Relative Caregiver Program

The Relative Caregiver Program (or RCP) provides support to relatives who are caring for non-custodial children in order to prevent the child’s entry or re-entry into state’s custody. Services offered by the Relative Caregiver Program include:  educational training and workshops, case management and family advocacy services, material/financial assistance, monthly support groups and information and referral.

Testimonials

The Carl Perkins Center has taught me about children’s different personalities and how to effectively handle them. As a caregiver of seven grandchildren, this program has helped me tremendously. I am blessed to come to the support group meetings and hear from others who are dealing with the same challenges and struggles. We learn how to deal with emotional problems and the pressures that children face today. I am blessed to be a part of the Carl Perkins...
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The Relative Caregiver Program helps ensure the children are in a safe, secure and loving environment. As a caregiver of three grandchildren, it means so much to me to know the children are safe, happy and thriving. The Carl Perkins Center is helping them in a way that they are moving forward with learning and being able to attend church and participate in other activities. It is a blessing for me and for the girls to hear them say they feel happy and secure. ...
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