GRG Support Circles in BC
Lower Mainland GRG Support Circles
Vancouver Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Circle
Burnaby Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Circle
Meetings are held weekly and child-minding is provided.
Coquitlam Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Circle
Meetings are held weekly. Child-minding is provided. See flyer for details
Fraser Valley GRG Support Circles
Prince George GRG
GRG Support Circle at Hadih House (2105 Pine St) Childcare and a snack are available. Meet other Grandparents who want to be a part of a support network for each other. This group would like to have an emphasis on socializing and building and sharing resources for grandparents bringing up their grandchildren. Contact : 250 563 7976 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Please call to inquire about the time and day group runs.
Prince George Native Friendship Centre Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Circle 1600 3rd Ave, Prince George Grand parenting support group for grandparents who are raising and/or the primary caregivers for their grandchildren. No cost. Every Tue 10:00am - 12pm. Call 250-962-0600 for more details.
Vancouver Island GRG Groups
Victoria Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Circle.
When: Evening group meets every second Wednesday evening from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Location: Sands Funeral Home – 1803 Quadra Street, Victoria.
For more information and upcoming dates see our newsletter below, or, to join the group call: 250.384.8042 or toll free 1.855.474.9777.
Duncan Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Circle
When: Monthly on Wednesday mornings from 10:00 to 12 noon
Nanaimo Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Circle
When:Monthly on Tuesday from 10:00 to 12:00 noon
Parksville Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Circle
When:Monthly on Monday from 10:30 to 12:00 noon
And: Monthly on Wednesday evening from 6:30 pm to 8 pm – on-site child care is provided.
For more information see our newsletter below, to join the group call: 250.468.9658
Port Alberni Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Circle
The Port Alberni group is currently inactive. Grandparents are welcome to call the Central Island Coordinator at 250.468.9658 or call the GRG Information and Support Line at 1.855.474.9777.
For more information check Grand Connection Newsletter below
Vancouver Island GRG Newsletter - Grand Connection
Why Join a GRG Circle?
What grandparents say about the Circles:
"It helps to meet other grandparents who have the same feelings and questions that I have, a must go groups!"
"The facilitators are wonderful, kind, caring, of good spirit, and concerned for how and what they do."
"It really helps, you are not alone and it gives you the opportunity to talk about your real feelings (good and bad)."