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New York City Department For The Aging Grandparent Resource Center

Address:
Grandparent Resource Center
2 Lafayette Street, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10007
Phone: (212) 442-1094 or call 311

Website:
http://www.nyc.gov/aging

Email:
kshaffer@aging.nyc.gov

Mission:
The Grandparent Resource Center?€”the first of its kind in the nation?€” was established in 1994 in response to the growing trend of grandparents raising their grandchildren.

Agency Contact:
Karen Shaffer
Assistant Commissioner

Service Provided:
The GRC provides a number of supportive services that include information and referral, recreational activities, educational workshops, advocacy, and case assistance to people who are raising grandchildren and other young relatives and need services to help them with this new role. The Center sponsors a network for grandparent support group facilitators to exchange ideas, collaborate on events, and receive specialized training.

Catchment Area:
New York City

Days/Hours:
Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Fees:
Not Applicable

Eligibility:
Call for an appointment

Languages Spoken:
English/Spanish

Wheelchair Access:
Yes

Last Updated:
2009-12-16 11:12:06

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