• Basic support services: Information about resources in the community around housing, childcare, mental health, and other related issues. Helping families find and apply for financial resources like non-needy TANF and concrete goods.
• Assistance with the licensing process: Help for kinship caregivers to complete the foster license application, choosing an agency or licensing through DCYF, and help signing up for Caregiver Core Training (CCT) which is required for all families who want to become a licensed home.
• Connection with Amara CaRES: Virtual drop-in discussion group for kinship caregivers! A time to answer questions with a focus on licensing supports on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month. No Registration Required.
Join us every Wednesday from 3:00 – 4:00 pm: Click here to join the Zoom session.
Contact KinshipCaRES@amarafamily.org for more information about services.