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Laws in Nevada

Foster and Adoptive Parents and Relative Caregivers Travel from Across the Country to Washington, D.C. to Tell Policy Makers that Families Matter

Alison Caliendo from Las Vegas joined 26 other foster, adoptive, and kinship families in Washington, D.C. on June 4 to 6 to urge federal legislators to do all they can to ensure that children in foster care are able to grow up and grow old in families rather than in…

Placement versus Licensure: The Dilemma for Formal Kinship Care

Originally published in Fostering Families Today Jan/Feb 2014 Issue. Placement versus Licensure: The Dilemma for Formal Kinship Care One of my first experiences with a formal kinship family was with a spirited grandmother named Annette When CPS called, she unquestioningly accepted placement of her five grandchildren. The children’s mother had…

Non-Needy Relative Caretaker (NNRC) TANF in Nevada

Non-Needy Relative Caretaker (NNRC) TANF in Nevada PLEASE NOTE: Most of this information is taken from the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services Division of Welfare and Supportive Services websites (links provided). Foster Kinship is not a representative of DWSS and encourages all relative caregivers to speak to a…

Guardianship Resources in Nevada

If you are caring for your relative and foresee it will be longer than a few weeks, you may want to establish legal standing so that you are able to protect the child, provide some stability and be able to make medical and educational decisions for the child. One way…