Update on National Kinship Care Month – June 2021
Over 20 states, Congress, and the Children’s Bureau of have recognized September as National Kinship Care Month (KCM). Kinship Care Month is a Celebration of Kinship Families and a Strategy to gain support for them. The NYS Kinship Navigator began advocating for KCM in 2012. Our KCM pages contain information about kinship families and Kinship Care Month.
Celebration and Strategy
History and Sample Editorials
About Kinship Families
Resolutions and Proclamations Across the Nation
Kinship Care Month in New York
Sixth Annual Kinship Care Month Celebration
Our annual kinship care month celebration took place on September 16th, 2020 via zoom – the event was recorded and can be accessed here. Thank you to our panelists/speakers – Dr. Joseph Crumbley, OASAS and OMH. Congratulations to our CURA awardees:
Outstanding Kinship Caregiver
***Please visit our events page for all of the events around the state to celebrate Kinship care month!