Using our Family Connections technology, the family finding professionals at Cornerstones of Care quickly found and organized Kai’s family with tribal affiliations, which included seven great aunts and uncles and her maternal grandmother. Because of these findings, Kai had a family who met the ICWA standard just in time for her release from the hospital.
Our technology tools were also able to help these child welfare professionals identify and engage a network of 56 additional connections for baby Kai. Now she is safely in a home with her biological father’s family, where she's surrounded by two uncles, an aunt, six cousins, her great grandmother, step-grandmother, and step-grandfather. Because Kai’s maternal grandmother and grandfather come from different tribes, the family finding team at Cornerstones of Care will also explore other family members within her Native American heritage to provide Kai with even more support and lifelong connections.
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