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Catholic Community Services - Kinship Programs

Kinship Caregivers Support Program

100 23rd Ave S, Randolph Carter Family Center, Seattle, WA, 98144

Distance: 1 Miles

(206) 328-6858

Website

http://ccsww.org/get-help/services-for-seniors-people-with-disabilities/kinship-services/#Kinship%20Navigator

Contact Hours: M-F, 9am-4:30pm.

Travel Information: At the intersection of E Yesler Way and 23rd Ave S, across the street from the Douglass-Truth library. Call King County Metro at (206) 553-3000 or visit http://tripplanner.kingcounty.gov/ for public transit information.

Service Details

Service Description

Provides financial assistance for eligible families providing kinship care. Examples of items that qualify for financial assistance are listed below:
- Food, clothing, transportation, household items
- Legal custody filing fees
- School uniforms, supplies, field trips, band instruments
- Sports and youth activities registrations, fees, uniforms, tutoring
- One-time help with rent or utilities to prevent eviction or shut-off


Features

  • Days of the Week
    • Friday 
    • Monday 
    • Thursday 
    • Tuesday 
    • Wednesday 
  • Languages other than English
    • Interpreter services 

Eligibility

To receive financial assistance, applicants must have exhausted all other financial assistance resources prior to contacting Kinship Care.
Adults ages 18 or older who are the primary caregiver for a friend's or a relative's children.
Children living in home with caregiver are ages 18 or younger.
Caregiver has either informal or formal responsibility, such as legal custody or guardianship.
Licensed foster parents or clients with open cases with CPS and Child Welfare Services are eligible for financial assistance through their case workers.


Application Instructions

Call, or email kinshipprogram@ccsww.org for more information.


Documents Required:
- Documentation of primary caregiving is required for financial assistance request.
- Documentation may include Food Benefits, child-only TANF, SSI, notarized letter (signed by birth parent), court document, or listing as guardian on child's school registration form, child's name on lease.
- Documents can be submitted via postal mail or fax.


Fees

None.


Business Hours

M-F, 9am-4:30pm.


Area Served

King County.


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (206) 328-6858

Last Update

10/11/2018

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