Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Generations United: 1-202-289-3979
80 F St. NW, 8th floor, Washington, D.C., 20001
Promotes intergenerational programs and policies, including issues about relatives raising children.
Grandparents as Parents (CAC): 524-2786
Office on Aging
2247 Western Avenue, 37921 (street)
P.O. Box 51650, 37950-1650 (mailing)
Open to grandparents or relatives raising minor children. No age or income restrictions. Offers educational support meetings, distributes a “Guide for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren” and provides referrals to community services.
Relative Caregiver Program: (877) 258-8795 or (865) 376-3464
Omni Community Health
1324 Lawnville Rd., Kingston, 37763
Serves relatives raising grandchildren or other relatives raising children related to them. Receives supportive services including information and referral, support groups, fun activities, limited financial assistance, and family advocacy in order to prevent children from entering state custody. Free program for all income levels.