Thousands of WA grandparents are raising kids — and they need more help

Thousands of WA grandparents are raising kids — and they need more help

If this country genuinely cared about protecting the lives of children, Barb Taylor would be out of a job and grandmothers like Ollie Reeves would never anguish over how to feed the children in their care.

But it doesn’t.

Instead Taylor and her team at the Kinship Program at Catholic Community Services (KPCCS) field hundreds of calls a week from people raising a relative’s child. All are desperately seeking help with rent, gas, clothing, or putting food on the table.“Food insecurity has been a growing concern for caregivers, and rising costs have made it even more challenging as the financial assistance […]

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