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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.

 

Services:

  • 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. 

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

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

  • In-Home Tutoring - for children who are not performing at grade level.

  • Respite Care - for children with disabilities to ease the caregiver burden.

  • IEP & 504 Plan Advocacy - to ensure children receive equitable public education.

  • Guardianship Support - assistance to ensure caregivers have the ability to make necessary decisions and receive assistance to care for relative children.

  • 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

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.

*Project GRANDD  offers four in-person support groups and one virtual support group monthly. See newsletter for the current month  below for in-person locations and times.

 

Click HERE to find out about our virtual support groups.

Call or email for more info on attending your first support group. 

470-310-3458

or 

info@isdd-home.org

How to Receive Services

If you are a grandparent or other relative taking care of a child with any kind of disability or chronic illness,  fill out this form or call 470-310-3452.

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Newsletters
2024

To view newsletters before 2023, please visit our newsletter archive

 

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Partners

Atlanta - Fulton Public Library System - Metropolitan Branch

Brookdale Foundations Group - Relatives as Parents Program (RAAP)

Center for Leadership in Disability, Georgia State University

City of Atlanta Department of Parks and Recreation

DeKalb County Human Services

DeKalb County Public Library - Covington Branch

Funding provided in part by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners under the guidance of the Department of Community Development CSP Program

Georgia State University Center for Evaluation and Research Services

Promoting Safe and Stable Families, Division of Family & Children Services

United Way of Greater Atlanta

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