Description: Description: Senior Resource Directory of Lake & Mendocino County

 

For questions, contact Senior Information & Assistance at 707-468-5132 (or 1-800-510-2020 within Lake and Mendocino Counties) or email us at IASpecialist@hotmail.com.

 

 

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California Department of Social Services Kinship Support Services Program
Kinship Support Services Program (KSSP) provides non-financial support services to relative caregivers and the children placed in their homes. See www.cdss.ca.gov/inforesources/Foster-Care/Kinship-Support-Services.

 

Generations United
National resource that works to improve the lives of children, youth, and older adults through intergenerational collaboration, public policies, and programs for the benefit of all. See www.gu.org, or for information specific to Grandfamilies see www.gu.org/OURWORK/Grandfamilies.aspx.

 

GrandFamilies.org
National legal resource in support of grandfamilies within and outside the child welfare system.

 

Mendocino College Foster and Kinship Care Education Program

Instructional Specialist............................................. 468-3168

Offers free trainings and workshops in both counties on various topics. Primary focus is on issues relating to parenting relative, foster, and/or adopted children of all ages.

 

Safe Passage Family Resource Center

208 Dana St., PO Box 1718, Fort Bragg....................... 964-3077

Services for families in the northern Mendocino Coast area, including a support group for grandparents raising their grandchildren. Parenting classes in English and Spanish, application assistance for helpful programs, translation assistance for Spanish speakers, weekly play group for toddlers, support for pregnant and breastfeeding women, underage drug and drinking prevention efforts, monthly clothing giveaway, and information and referral services.. See www.safepassagefortbragg.org.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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