Grandparents As Parents
We ensure children raised by their grandparents will grow to be healthy and productive citizens.

Grandparents will have the knowledge and resources to stabilize and improve the lives of their grandchildren to be healthy and productive.
About GAP Support
The St. Louis based GAP – Grandparents as Parents Support Project serves those grandparent caregivers, great- grandparent caregivers that need assistance or resources to raise their grandchildren to be healthy and productive.

According to U.S. Census information from 2000, there were some 11,700 responsible for raising their grandchildren in the St. Louis Metropolitan area. Our program will serve those grandparent caregivers, great- grandparent caregivers in St. Louis and St. Louis County that need assistance or resources to raise their grandchildren to be healthy and productive.

Facts
  • Did You Know?
    We assist in the increased responsibilities carried by many grandparents who serve as caregivers of grandchildren during times of family crisis.
  • Did You Know?
    There is a growing body of research indicating that there are substantial benefits to children from interaction with grandparents.
  • Did You Know?
    Caregiving can be stressful. Grandparents need to have a healthy lifestyle, continue recommended health checks, monitor finances, and connect with others going through similar experiences.
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Contact Us
Do you know of grandparents raising their grandchildren that have needs? Contact Us.
314-535-1354
1033 North Whittier Saint Louis, Missouri 63113
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