The National Research Center on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren announces the launching of a new online, peer review journal dedicated to topics related to grandparents raising grandchildren. GrandFamilies: The Contemporary Journal of Research, Practice and Policy provides a forum for quality, evidence-based research with sound scholarship, knowledge, skills and best practices from the field for scholars, clinicians, policymakers, educators, program administrators and family advocates.

The editors of GrandFamilies invite authors to submit manuscripts that examine new or emerging theoretical conceptualization or applications, practice methodologies, program evaluation and policy perspectives. International works that expand global knowledge and understanding about custodial grandparents are encouraged to submit.

Current Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1 (2016)

Complete Issue

Research Articles


Concerns and supports of grandfamilies using formal services: Do they have the help they need?
Susan M. Collins, Christine A. Fruhauf, and Kimberly Bundy-Fazioli


Wellbeing Among Rural Grandfamilies in Two Multigenerational Household Structures
Melissa A. Barnett, Loriena Yancura, Joe Wilmoth, and Yoshie Sano

Research Briefs


Recognizing Microaggressions: A Framework for Helping Grandfamilies
Loriena Yancura, Christine A. Fruhauf, and Heather Greenwood-Junkermeier

Policy Article

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