kinship caregivers’ ability to provide safety and stability and, if needed, permanency for the children in their care. The program also offers a Support Group for kinship caregivers.’

Are you a kinship caregiver?
Do you have questions about what resources are available to you?
Do you need support?

Contact our team for more information:

Email referral@ssyaf.org or call (916) 344-0199.

 

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In accordance with the California Department of Social Services Wraparound Standards, this program is funded as a reinvestment of realized cost savings to expand and enhance services for children and families.