Kinship Connection

What is a Kinship Caregiver?

Kinship caregivers are raising a relative’s child or adolescent and in many situations raising a child or adolescent that is not related but with whom there is a significant connection and commitment to provide care as long as necessary. 

As kinship caregivers you are not alone. You are a member of a large and growing community of caring people in Colorado.

What information can be found on the Kinship Connection? 
  • public benefits, 
  • permanency options, 
  • safety, and 
  • normal developmental milestones.