Joint Statement on Kinship Care Month
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The Schuyler Center and Citizens’ Committee for Children call on the Governor to demonstrate the State’s commitment to kinship caregivers by signing A7554/S4833 (Hevesi/Avella) today, during Kinship Care Month.  This bill, which enhances the Kinship Guardianship Assistance Program (KinGAP) will better support those kinship caregivers who have committed to permanently care for children from the foster care system.  We can think of no better way for the Governor to honor Kinship Care Month, and New York’s devoted kinship families, than by signing this bill.

Read the full statement here.

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