Grandparents Doing It Tough

Grandparents
Doing It
Tough…

Who is this group for?

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

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Grandparents
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

FEES: FREE

LOCATION:  Tocumwal Library, 57 Deniliquin Street, Tocumwal

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

TIME: 10:00am – 12:00pm

FACILITATOR: Tammy

FORMS:

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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