Nothing is more important THAN FAMILY!

Saving and Protecting the Lives of Our Grandchildren

About 2nd Time Parenting



2nd Time Parenting  mission is to create a supportive environment that inspires love, enhances the quality of life and empowers grandparents struggling to raise their grandchildren by providing resources that helps alleviate an already critical, stressful and overwhelming experience. 


The Founder

CeCe Vance the founder of 2nd Time Parenting became a 2nd time Mommy again at age 52, when she found herself raising an infant grandson due to both of his parents' drug addiction.  

Her grandson was only 6-weeks old when he came to live with her.  CeCe understands firsthand the joys and challenges of raising a grandchild, and after 2 1/2 years of talking about it with her husband, he encouraged her to follow her heart and share her story to other grandparents in similar situations, so they know they are not alone and also to let them know there is help available. 


Why We Started 2nd Time Parenting

Children being raised by their grandparents experience greater stability than those in traditional foster care. However, many Grandfamilies do not receive the support or resources that they need to survive.  Across the United States, more than 13 million children are living in homes with their grandparents.  

Grandparent Support Services Can Help You Find:

Healing The Hurt


When children and youth are separated from their parents the pain of abandonment, fear, anger, and confusion is very emotional and hard to work through on their own. We can refer you to Certified Counselors that specialize in child development in order to help your grandchild begin the healing process.

Support Groups


Grandparents who have the primary responsibility for raising their grandchildren often face many challenges. Our support groups give you a place to share experiences, network with others, and find workable solutions to the challenges ahead.  

Educational Workshops



We provide educational workshops and seminars that focus on the special needs of grandparents raising grandchildren. Topics:

  • New 2nd Time Parents "Parenting Again"
  • Challenges Infants, Children, and Youth
  • Advocating For The Needs Of Your Family
  • Guardianship and Adoption
  • Financial Literacy
  • Substance Abuse Awareness
  • Safeguarding Your Home (Hazards &  Poison Control)
  • Protection You & Your Grandchildren 
  • Staying Healthy Mentally, Emotionally, Physically, and Spiritually 
  • Balancing Work & Home
  • Recovery Meetings & Information

Legal Referrals


Many grandparents assume parenting responsibilities for a short time while their adult child “gets it together.” However, raising grandchildren without some form of legal custody can be challenging. We have attorney referrals:

  • Legal options for grandparents 
  • Legal guidance and assistance

Group Activities


We offer encouragement and support to children who are adjusting to their new living situations. We host family activities so children and youth who are being raised by a grandparent can meet and socialize with other children in similar circumstances. Please contact our office for more information.

Referral & Resources


We provide referrals & information to  grandparents who need support or services for themselves and their grandchildren. 

  • Baby Formula 
  • Diapers
  • Cribs
  • Food 
  • Clothing
  • Shoes
  • Car Seats
  • Books
  • Toys and much more...

Support Group Meetings


2nd Time Parenting 

“Grandparents Raising Grandchildren"

Meeting Address: Fire Stations # 43

4110 E. Chandler Road, Phoenix, AZ, 85044

Please call to register before attending a group

For more Information:

Contact: CeCe Vance at 602.796.0400 



11/11/19 - 12/20/19

Rental America Cares

9am - 4pm

4711 E Falcon Drive Suite 221, Mesa, AZ 85215

Event Details

11/11/19 - 12/20/19

Rental America Cares


This year, Rentals America Cares, our charitable arm of the organization is raising money and donations for 2nd Time Parenting an amazing non-profit that helps grandparents raising grandchildren.  This is a great cause to help children of all ages that are in need the basic essentials. They’re in need diaper bags and backpacks receiving blankets, onesies, diapers, baby wipes, PJ’s socks, blankets, combs, brushes, toiletries and more! 

Please drop off items at our Mesa office located at 4711 E Falcon Drive Suite 221, Mesa, AZ 85215, During normal business hours 9am-4pm. We are only able to  accept new items at this time. For any monetary donation please see PayPal Button below. Thank you in advance for your support!

9am - 4pm

4711 E Falcon Drive Suite 221, Mesa, AZ 85215

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