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A Black grandmother and granddaughter look at each other and smile as they walk to school together. They are holding hands.


What is a grandfamily or kinship family?

Many people are unfamiliar with the terms “grandfamilies” and “kinship families,” including some that already serve in those roles.

Deborah Willett, a member of Generations United’s Grandfamilies Advisory Group,  Program Coordinator GRANDFamily Connections of Chester County, PA and GRANDFamily Provider Network of Chester County, created a video with her son, Noah Willett, explaining the term “kinship family member.”

Meet Noah Willett, a member of a kinship family, who explains the term “kinship family member.”

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