Northland Grandfamilies

Are you raising a grandchild or other relative?  Need support, information or resources? 

Clay County Extension and the Clay County Senior Services have developed a partnership to help those in just such a situation.

If you or someone you know is an older adult raising a grandchild, great grandchild, niece, nephew or other young relative, contact the Clay County Extension Center at 816-407-3490 for more details on the “Northland Grandfamilies” program. 

You can also check us out on Facebook @Northland Grandfamilies!


Monthly Grandfamilies Meeting

Meetings are located at North Cross United Methodist Church, 1321 NE Vivion Road, KCMO 64118

  • 2nd Wednesdays 10am-12pm
  • 4th Wednesdays 6:00pm-7:30pm

Updates on meetings can be found on the Facebook page @Northland Grandfamilies.


How can we help?

  • Support

There are three support groups that meet monthly. Join us at the time and place that is the easiest for you!


  • Information and Referral

Do you need help finding a program or service to meet the needs of your grandchild or yourself? Give us a call at 816-407-3490!


  • Advocacy

Do you have questions about your rights? Want to know about legislation in Missouri that might affect grandparents and other custodial relatives?

  • Activities

Need ideas for things to do with your grandchildren or other young relatives you are raising? Check these sites:



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