Grandparents and Grandchildren TogetherMajor Program


Total Hours




with Local Stakeholders.



of Multistate Efforts.


Total Number

of Volunteers Engaged.

Program Indicators

Number of individuals (grandparent or relative) reporting improved personal knowledge (such as enhanced knowledge of the various roles and levels of responsibility that grandparents and relatives play within their families; knowledge of a child’s developmental levels and developmentally appropriate playthings or activities)


Number of individuals (grandparent or relative) reporting improved personal skills (such as effective strategies for raising a grandchild or a relative) 


Number of individuals (grandparents or relatives raising a child) who sought support from local community organizations and/or its individual members


Number of individuals who extended any type of support to another grandparent or relative raising a child


Number of individuals who accessed community resources to find assistance when needed


Stories Behind the Numbers

  • Grand Love Support Group

    According to Childrens, Inc, Kentucky has over 100,000 children under the age of eighteen (18) living with their grandparents or other relatives. As one of the highest rates of children in care of gra... Read More

  • Second Time Around Support Gorup

    According to the Kentucky Youth Advocates, 70% of Bell County children live in low income families. In 2018, 23.8, per 1,000 Bell County children lives in a foster home and only 125 were reunited with... Read More


    According to the 2010 census data, 5.8 million children in America live with their grandparents, and another 2 million live with “other relative”. In Kentucky, roughly one in ten children are being ra... Read More

  • Resources for Grandparents

    Over 70,000 or 7% of Kentucky children live in households and are raised by their grandparent or close senior relative according to the AARP Foundation. This is one of the highest rates in the nation.... Read More

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