On Their Own Terms: Supporting Kinship Care Outside of TANF and Foster Care. Policy Implications

09/01/2001

To date, child welfare agencies appear to have taken the lead in the development of alternative kinship care programs. This study highlights a number of issues that child welfare policy makers must consider in designing approaches to serving kinship care families. In addition, the study identifies strategies for TANF and other public agencies to become more involved in identifying and serving kinship care families.