kinship guardianship assistance programs (GAP)
New York Expands Financial Support to More Relative Caregivers
Supporting Kin, Preparing Adults: Fostering Connections Act at 10
In the mid-2000s, it had already become clear in the field of child welfare that relatives should be a priority option when it comes to removing youth from their home. But most states lacked a robust option for supporting kin who could, with a little help, be the answer on permanency.