Grandparents Raising Grandchildren 

Are you a grandparent raising your grandchild or a kinship caregiver of a child? You are not alone! The Melrose Wakefield Healthcare Aging in Balance program offers you an opportunity to meet with other grandparents and caregivers who understand. For more information, contact Stephanie Ramy at [email protected] or call 781-338-7559. 

The most recent Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Newsletter can be found here. The newsletter has information about the American Rescue Plan, summer camps, the Kinship Navigator, and upcoming virtual workshops. 


Massachusetts Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Commission
600 Washington Street, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02111
Colleen Pritoni, Coordinator
[email protected]

The Commission on Status of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren 
Support Groups:
Tip Sheet #1: For Grandparents Raising Grandchildren 
Tip Sheet #2: What Kind of Custody Arrangement is Best for Me? 
Tip Sheet #3: Legal Resources for Grandparents and Legal Caregivers
Tip Sheet #4: When the Department of Children and Families is Involved 
Tip Sheet #5: Financial Resources 
Tip Sheet #6: Support Services
Tip Sheet #7: Talking with Grandchildren About Their Parent's Use of Alcohol and Drugs 

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