Grandparents raising grandchildren
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American Association of Retired People (AARP) Grandparenting Section
Reference materials and support for grandparents parenting their grandchildren. Includes state-specific resource fact sheets, guide to public benefits, visitation rights and law and more.
USA.gov: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (U.S. government)
Information about benefits and assistance, health and safety resources, reports and publications and State resources.
Newsletter, publications, how-to guides, fact sheets, online forums and chats, up to date information on legislation/policy that affect intergenerational relationships.
Mid-Missouri Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Enrichment Group
Open to all grandparents raising grandchildren.
Missouri Grandparent/Kinship Caregiver Coalition
Resources including a list of support groups around the state.
National Research Center on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Supports grandparent-headed families via education, advocacy and promotion of sound legislation, policy and practice to increase stability in these families.
Social Security Benefits for Grandchildren
More and more parents are finding themselves raising grandchildren. Social Security will pay benefits to grandchildren if benefits are not payable on the work record of a parent.
Free 4 Seniors
Are you a Grandparent Raising Children? Luckily, you are not alone and you can find free assistance, resources, and information to help you raise kids in today's tumultuous society.