Grandparents sitting with grandchildren

Are You a Grandparent Raising a Child?

According to the U.S. Census, 10,161 of Idaho children live in homes with grandparent householders where grandparents are responsible for them. Of these children, 4,592 have no parents present in the home.

The GrandFacts state fact sheet is an excellent resource for grandparents or other relatives who are raising children.  This resource provides not only facts, but also information on public benefits, nutrition, education, state laws, and more.  Visit to find this and all GrandFacts state fact sheets.