Partnering to Promote Guardianship: The Federal Outlook
Publication Date: January 2007
Publisher(s): Center for Law and Social Policy
Author(s): Rutledge Q. Hutson
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Coverage: United States
This presentation provides an overview of the needs of children being raised by grandparents and other relatives because their parents are unable to do so. It highlights key provisions of several federal legislative proposals to address some of the unique needs of these families, and it offers an overview of the current federal policymaking environment.