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Relatives Raising Children
Kinship Caregiving in Pierce County
More than 43,000 grandparents and other relatives are raising children in Washington State. About 1 in 11 children in Pierce County are being raised by a non-biological parent.
There are many resources, benefits, and support services available to kinship caregivers. Depending on your situation, you may qualify for:
Basic Needs Assistance
Emergency, short-term supports
School / youth activities
Special Supplemental Nutrition Program
Pierce County Relatives Raising Children
6424 N. Ninth St.
Tacoma, WA 98406
Fx: (253) 565-5823
, program coordinator
Ph: (253) 565-4484 ext 114
, kinship navigator
Ph: (253) 565-4484 ext 144
Questions or concerns? Please don't hesitate. Call today!
Resources for Relatives Raising Children
Kinship Caregiver Newsletter
How To Apply for DSHS Benefits
Kinship Care in Washington State
A Kinship Caregivers Guide to Consenting to Health Care
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