Grandparents as Parents
The GAP (Grandparents as Parents) program provides grandparents, and other relatives caring for children, with information about self-care, children’s needs, and the assurance that families with generational gaps are not alone. Adults who are caregivers of children under the age of 18 and who live in Washtenaw County are eligible. There are no costs to participate. However, cost-share contributions and donations are accepted.
- Support groups that provide a sense of community for caregivers and the children in their care
- Newsletter with valuable updates on free and low-cost events and info around Washtenaw County
- Educational workshops and presentations to equip grandparents to better care for themselves and their grandchildren
- Resources, including financial assistance, clothing, food, etc.