Meeting dates for January - December, 2014
All meetings are open to the public
Day: Wednesday - Time: 2:00 - 4:00pm
Place: Manning Conference Room, 5th floor, 1 Ashburton Place, Boston, MA
January 29, February 26, March 26, April 30, May 28, June 25, July 30,
August 27, September 24, October 29, November 26, December 31
The Power of Family; It's More Than Surviving, it's Thriving
Time: Friday April 25th - Saturday April 26th
Place: The Hilton Garden Inn in Bangor, Maine
Time: 5:30 [includes supper and childcare courtesy of SSEEC]
Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Place: South Shore Early Education and Care, 196 S. Meadow Rd., Plymouth
Children's Law Center of Mass presenting on Care and Protection;
Guardianship CRA: Child Requiring Assistance;
CBHI: Children's Behavioral Health Initiative
Time: 8:00am - 3:30pm
Date: Friday, May 16, 2014
Place: Cape Codder Resort, Hyannis, MA
Barnstable County Department of Human Services is hosting its next Aging and Disability forum.
This forum will be an all-day conference
thanks to a generous sponsorship from Cape Cod Healthcare.
Kerry Bickford will be representing The Commission on the Status of Grandparents Raising
Grandchildren in Massachusetts.
Registration includes breakfast and lunch.
Time: 5:30 - 8:00pm
Date: Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Place: Harwich Community Center, 100 Oak Street, Harwich, MA 02645
Co-sponsored by Cape Cod Neighborhood Support Coalition and the MA Commission on the Status of
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren. This workshop is intended to respond to the legal questions
and needs of grandparents raising grandchildren. Please come and have dinner with other grandparents
from 5:30-6:00, and then attend this session while your grandchildren are entertained in a separate space.
We look forward to you joining us!
Offers a free Guardianship clinic at three different locations each week.
At the clinics, volunteer attorneys assist low income individuals file guardianship petitions
for both minors and incapacitated adults. Volunteers are welcome to come observe the clinic
and to shadow a volunteer before assisting individuals. Volunteers who speak Spanish,
Haitian Creole, Mandarin or Cantonese are particularly desirable to serve the diverse
population in Massachusetts. The clinics are offered at:
Suffolk County Probate and Family Court on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the 3rd floor
of the Edward Brooke Courthouse in the hallway outside of the Registers office;
Middlesex County Probate and Family Court on Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the 2nd floor
of the courthouse in East Cambridge; and
Norfolk County Probate and Family Court in the Registers office of the courthouse in Canton.