Adoption and Foster/Kinship Care Support Groups

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    Mutual support groups whose members are individuals who have adopted a child or are considering or in the process of adoption, birth parents who relinquished a child for adoption, people who were, themselves adopted, foster care providers, children in foster care, kinship caregivers (paternal or maternal grandparents, aunts, uncles and other family members, members of a child's tribe or clan, godparents, stepparents, neighbors, friends of the family or other adults who can serve as "family"), children cared for by relatives under a formal or informal kinship care arrangement and/or adults who, as children, were raised in foster or kinship care. Groups may also be structured for adoptees, siblings and/or birth parents who have been reunited; older kinship caregivers who have taken on an unexpected parenting role later in life; and people who have other kinship issues, e.g., grandparents and other relatives who have been denied access to a grandchild or other youngster due to a death or divorce in the child's family. Meeting formats may include in-person, telephone or Internet options.

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    Grandparents as Parents (GAP Program)Provides in-home family support for grandparents and other relative caregivers that have taken on the parental role. Gives support through goal setting, life skills education, financial management education, and social skills education to those that are eligible. Offers advocacy and referrals to community agencies.West CentralMCH Family Outreach - MCH BranchMCH Family Outreach - Abilene

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