Larimer County Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group

News and Information


Monthly Support Group Schedule

Date Subject Location
Second Tuesday of each month
6:00 - 8:00 pm

Evening Meeting - Speakers, discussion, and resources Foothills Gateway
301 Skyway Dr
Fort Collins, Colorado
Fourth Monday of each month
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Evening Meeting - Speakers, discussion, and resources Lifespring Covenant Church
743 S Dotsero St
Loveland, Colorado
Third Saturday of each month
Noon - 2:00 pm
Men's Support Group - Speakers, discussion, and resources Namaqua Center
404 E 7th St
Loveland, Colorado


All Through the Year - Protect yourself!
» Especially in this time when the economy is still weak, there is danger from counterfeit and pirated products and services. Please educate yourself, because these fakes can cost you large sums of money, your property, or even the lives of yourself and your family.
» Visit this link to learn more

Support Group Changes, Topics and Speakers:
» Fort Collins March meeting changed from March 8 to March 15

Internet Safety Web Site (NCPC)
» It may seem like kids are pretty savvy Web users, and many parents think that their children are better computer users than they are. But that doesn't mean that kids understand the dangers they could encounter on the Internet or how to avoid them.
» Coming soon: a full online safety page on the LCGRG web site.
» Visit the NCPC Internet Safety Web Site

Kids Cafe
» Children ages 3-18 eat a free, nutritious and delicious meal Monday - Friday
» Sponsored by the Food Bank for Larimer County, in partnership with agencies listed on the schedule

» Schedule with locations, times, and sponsors

More Activities for Children and Parents
» Kids Pages Activities
» Colorado Parent Magazine and Summer Survival Guide (Online version)


Current Events

Stay tuned for upcoming events.

Grandfamily Newsletter

May 2010 Issue

December 2009 Issue

August 2009 Issue

April 2009 Issue

January 2009 Issue

Of Special Interest

Colorado State Extension Service Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Web Site
» The Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Online Support web site provides grandparents and kinship providers information, resources, and online support about raising grandchildren.
» See the Extension web site

Grandfamilies State Law and Policy Resource Center
The Grandfamilies State Law and Policy Resource Center serves as a national legal resource created to educate individuals about state laws and legislation in support of grandfamilies and to assist interested state legislators, advocates, caregivers, attorneys, and other policymakers in exploring policy options to support relatives and the children in their care both within and outside the child welfare system.
» Go to the Resource Center
» More information