Stories

Families across Kentucky are facing challenges within the kinship care system and we want to help.  In order to establish the needs of kinship families, we need to hear from YOU.  We also want to connect you with other families and organizations so we can start building a stronger support system in Kentucky. child_pushing_grandmother_on_plastic_tricycle

Read stories from other kinship families.

Wareen Mulgraw of Middletown, KY

Amanda Smith of Newport, KY

Sonya Begay of Richmond, KY

Jeanne Miller Jacob of Erlanger, KY

Kim Guffy of Logan County, KY

“The new family dynamic: Grandparents raising their Grandchildren” by Co-anchor Dawn Gee of WAVE 3 News

Laura Jean Wood Perez of Hardin County, KY

Mark Daugherty of Boyle County, KY

Connections with Renee Shaw feature on kinship care

Katie Okumu of Berea, KY

 

 

Share your story 

We want you to know that you are not alone!  This is your opportunity to share your story, whether good or bad.  How did your experience impact you?  What challenges did you face?  What kind of support did you have or lack?  Are there changes you’d like to see in the system?

Please note, your stories may be shared in future online posts, public articles, or presentations.

Click HERE to share.