"Grandfamilies" seek state's help

POSTED: Thursday, April 29, 2010 - 3:45pm

UPDATED: Friday, June 4, 2010 - 12:00am

60,000 grandparents in Louisiana are raising their grandchildren.

Studies show, these caretakers save the state millions of dollars over foster care but these household don't always get the help they need.

In fact 1/3 of these children are still living in poverty.