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Hartford Grandfamily Housing Development
Affordable Housing Finance - HARTFORD, CONN, USA
Another services specialist works with the 16 seniors households not raising grandchildren. The children also receive tutoring through CRT’s early literacy ...

Bill to help grandparent-headed families faces uncertainty
Grandparents raising their grandchildren in Connecticut are eligible for up to $330 monthly in state aid, while foster parents get about $740 monthly. ...

Caregiver families eye coalition
Meriden Record-Journal - Meriden, CT, USA
SOUTHINGTON - The Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program at the Calendar House has provided a strong support group for those raising relatives' children ...

Your Stories: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
NBC30.com - Hartford, CT, USA
Most of us have worked all of our lives and now we're in the position where we're raising a grandchild and we really need help," she said. ...

Grants would benefit Killingly families
Norwich Bulletin - Norwich, Connecticut, USA
Manning said approximately 60000 grandparents in the state are raising their grandchildren, often putting aside their own needs in the process. ...

Grandparents share stories, travails of caring for grandkids
New Haven Register (subscription) - New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Grandparents raising grandchildren do so in Connecticut under several legal arrangements. Most grandparents simply assume informal custody, ...

Local Meetings & Briefs
Norwich Bulletin - Norwich, Connecticut, USA
WOODSTOCK -- Irish Night, to benefit United Services' Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group, was held on St. Patrick's Day at the Inn at ...

Wednesday's Child- Grandparents raising their grandchildren
WTNH - New Haven, Connecticut, USA
... there are 4.5 million children living in grandparent-headed households, and in Connecticut there are more than 40,000 children living with their grandparents. ...

Ban on house parties, grandparent notification among new laws
WTNH - New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Also starting tomorrow, grandparents whose grandchildren are removed by state child welfare officers will have new notification rights. ...

Gram as Mom; Uncle as Dad
Shore Publishing - Madison, CT, USA
... For her part, Stevenson travels to New Haven to participate in two programs specific to her needs; Grandparents Raising Grandchildren and the Grandparents ...

Let's Give A Hand To Grandparents Raising Kids
Hartford Courant - United States
... We must do better by grandparents. In doing better by them, we do better by their grandchildren. These are kids who face all the ...

More grandparents raising more children raises more issues
Waterbury Republican American - Waterbury, CT, USA
... Plus, grandparents, ready to settle into a less hectic life, have the added stress of raising children -- instead of sitting in the background and enjoying them ...

Advocates see mixed progress on laws affecting state's elderly
WFSB - Connecticut, CT ,USA
... One issue they plan to highlight is the disparity between the monthly amount paid to foster parents and grandparents raising their grandchildren. ...


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