This interview helps kinship caregivers in Ohio find information on court processes, enrolling children in school, getting children medical care and getting access to benefits.
When a child cannot live with his or her parents, kinship caregivers often take over the full-time responsibility of caring for that child, providing ongoing stability, support and guidance. The definition of a kinship caregiver also goes beyond the scope of relatives and may include an adult who has a relationship with the child or the family.
At the end of the interview you will get a summary of basic information with links to more detailed information and forms.
Read more about kinship caregiving in Ohio, including court processes and benefits, to understand all of your options and the supportive services available.