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Florida Today
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: The group meets at 10 a.m. every second Thursday at Club Esteem, 3316 Monroe St., Melbourne.

Support group aims to aid grandparents
Daytona Beach News-Journal
According to the US Census Bureau, grandparents raising grandchildren is a growing trend. The church's Grandparents as Parents Support program, or GPS, ...

All over again: Grandparents raising grandchildren
Sun newspapers - Port Charlotte, FL, USA
She attends support groups for grandparents and others raising children in five counties. Drugs or substance abuse in parents is the culprit in 90 percent ...

Tampa Teen To Get National Service Award In DC
Tampa Tribune - Tampa ,FL, USA
The program, partially funded by the Children's Board, supports grandparents raising children whose parents have either died or are unable to care for them. ...

Fort Lauderdale pantry founder honored
Sun-Sentinel.com - Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
... a nonprofit organization that Buntrock founded last year, assists low-income seniors age 60 and over and grandparents raising grandchildren, with food, ...

Pantry Of Broward "Banks" On Food For Seniors
CBS 4 - Miami, FL, USA
The Pantry of Broward, a registered charity, will distribute the food to seniors in need and grandparents raising their grandchildren over the holiday ...

Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Sarasota, Florida, USA
Grandparents raising grandchildren support group. 6:30 pm Women's Resource Center, 21297 Olean Blvd. 698-1943. Zen meditation group. ...

Community resources help family
Newszap Florida - FL, USA
... are pictured here receiving the keys to their van from Rick Heers, executive director of I HOPE, Inc. The grandparents, now raising five grandchildren, ...

Workshops offer information for families
Ocala.com - Ocala, FL, USA
Saturday's conference is designed to provide helpful information for grandparents who are raising grandchildren and people like Hughes who are trying to ...

Golden years now a time to raise child
St. Petersburg Times - St. Petersburg, FL, USA
People who are raising their grandchildren - or in her case, great-grandchildren - in their golden years. Mrozowski helps run a support group for others in ...

Sunday's Lindley column: Support lets these grandparents make it ...
Tallahassee.com - Tallahassee, Florida, ,USA
There are about 3000 grandparents here who are raising grandchildren, sometimes five or six. Generally their adult children haven't made this housing ...

Grandparent of the Year to be named Saturday
The News-Press - Fort Myers, Florida, USA
... Parenting (GRIP), founded by San Carlos Park resident Yolanda Beckworth in honor of her slain daughter to support grandparents raising grandchildren. ...

Broward School Board offers parenting classes geared toward ...
Sun-Sentinel.com - Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
Recognizing that grandparents raising their grandchildren often face added obstacles, the Broward County School Board for the first time is having a ...

Bulletin Board for Broward County
Sun-Sentinel.com - Fort Lauderdale ,Florida, USA
Grandparenting program for grandparents raising grandchildren, 3:30-5 pm at Hollywood Park Elementary, 901 N. 69th Way, Hollywood. Free. ...

Raising disabled granddaughter 'opened doors' for woman to give
Palm Beach Post - Palm Beach, Florida, USA
Poole admits that after raising a child of her own, being a mom again can be hard. 'Sometimes I want grandchildren and not children,' she said. ...

Health and support
St. Petersburg Times - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group: 10 am Wednesday, Spring Hill Elementary School, 6000 Roble Ave. This group is for grandparents and ...

Health and support
St. Petersburg Times - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA
... Call toll-free 1-800-397-9843. Grandparents Raising Grandchildren support group: 10 am Wednesday, Spring Hill Elementary School, 6000 Roble Ave. ...

Grandparents raising kids as meth spreads
Bradenton Herald - Bradenton, Florida, USA
More than 4.5 million children in the United States live with their grandparents, according to the 2000 census, a 30 percent increase from 1990. ...

Nearing retirement, couple steps in to raise grandchildren with ...
Sun-Sentinel.com - Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
... Nope, it's "Eena" and "Boppie": grandparents Arleda Brown, 57 ... her husband Lloyd, 59, who are raising all three ... stepped in to adopt their grandchildren when it ...

The Ledger - Lakeland, FloridaUSA
... Read "Grandparents as Parents" by Sylvie Toledo and ... Cline and Jim Fay, and "Raising Our Children's ... for a free subscription to "Parenting Grandchildren: A Voice ...

Slain girl's family strained
Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Sarasota, Florida, USA
... The VanderWoudes are now raising their four surviving ... keeping up with their grandchildren, who range ... Fullwood children with their grandparents also prohibits ...

Letters: What St. Vincent priests took, they repaid in many ways
Palm Beach Post - Florida, United States
... this high demand with a supply that will allow children, families and ... Parenting Grandparents, which is a support group for grandparents raising grandchildren. ...

Grandparents step in as families fall apart
Sun-Sentinel.com - Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
... Frank Colavecchio, founder of the Lake Worth area-based organization Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, has seen the numbers climb locally, but he thinks the ...

Grandparents raising grandchildren in a troubled world
Mayo Free Press - Mayo, FL, USA
... According to Dunn, many of the grandparents are having ... to stand up and take responsibility for the children. ... For those who are raising their grandchildren, or ...

Grandparents raising grandkids
Bradenton Herald - FL, United States
... Center, at the University of South Florida's School of Social Work, provides resources for grandparents and others raising a relative's child or children. ...

Resources available for grandparents raising their grandchildren
Mayo Free Press - Mayo, Florida, USA
... revealed there are 147,893 grandparents raising their grandchildren ... There are various reasons grandparents have become ... home, preventing the children from being ...

Trying to Keep Child Care in the Family
Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Sarasota, FL, USA
... Ms. McCoy, who began caring for three grandchildren after their ... But weve never before seen so many grandparents single-handedly raising children, and the ...
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Under the sea
Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Sarasota, Florida, USA
... 10 am to 2 pm All-member exhibit. Visual Arts Center, 210 Maud St., Punta Gorda. 639-8810. Grandparents Raising Grandchildren support group. ...

Lifting hearts
Ocala.com - Ocala, FL, USA
... For the first time in its history, the US Census Bureau in 2000 added grandparents raising grandchildren statistics to their data. ...

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Poynter.org - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA
... Grandparents raising children have become so common they're now ... shows like "Sound Money" debate whether grandparents should adopt their grandchildren. ...

Groups offer support to grandparents
The News-Press - Fort Myers, Florida, USA
... “There are many like us,” said Sandberg, who started Grandparents Raising Grandchildren in Estero three years ago. “We have ...

Parenting seniors get some help
St. Petersburg Times - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA
... mental illness. And for grandparents raising grandchildren, there can be few places to turn for help. But that is starting to change. ...

More Grandparents Becoming Parents Again
Local6.com - Orlando, FL ,USA
... Families are sewn together by many different threads, and one specific familial setup -- grandparents raising grandchildren -- is one that is not only unique ...

Charity benefits Brevard services
Florida Today - Melbourne, Florida, USA
... The recipients were Club Esteem, Rolling Readers Space Coast, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren of Brevard County and Greener Pastures Therapeutic Riding ...

Family briefs
Bradenton Herald - FL, United States
... Ave W. Bradenton, will host "Raising an Ethical ... a support group for parents and grandparents integrating adult children and/or grandchildren into their ...

Self-Help Groups: April 17
Naples Daily News (subscription) - Naples, Florida, USA
... 301. Naples Alliance for Children, Grandparents raising grandchildren, 9 am Wednesdays, Northern Trust Bank, 4001 US 41 N., fourth floor, Naples. ...

Grandpa, grandma step into spotlight
The News-Press - Fort Myers, Florida, USA
... All proceeds from the banquet will benefit that organization, which gives money, clothes and food to grandparents raising grandchildren. ...

Family briefs
Bradenton Herald - FL, United States
... a support group for parents and grandparents integrating adult children and/or grandchildren into their ... share the joys and challenges of raising a child ...

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