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Steinway Child and Family Services
Grandparents Empowerment Movement (G.E.M.)



Address:22-15 43rd Avenue Long Island City NY 11101-3852
Telephone(s):(212) 491-6287 (212) 283-2479
Fax:(718) 784-2920
World Wide Web: http://www.steinway.org


Description:

The GEM or Grandparents Empowerment Movement is for older adults who have assumed child care responsibilities.  GEM members care for grandchildren whose parents have substance abuse or mental illnesses, are incarcerated or who have life-threatening diseases.




Hours:

General Membership Meeting third Wednesday of each month 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.


Eligibility Requirements:

Parenting grandparents


Admission Requirements/Documents:

free of charge


Fees/Methods of Payment:free of charge


Services Offered:Family CounselingParenting EducationWorkshops / Symposiums