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Support group will meet June 17 at Bridges
The Times (subscription)
Bridges Senior Center, 221 W. Etna Road, Ottawa, will be the site of a Grandparents Raising Grandchildren support group meeting from 5 to 6 p.m. ...

Support group will meet at Bridges
MyWebTimes.com, Ottawa, Illinois
Bridges Senior Center, 221 E. Etna Road, Ottawa, will host a meeting of the support group Grandparents Raising Grandchildren from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16. Call Bridges, 815-431-8034, for more information. Upcoming senior activities will include: ...

Age page: Help for grandparents raising grandchildren
 
Wilmette Life, La Grange, Illinois, IL
 It's also the tagline on the flyer for the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group that meets on the last Thursday of the month at Summit Public ...

Red Tape Cutters try to save program from governor's budget ax
River Forest Leaves - Oak Park, IL, USA
We've got grandparents raising grandchildren. Seniors have many others to take care of besides themselves these days," LeZama said.

Grandparents advised to make it legal
Medill Reports - Chicago, IL, USA
Corman is a co-founder of the Center for Law and Social Work, one of several support services available to grandparents raising grandchildren in the Chicago ...

Resources abound for grandparents
Wilmette Life - Glenview ,IL,USA
A case in point is Family Connections, a support group for grandparents raising grandchildren that is operated by North Shore Senior Center and ...

Senior Services gives the 411 on programs
The Courier News - Elgin, IL, USA
... nutrition, transportation, respite for grandparents raising grandchildren, elder abuse interventions resulting from emotional and physical abuse, ...

OTTAWA: Bridges hosts first support group for grandparents
MyWebTimes.com - Ottawa, Illinois, USA
Grandparents raising grandchildren face many strains, including dealing with a complex public system. Many grandparents live on Social Security incomes. ...

Support groups
Northwest Herald - Crystal Lake, IL, USA
Granfamilies, grandparents/relatives raising grandchildren, 7 to 8:30 pm third Wednesdays, Mental Health Board, 620 Dakota St., Crystal Lake. ...

TEESEE’S TOWN
Chicago Defender - Chicago, Illinois, USA
At present there are over 47000 grandparents raising grandchildren in the Chicago area alone. The need is finally being addressed, not only in Chicago, ...

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group meets Thursday
Centralia Morning Sentinel - Centralia, Illinois, USA
The Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group has scheduled its two May meetings for 9 am this Thursday and May 24 at 434 S. Poplar St. in Centralia. ...

Care packs unveiled for disrupted children
Journal Gazette and Times-Courier - Charleston, Illinois, USA
... raised by grandparents,” said Adamson, who is a caregiver adviser for the grandparents raising grandchildren program for Mid-Illinois Senior Services. ...

More Grandparents Raising their Kid's Kids
WREX-TV - Rockford ,Illinois, USA
The Northwestern Illinois Area Agency on Aging gets $12000 to help families raise their grandchildren. But caregivers say, it's still a tough battle. ...

More grandparents raising grandchildren
Northwest Herald - Crystal Lake, Illinois, USA
Moore is one of the 1300 grandparents throughout McHenry County who find themselves responsible for little children again. Instead of retirement, hobbies ...

More grandparents raising their children’s children
Northwest Herald - Crystal Lake, Illinois, USA
Caring for these children is not what these women expected. They thought they were done raising children decades ago. Now, grandparent caregivers, whose ...

State to offer transitional housing to foster kids
Chicago Defender - Chicago, Illinois, USA
... for Hamilton Place, a four-unit development in West Englewood for grandparents over 60 raising five or more children and at risk of homelessness. ...

Daley Says Undocumented CPS Families Missing Out
CBS2 Chicago - Chicago, Illinois, USA
... Benefits are not only available for parents, grandparents and others who are raising children may be eligible for benefits for both themselves and their ...

Area Calendar
Joliet Herald News - Joliet, Illinois, USA
... The Will County Legal assistance program also counsels on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren legal issues. Appointments required. ...

Grandparents Fair offers support in child-raising
Olney Daily Mail - Olney, Illinois, USA
... It was wonderful,” she said. There were a variety of booths set up and filled with information on everything from tips on raising children to nutrition. ...

Senior calendar
Joliet Herald News - Joliet, Illinois, USA
... The Will County Legal assistance program also counsels on grandparents raising grandchildren legal issues. Appointments required. ...
 

GUEST COLUMN: Grandparents can raise kids
Freeport Journal-Standard - Freeport, Illinois, USA
... working, valuable grandparents. Michele Stanis, a Freeport resident, is a community advocate for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren.

More grandparents raising grandchildren
WHOI - Peoria ,Illinois, USA
The Central Illinois Agency on Aging says grandparents raising their grandchildren is a growing trend. There are many reasons for ...

State Rep. Lou Jones Dies
CBS2 Chicago - Chicago, IL, USA
... Jones also pushed legislation focused on the rights of ex-offenders, children and grandparents raising their grandchildren. Rep. ...

Series takes initiative on children providing care for their aging ...
Herald & Review - Decatur, IL, USA
... Senior HelpLine will get $1.5 million, up from $468,000, which includes money to add 15 employees, and the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program will ...

Grandmothers fighting for the family
FinalCall.com - Chicago, IL, USA
... According to the latest Census Report on grandparents, there are one million grandmothers who are raising one or more of there grandchildren. ...

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren picnic is Thursday
Centralia Morning Sentinel - Centralia, IL, USA
The Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group will gather for a picnic at 11 am Thursday at the Fairview Park Pavilion in Centralia. ...

Extraordinary asset
Rockford Register Star - Rockford, IL, USA
... Young families, grandparents raising grandchildren and seniors on fixed incomes especially appreciate the healthful, wholesome, affordable recreational ...

YWCA needs community's help
Springfield State Journal Register - Springfield, IL USA
... YWCA, 421 East Jackson St., created the "Raising the Roof ... mentoring programs and support systems for grandparents who have to raise their grandchildren...

Grandparents' support group plans picnic in July
Salem Times Commoner - IL, USA
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, a support group sponsored by Senior Services of Marion County, will have a second summer picnic on July 6 at 11 am at the ...

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