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Raising Relative's Children612.879.5307
Parent Support and Education612.879.5211
Relative Caregiver Warmline 651.917.4640 877.917.4640 toll-free Phone line interpretation available Warmline@lssmn.org
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Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota provides information, support and education to relative caregivers.
(Phone line language interpretation available) firstname.lastname@example.org Family members or friends can call or email the Relative Caregiver Warmline as a starting point in getting help with Raising Relative’s Children.
You are not alone! Over 70,000 children are currently being raised in Minnesota households headed by relatives or close family friends, according to the Stepping Up For Kids report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation of 2012.
When accepting the role of parenting someone else’s children, be it a relative or close family friend, caregivers often have many questions:
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For more information or to sign up, please contact 612.879.5211.
The following websites provide useful information for people raising a relative's child.
Raising Relative's Children - a guide for your journeyFostering ConnectionsMinnesota Kinship Caregivers Association
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