Support groups for grandparents raising their grandchildren

  • Patricia Harrington holds a photo of her grandson, Brandon, at her home in Greenfield, Nov. 17, 2016. She began raising him when he was a few months old.

Published: 11/22/2016 10:05:52 AM

The following is a list of support groups in the area for grandparents raising grandchildren.

Turners Falls

The United Arc, 294 Avenue A

Second Tuesday of the month, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., fourth Monday, 6 to 8 p.m.


90 Federal Street

First Monday of the month, 6 to 8 p.m.. third Wednesday 12 to 2 p.m.


16 Main Street, third floor, enter on the right side of the building.

Third Tuesday of the month, 6 to 8 p.m.


Hilltown Family Center, 9 Russell Road

Fourth Wednesday of the month, 10 a.m. to noon. 

For child care or transportation to any of these groups call Pat Keith 24 hours in advance at 413-563-1981.


The Amherst Family Center, 1200 North Pleasant St. Entrance in rear.

Every Tuesday from 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. Childcare is provided. This community space is also open every morning for grandparents to congregate. Call 256-1145 for more information. 


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