In Montana, more than 6,600 grandparents are raising their grandchildren without any involvement from the child's parents.

Click on the picture above to learn more about the Doubly Stressed, Triply Blessed program!


The Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Project, through MSU Extension, focuses on grandparent well-being, providing research-based resources and support to manage the physical and emotional stress of kinship caregiving.

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The Parenting the Second Time Around program is offered as part of the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren curriculum, and contains information about: 

  • Child development

  • Discipline and guidance

  • Acknowledging ambivalent feelings

  • Rebuilding a family

  • Legal issues (including 2004 update)

  • Advocacy

For more information on this program, please contact Sandy Bailey or view the website linked in the above picture.