Foster Kinship


Foster Kinship provides free support and information to anyone parenting a relative’s child in Clark County, NV. Our support program includes a telephone helpline, support groups, educational groups, kinship family events, access to our kinship center and emergency resources.

Client Testimonial- Support GroupsKinship Telephone Help Line

(702) KIN-9988

During our help line hours, our client specialist will be available by phone to answer your basic kinship questions, refer you to resources, or set up an appointment with our director for a family evaluation.

Foster Kinship help line is not a crisis or emergency line. If you are facing an urgent situation due to lack of resources, call 2-1-1 in Nevada for community referrals.

Support Groups

Regular support groups include dinner and childcare and are guided by a professional facilitator.

Come and meet with other individuals who are parenting their relative’s children in the Las Vegas area. We will discuss the joys and challenges of raising your grandchild, niece or nephew, or other relative.

We will also share best practices and resources for kinship caregivers. Our groups are confidential and non-judgmental. You can laugh, cry, and lean on and learn from others who are walking in your shoes.

Please sign up and RSVP here  or call (702) 546-9988 for information.

Educational Groups

Regular trainings and discussion groups include: “Kinship Empowerment,” “Building Children’s Self-Esteem,” “Communicating with Children,” “Taking Care of Yourself.”

Please sign up and RSVP here  or call (702) 546-9988 for information.

Kinship Family Events

Foster Kinship sponsors regular family events. Bring  the whole family and interact with other kinship families over food, fun, and games! These are designed to bring kinship families together, provide fun and educational activities for the children, food and games for all, and bring in other local nonprofits and community organizations so that you have face-to-face contact with all the resources available to you in your area. Our main events include a Spring Celebration and Fall Festival.

Please sign up and RSVP here  or call (702) 546-9988 for information.

Kinship Resource Center

Foster Kinship offers free community resources for kinship caregivers.

Kinship Center Hours:  

Monday-Friday 10 AM- 1 PM and by appointment.

4344 W Cheyenne, North Las Vegas 89032

Kinship Center Services:

  • Family Intake.
  • Free computer, internet, printer and copier for free during Kinship Center Hours.
  • Foster Kinship conference room can be reserved for family meetings. A facilitator will be provided free of charge. Please provide 48 hour notice.
  • Free print or CD copy of “Raising Your Relative’s Kids: How to Find Help” manual.
  • Emergency resources like food and clothing- as available.
  • Kinship resource groups.
  • Guardianship packets and temporary guardianship forms.

Child-only TANF Application Sessions

Many relative caregivers are eligible for a cash benefit called child-only TANF through the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services. Foster kinship offers free applications and application assistance.

Each wednesday at noon or by appointment.

4344 W Cheyenne, North Las Vegas 89032

Emergency Resources

We partner with corporate and nonprofit organizations to provide emergency food and clothing assistance, back-to-school support and assistance during the holidays. Please sign up and RSVP here  or call (702) 546-9988 for information.

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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