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Fall 2017 Regional Workshops for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

The Commission on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren invites grandparents and kinship caregivers to attend any of the following regional workshops throughout Massachusetts.  The workshops are three hours long and will include a guest speaker at each workshop who will cover topics important to relative caregivers.  Presentations will be followed by an information panel which includes representatives from agencies who work with grandparents raising grandchildren such as DTA, DCF, Masshealth, WIC, Elder Services, and more. The workshops meet at the Fall River YMCA on 199 N. Main Street. To register, please contact Colleen Pritoni at colleen.pritoni@state.ma.us

Alzheimer’s & Dementia Educational Support Group

Fall River Family Services would like to invite all caregivers helping loved ones with Alzheimers and dementia to come together for bi-monthly meetings. On the first and third Friday of every month, meetings will be taking place at the Family Resource Center at 45 Rock Street in Fall River to provide guidance, support, and help in any way. 

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month - October 24th Events

Please join us at one of The Women's Center's events October 24th. Their first event starts at 4 PM at LePage's seafood in Fall River. In memoriam of victims of domestic violence, there will be a candlelight march from the New Bedford City Hall of to the Unitarian Church at the corner of 8th and Union Street.