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The following fact sheets provide ideas and strategies to help grandparents and other relatives who raise children to deal with the many of the day-to-day challenges they face. This fact sheet series, developed by the University of Georgia's Cooperative Extension Program, is available in both English and Spanish.

Below are links to common issues and concerns experienced by kinship caregivers, as well as pending legislation supporting grandparent/relative caregivers. Topics include grandparents' rights, custody arrangements, adoption, school enrollment, and information on how to become a kinship foster parent.

An introduction to the pressing issues and concerns faced by families with grandparents raising grandchildren. Program set includes a facilitor’s guidebook, a video (VHS - 16:55 min.), and fact sheets. (Kaplan, Handhardt & Crago)