Project GRANDD (Grandparents Raising And Nurturing Dependents with Disabilities) is the only caregiver program in Georgia solely focused on the provision of supportive services to grandparents raising grandchildren or other relative children with

developmental disabilities, chronic health conditions and learning and behavior disorders. Project GRANDD provides support groups, individual/family case management, training, education

and referrals to support stable, safe and loving families. All services are provided at no charge.



  • Support Groups - for children and adults, you are not alone! Groups meet regularly. Separate groups for adults, children aged 8-12 and teenagers. See sidebar to the right for more information. Registration is required. *Project GRANDD in-person support groups are temporarily suspended in response to COVID-19. Please click HERE to find out about our virtual support groups.

  • Education and Training - to address emotional, educational, medical/developmental and legal needs as well as promotion of personal well-being and relationship building.

  • Individual & Family Case Management - addresses family needs including emotional, social, financial, educational, legal and healthcare concerns for grandparents and grandchildren.

  • Home Visits - providing assessment of family needs and individualized case plans. 

  • Monthly Newsletters - provide useful information for grandfamilies including children with special needs.

  • Family Fun Day - Annual outing for participants.

  • Material Assistance - Limited assistance with food, clothing and other necessities may be available to registered program participants.

Project GRANDD

How to Receive Services

If you are a grandparent taking care of a grandchild with any kind of disability or chronic illness, contact us to connect with Project GRANDD.


Please fill out this form or call Laura Wells, LCSW at 404-310-3452.

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Grandparents Raising And Nurturing Dependents with Disabilities

Your tax-deductible gift helps provide  supportive services to grandparents raising grandchildren with disabilities.

Make a donation to Project GRANDD!


Support Groups

Connect with Project GRANDD and discover you are not alone. Support groups meetings are for adults and children.

Registration required

Call: 470-310-3452

or email:

2nd Thursday

10:30 am - 12: 30 pm (adults only)

DeKalb Library - Covington Branch

3500 Covington Hwy

Decatur, GA 30032


3rd Tuesday

10am - 12 pm (adults only)

Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center

110 Hillard St SE

Atlanta, GA 30312

4th Monday

6pm - 8:00pm (adults & children)

Metropolitan Branch 

Atlanta-Fulton Public Library

1332 Metropolitan Pkwy SW

Atlanta, GA 30310

Please call or email to register to attend your first support group. 



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