Grandparenting

Groups

Second Time Around Parents

The group provides education and support to relative caregivers. The goal is to decrease the sense of isolation and frustration and to empower them to advocate for grandparents’ and grandchildren’s rights. On even months, there is a program with a speaker. On odd months, the group offers conversation and coffee. A warm line, peer counseling, education programs, advocacy, childcare and social events are offered. The group has resources for loan.

Meeting Details

  • Location: On the 2nd Thursdays, meets at the Cooperative Extension Center 480 N. Main Street, Canandaigua. For Wednesday groups, meets at the Child Care Center at Finger Lakes Community College
  • Time: Fourth Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00 PM (Childcare available during this meeting); 2nd Thursdays through the school year at Noon (no childcare available)
  • Fee: No fee
  • Facilitation: Member facilitators
  • Eligibility: For grandparents and relatives who are raising others’ children

Contact Information

No specific contact person, Call 394-6829, idjl@cornell.edu

c/o 480 N. Main Street Canandaigua, NY 14424

Sponsored by: Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County

Skip Generations Grandparents Who Are Raising Grandchildren Group (Family Resource Centers of Crestwood Children’s Center)

 

Skip Generations Grandparents Who Are Raising Grandchildren Group (Family Resource Centers of Crestwood Children’s Center)

An educational support group for grandparents who are raising their grandchildren.

Meeting Details

  • Location: Southwest Family Resource Center, 89 Genesee Street, Rochester
  • Time: Tuesdays, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM & Thursdays 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 PM
  • Fee: No fee
  • Facilitation: Professionally facilitated
  • Eligibility: For grandparents and relatives who are raising others’ children

Contact Information

Contact Linda James, 585-436-0370 Ext. 302, ljames@hillside.com

Bishop Kearney Building 2nd floor 89 Genesee Street Rochester, NY 14611

Sponsored by: Family Resource Centers of Crestwood Children’s Center