Back to All Events

Grandparents Doing It Tough - Barooga

  • Barooga Library 4 Golf Course Road Barooga Australia (map)
Grandparents.jpg

A Monthly Support Group for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren & Grandparents Seeking Access to Grandchildren as a result of:

  • Family Law Court Decisions

  • Separation / Divorce

  • Drug or Alcohol Addiction              

  • Illness / Disability

  • Death / Suicide

  • Mental Health

Grandparents face many challenges when confronted with the unexpected responsibility of caring for young children or teenagers

Including:

·            Loss of independence, and retirement plans

·           Emotional and psychological issues

·            Behavioral problems / lack of behavioral strategies

·            Challenges with setting boundaries or establishing routines

·            Social isolation

·            Dealing with courts and the legal system

·            Increased stress & financial hardship

·            Decreased energy

·            Child development issues

·            Grief and loss

·            Dealing with schools and advocating for children

·            Holiday care activities / respite care

·            Accessing community resources, especially for young people with disabilities

The Grandparents Group offers you:

  • Understanding

  • Friendship

  • Shared experiences and knowledge

  • Social Activities

  • Parenting Strategies

  • Support and advocacy

  • Education

  • Guest Speakers

Meeting held 3rd Friday of each month 10:00am -12:00pm

Barooga Library, 4 Golf Course Road, Barooga

For further information please contact:  Tammy on 0429 129 613