kinship care

Definition of "kinship care"
  1. Full-time parenting of a child by a relative or someone with a previous relationship with the child
How to use "kinship care" in a sentence
  1. When her mother was unable to take care of her, she was placed in kinship care with her aunt.
  2. Kinship care is sometimes seen as an alternative to traditional foster care.
  3. In kinship care, it's often easier for the child to maintain a connection to their extended family and community.

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