Kinship Care Conference 2015

on 29 September 2015

 

There are more than 7 million children in the U.S. living in homes where grandparents or other relatives are the head of house, according to AARP. In Pennsylvania, more than 81,000 children live in homes where grandparents or other caregivers are responsible for them. In sections of Philadelphia, one-in-five children age 17 and under are being raised by grandparents.

The October 3, 2015 conference will include resources regarding how to identify and obtain resources within our communities. We welcome all grandparents and other relatives who are raising children to attend.

  • Workshops on issues relevant to kinship families addressing social, legal and financial needs.
  • Resource and information pavilion
  • Continental breakfast and lunch
  • keynote speaker

For more sponsorship or event information, please contact Brenda Rich at 215.875.4955.

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