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Support Groups

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Kinship Support Groups Sorted by Location - Find help near you!

Bucks/Montgomery County
Lenape Valley Presbyterian Church

321 W Butler Ave, New Britain, Pa 18901

Beth Jester: 215-345-1099

Bcgrandfamilies@gmail.com

https://www.lenapevalleychurch.org

Meetings 1st & 3rd Friday of each month

Carbon County

Kinship Group by Behavioral Health Associates

413 Bridge Street, Weissport, PA 18235

Terry Berger: 610-379-9304

Contact Terry to sign up and for current meeting times. This is a closed group which allows new members to begin after each 10 week cycle

Chester County

Grandfamilies Support Group

Coatesville Center for Community Health

1001 E Lincoln Hwy

Coatesville, PA 19320

Deborah Willett: 610-246-2261 

DWillettAdvocacy@gmail.com

Clearfield County

R.E.S.T. Inc. Support Groups

Hyde Wesleyan Church

1215 Riverview Road

Clearfield, PA 16830 and
(2nd location) Parkside Community Center

120 West Park Avenue

Dubois, Pa 15801

Bobbie Johnson814-762-2933

Restinc2021@outlook.com

https://www.restfamilies.org/

Meetings: First Monday of each month from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

RAPP - Children's Aid Society

1008 South Second Street
Clearfield, PA 16830

​Shannon Kelly

814-765-2686

rapp@childaid.org

Crawford County
YWCA Titusville

201 N. Franklin St, Titusville, PA 16354

814-827-2746

Meeting 4th Tuesday at 10 A.M. (Free)

Cumberland County
YWCA

301 G Street, Carlisle, Pa

717-243-3818

Meeting 1st Tuesday

Dauphin County

G.I.F.T.S.

Dolorez Cobb-Jones

717 686-9237

info@GIFTSgiveLIFE.com

*Call or email for current meeting times

Delaware County

Gratitude 4 Grandparents (G4G)

Media, PA 19063

Rhea Kelsall: 484-321-1098

info@Gratitude4Grandparents.com

http://www.gratitude4grandparents.com

Grands Stepping Up

887 Fairfax Road, Drexel Hill, PA 19026

Karen Barnes: 610-355-6362

hello@grandssteppingupinfo.com
https://grandssteppingupinfo.com/

https://www.facebook.com/pg/GrandsSteppingUp/about/?ref=page_internal
 

Lancaster County
Coby's Family Services

444 Murry Hill Circle, Lancaster, PA 17601

Abby Keiser: 717-435-8139

http://www.cobys.org

Meets every Tuesday from 8:00-9:00 PM

Lackawanna County

Parents: A Second Time Support Group

Throop Civic Center 
500 Sanderson St Throop, PA 18512
Rebecca Munley: 570-963-6740
PAST@lackawannacounty.org  

MunleyR@lackawannacounty.org
PAST group meets at the civic center the 4th Monday of each month 5:30-7pm, with child care and refreshments provided and transportation available
 

Second PAST Group meets at the Ritz the 2nd Monday of every month from 5:30pm to 7:00pm
222 Wyoming Ave., Scranton, PA 18503
 

Lehigh County
Kinship/Grandparent Support - Bilingual Groups and 12 week classes

Virtual and in-person groups/classes

Pinebrook Family Answers
402 N Fulton St, Allentown, PA 18102
484-232-8551

grandparents@pbfalv.org
https://pbfalv.org/second-time-around-grandparents-raising-grandchildren/

The 12 week Groups/Classes are held on rotating basis, call for next start date. Current group begins September 1, 2022. Meetings held at 1pm

Luzerne County

New American Heroes

40B W Northampton St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

Joan Gower 570-401-9815

joan.m.gower@gmail.com

Meets the second Monday of each month from 6:00pm to 7:30pm
 

Pittston Memorial Library Group
​47 Broad St, Pittston, PA 18640

Howard Grossman 570-262-3443

grgnepa@gmail.com

Meets the fourth Monday of each month at 12:00pm (noon)

 LVA Resource Parent Support Group

25 Old River Road in Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
Cynara Wattley Liburd: 
570-822-9706
*call Cynara to register ahead of time
cwattleyliburd@loftus-vergair.com

Meets the third Tuesday of the month from 10:30am to 12:30pm

Philadelphia County

Grand Central

1211 Chestnut Street, Suite 200, PA 19107

Chartan Nelson 215-557-1554

char1211@aol.com

www.grandcentralinc.org

Grands As Parents
​2234 N Woodstock St, Philadelphia, PA 19132

grandsasparents1@gapsnow.org
215-236-5848

https://www.facebook.com/grandsasparents/

https://gapsnow.org/

Tioga County

Grandsavors/Theresa Swain

33 Junction Cross Rd, Tioga Pa 16946

570-404-1209

2nd Wednesday a month 5:30-7:00 pm

Wayne County
Grand Love Way

1445, 601 Park St, Honesdale PA 18431

Allison Pretty-Hopkins: 570-253-5838
kopkinsa@wmh.org

https://www.wmh.org

Meets 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month at 6pm at the Wayne Memorial Hospital in the David Katz Conference Room.
*December through March the meetings are once monthly

 

Westmoreland County
Grandparents raising Grandchildren

Sherri Clay-Higgins: 724-797-3799
Kathy Ferlin: 724-875-8301

grannieskinship@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1041037966463244 

Visit their Facebook group for most up to date times and location of meetings

Can't find a group near you? Join KINdred Spirits
for online community 
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KINdred Spirits Virtual Support Group

Meetings 1st Thursday of each month 6:00 pm.-7:30 pm.

Alex Maasdam: 866-546-2111 ext   2

amaasdam@kinconnector.org

KINdred Spirits Virtual
Support Group

 

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