Introducing Kinship, an alternative to Thomas Brothers & Harmony 

Kinship is a secure cloud-based application built specifically for Virginia DSS localities. 

With Kinship, agency staff has the ability to work remotely and obtain up-to-date financial and case information securely. 

Users of Kinship experience a user interface that's easy to navigate, dynamic dashboards and alerts at their fingertips, and seamless workflows to automate tasks. 

Secure &

FedRAMP Authorized

Easy Reporting
Built & Designed by DSS Experts
Easy to navigate

Kinship has all the core functions needed for DSS & CSA right out of the box and can be installed with a single click!

Easily customizable

Kinship Modules

Modern day accounting app accessible from anywhere.

Oversee multiple fiscal year budgets on both the city and state levels. Manage payment processing with our generally accepted accounting principles with built-in LASER Reporting, Vendor Invoices, Purchase Orders, Case Actions, Companion Payroll, Staff & Operations, P-Cards, Approval Workflow, Collections, Check Printing, and General Ledger Exporting

Move through contract cycles faster and avoid bottlenecks from tedious data entry.

Contract templates, redlining tools, e-signatures, vendor rates approval workflow, and more. 

Kinship is designed to be in line with current regulations of Children’s Services Act of Virginia and provides users with the capabilities to plan their work, collaborate with community teams with chat, meetings, and case agenda items, perform case manage, and provide services according to expenditure categories, mandates, service placement types, and services names. Generate reports, apply LEDRS codes to the services rendered, and keep track of Parental Co-Pays.

Navigate through the eligibility process with ease and avoid costly errors.

Control who has access and easily share files on the FedRAMP secured government cloud

Streamline day-to-day tasks and improve client service.

Manage foster care placements, VEMAT Rates, Families First Initiatives, Special Welfare, Basic Maintenance, Standard Payment Records for Audits, Case Monitoring and Evaluation, Case Notes, Case Alerts with Supervisor Notifications, Appointment Management, Intake, Clothing Allowances, and Adoption Assistance & KinGap Support Agreements

Track, manage and deliver funding programs. 

This module provides Grantseeker/Applicant Portals, Application Workflows, Reviewer Dashboard, Automated Email Notifications & Templates, Award Management, and Post Award Reporting

Gain a master view of compliance of foster and adoptive parents to include Family and Home Environment Assessments, Background Checks, Interviews, Training, Support Documents, and the monitoring of real-time availability of Approved Homes and Providers.

Interact and exchange records with Citizens, Youth, Foster Parents, and Vendors using online communities.



Real-time court data, notifications, and alerts for case workers.

Leveraging the power of Salesforce, Kinship unites agency work, data, processes, and interaction into one cloud-based system.

Login to Kinship from Anywhere

All you need is an Internet connection and your login credentials. Our cloud solution is easily accessible on any browser-based device. 

World Class Training

Kinship training is provided through webinars, or scheduled on-site. Our online support center provides videos and tutorials for all user profiles.

Super Secure

- SEC 525 Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA)

- FedRAMP Authorized

- ISO 27001

- ISO 27018


- SOC 1- SOC 1 (SSAE16/ISAE 3402, previously SAS 70)

- SOC 2 & SOC 3

-Salesforce Shield

Dedicated Support

Round the clock monitoring and phone, email & live chat technical support available to resolve any issues swiftly. 

Easily customizable

Kinship is easily customizable for agencies with locality specific programs and can be implemented within short delivery times.

Save time with automations & boost your data accuracy with Kinship integrations and workflows resulting in fewer errors.

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