Understanding Kinship Foster Care (Video)

Authored By: PA Courts



Kinship care is the full-time care, nurturing and protection of children by relatives or any adult who has a “kinship” bond with the children. These caregivers may include grandparents, aunts or uncles, siblings of the children requiring care, cousins or non-blood “relatives,” such as a teacher, coach or family friend.

Kinship care has been on the rise in Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Courts has produced this new video to help potential kinship providers learn about and understand kinship foster care, navigate the dependency court system and take the necessary steps to become a kinship parent.

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Last Review and Update: Aug 02, 2021
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