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Kinship Navigator Program links relative caregivers to community supports and services

 


Today many grandparents, aunts and uncles find themselves unexpectedly raising grandchildren or other young relatives. Help is available for people living in Skamania and Klickitat County who are currently raising grandchildren or other related minor age children. Through a partnership between Children’s Home Society of Washington (CHSW) and the Southwest Washington Area Agency on Aging & Disabilities, a Kinship Navigator is now on hand.

The Navigator helps kinship families find information and apply for services such as parenting support, school enrollment help, health care coverage, housing assistance, adoption support and legal services.

“Grandparents and other relatives have ste...



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