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.
New Holland: CrossNet Ministries, 123 W. Franklin Street, New Holland
1st and 3rd Mondays: 11am-12:30pm
4/6, 4/20, 5/4, 5/18
Northern Lancaster: Northern Lancaster HUB, 560 S. Reading Rd., Ephrata
2nd Tuesdays: 1pm-2:30pm
Quarryville: Solid Rock Ministries, 34 E. State Street, Quarryville
2nd Mondays: 11am-12:30pm
Manheim Township: Lancaster Brethren In Christ Church, 1865 Fruitville Pike, Lancaster
3rd Wednesdays: 11:30am-1:00pm
Speakers present information specific to kinship caregivers. A meal and childcare are provided. Training certificate offered.
Sunday Seminars: Lancaster Brethren In Christ Church, 1865 Fruitville Pike, Lancaster
4th Sundays: 3:30-6:00pm
April: Loss, Ambivalence, Denial, & Hope
May: Communicating Effectively
April: Advocacy for Kids
May: The Teen Brain & Motivational Interviewing
We helped an emergency placement feel protected and loved for the first weekend she was in the system. Even during a terrible period in her life we were able to make her smile and enjoy just being a kid, not a victim. –COBYS Resource Parents Matt and Carla