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GrandFamilies

A safe and confidential group setting to lend support for grandparents raising grandchildren. Meetings will be structured to the benefit of the group. The group focus is to help grandparents with self-care, receiving and giving support, gain and share information. Speaker topics include, but are not limited to, custody/guardianship, finances, grief support, education and discipline.

Basic Information

Organization
St. John's United Church of Christ
Contact Person
Amy Mitchell
Email
amymitchell1031@gmail.com
Website
http://www.bellefonteucc.org/
Phone Number
814-880-7454
Address
145 West Linn Street, Bellefonte, PA 16823
County
Centre
Geographical area(s) in which services are provided
Bellefonte, Penns Valley, Milesburg, State College, Zion, Boalsburg and Centre County
Approximate Number Of Families Serviced
10

Program Information

Social/Emotional Support
  • Caregiver Support Groups

Meetings

Frequency Of Meetings
2nd Friday of each month (11 a.m. to Noon) and 4th Tuesday of each month (7 p.m. to 8 p.m.)
Average Number of Participants
6
Level of Formality
Informal

Assistance Needed

What assistance might your group/program need to better obtain your objective(s)?
Identifying potential speakers, obtaining publications, promotion of meetings, outings.

Additional Comments

Congressman Glenn Thompson will speak to the GrandFamilies at the St. John's United Church of Christ in Bellefonte, March 13, at 1 p.m. Childcare is provided at all meetings.