Together at the Table: Supporting the Nutrition, Health, and Well-Being of Grandfamilies

There are more than 2.5 million children in the U.S. growing up in “grandfamilies,” meaning they are being raised by relatives (grandparents, aunts, uncles, siblings, etc.) or close family friends without their parents in the home. Research shows grandfamilies are the best option for children who cannot be raised by their parents. This report includes the latest findings on grandfamilies facing high rates of hunger and food insecurity, as well as policy recommendations to help feed grandfamilies.

Record Type: 
Report
Publication Date: 
November, 2022
Date: 
November 2022
Source: 
Partner Resources
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Family Strengthening
    • Two-Generation Approaches
  • Supportive Services
    • SNAP/Food Assistance
  • Special Populations
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