Ohio Grandparent Kinship Coalition

605 N. High Street
Columbus  OH  43215
http://www.ohiograndparentkinship.org
info@ohiograndparentkinship.org
Phone: 937-775-8249
Phone Extension: N/A

Area(s) Served:
Statewide

Contracted Provider:
Not Applicable

Description:

The Ohio Grandparent Kinship Coalition (OGKC) is an organization across Ohio which assists caregivers taking care of children other than their own when the parents are unwilling or unable to care for them. The OGKC is an organization consisting of kinship caregivers, kinship caregiver advocates and agencies throughout Ohio.

OGKC Purpose:

  •     Educate kinship caregivers and agencies regarding state and national         programs /issues affecting kinship caregivers
  •     Advocate at local, state and national levels for support of kinship families
  •     Provide a networking system for caregivers and agencies
  •     Link caregivers with services in their communities
  •     Connect new kinship care programs with speaker’s bureau
  •     Conduct statewide conferences