Uniting Tasmania

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren is a support, information, advice and referral service for grandparents and kinship carers who have primary care of their grandchildren.  Grandparents Raising Grandchildren includes a regular peer group, one to one support and case management and coordination, and strong community links which promote social and community engagement for grandparent and kinship carers.

What the service can help with

Familial exclusion
Family supports
Social and emotional development

How the service is delivered

Case Management
Coordination of Services
Information, Advice and Education
Support Services
Peer mentoring

Services are available for

Parents and Carers

Age eligibility for children

0 - 24

To access the service, clients

Must be a grandparent or kinship carer with primary care of grandchildren/kin.

Cost of service


Is a referral required?

No referral required

How do clients access the service?

Client responsible for transportation to service
Home visits can be provided

Regions covered

North West

Contact Details

PO Box 208 Ulverstone Tas 7315

03 6425 1012



Focus Domains




Being loved and safe

Being healthy