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Thursday, June 30th, 2016
Greetings Grandparents and Relatives Raising Grandchildren!
And WELCOME to the website of the Commission on the Status of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren. The Commission’s primary purpose is to serve as a resource to the Commonwealth on issues affecting grandparents and all relatives raising grandchildren. Our interactive website is devoted to fostering education, networking, research, programs and support to grandparents and all relatives raising grandchildren. To meet the Commissioners and stay up-to-date on their activities, follow the Commission link here or at the top of this homepage. To view scheduled events, select this EVENTS link or access from the Communications tab at the top of this homepage. In an attempt to streamline your search for information on our website, we have organized it into categories with links to information. The “Resource Database” link below will allow you to search for a specific service or assistance that may be available in or close to your city, town or county, or at the state or national level. For the Newsletter archives, Real Stories from Real Grandfamilies, discussion and feedback, follow the Communications link here or at the top of this homepage.
Kinship Care Families and School Meals: Are you raising your grand-child, niece, nephew or godchild in your home? Do they receive MassHealth (Medicaid coverage)? Are they getting free school meals? Select this link for Important Information for Caregivers..
Presented at the 5th Annual Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Conference on June 8, 2016, Addressing the Opioid Epidemic through a Public Health Lens, by Lindsey Tucker, Associate Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Select this link to view the extremely informative presentation.
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