Arizona has more than 198,000 “kinship care” households headed by grandparents or other relatives who are caring for one or more related children, according to Arizona Kinship Support Services, a statewide organization funded by the Department of Health and Human Services.
Families in this situation can find information and support from the following local organizations.
Arizona Grandparent Ambassadors
520-722-5945 • azga.org
A network for grandparents raising their grandchildren.
Arizona Kinship Support Services
Works to increase the safety, permanency and well-being of children in kinship care.
Duet Kinship Care Services
602-274-5022 • duetaz.org
Offers a variety of resources for grandparents raising grandchildren.
Raising Arizona Kids magazine lists resources as a community service. If you know of other grandparenting support services we should list, please contact us.