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§ 3071.3. Kinship Caregiver Navigator Program

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 62 P.S. Poor Persons and Public WelfareEffective: April 22, 2019

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 62 P.S. Poor Persons and Public Welfare (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 26B. Kinship Caregiver Navigator Program Act
Effective: April 22, 2019
62 P.S. § 3071.3
§ 3071.3. Kinship Caregiver Navigator Program
(a) Establishment.--
(1) The Kinship Caregiver Navigator Program is established in the department.
(2) The department shall develop a proposal and solicit a contractor to administer the program. Any person determined eligible by the department may submit a proposal. The department shall enter into a contract or agreement with the person whose proposal has been selected to administer the program.
(b) Minimum criteria.--The contractor shall, at a minimum:
(1) Create and maintain a website pursuant to section 4.1
(2) Create and maintain a kinship caregiver toll-free telephone number or hotline to provide supportive listening and guidance to kinship caregivers or persons who intend to become kinship caregivers.
(3) Develop and provide training for individuals to serve as kinship caregiver navigators.
(4) Educate the public on services and supports available to kinship caregivers, including developing and administering a Statewide marketing campaign. The contractor may coordinate with other State and county agencies, area agencies on aging, local education agencies and community organizations to assist in disseminating information.


2018, Oct. 23, P.L. 591, No. 89, § 3, effective in 180 days [April 22, 2019].


62 P.S. § 3071.4.
62 P.S. § 3071.3, PA ST 62 P.S. § 3071.3
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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