Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

View the Kinship Care Resource Guide: A guide to help grandparents and other relatives raising children. Download the kinship care guide and other helpful resources from the Department of Family Services' publications page.

Web-Based Information

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)

Grandparent Information Center 1-800-424-3410

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Generations United: Information on Kinship Care

Information on kinship care and data on grandparent caregivers.

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U.S. Census Bureau

For data on grandparents & grandchildren:

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Virginia Department for the Aging

Virginia grandparent census data by county can be accessed through the demographic profiles page under "Statistics for Aging Virginians."

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Article on Virginia Cooperative Extension web site

Type in "grandparents" at the search box to read the article: "Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Rights and Responsibilities."

Printed Information

A Resource Guide for Grandparents Caring For Grandchildren

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"Grandparents Raising Grandchildren"

By Denise Cramer, Associate State Director for AARP in Virginia

  • Published in the Summer 2001 newsletter of Prevent Child Abuse Virginia 4901 Fitzhugh Ave., Suite 200, Richmond, VA 23230
  • Phone: (804) 359-6166, (804) 359-5065, or 1-800-CHILDREN

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