Foster Kinship

Case Management

Client Testimonial- Invaluable SupportFoster Kinship’s Case Management Program is a comprehensive support program for informal kinship caregivers in Clark County, NV designed to increase the stability and well-being of the kinship family.

Program Summary

Foster Kinship partners with kinship caregivers and community organizations to increase placement stability and kinship family well-being in three major areas:

Legal Status: Informal caregivers will be given the tools to increase the stability of the placement through legal means.

Community Connection: Caregiver will be connected with resources, including transportation, to increase knowledge of and access to supportive programs.

Emotional Support: Caregivers will have access to free support groups, caregiver education classes and family events with other kinship families.

Eligibility for Case Management:

In order to be eligible caregivers must

1. Be informally caring for a relative’s child full time (Formal kinship caregivers are referred to our advocacy/support programs).
2. Be residents of Clark County, NV.
3. Complete a family evaluation.
4. Demonstrate a specific short-term need and the capability to provide a long term, stable home for the child(ren).
5. Be willing to actively participate in Foster Kinship’s case management program (support group, ongoing assessments, resource referrals, caregiver education and family days) for six months.

Program Requirements

Kinship caregivers who qualify for the Case Management program will be asked to participate for six months to ensure they receive the emotional support, legal information and community connections so vital to long term family stability. After the family evaluation, each caregiver will receive an individualized family case plan with recommendations, referrals and required participation activities. Not participating in the care plan and case management services may be grounds to discontinue services.

Each family is different and determination of financial support received will be made individually to meet the needs of particular families based on funds and resources available to Foster Kinship.  Foster Kinship retains the right to make the final decision on program acceptance and financial assistance.

We serve kinship families without regard to caregiver age, disability status, economic circumstance, ethnicity, gender, race, religion and sexual orientation, relation to the child or custody status of the child.

Contact us to make an appointment by calling (702) 546-9988 and leaving a detailed message including your name, phone number, email address and relationship to the children in your care, and appointment availability.

Foster Kinship’s Case Management Program is funded in part by generous grants from:

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Donald W. Reynolds Foundation Bonnie Soucoup Community Fund

 The Frank & Victoria Fertitta Foundation

Engelstad Family Foundation

The materials on this website do not constitute legal advice. The information on this site provides general information only. This information does not constitute legal advice and does not take the place of consulting with an attorney. We do not warrant that the materials on this website are completely accurate, error-free or comprehensive. All materials posted on this site are subject to copyrights owned by Foster Kinship or other individuals or entities. Any reproduction, retransmission, or republication of all or part of any document found on this site is expressly prohibited, unless Foster Kinship or the copyright owner of the material has expressly granted its prior written consent to so reproduce, retransmit or republish the material. All other rights reserved. The names, trademarks, service marks and logos of Foster Kinship appearing on this site may not be used in any advertising or publicity, or otherwise to indicate the organization's sponsorship of or affiliation with any product or service, with the organization's prior express written permission. Although this website features links to other sites, Foster Kinship takes no responsibility for the content or information contained on those sites, as we do not exercise editorial or other control over these sites. This website provides information and services in furtherance of our mission. We make no representations about the suitability or accuracy of the information on this site for any purpose. If you see any objectionable, inaccurate or improperly functioning content or features on this site, please contact Alison Caliendo at (702) 546-9988 as soon as possible.

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