The NYS Kinship Navigator provides valuable information to kinship caregivers via our warmline, where trained kinship specialists are available to assist you Monday-Friday 10:00am-4:00pm at 1-877-454-6463. You can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or concerns.
We provide over fifty cited legal facts sheets on our legal resource page, as well as resources for every county in New York State. Our resources inclue kinship program information, legal assistance, youth programs, county agencies, and other helpful local assistance.
Our Caregiver Resource page includes links to resources to state and regional program as well as national programs that may be of interest to caregivers. We also have information on most often used hotlines for 24/7 access to assistance. Lastly, we provide an overview of the kinship program in New York State that are currently funded by the New York Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS).
If you have a question about a service or would like to submit information on a new resource, please email us or call us at 1-877-454-6463.