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 7, Issue 1 (2022)

Complete Issue


Research Articles


Correlates of Custodial Grandparents’ Perceived Barriers to the Use of Services
Bert Hayslip, Julian Montoro-Rodriguez, and Jennifer Ramsey

Research Brief


GrOW National Study of Grandfamilies During COVID-19: Wave I and Wave II Results and Recommendations
Michelle Rosenthal, Kerry Littlewood, Deborah Langosch, Lawrence Cooper, Donna B. Fedus, Amy Devine, and Abhishek Pandey

Practice Brief

Policy Brief

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