Grandparenting

By Friends & Neighbors September 15, 2015 09:22
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Don and Fran Wylie with their granddaughter at an ice cream social put on by The Grandparent Project

TUOLUMNE COUNTY

Columbia College’s Foster and Kinship Care Education Program Free classes, workshops and foster licensing assistance for relative and non-relative child-care providers in Tuolumne, Calaveras and Mariposa counties, (209) 588-5024, gocolumbia.edu.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Free support group administered by Area 12 Agency on Aging. Meets second and fourth Wed., 9:15-10:30am, Delta Blood Bank, 850 Sanguinetti Rd., Sonora, (209) 588-0298.

Infant/Child Enrichment Services (ICES) Child-care referrals, resources and subsidies to Tuolumne (209-533-0377) and Mariposa (209-966-4474) county residents. Free parenting classes and in-home parenting services in Tuolumne County, (209) 533-0377, icesagency.org.

Lilliput Children’s Services Free services and resources, including workshops, training, support groups and more for adoptive families in Tuolumne, Calaveras and Amador counties, (209) 533-5380, lilliput.org.

Tuolumne County Department of Social Services Local contact to apply for aid to families, Medi-Cal and other assistance programs, (209) 533-5711, tuolumnecounty.ca.gov.

Tuolumne County Superior Court Law Library, Self-Help Legal Center Law library and self-help legal resources, 8am-3pm Mon.-Fri., clerk on duty. Self-help attorney and family law facilitator and paralegal facilitators by appointment, mediators Mon.-Fri. by appointment, monthly and bi-weekly evening workshops, (209) 533-6565, tuolumne.courts.ca.gov.

CALAVERAS COUNTY

Calaveras County Superior Court Self-Help Legal Center Law library and self-help legal resources, 8:15am-3pm Mon.-Fri., serving Calaveras and Amador counties. Family law facilitator available Mon.-Wed. by appointment, register ahead to attend monthly workshops, (209) 754-1443, calaveras.courts.ca.gov.

Calaveras Health and Human Services Agency Local contact to apply for aid to families, Medi-Cal and other assistance programs, (209) 754-6448, hhsa.calaverasgov.us.

The Grandparent Project Services to grandparents and other non-parent relatives raising children, administered by the Calaveras County Office of Education with funding from Calaveras County Health and Human Services Agency. Monthly meetings in Angels Camp/Copperopolis, Murphys/Arnold, Valley Springs/San Andreas and West Point, 728-2338, ccoe.k12.ca.us.

The Resource Connection Child-care referrals, subsidies and resource information in Calaveras (209-754-1075) and Amador (209-223-1624) counties, trcac.org.

AMADOR COUNTY

Amador County Social Services Local contact to apply for aid to families, Medi-Cal and other assistance programs, (209) 223-6550, co.amador.ca.us/services/social-services.

The Grandparent Café  Program of The Resource Connection, part of Amador County Health and Human Services. Support group meets second Tues. of month, 9-11am, Health and Human Services, 10877 Conductor Blvd., Jackson. The Café also offers respite care, 16 hours monthly per grandparent of paid child care (funded by Amador County Behavioral Health), (209) 223-1624, trcac.org.

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By Friends & Neighbors September 15, 2015 09:22
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