Call for papers
GrandFamilies: The Contemporary Journal of Research, Practice and Policy
Call for papers for the next issue of this online, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to topics related to grandparents raising grandchildren. Deadline for next issue extended to November 1.
Read the journal
Volumes 1 and 2 are available. Read about the rewards of caring for grandchildren, a review of grandfamilies support groups, a book review and more.
Center promotes best practices
The National Research Center on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren is a collaborative initiative between Georgia State and Western Michigan universities.
Informed by responses from both researchers and practitioners, the national research center seeks to inform professionals, decision makers and the public on unique needs, challenges and strengths facing many custodial grandparent families. The national research center will promote best practices in the kinship care field by linking researchers and field-based professionals, with the ultimate goal of enhancing services for custodial grandparent families.