Grandparents Doing It Tough

Doing It

Who is this group for?

This monthly support group is for grandparents who are raising their grandchildren.

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doing it tough

We know grandparents face many challenges when confronted with the unexpected responsibility of caring for young children or teenagers, including:

  • Loss of independence, and retirement plans
  • Emotional and psychological issues
  • Behavioural problems/lack of behavioural strategies
  • Challenges with setting boundaries or establishing routines
  • Social isolation
  • Dealing with courts and the legal system
  • Increased stress and financial hardship
  • Decreased energy
  • Child development issues
  • Grief and loss
  • Dealing with schools and advocating for children
  • Holiday care activities/respite care
  • Accessing community resources, especially for young people with disabilities

Join us for this support group, which will offer you:

  • Understanding
  • Friendship
  • Shared experiences and knowledge
  • Social activities
  • Parenting strategies
  • Support and advocacy
  • Education
  • Guest speakers

Group Meeting Info

Fees, times & how to book


LOCATION:  Tocumwal Library, 57 Deniliquin Street, Tocumwal

WHEN: Every 3rd Friday of the month (view in calendar)

TIME: 10:00am – 12:00pm



HOW TO APPLY: For further information or to register your interest please contact Centacare South West NSW call 1300 619 379 or enquire online.

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February 2023
Anger Management | Courses & Programs | Centacare SWNSW

Anger Management

A 5-week online program for parents who have difficulty controlling their anger which may be impacting on their family relationships. This course is especially suitable for separated parents who have been court-ordered or legally-recommended to attend an Anger Management program.  ...
07 Feb - 07 Mar
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Keeping kids in mind | Programs & courses | Centacare Wagga, SWNSW

Keeping Kids In Mind

This 5-week program is for separated parents who are experiencing ongoing conflict. Meets every Tuesday for 5 weeks starting November 1st, 2022 ...
15 Feb - 15 Mar
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
March 2023
123 Magic & Emotion Coaching | Courses & Program | Centacare SW NSW

123 Magic and Emotion Coaching

This 3-week online education course is for parents or carers wanting to resolve difficult behaviour in children aged 2-12 years old. This course incorporates children with special needs. ...
01 - 15 Mar
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Parenting Children With ADHD

A 3 week online course developed specifically for parents or carers managing children with ADHD. Recommended for parents of primary or early high school aged children. ...
13 - 27 Mar
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Engaging Adolescents | Courses & Programs | Centacare Wagga SWNSW

Engaging Adolescents

A 3 week online education course helping parents or carers resolve difficult behaviour in teenagers. ...
14 - 28 Mar
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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