Mission statement

To raise awareness about the legal, financial, social, and health needs of grandparents raising grandchildren and to provide support through collaborative means.

 

Vision statement

Provide mentorship, accessible information, and opportunities for grandparents raising grandchildren. Mobilize and allocate resources to optimize their health related quality of life and reduce persisting health inequities.

 

How can support groups help?

Many grandparents today are stepping in to raise their grandchildren due to various circumstances and situations. If you are one of these grandparents, you have made numerous sacrifices to provide a better life for your grandchildren. Come join us as we share experiences, provide resources, and learn ways to care for ourselves and our grandchildren.

Support group topics are determined by the participants concerns on

Legal – Financial – Health - Child Care – Nutrition - Child’s Behavioral Issues

 

Meeting Dates & Times for the school year:

(if it’s a holiday, date will vary)

Support Group Contact:

For more information please contact:

The Health Collaborative 210-481-2573

or email us using the Contact Us tab.

Site and Schedule 

Brauchle Elementary School Northside ISD

8555 Bowens Crossing

San Antonio, TX 78250

Meets on the 2nd Monday of the Month

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Esparza Elementary School Northside ISD

5700 Hemphill

San Antonio, TX 78227

Meets on the 4th Monday of the Month

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Medina Valley ISD Higher Learning Center

153 CR 483  Room 114

LaCoste, TX 78039

Meets on the 4th Friday of the Month

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Roy Mass Youth Alternative

3103 West Ave.

San Antonio, TX 78213

Meets on the 4th Wednesday of the Month

9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Southside ISD Administrative Bldg.

1460 Martinez Losoya Rd

San Antonio, TX 78221

Meets on the 2nd Thursday of the Month

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

YWCA

6756 Montgomery Dr.

San Antonio, TX 78239

Meets on the 3rd Thursday of the Month

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

ABOUT US

                                 What we do:

Advocate: 

Speak with public officials (e.g. state representatives, judges) that can promote policy change and help create procedures for grandparents raising grandchildren.

Training and Education:

Obtain and train Grandparents on parenting, social issues, and health promotion and prevention. 

 

Community Engagement and Outreach:

Organize outreach events such as health fairs, conferences, setting up resource table at resource fairs. Speaking at symposiums, engaging in panels pertaining to our mission. 

 

Support Groups:

Hold monthly support groups for grandparents raising grandchildren. Train grandparents to lead new support groups as we recognize the need to develop other support groups in other parts of the City.

Support Group Information & Locations:

Call us:

210-481-2573

Find us: 

3010 N St. Mary's Suite 1101 San Antonio, TX 78212