Saturday, February 12, 2011

Grandparent/Relative Caregiver Legal Workshop (Fayette)

Grandparents and Kin Raising Children, Inc., (GKRC) will hold a free, informational legal workshop, presented by Lindsay Verity of Atlanta Legal Aid’s Grandparent/Relative Caregiver Project in collaboration with DHS’ Promoting Safe and Stable Families Program, FACTOR and The Summit Family Resource Center. The workshop will be held on March 8th, from 9:30 am- 12 pm, at The Summit Church, 1373 Highway 92 South, Fayetteville. The workshop will cover legal matters relating to guardianship, custody, adoption of grandchildren and other children in kinship care. In addition to relative caregivers, this workshop will be valuable to educators, juvenile justice professionals, medical and mental health professionals, clergy, social service providers and others interested in the wellbeing of children and families.

Continental breakfast will be provided beginning at 9:30 am. Seating is limited, please call ahead:

Betty Davis, GKRC Director of Caregiver Services, 770-487-9802; Carole Foran, GKRC Community Partnership Coordinator, 770-487-7655.

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