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Fact Sheets

These are living documents, so if at any time you have an update or a new resource to be included in any of the GrandFacts Fact Sheets, please email

GrandFacts: Fact Sheets for Grandparents and Other Relatives Raising Children

These fully updated GrandFacts Fact Sheets provide:

  • Data
  • Key state/territory and local programs and resources
  • Public benefits
  • Educational assistance
  • Legal relationship options
  • State/territory laws

Major support for the GrandFacts Fact Sheets was provided by The Brookdale Foundation Group in partnership with Casey Family Programs with additional support from AARP, ChildFocus, and the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. Several fact sheets also have local individual or foundation support and are acknowledged on the individual fact sheet.

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