We recognize that when children must be removed from their parents and enter into foster care, living with and being cared for by a relative is better for the children than if they were sent to live with strangers in a licensed family foster home.
Our Kinship Resource Centers are a starting point for anyone who has questions about parenting a relative’s child in Nevada. Kinship families are may call during our open office hours to consult on questions relating to kinship care in Nevada including, kinship foster care, guardianship, child-only TANF, resources, and more. Professional family advocates staff the offices and phones.
Location: 3925 W Cheyenne, Suite 401, North Las Vegas, NV 89032
Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 9 AM-7:00 PM; Friday-Saturday 9 AM- 6 PM
Location: 1 E Liberty, Suite 600, Reno, NV 89501
Hours: Monday-Friday 9 AM- 5 PM
Appointments are required and can be in person or remote.
This section provides resources for kinship caregivers and outlines where relatives can go to find the support they need to be successful. Resources include handbooks and information about legal, financial, and other issues common to kinship families. The section also provides guidance on changing family dynamics and establishing permanency. (Resources for Relative and Kinship Caregivers - Child Welfare Information Gateway)
Family Resource Center | nv.gov
Kinship (Relative) Care | nv.gov
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