Kinship arrangements are often unanticipated and can result in a range of unique household needs and challenges. Support is available!
Call 435-8139 ext. 210 to receive help in navigating systems, information about your rights, and connections to resources in your community.
Hours: Tuesday through Thursday, 9:30-2:30
Attend groups, information sessions, and family programs for information and support specific to kinship caregivers. Network with other grandparents (or other relatives) that are going through similar experiences.
Call to register for any of our free programs. Childcare is available on a limited basis. Registration is required.
Join our monthly educational discussion group; childcare and refreshments available.
Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Lancaster Brethren in Christ Church, 1865 Fruitville Pike, Lancaster
January 16, 2019: Setting Boundaries; Community Resources
February 13, 2019: Healing from Anger; Community Resources
March 13, 2019: Emotional Wellness; Community Resources
Mondays, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m., CrossNet Ministries, 123 W Franklin St, New Holland, PA
February 4, 2019: Setting Boundaries; Community Resources
March 4, 2019: Healing from Anger; Community Resources
April 1, 2019: Emotional Wellness; Community Resources
Mondays, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Solid Rock Youth Ministries, 34 E. State Street, Quarryville, PA
March 11, 2019: Setting Boundaries; Community Resources
April 8, 2019: Healing from Anger; Community Resources
May 13, 2019: Emotional Wellness; Community Resources
June 10, 2019: Topic TBD; Community Resources
Dates to come.
Speakers present information specific to kinship caregivers. A meal and childcare are provided. Training certificate offered.
Sundays, meal at 3:40, seminar 4:00-6:00 p.m. Lancaster Brethren in Christ Church, 1865 Fruitville Pike, Lancaster, PA
January 27: Children & Trauma, Terrie Stauffer, Ed.D
February 24: Children & Mental Health, Rosie Good, LPC
March 17: Breaking the Cycle: Raising Children of Addicted Parents, Joel Jakobowski, MA, CRS, CIP, CADC
[Our greatest joy was] to watch a child who has no life in their eyes become a person again. To watch them start trusting and loving again is something they may never have gotten had they not come into our home. – COBYS Resource Parents Jesse and Bethany