Kinship Connections

25 Nov

Giving Tuesday is Next Week! Support Grandmas like Miss Valerie With A Gift To Beech Acres Parenting Center!

Miss Valerie is just one of nearly 100,000 grandparents providing care for a loved one’s child. Many of the grandparents find themselves in these unexpected circumstances due to unfortunate circumstances such as domestic violence, the opioid epidemic, or the death of a parent. They all just want to do the best they can to care for their grandchildren. Miss Valerie is co-parenting her six great-grandchildren with her granddaughter. The children range in age from a teenager all the way to...

12 Sep

Beech Acres Parenting Center Kinship Connections In The Spotlight

Earlier this week, representatives from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) visited Beech Acres Parenting Center to explore and better understand the successes of our Kinship Connections program. Kinship Connections Kinship Connections at Beech Acres Parenting Center was established to address the growing needs of grandparents and other relatives who find themselves caring for a loved one’s child unexpectedly due to unforeseen or unfortunate circumstances. In Ohio, over 200,000 children are being cared for in homes primarily by their grandparents or another relative....