Gulf Breeze Support Group for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren %u2013 October 23, 2012
Council on Aging of West Florida has a support group for grandparents raising grandchildren. The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 23 at 6 p.m. at Oriole Beach Elementary School, 1260 Oriole Beach Road, in Gulf Breeze. The group meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at the same time and location. Other relatives raising children are also invited. Participation is free, including child care. A light meal will be provided at 5:30 p.m.
Council on Aging of West Florida created this group to support the increasing number of seniors and other relatives that are taking on primary childrearing responsibilities. In Florida, 7.1% of children in the state live in grandparent-headed households. There are another 86,000 plus Florida children living in households headed by other relatives.
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