Grandparent Parenting Again Support Program is dedicated to assisting grandparents parenting again with developing a respite plan and accessing respite services that address their unique needs.

Support groups are available in Barrie, Bradford, Orillia and Midland. Support Groups provide a safe and confidential environment where grandparents can create relationships with others who understand and have lived experience in similar situations. Support groups provide a place where grandparents can build on skills, resource share and network to build a community of support.

Until now, many grandparents have been managing these challenges alone and with very limited resources and respite options.

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Here are some great resources to support the development of positive relationships
Support Groups
Adoption Council of OntarioSylvia Gibbons
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Family Mental Health
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Barrie Community Health Centre705-734-0239 or 1-800-324-3252
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Counseling Services
Catholic Family ServicesPhone number: (705) 726-2503
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New Path Counselling Services Phone Number: (705) 725-7656
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