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Grants Available to Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Full Time
Syosset Jericho Tribune, NY
Nassau County Legislator Judy Jacobs recently reminded those grandparents who are raising their grandchildren that there is a non-parent caregiver grant ...

Nonparent caregivers offered assistance
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Rochester, NY, USA
... referrals to community resources that can help with legal or mental health issues or offer mentoring support to grandparents raising grandchildren. ...

Grandparents Raising Children Call Upon Governor and Legislature ...
MarketWatch (press release) New York, NY - USA
"Grandparents who are raising grandchildren and other relative caregivers provide stability and a loving home for children who would otherwise be placed in ...

Recalled to duty
Kingston Daily Freeman - Kingston, NY, USA
The 2000 census listed the following figures for grandparents responsible for raising their own grandchildren younger than 18: New York state, 143014; ...

Kinship Caregivers A Growing Trend
WBNG-TV - Binghamton, NY, USA
Kinship caregivers are grandparents, aunts, uncles even cousins raising a relatives child. The US Census saw a 30% increase in the last decade, ...
 

NYC Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Convene for International ...
Earthtimes.org - USA
NEW YORK, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York City grandparents who are raising their grandchildren will join grandparents from around the world at an ...

Support is growing for grandparents raising kids
Buffalo News - Buffalo, New York , USA
In Erie County alone, more than 5000 grandparents are solely responsible for raising their grandchildren. What is causing this explosive growth in the ...

Workshop will help grandparents raising grandchildren
Poughkeepsie Journal - Poughkeepsie, New York , USA
KINGSTON — Grandparents who are raising their grandchildren are invited to attend a free, six-week workshop called, "Parenting A Second Time Around," ...

Need help with grandkids? Get tips
Poughkeepsie Journal - Poughkeepsie, New York ,USA
Grandparents may take responsibility for grandchildren for a variety of reasons, such as incarceration, divorce, abuse, mental illness or neglect, ...

Respite a welcome relief for Queensland grandparents
Media Newswire (press release) - New York, NY, USA
“Time for Grandparents is a statewide program offering fully funded activities for grandparents who are raising their grandchildren outside the statutory ...

PSE&G Encourages NJ's Working Families to Apply for Special Tax Credit
PR Newswire (press release) - New York, NY, USA
New parents, foster parents and grandparents raising grandchildren often don't realize that they qualify. Some families, such as those raising children with ...

A house is not a foster home for teenager
Albany Times Union - Albany, New York , USA
Many of the Capital Region's 14000 children who live with grandparents are underserved, advocates say, as social services agencies dodge legal mandates to ...

Help for those raising their extended family
Albany Times Union - Albany, New York , USA
The Kinship Care Program focuses on supporting relatives (often grandparents) who are raising children. The Elder Caregiving Program supports caregivers who ...

There's help for grandparents raising grandkids
Press & Sun-Bulletin - Binghamton, New York , USA
... and over 400,000 children live in households headed by a grandparent or other ... kinship caregivers support groups, up-to-date legal rights information and a ...

Santa Project seeks helpers
The Journal News.com - Westchester, New York , USA
... income working families, new immigrants, along with grandparents who are raising their grandchildren ... wanted to make Christmas special for her two children. ...

Classes have potential to change parenting style
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Rochester, New York , USA
... from more than 30 workshops with topics that include grandparents raising grandchildren and ... we've made," said Burgess, adding that her children already have a ...
 

Conference designed to help caregivers cope
Poughkeepsie Journal - Poughkeepsie, New York , USA
... The Grandparent Caregivers' Rights Act increases the chances of grandparents gaining legal custody or becoming foster parents for grandchildren when the ...

Grandparents offer safety net for kids in need
Press & Sun-Bulletin - Binghamton, New York , USA
... This petite woman with the piercing blue eyes is part of a growing trend in the United States: grandparents raising their grandchildren. ...

Remember grandparents who are parents, too
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Rochester, New York , USA
... making it impossible for children to remain ... abuse or neglect can make raising these grandchildren especially difficult; yet grandparents step up ...

Grandmothers raising grandkids hope to help selves
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Rochester, New York , USA
... asked to care for vulnerable children. One suburban grandmother, who's raising four granddaughters, is hoping that a gathering of grandparents like herself ...

Grandparents picnic to be held at park
Poughkeepsie Journal - Poughkeepsie, New York , USA
By JOHN BEALE. A picnic for grandparents and other relatives raising grandchildren will be held at Bowdoin Park on Sheafe Road in Poughkeepsie next week. ...

Free workshops aimed at grandparents raising grandkids
Elmira Star-Gazette - Elmira, New York , USA
... primary caretakers. That's why a series of sessions titled "Grandparents Raising Grandchildren," were created. The free sessions ...

Free workshops aimed at grandparents raising grandkids
Elmira Star-Gazette - Elmira, New York USA
... primary caretakers. That's why a series of sessions titled "Grandparents Raising Grandchildren," were created. The free sessions ...

Support for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Capital News 9 - Albany, New York , USA
... Members of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren from all over the state shared experiences about parenting for the second time at this year's Relative Caregiving ...

WHAT'S GOING ON
Elmira Star-Gazette - Elmira, New York , USA
... 300 Nasser Civic Center Plaza, Corning. Workshops for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren/Relatives Raising Relatives. 936-3713. ...

[UMNS-ALL-NEWS] UMNS# 288-2006 grants support wide range of older ...
Worldwide Faith News (press release) - New York, NY, USA
... About 4 million children live with their grandparents, according to the National Center on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren. That ...

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Gotham Gazette - New York, NY, USA
... building on Prospect Avenue in the South Bronx opened a year ago, the nation’s first public development exclusively for grandparents raising grandchildren. ...

Schuyler County a ‘real gem'
Elmira Star-Gazette - Elmira, New York , USA
... Grandparents raising grandchildren and relatives raising children are invited to a free workshop Tuesday at the Watkins Glen Public Library, 610 S. Decatur St. ...

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