Regional Workshops for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Spring 2017
The Commission will be sponsoring six Regional Workshops for grandparents raising grandchildren this spring in the communities of Worcester, Northampton, Lawrence, Boston, Brockton, and Hyannis. Click here for more info.
The 6th Annual Conference for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Community Providers and Supporters
The conference is FREE and LUNCH IS INCLUDED Registration 9:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Light breakfast pastries and refreshments will be provided 9:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
This conference will provide you the opportunity to meet, collaborate, share, and learn from grandparents and other relative caregivers as well as social workers, community service providers, state leaders, and more from across the state. We look forward to hearing from this year's Keynote Speaker, local award winning children's book author Jarrett Krosoczka, who was raised by his grandparents.
You will have the opportunity to attend workshops on a variety of issues focusing on the children being raised by grandparents and other relative caregivers such as the impact of trauma on children and families, understanding internet safety, accessing educational resources from childhood through young adulthood, how to talk with children about addiction and substance abuse, and more.
To Register, please contact Colleen Pritoni by 6/2/17 by emailing her at email@example.com or calling (617) 748-2454.
Please include your name, phone number, and e-mail address , as well as any food allergies or special accommodations .