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Kinship caregivers can receive assistance
Palladium-Item - Richmond, IN, USA
Area 9 In-Home and Community Services Agency is offering a free six-week program for Kinship Caregivers -- particularly grandparents raising grandchildren ...

At Your Service: Grandparents class
Times-Mail (subscription) - Bedford, Indiana, USA
... reader who recently inquired about grandparents support, we will be conducting “Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Legal and Policy Issues” on Tuesday. ...

GAP Limited has new home
South Bend Tribune - South Bend, IN, USA
The group supports grandparents raising grandchildren and other relative caregivers. Its thrift store, which used to be on Calvert Street, has been closed ...

Schools roundup
Indianapolis Star - United States
... At 6:30 pm, grandparents are invited to bring their grandchildren back to school ... It tries to promote principles for building marriages and raising children. ...

The never empty nest
New Albany Tribune - Indiana, USA
Editor’s note: The phenomenon of grandparents raising their grandchildren in times of need or loss has been a recognized American family tradition since the ...

Never Empty Nest: Grandparents as parents is booming national ...
Anderson Herald Bulletin - Anderson, IN, USA
... one of America's fastest growing and yet least recognized demographic booms: grandparents raising grandchildren. An estimated 4.5 million children live in ...

Grandparents raising grandchildren often get little support
Terre Haute Tribune Star - Terre Haute, IN, USA
... financial assistance available to grandparents raising grandchildren does not equal the payments made to families who care for foster children even though the ...

‘This was never my vision, to be raising a child again’
Terre Haute Tribune Star - Terre Haute, Indiana, USA
... for grandparents raising their grandchildren. For example, she said, in Georgia a foster child is given financial assistance to attend college while children ...

Grandmother recounts precious time spent with granddaughter
Terre Haute Tribune Star - Terre Haute, IN, USA
... mother was,” said Booker, who raised her granddaughter at GrandFamilies House in Boston, a special housing program for grandparents raising grandchildren. ...

As abuse cases mount, judge shares
Journal and Courier - Lafayette, IN, USA
... Not all of them, but they need some assistance. I've got some grandparents that are in their 70s that are raising 5-year-old to 15-year-old children. ...

Returning to parenthood
Terre Haute Tribune Star - Terre Haute, IN, USA
... of Grandparents As Parents Limited, a South Bend based not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping grandparents and other people raising children who are ...

Never an Empty Nest
Terre Haute Tribune Star - Terre Haute, Indiana, USA
... Studies by the National Center on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren show that the average age of the grandparents raising their children’s children is 57 ...

Grandparents' rights
Times-Mail (subscription) - Bedford, IN, USA
... She conducts Grandparents Raising Grandchildren support groups and references local attorneys who specialize in family law for legal advice. ...

ROCK helps grandparents who are raising grandchildren
The Courier-Journal - Lafayette, IN, USA
... she knew were raising their grandchildren, she decided to ... Through her efforts, the ROCK (Raising Our Children's ... born, and has helped grandparents find resources ...

Are you a grandparent raising youngsters?
Munster Times - Munster, IN, USA
... Later this year, Grandparents As Parents Limited Indiana, a South Bend ... region -- initially in Portage and Hammond -- to assist guardians raising grandchildren. ...
Weekend TV highlights
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA
... “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” – The team renovates a house for devoted grandparents who are raising their three grandchildren after the deaths of ...

Suddenly becoming a parent, all over again
South Bend Tribune - South Bend, IN USA
... Grandparents who are raising their grandchildren often face a variety of challenges, including facing a child who may have emotional or behavioral problems. ...

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