The Kinship Navigator program offers supportive services for caregivers who have taken on the responsibility of raising a child. Kinship Navigator offers services to grandparents, other relatives and family friends, providing support in connecting caregivers to the services that best support the child in their care. Kinship can also provide assistance to caregivers seeking to obtain legal guardianship through family court.
Kinship connects the caregivers and the child to:
- support groups
- child care
- medical coverage
- housing assistance
- legal guardianship services
Kinship Navigator offers services to grandparents, other relatives and family friends living in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem Counties.
NJ Department of Children and Families