Kinship Navigation Program
Are you the primary caregiver for a child who’s not your own? The Kinship Navigation Program can HELP. A Kinship Navigator can connect you to a network of supports that ensure your family has heating fuel, gas for the car, school supplies, and much more. Call now! A Kinship Navigator in your area is ready to help your family stay strong and resilient.
To learn more about New Hampshire’s Kinship Navigation Program, visit: www.nhchildrenstrust.org/kinship
For inquiries or to make a referral to the Kinship Navigation Program, please contact Joelyn Drennan at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Kinship Navigation Program links grandparents and other relative caregivers, both inside and outside of the formal child welfare system, to the services and supports specific to their family’s needs.
Kinship Navigators provide emotional support, education and guidance to relative caregivers, and offer information, referral, and follow-up services to promote independence and enhance the well-being of the families they serve.
Kinship Navigation Program participation is FREE and voluntary and open to grandparents and other relative caregivers who are raising a child/children in the absence of the child/children’s biological parents.
As many are aware, the communities within the Lakes Region have been especially impacted by the opioid epidemic over the last decade, and we have seen the number of grandparents raising grandchildren rise as a result. This program is designed to provide a space for caregivers to find support that is specific to their needs and their experience.