Bill Introduced to Connect Social Security, Welfare Benefits to Kids Living with Relatives
Sen. Bob Casey (D-Penn.) and several Democrat co-sponsors have added to the legislation piling up this session to help grandparents and other relatives caring for the children of loved ones.
Two Bills That Offer More Support to Relatives, Who are Expected to Play a Bigger Role Under Family First Act
In addition to planned legislation that makes significant changes to federal child welfare finance, two new federal bills have been introduced that would target support for relative caregivers, a key constituency in the reforms envisioned under the Family First Prevention Services Act that mostly takes effect in October.