1. Dates in parentheses following the title of each project identify the Fiscal Year(s) in which the study was funded.
2. The seven sites/programs included A Second Chance, Inc. (ASCI) in Pittsburgh, PA; Grandparents and Kinship Program in Denver, CO; Florida's statewide Relative Caregiver Program; the Kentucky Kinship Care Program; the Kentucky KinCare Project; the Kinship Support Network (KSN) in San Francisco; and a variety of ongoing kinship care initiatives in Oklahoma involving services to relative caregivers.
3. Diversion programs include formal efforts to address the immediate needs of families seeking cash assistance in ways that avoid enrolling these families in TANF. Examples of formal diversion programs include lump sum payment programs, mandatory applicant job search programs and the exploration of alternative means of support.