The Positive Impact Kinship Support Services Program Make
Friday, August 19, 2022 // by: Lilliput Families

Over 600,000 grandparents in California are raising their grandchildren – the highest such statistic in the country. It’s not just grandparents tackling this responsibility, but other relatives and family friends as well. It affects the entire community. Thus Kinship Support Services Programs are designed to provide support to kinship families – particularly those formed voluntarily, without the assistance of a child welfare agency. Rarely are families prepared for a situation like this. And that’s where KSSP can help.

What is the Kinship Support Services Program?
Friday, August 19, 2022 // by: Lilliput Families

Kinship Support Services Program in California or more commonly referred to as KSSP is a free program designed to provide resources and support to help improve outcomes for families formed through kinship care. KSSP is funded by some California counties and offered in collaboration with community-based service providers. Check our locations page to find out if KSSP is offered in the county where you reside. KSSP also provides post permanency services to relative caregivers who have become the legal guardian or adoptive parent of a formerly dependent child.

Most Common Foster/Adoption Questions In 2022
Tuesday, July 19, 2022 // by: Lilliput Families

We receive a lot of questions regarding our Foster to Adoption services, so we've compiled a quick list of our 5 most common questions so far this year, check out our 5 most common Foster/Adoption questions so far in 2022.

Wayfinder Moment: The Birth of a Family
Monday, June 27, 2022 // by: Lilliput Families

About 30 years ago, Ed and his husband, Norman Lorenz, reached out to foster-to-adopt agencies because they wanted a family life with children. But at that time, agencies weren’t welcoming to a same-sex couple.

5 same sex adoption stats for Pride month 2022
Friday, June 10, 2022 // by: Lilliput Families

Over the years, the number of children living with LGBTQIA parents has risen tremendously. As the trend continues, that number will only increase, as same sex adoption and parenting becomes more and more widely accepted.