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Grandparents & Children

All Kids, Healthcare for all children, Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services

Families and Children, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Grandfamilies State Law and Policy Resource Center – A national legal resource that is a collaboration between Casey Family Programs, the American Bar Association’s Center on Children and the Law, and Generations United.

Home Safety for Dementia Care by Weill Cornell Medical College is an award-winning web site that provides information on best practices and home safety for dementia care.

Homeless Education Technical Assistance Program, an Illinois State Board of Education initiative to disseminate information to Illinois schools and shelters as to the educational rights and needs of homeless children and youth.

Illinois Immunization Program, Illinois Department of Public Health

Illinois Department of Human Services – Grandparents who are raising their family's children might also receive assistance through...

  • Child care services
  • Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program
  • Family case management
  • Employment-related child care and youth services

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Illinois Department of Human Services

Women, Infants and Children (WIC), a food assistance program, Illinois Department of Human Services