The National Research Center on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren was established in 2001 at Georgia State University and is now a collaborative initiative between Georgia State and Western Michigan universities.
Our mission is to improve the well-being of grandparent-headed families by promoting best practices in community-based service delivery, and advancing the work of practitioners and scholars in the development, implementation and evaluation of new knowledge in the field.
The center brings together a diverse representation of practitioners and scholars to collaborate on the development of best practices for grandparent-headed families. In fulfilling its mission, the center seeks to:
The center is at the forefront of fostering collaboration among scholars and service providers working to effect positive social change for grandparents raising grandchildren.