Are you a grandparent, aunt or uncle, cousin, adult sister or
brother raising a relative's child?


People have always cared for their relatives' children; however, most have done so with little formal help. 

Our Kinship Services Network is intended to provide support to relative caregivers by helping families connect to necessary services, expanding family support systems and reducing stress to promote family stability.

Lack of assistance may lead to family stress that impacts the entire family.

Our program offers:

  In Home Supportive Services,  


  Assistance Applying for Public Benefits, Legal Aid,


 Respite Care, Tutoring, Mentoring


 Support Groups and Family Fun Activities and so much more.


Call our Kinship Services Network Intake number for information and assistance. For Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco and Orange counties.

call 1-888-920-8761. (toll-free)


The Children's Home can help you: 

Find Local Resources
• legal aid, food, clothing, counseling  

Apply for Public Benefits
• cash assistance, food stamps, medicaid

Find Shared Activities
• support groups (for children and adults)

Find Links and Publications
to learn more about how to support your family


Thank you to our sponsors:




The Kinship Care Network of Pinellas program offered by The Children's Home, Inc., is sponsored by the Juvenile Welfare Board, The Children's Services Council of Pinellas County.


The Kinship Care Network of Pasco program offered by The Children's Home, Inc., is sponsored by Eckerd Community Alternatives.

Expansion of Kinship Services through the KIN-TECH demonstration project, funded through the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children's Bureau, Grant 90CF0050.  The contents of this publication do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the funders.  This information is in the public domain.  Readers are encouraged to copy and share it but please credit The Children's Home, Inc., with all grantee materials, products, publications, news releases, etc.,  produced, developed and disseminated with resources made available under this cooperative agreement.