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October 2023Vol. 24, No. 8Children Thrive in Grandfamilies Factsheet

An updated publication from Generations United highlights the experiences of children in relative care. Through research and direct input from grandparent caregivers and youth with lived experience, Fact Sheet: Children Thrive in Grandfamilies explains that children and youth who cannot remain in their parents’ care experience better outcomes when placed with grandfamilies than children placed with nonrelatives. The factsheet also emphasizes the difficulty many families experience trying to find and receive the help and support they need.

For more information, access this resource on the Generations United website.