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 Mondays: 11am-12:30pm
11/4, 1/6, 2/3, 3/2, 4/6, 5/4
Quarryville: Solid Rock Ministries, 34 E. State Street, Quarryville
2nd Mondays: 11am-12:30pm
11/11, 1/13, 2/10, 3/9, 4/13, 5/11
SDoL: Fulton Elementary School, 225 W. Orange Street, Lancaster
2nd Tuesdays (evening): 6:00-7:30pm
11/12, 1/14, 2/11, 3/10, 4/14, 5/12
Manheim Township: Lancaster Brethren In Christ Church, 1865 Fruitville Pike, Lancaster
3rd Wednesdays: 11:30am-1:00pm
11/20, 1/15, 2/19, 3/18, 4/15, 5/20
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
11/24, 1/26, 2/23 3/22, 4/26, 5/31
Monthly Topics (Coffee Hours & Seminars)
9/9–New Holland, 9/16–Quarryville, 9/18–LBIC, 9/22-Sunday Seminar
Advocating for Children with school district/medical personnel:
10/7–New Holland, 10/8–SDoL, 10/14–Quarryville, 10/16–LBIC, 10/27–Sunday Seminar
Children & Trauma:
11/4–New Holland, 11/11–Quarryville, 11/12–SDoL, 11/20–LBIC, 11/24–Sunday Seminar
Healing/Thriving in our new Roles:
1/6–New Holland, 1/13th–Quarryville, 1/14–SDoL, 1/15–LBIC, 1/26–Sunday Seminar
Stress & Self-care:
2/3–New Holland, 2/10–Quarryville, 2/11–SDoL, 2/19–LBIC, 2/23–Sunday Seminar
3/2–New Holland, 3/9–Quarryville, 3/10–SDoL, 3/18–LBIC, 3/22–Sunday Seminar
Loss, Ambivalence, Denial & Hope:
4/6–New Holland, 4/13–Quarryville, 4/14–SDoL, 4/15–LBIC, 4/26–Sunday Seminar
5/4–New Holland, 5/11–Quarryville, 5/12–SDoL, 5/20–LBIC, 5/31–Sunday Seminar
I am a calmer, more relaxed person. I rarely ever raise my voice or yell. I’ve learned to ignore a lot of behaviors and they stopped completely. –Incredible Years Series parent participant