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                               For Auckland call us on 09 4183753 or outside Auckland  0800 472 637 
                                            For Member Support 09 4806530

 
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Who we are

For most grandparents, raising their grandchildren is the result of an unexpected and traumatic event that requires a significant readjustment to the their lives and their grandchildren's lives.

Founded by Diane Vivian in 1999 and established as a charitable trust in 2001, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Trust New Zealand is a unique organisation that has a deep understanding of both the long-term benefits for grandchildren being raised by their grandparents and the challenges it can present.

We provide support services throughout New Zealand to grandparents who are raising their grandchildren on a full-time basis.
 
 
The grandparents take on the care of their grandchildren because they believe it is best for them to to be brought up within the family.  But they do this while enduring huge personal sacrifice, stress and ongoing challenges -  financially, physically and emotionally. Many of the children have special needs and suffer from psychological damage. The grandparents who take on these traumatized children need considerable help and support. 

Our objectives are to help them by providing them with much needed support and information empowering them to provide a safe, nurturing and supported home environment that will also promote their ongoing well-being and development. 
 Diane Vivian, Founder
 

If you are a grandparent who is raising grandchildren and you need support, advice and guidance you are not alone!  We can help you so please join up here. Membership is free. 
 
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About us 

 
GRG is a registered Charitable Trust operating throughout New Zealand providing support services to grandparents who are raising their grandchildren on a full-time basis. Our vision is for a community where grandparents raising grandchildren are empowered to provide a safe, secure and nurturing home for their grandchildren.

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Contact us

Member Support

Auckland
(09) 480 6530

Outside Auckland Freephone
0800 472 637      
0800 GRANDS

 
Trust Head Office
9:00am - 2:00pm
09 418 3753

PO Box 34-892
Birkenhead,
Auckland 0742
New Zealand

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