Are You a Grandparent or Relative Raising a Child?

According to the U.S. Census, 10,161 of Idaho children live in homes with grandparent householders where grandparents are responsible for them. Of these children, 4,592 have no parents present in the home. The GrandFacts state fact sheet is an excellent resource for grandparents or other relatives who are raising children.  This resource provides not only … Continue reading Are You a Grandparent or Relative Raising a Child?

Don’t forget to submit your input by February 7, 2020.

Don’t forget to submit your input by February 7, 2020, for the RAISE Family Caregivers Act and/or the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren. Both of these councils are requesting your input to help them develop goals, objectives, best practices, and recommendations for their initial reports to Congress.  Click here to read more about RAISE Family Caregiving Advisory … Continue reading Don’t forget to submit your input by February 7, 2020.

Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Input Needed

Input is needed to help the Administration for Community Living, the RAISE Family Caregivers Act, and the Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act build a report to include best practices, resources, and other useful information. “This report will be delivered to the Secretary of Health and Human Services, Congress, and the state agencies responsible for carrying … Continue reading Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Input Needed

Advisory Council to Support Grandparents Raising Grandchildren -live stream public meeting

Taken from the Administration for Community Living website: First Public Meeting – Advisory Council to Support Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Join us for the first public meeting of the Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Advisory Council! When: August 28: 10:30 a.m. to  5:30  p.m. August 29: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Where: Holiday Inn—Washington Capitol 550 C Street … Continue reading Advisory Council to Support Grandparents Raising Grandchildren -live stream public meeting