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Local support resources for grandparents raising grand kids

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It's a critical job most grandparents never expect to take on -- raising their grandchildren.

But hundreds of thousands of them are doing it right now. If you're in this situation and in need of help, there are several local support groups for grandparents raising grandchildren.

Resources:

Adrian, Michigan - Relatives as Parents, which meets from 5:30 to 8 p.m. every Thursday at the Piotter Center. For information, call founder Sharon Guild at (517) 592-8742.

Macomb County, Michigan - Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Program

MSU Extension/Kalamazoo County, MI, MSUE PROGRAMS - Second Time Around Kinship Care Program

The Kinship Care Resource Center is a non-profit statewide organization through the School of Social Work at Michigan State University. This website provides a list of Grandparent support groups throughout Michigan.

Hackley Community Care Center program for grandparents raising grandchildren residing in Oceana, Ottawa and Muskegon counties. Contact Cindi Will 231-733-6669.

Grandparents As Parents program of Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw. For information please call the Older Adult Services unit of Catholic Social Services for more information, at 734-712-3625.

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