Grandparent / Relative Caregiver Project
you raising grandchildren or other relatives? This project was created
in response to the growing number of grandparents and other relatives
who were raising children in the place of absent or addicted parents.
goals are to stabilize the legal relationship between the caregiver and
children through adoption or custody and to maximize the financial and
medical resources available to care for the children.
hotline is a cooperative project among Atlanta Legal Aid Society, the
Georgia Division of Aging Services, the State Bar Pro Bono Project and
the Atlanta Bar Association. It offers legal advice, brief services,
self-help materials and referrals to seniors throughout the state,
handling more than 4200 calls a year. This project serves seniors living
anywhere in Georgia.
The project has been adopted by Kilpatrick
Stockton, a private Atlanta law firm, and has trained more than 220
volunteer lawyers to take cases
Grandparent / Relative Caregiver Project:
Georgia Senior Legal Hotline
For a kit for grandparents who need help when caring for relative children, click here.