Grandparents Raising Grandchildren / Area Agency on Aging (Weld)

Area Agency on Aging (Weld)

 
Data Provided By
United Way of Weld County
General Information
Description of ServiceProviding support services to grandparents raising grandchildren in Weld County. Legal referral and information, monthly support groups and educational workshops are offered to provide the tools needed in raising grandchildren and to improve quality of life.
Urgent Services ProvidedSupport Groups:
Legal Information, packets are mailed out upon request with Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program information and other available.
Resources related to care giving such as:
- United Way
- Weld County Kinship
- Weld County Department of
-Human Services
- Medicaid providers
- Catholic Charities
- Legal services,

Educational workshops are offered to provide the following:
- An opportunity to meet and socialize with other Grandparents
- Community agency resource information
-Presentations covering a variety of topics relating to parenting the “second time around”
- Refreshments and giveaways
-Legal nights and Call-A-Lawyer nights are available for grandparents who are in need of legal assistance on issues such as:
-Child custody
-Visitation issues
-Temporary power of attorney
-Adoption
-Services are offered through Weld County Legal Services.
For more information, please call
(970) 346-6952.

Support groups allow grandparents and kin to share the difficulties and rewards in raising children and give encouragement to one another. Speakers are often scheduled to share information about their agencies and available programs.

Coffee Group Greeley – Greeley, Colorado.
8:30 am on the third Thursday of each
month at the First United Methodist Church
917 10th Avenue in Greeley,
Colorado. Continental breakfast provided.
For more information, please call
(970) 346-6952

Kinship Group Greeley - Greeley, Colorado.
Grandparents/Kin and children are invited to attend the evening group meetings.
Dinner and children’s activities are provided.
For more information, please call
(970) 353-6433


Compass, Circle of Grandparents -Greeley, Colorado. Grandparents/Kin are invited to attend evening support groups.
Child care is available.
For more information, please call
(970) 304-6420 x2305
LocationWeld County
Geographical AreaWeld, & Surrounding Areas,
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureCall or walk in for more information
 
Client Information
Target PopulationSenior Citizens
GenderEither
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityGrandparents ages 55 and older who are raising grandchildren
 
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsNone
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Tom Gonzales
Contact's Position Information Assistance Resource Specialist
Contact's Phone (970) 346-6952
Contact's Email tgonzales@weldgov.com
Physical Site Address 1 315 N 11 Ave. Bld C
Physical Site City, State, Zip Greeley, CO 80631
Mailing Address 1 PO Box 1805
Mailing City, State, Zip Greeley, CO 80632
Main Phone (970) 346-6950
Other Phone (720) 652-4200 (South Weld County)
Fax (970) 346-6951
Service Location Email mshepard@weldgov.com
Web Address www.weldaaa.org
 
Additional Information
SourceWeld
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Department of Human Services (Weld)
Affiliated Program: Area Agency on Aging (Weld)
This Service: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren / Area Agency on Aging (Weld)
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adoption and Foster/Kinship Care Support Groups (PN-8100.6500-030)
Area Agencies on Aging (TD-1100.6500-050)
Grandparent Rights (FT-3000.2500)
Workshops/Symposiums (TJ-6500.9500)