The Changing Role of Caregivers: Grandparents


Many children that come into care are cared for by grandparents or other relatives. This can have a lot of mixed feelings for the relative caregiver and for the child in care. As a grandparent, you may have a lot of questions about caring for your grandchild and being in this new role. This tip sheet includes some ideas to help ease this transition for you, your spouse, child, and grandchild and how to navigate the court process and resources available to you.


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Author: Wisconsin Family Connections Center
Additional Author: Coalition for Children, Youth & Families
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