Mission – Our mission is to inspire, empower and preserve grandfamilies by supporting grandparents raising grandchildren impacted by substance use disorder and other traumas to navigate systems and reduce barriers fostering success in their new role as caregivers.
Purpose – Our purpose is to provide supports, services and resources to grandparents raising grandchildren impacted by substance use disorder and other traumas.
Vision – Our vision is to bring intergenerational housing stability to individuals in vastly different stages in their lives. A ‘Grand Village is a concept where children run in the halls followed watchfully and slowly by their grandparents. Where residents can rest their souls, even for just a little while form the traumas of life; parents in shelters, on the streets, incarcerated, in rehabs and graveyards. Imagine a space where both grandparents and grandchildren have access to numerous in-resident social, educational and health supports; childcare, a pediatrician and senor supports to successfully raise their grandchildren and affordably age in place.
A Grand Village™– is not only a place; but a celebration of life. A place where regardless of age you are part of a community and feel connected. A place that embodies hope, love and kindness where a child feels safe allowing them to learn, think and shape their tomorrows.
Perhaps Rhode Island Can Be THAT Place!
The Grand Facts state fact sheets for grandfamilies include state specific data and programs as well as information about public benefits, educational assistance, legal relationship options and state laws.