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.
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.
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!
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.
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.