Oregon Kinship Navigator is a statewide resource and referral service for grandparents raising grandchildren and other relative caregivers.
Whether you need legal help, access to services, or to find support for you and your family, OKN was created to help you find answers!
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COVID-19 Fact Sheet for Grandfamilies and Multigenerational Families
Newly caring for your grandchild or relative?
Important things to do first:
Ensure the child’s medical insurance needs are met by doing one of the following:
Ensure the child’s medical care needs are met through the following resources:
Start a file for the child. The sooner you start, the easier it is. The file might contain:
Online Video Training for Kinship Families
- How Family Dynamics and Relationships Change
- Engaging Birth Parents in Kinship Care
- DIfferences Between Kinship and Non-Relative Foster/Adoptive Families.