Commission on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

This Commission considers and finds solutions to problems peculiar to grandparents who are raising their grandchildren. Commissioners study conditions and needs of grandparents raising grandchildren; analyze public and private services for grandparents raising grandchildren; assist in creating programs to benefit grandparents raising grandchildren; undertake educational and other activities to advance the interests of grandparents raising grandchildren; and encourage collaboration of agencies serving grandparents raising grandchildren.

Supporting Department: Health and Human Services

Number of Members: 15

Membership Criteria

8 members who are raising grandchildren.

All must be residents or employed by company located in Hartford.



Meeting Information & Materials

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Commission/Board Bylaws