Read our Spring 2020 Newsletter! Find out what we have been doing to help those in need during this public health emergency.
DC KinCare Alliance Issues Recommendations to DC Mayor and Council to Protect Kinship Families During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
Relative caregivers and the children they raise are at especially high risk during this public health emergency. Urgent action is needed by the Mayor and Council to protect these families.
New suit challenges CFSA’s ongoing, illegal practice of “Kinship Diversion.”
Marla and Stephanie discuss news of the day and how it affects relative caregivers.
DC Mayor Updates COVID-19 Website to Include Application Process for DC Economic Recovery Microgrants
See the Mayor’s updated webpage:
The Mayor needs to update her website at https://coronavirus.dc.gov/ to ensure all relevant information is available on the site. We have provided some additional helpful information here from the DC Department of Human Services website.
We have put together a Summary of the new law as relevant to kinship families.
DC KinCare Alliance Co-Founder and Executive Director Marla Spindel Receives Child Welfare League of America Champion for Children Award!
We are pleased to announce that Marla Spindel is one of the 100 CWLA Champions for Children!
See what we are hoping to accomplish for kinship families!