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Free Annual Grandparents & Other Relatives Raising Children Conference held on Friday

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Posted at 4:00 PM, Sep 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-26 17:12:48-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Annual Grandparents and Other Relatives Raising Children Conference is being held Friday, September 27.

The conference is being held at the American Bank Center, Watergarden Room A & B from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The objective of the conference is to provide grandparents and other relatives with resources and information to ease the responsibility of rearing children. The cost of the conference is free for participants.

Guests can visit multiple exhibitor and informational booths to help with legal issues, school facts, social services and mental wellness. Guests will also have an opportunity to "Ask the Experts" during a panel discussion. Continental Breakfast and lunch will be served and chances to win door prizes.

The conference is a joint effort between the Area Agency on Aging of the Coastal Bend and Aging and Disability Resource Center, Arms Wide Adoption Services, Brush Country Co-Op, City of Corpus Christi Parks and Recreation Department, Corpus Christi Independent School District, Driscoll Children’s Hospital-Injury Prevention, Education Service Center- Region 2, Mayor’s Council on Aging, Methodist Children’s Home Family Outreach, Nueces County Community Action Agency Birth–to-Five/Head Start, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Texas Department of Family & Protective Services Child Protective Services Division, Texas Health and Human Services Commission, United Way of the Coastal Bend- Success By 6.

Register to attend by calling (361) 883-3935 or (361) 232-5156.