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Grandparents Village

Support Group for grandparents and others raising children not their own. Provides services, respite days, food pantry, clothing, paperwork assistance. We hold supportive meetings each month at which we share ideas as to how we can help each other and discuss what our greatest needs are as caregivers.

Basic Information

Organization
Grandparents Village
Contact Person
Melody Herb
Email: melodyherb18@gmail.com
Website
https://grandparentsvillage.org/
Phone Number
610-451-6843
Address
100 Johnson Road
Bangor PA 18013
County
Northampton
Geographical area(s) in which services are provided
Lehigh Valley Southern Poconos
Approximate Number Of Families Serviced
50

Program Information

Social/Emotional Support
  • Caregiver Support Groups
  • Respite
Basic Living Resources
  • Clothing/Food
Education
  • For the Child (in schools preschools or other community setting)

Meetings

Frequency Of Meetings
Once a month
Average Number of Participants
10
Level of Formality
Informal

Assistance Needed

What assistance might your group/program need to better obtain your objective(s)?
We need funding, and advertising to grow our numbers.

Additional Comments

We have been in existence since March, 2013. We meet on the 2nd Thursday of every month - from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. - at the Bangor Public Library (in the upstairs conference room, at 39 South Main St). Parking is available.