The Commission on the Status of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren invites you to attend:

The 6th Annual Conference for
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Community Providers and Supporters 

June 7, 2017
9:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m.
The Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel
181 Boston Post Road
Marlborough, Ma.  01752

The conference is FREE and LUNCH IS INCLUDED
Registration 9:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Light breakfast pastries and refreshments will be provided 9:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
This conference will provide you the opportunity to meet, collaborate, share, and learn from grandparents and other relative caregivers as well as social workers, community service providers, state leaders, and more from across the state.   We look forward to hearing from this year's Keynote Speaker, 
local award winning children's book author Jarrett Krosoczka, 
who was raised by his grandparents.

You will have the opportunity to attend workshops on a variety of issues focusing on the children being raised by grandparents and other relative caregivers such as the impact of trauma on children and families, understanding internet safety, accessing educational resources from childhood through young adulthood, how to talk with children about addiction and substance abuse, and more.
 
To Register, please contact Colleen Pritoni by 6/2/17:
colleen.pritoni@state.ma.us
or
(617) 748-2454

Please include your name, phone number, and e-mail address ,
as well as any food allergies or special accommodations 

You may also register by clicking the link below: