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Greene COUNTY KINSHIP CARE PROGRAM

   
 

  

The Greene County Council on Aging has developed the Kinship Navigator Program to assist and support grandparents and other relatives raising children as they “navigate” through the various systems and deal with legal, financial, educational and behavioral issues.  The Kinship Navigator is your advocate who provides valuable information and support while linking you to available community resources.

Kinship Care Services:

  • Information and referrals

  • Monthly support group

  • Quarterly Newsletter

  • Educational Programs

  • Social/Networking events

  • Home visit and care management

  • Resource Center

Contact Information:

Susan Finster, Kinship Liaison
Greene County Council on Aging
140-A Rogers St.
Xenia, OH 45385
937-376-5486 #119; 1-888-795-8600 #119
Website: http://www.gccoa.org/kinship.htm
e-mail: Susan.Finster@gccoa.org

County resources:

  • Greene County Dept. of Job & Family Services, 541 Ledbetter Road, Xenia, OH 45385
    Tel: 937-562-6000 or 937-426-1779, www.co.greene.oh.us/JFS
    You may apply for the Child-Only OWF funds and Medicaid health insurance for the children.  Your household income does not count towards these programs but you must have custody papers or be able to prove blood relationship.

  • Greene County Children Services, 601 Ledbetter Rd., Xenia, OH 45385
    Tel:
    937-562-6600; after hours: 937-562-HELP, www.greenecsb.org
    If you have legal custody or guardianship, obtained after July 1, 2005, call for information on the Kinship Permanency Incentive (KPI) funds.

  • Greene County Combined Health District, 360 Wilson Dr., Xenia, OH 45385
    Tel:
    937-374-5600, www.gcchd.org  

  • Greene County Family & Children First, 258 E. Main St., Xenia, OH 45385
    Tel:
    937-562-5600, www.co.greene.oh.us/fcf/default.asp

  • Greene County Juvenile Court, 2100 Greene Way Blvd., Xenia, OH 45385
    Tel:
    937-562-4000, www.co.greene.oh.us/JUV
    Forms available online for custody, grandparent POA, and Caretaker Authorization Affidavit.

  • Greene County Domestic Relations Court, 595 Ledbetter Rd., Xenia, OH 45385
    Tel:
    937-562-5297, www.co.greene.oh.us/DRC

  • Greene County Probate Court, 45 N. Detroit St., Xenia, OH 45385
    Tel:
    937-562-5280, www.co.greene.oh.us/Probate

  • Family Violence Prevention Center of Greene County, 380 Bellbrook Ave., Xenia, OH 45385
    24 hr crisis line: 937-372-4552, www.fvpcgc.org

  • Help Me Grow, 158 E. Main St., Xenia, OH 45385
    Tel: 1-800-862-5248, www.ohiohelpmegrow.org

  • Legal Aid of Western Ohio, 333 W. First St., Suite 500A, Dayton, OH 45402
    Tel:
    1-888-534-1432, www.legalaidline.org

  • TCN Family Solutions Center, 452 W. Market St., Xenia, OH 45385.
    Tel: 937-376-8700, 937-376-8701 (24hr crisis line),
    www.tcn-bhs.org

     

 

 

 

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