Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Human and Aging Resources
This category includes websites that provide information and services related to human and aging services in Colorado. Many grandparents need additional support in this area. Many of the listed websites provide search tools and resource locators. To get the most accurate information for your location, you may need to look at the government listing by county or city, as service vary. If this information is not available online, look in your local phone book.
- Administration on Aging
The federal government agency offering resources for grandparents raising grandchildren.
- American Association for Retired Persons (AARP)
Provides a wide variety of resources for grandparents, as well as technical support materials to community-based groups and service agencies working with grandparents.
- Colorado Department of Human Services
Search for services by county, need, and agency to find the resources you need. CDHS oversees all of Colorado’s 64 counties.
- Colorado Gerontological Society and Senior Answers & Services
Counseling and referral services regarding benefits and awareness for older adults and their families. Counselors work with families to understand the problem and provide options and solutions.
- Colorado Division of Aging and Adult
Colorado Division of Aging and Adult is made up of the State Unit on Aging as well as the 16 Area Agencies on Aging (AAA). Find services aimed at keeping older adults independent and in their own homes, such as nutrition programs, long-term care programs, and senior employment programs.
- Emergency Family Assistance Association
EFFA provides food, financial assistance programs, emergency shelter and transitional housing programs.
- Family Resource Centers Association (FRCA)
FRCA is a collaborative network of community based family resources. Find resources on topics such as health, social, educational, economic, etc.