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resources kinship care american association of retired persons (aarp) Foundation, Grandparent information center (Gic) 601 E St. NW, Wash., DC 20049; 888687-2277;; The Brookdale Foundation 950 Third Ave., 19th Floor, New York, NY 10022; 212-308-7355;; Relatives as Parents Program (RAPP) provides services for caregiver grandparents. casey Family programs 1300 Dexter Avenue North, Floor 3, Seattle, WA 98109-3542; 206-282-7300; Services include adoption, guardianship, kinship care and family reunification. center for child and Family programs (ccFp) institute for the study of children, Families and communities/ccFp 203 Boone Hall, Ypsilanti, MI 48197; 734487-0372; center for Family connections (cFFc) 350 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02141; 617-547-0909 or 800-KINNECT;; child Welfare information Gateway children’s Bureau/acYF 1250 Maryland Avenue, SW, Eighth Floor, Washington, DC 20024; 703-385-7565 or 800-394-3366;; Connects professionals and the general public to resources for children and families. child Welfare League of america (cWLa) 2345 Crystal Drive, Suite 250, Arlington, VA 22202; (p) 703-412-2400; (f) 703-412-2401; children’s Defense Fund 25 E St. NW, Washington, DC 20001; 202-628-8787 or 800-233-1200;; Dna services of america 1507 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Suite D; Lafayette, LA 70508; 866-436-2762; Florida kinship center (Fkc) at UsF school of social Work 4202 E. Fowler Ave., MGY 132, Tampa, FL 33620; 813-974-1328, or warmline in Florida only: 800-640-6444; kinfo@; Generations United 1331 H St. NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20005; 202-289-3979;; GrandFamilies of america national Office 6525 Fish Hatchery Rd., Thurmont, MD 21788. Toll free 1-866-203-8926, ext. 8103, fax 301-898-4462, cell 301-898-7458;; The only grandparent organization in the U.S. administered totally by relatives caring for their relative children 24/7. Warmline operated 24/7. Legal advocates for permanent parenting (Lapp) 3182 Campus Drive Suite 175, San Mateo, CA 94403; 650-712-1442; info@; Mooseheart child city & school Mooseheart, IL 60539, (p) 630-9063631; fax 630-859-6630; KRife@mooseheart. org; Alternative placement options for grandparents who need temporary residences for the children in their care. national committee of Grandparents for children’s rights (ncGcr) School of Social Welfare/HSC, Level 2, Rm. 093/Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-8231; (helpline) 866-624-9900; bcastellano@grandparentsforchildren. org; The largest nonprofit grandparent organization in the U.S. for grandparent and relative caregivers as well as those seeking visitation; legal research, state and federal advocacy, an online support group, toll-free helpline. Swell grandparent ad no bleed:Layout 1 8/22/08 10:14 AM PREGNANCY GUIDE® GREAT F GRANDPAR OR ENTS TOO! PREGNA NCY GU IDE ® over2 local resour ces ON cord blNNY d oo banking for creatin g your dream nurser y see which products made our THE SKI 50 tips: Swell List LOS ANGELES 8:2009 EDITION www .sw ellp 200 r egn anc y guid m get the skinny ON LOCAL PREGNANCY & PARENTING RESOURCES REQUEST YOUR FREE COPY ONLINE TODAY: www.swellpr egnancy Albuquerque • Atlanta • Austin • Baltimore • Boston • Charlotte • Chicago • Cincinnati Columbus • Dallas • Denver • Houston • Indianapolis • Inland Empire • Kansas City Las Vegas • Los Angeles • Miami • Minneapolis/St. Paul • Nashville • New York City Orange County • Orlando • Philadelphia • Phoenix • Portland • Sacramento San Antonio • San Diego • San Francisco • Seattle • St. Louis If you have a question relating to kinship care, please write to Brigitte Castellano, executive director of the National Committee of Grandparents for Children’s Rights, at bcastellano@grandparentsforchildren. org. To learn more about NCGCR, call 866-824-9900.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of GRAND Magazine - May 2009

GRAND Magazine - May 2009
GRAND Central
Watching Lily Bloom
GrandZ in the 'Hood'
Numbers Game
We're Taking In the G'Kids
Family Crews
Soul Food
GRAND Finale

GRAND Magazine - May 2009