GRANDS Standing on Faith

GRANDS Standing on Faith

In 2012, According to the Current Population Survey for the US Census, 7.1 million grandparents have grandchildren under the age of 18 living with them. Of these grandparents (caregivers), 1.7 million were grandmothers, and 1.0 million were grandfathers, and 359,791 are 60 years of age or older. These families have unique challenges, and some of their needs are not always addressed by traditional family support groups.

GRANDS Standing on Faith is a support group that provides encouragement, support, and informational resources to grandparents who are raising their grandchildren.

  • Meets every third Sunday.
  • 4–6:30 in the Upstairs Café and Pod I.
  • Childcare is available for children ages birth–grade 5 with a 48 hour advanced registration.

2016 Schedule
2017 Schedule
September 18 January 15 
October 16 February 19
November 20 March 19
  April 23

May 21