Nationally, more than 2.6 million grandparents are raising grandchildren,according to the US Census.
4,672 grandparents/caregivers in the St. Louis area are responsible for the basic needs of their grandchildren.
Grandparent Websites and Resources
AARP Fact Sheet provides information for both the state and national levels of raising grandchildren. The GrandFacts include state-specific data and programs, information about foster care, public benefits, educational assistance and state laws.