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Louisiana 3rd in the Nation for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

BR Lagniappe
Friday, May 4, 2012 - 8:49am

Gisele Haralson with Grandparents Raising Grandchildren shared about this organization that helps provide support to grandparents who are raising their chidren. She shared that Louisiana is 3rd in the nation for the number of granparents raising grandchildren and she shared abou the organization's missionto provide support services to these grandparents.  She shared that this situation happens when parents are incarerated, on drugs or just don't want the responsibilty of raising their children.  She also shared that these special "parents" have many challenges to overcome including the need for financial assistance.  For more information on help for grandparents raising grandchildren call (225) 335-0322 or go to

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