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The Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren - Holds workshop in Framingham, MA
By DebraMcDonagh / March 4, 2019

The Impact of the Opioid Crisis on Seniors/Grandparents

Guest Speaker: Marian Ryan, Middlesex District Attorney 

Time: 4/25/19 at 9:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. 
Location: The Framingham Public Library, McAuliffe Branch
Address: 746 Water Street Framingham, MA

The workshop is approximately three hours. Light refreshments will be provided.

Registration is Required! Click here to register via email 

Format of Seminars: 
A guest speaker presents at each workshop to talk about topics important to grandparents and relative caregivers. Each presenter will be followed by an information panel of representatives from agencies who work with grandparents raising grandchildren such as DCF, DTA, Masshealth, WIC, Elder Services, and more. Local community support providers will also be present.

Note: There are other seminars available in other areas.
  • 3/19 Helping Children Cope with Grief and Loss: North Attleboro
  • 3/28 Nurturing Grand-Family Relationships: Holyoke
  • 4/29 The disease of Addiction and Setting Boundaries: Gloucester
  • 5/20 Setting Boundaries with Loved Ones; Harwich
  • 5/28 The Impact of Trauma on Children: New Bedford

  • FOR MORE INFORMATION:

    Contact: colleen.pritoni@state.ma.us

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