Kinship Support Program

Family Caregiver Support

We want to support Kinship Caregivers! Kinship Caregivers are relatives age 55 or older, who are not the parents and are the primary caregiver, providing care to child(ren) under the age of 18.

Kinship Support Program services are available one-time per calendar year.

Call 330-505-2352 to get enrolled!

Eligibility Requirements

Caregivers are older relatives who are not the parents

and are the primary caregiver providing care to child(ren)under the age of 18.

Caregiver must be 55+ years of age

Caregiver must reside in Trumbull, Mahoning, Ashtabula, or Columbiana counties

The kinship caregiver must be providing full-time care, informally or formally, to a child(ren).

The child(ren) who are receiving care must be a relative.

The child(ren) must live in the same private residence of kinship caregiver.

Services May Include:


Health Maintenance Supplies such as diapers or wipes

Mattress and Box Spring

Kinship Caregiver Resource Counseling

Other Items May Be Considered

Respite Opportunities: Free Kids Summer Camp!

Direction Home of Eastern Ohio is working with organizations across the Valley to provide respite services. Free summer camp opportunities are available to children with Kinship caregivers.

For more information and to see if any camps are available in your area, call 330-505-2352.

For More Information

Call 330-505-2352 or complete our Contact Form and someone will be in touch as soon as possible.

William Swanston Charitable Fund, a Supporting Organization of the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley Kennedy Family Fund, the Arnett Family Fund, and Delfin Gibert Fund for Disadvantaged Children & Youth component funds of the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley