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God-Sent Grandparents Support Group

To recognize the needs of grandparents who are raising their grandchildren: promote awareness of community support, provide effective social services, advocate for changes to secure the rights and financial aid for grandparents who are primary caregivers, collaborate with agencies utilizing resources with the family system and community.

Basic Information

Organization
The Salvation Army
Contact Person
Kennedy
Phone Number
412-394-4882
Fax Number
412-394-4744
Address
424 Third Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
County
Allegheny
Geographical area(s) in which services are provided
Westside/McKeesport Pittsburgh
Approximate Number Of Families Serviced
103

Program Information

Social/Emotional Support
  • Caregiver Support Groups
  • Child Care
  • Spiritual support
Legal
  • Legal Advice and Support
  • Mediation Services
Basic Living Resources
  • Housing resources/advice/advocacy
  • Clothing/Food
Education
  • For the Adult (formal or informal training in childcare; e.g. certificate program or continuing education course)
  • Childcare skills development and community resources

Meetings

Frequency Of Meetings
Weekly
Average Number of Participants
22
Level of Formality
Not Particularly Formal/Informal

Assistance Needed

What assistance might your group/program need to better obtain your objective(s) (e.g., identifying potential speakers, gathering information, obtaining publications, etc.)?
Identifying who are political and can help with concerns with legal matters concerning grandparents.