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 Counselor that specialize in child development in order to help your grandchild to begin healing
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.
We offer encouragement and support to children who are adjusting to their new living situations. We host monthly family activities so children who are being raised by a grandparent can meet and socialize with other children in similar circumstances. Reservations are required for these group activities.
We provide educational workshops and seminars that focus on the special needs of grandparents raising grandchildren. Check our calendar frequently. Topics include:
We provide referrals & information to grandparents who need support or services for themselves and their grandchildren including essential:
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 can give you referrals to attorneys that may be able to help you determine your legal options for grandparents in Maricopa County.