Grandfamilies and COVID-19: Families of Unique Origins Face Unique Challenges

This blogpost references a Generations United report’s policy and practice recommendations on how to better support grandfamilies. Included in the report are findings from the first nationwide survey of grandfamilies during COVID-19, which revealed heightened needs related to housing, food insecurity, and alternative care plans. The report also depicts the racial overrepresentation in grandfamilies, and the blogpost highlights the benefits of kin caregiving.

Record Type: 
Stakeholder Resource
Publication Date: 
October, 2021
Date: 
October 2021
Source: 
Partner Resources
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Family Strengthening
  • Supportive Services
    • Health/Behavioral Health Referrals and Supports
    • Housing Assistance
    • SNAP/Food Assistance
  • Special Populations
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