State of Grandfamilies in America: 2014

Generations United. Washington, D.C. (2014). http://www.gu.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=nv03BXVlGAI%3d&tabid=157&mid=606

In this annual report released by Generations United, the general wellbeing of grandfamilies living in the U.S. in the year 2014 is assessed. The report provides an overview of the kinds of supports and services available to grandfamilies is outlined and also gives policy recommendations to further help grandfamilies, which include prioritizing family-based care when children are removed from their parents’ home, and having states remove unnecessary barriers that make it difficult for safe and appropriate families to obtain foster licensure.

 

 

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