Who we are

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren of Northeastern Pennsylvania is an organization dedicated to offering both information and support to grandparents and other kinship caregivers and their families. We are a 501c3 non-profit organization committed to serving these families in any way that we can.

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We rely on donors like you to operate. Your generous donations help us provide resources to grandparents raising grandchildren in the area. Monetary donations may be made by sending a check or money order to the address on our contact page. We thank you for your contributions. 

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Our Objectives

  • To ensure that families and community organizations obtain basic knowledge of available community resources.
  • To understand community systems, missions, programs and eligibility requirements and to educate families and providers with ways to access these systems, services and programs.
  • To ensure that families and community organizations have the opportunity to be exposed to new ideas and develop new skills as grandparents, family caregivers, and providers.
  • To explore core issues and concerns of grand families.
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GRG Annual Conferences
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

The NEPA Intergenerational Coalition had a very successful 14th annual 2021 annual conference on April 16th. It was a Virtual Conference that had many fine speakers, including the Governor of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf and the Secretary of the Dept. of Aging, Robert Torres. There were many other speakers who added great value to this event. Behind the scenes, we had a committee working on the Conference, and we commend all those who spoke and those who planned the exceptional presentations.

We are now planning a 15th annual 2022 Conference which will be live and held on October 21, at the Woodlands from 9 AM to 3 PM. We will organize a theme, plan different speaker presentations, and, involve as many people as possible. past live presentations have attracted over 200 persons, representing GRG families and professional whom offer services to the families.

Please mark this new date on your calendar and send any suggestions to Chairperson of the Coalition Howard J. Grossman at 570-262-3443 or by e-mail at grossmanhj@aol.com.

In addition the NEPA Intergenerational Coalition will continue temporarily to hold Coalition meeting electronically and hopefully live meeting beginning in January, 2022. or earlier if possible.

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