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The NYS County Collaboration Project is funded by the U.S. Children's Bureau. This project seeks to demonstrate that with identification and appropriate connections to supports that improve safety, permanency, and child/caregiver well-being …
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The NYS Kinship Navigator is an information, referral and advocacy program for kinship caregivers in New York State. A kinship caregiver is an individual that is caring for a child that is not biologically their own. In New York State, there are an estimated 179,000 caregivers, 131,000 of whom are grandparents raising grandchildren. Many others are aunts and uncles.

The Navigator seeks to assist these caregivers by providing information on financial assistance, legal information and referrals, and other types of issues that caregivers face when raising children in order to provide stability and permanency in the home. Call us today for more information!

New York State

Governor Cuomo Proclaims September as Kinship Care Month

September 1, 2014

The Kinship Navigator is pleased to announce that Governor Cuomo has signed a proclamation declaring September as Kinship Care Month. Thanks to the Office of Children and Family Services and the Office for the Aging for their leadership in making this happen.

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Phone 877-454-6463
TTY: New York Relay 711 or 1-800-421-1220
Fax: (585) 454-6286

Mailing Address:
87 N. Clinton Avenue
Rochester, NY 14604

Email: navigator@nysnavigator.org