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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren and Other Kinship Caregivers

Are you a grandparent or relative raising a young family member?

 

If so, join us for the 2018 “Gramping” Event (Kinship Family Campout)! This year’s event will be held in North County on Saturday, November 17th  (Check-in will begin at 11:00 AM)

Sunday, November 18th (event will end at 10 AM).  Please see flyer (attached and below) for more details.

 

Registration for the event will open this coming Thursday, November 1st at 11 AM.

This event is FREE, but pre-registration is required and walk-ins at the event will not be accommodated. A limited number of tents and sleeping bags will be available for use; please ask about this at registration if needed.

 

To register, please call the Department of Parks and Recreation, Spring Valley Community Center at (619) 479-1832. Space is limited, so please register as soon as possible starting at 11 AM on Thursday, November 1st.

 

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Local Response

In response to the needs of kinship family caregivers; government, private and community-based organizations in San Diego County are working to expand services and supports for children living with kin inside and outside of the formal foster care system.

The Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (GRG) Workgroup is a group of service providers that are dedicated to connecting relative caregivers to resources in their communities through resource symposiums, workshops, parent education, respite care, support groups and other vital necessities.

YMCA Kinship Support Services

1-877-YMCA-4-KIN (9622-4546)

  • Kinship Navigator
  • Case Management
  • Family Enrichment
  • Support Groups
  • Respite Care services
  • Links to resources

AIS – Family Caregiver Support

(800) 510-2020

  • Case Management
  • Home Delivered Meals
  • In Home Support
  • Personal Care

IFoster

ifoster.org

 

  • Discounted Products and services
  • Family/Youth Enrichment
  • Job Postings and Opportunities for Youth
  • Links to resources

2-1-1 San Diego

Dial 2-1-1 or (858) 300-1211

  • CalFresh Applications
  • Medi-cal Applications
  • Health Navigation
  • Information and Referral
  • Online Database
  • Disaster Response