Across the State of Indiana, the need for families to provide homes for the children is reaching an epidemic level, 140,919 children under the age of 18 years old live in homes where the head of the house are grandparents or other relatives. (8.8% of the children in the state.) (U.S. 2010 Census) Of these, 113,549 live with grandparents who are the head of the house and 27,370 live with other relatives who are the head of the house. (U.S. 2010 Census) In Indianapolis, 8,002 grandparents are the heads of the house and are responsible for their grandchildren living with them.  Are you one of the 8002?

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