State Publications and Fact Sheets

The following publications provide useful information related to grandparents raising grandchildren and other kinship providers' issues. The publications are authored by Land Grant University Extension systems' specialists, based upon research and provides unbiased information. The legal statues and community resources will vary from state or region, so be aware that it may not apply to what you will find in your location/state. The listing format is alphabetical by state with each publication titles. The links to the publications may change at any time and, as a result, you may not find the publication. Also refer to links on this website for Newsletters and Websites for further informative publications. If you know of additional Extension publications not listed or find the link takes you to an inactive site, please contact Christine Fruhauf at

California, University of California

Florida, University of Florida IFAS Extension
     Grandparents Raising Grandchildren:

Georgia, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension

Illinois, University of Illinois

Missouri, University of Missouri Extension

Gateway Grandparent/Kinship Network in East Central Missouri has listing of support groups, Toll Free Warm Line 1-800-552-8522 and Parent Link Warm Line 1-800-552-8522 or in Spanish at 1-888-460-0008.

North Carolina, University of North Carolina

North Dakota, North Dakota State University

Ohio, Ohio State University Extension

Oregon, Oregon State University

Pennsylvania, Penn State University

Texas, Texas A & M University System Extension

West Virginia, West Virginia University

Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin Extension

  • Through the Eyes of a Child - Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Fact Sheet Series