• The Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee's Office on Aging created the Grandprarents as Parents Program in August 2000 to address the unique needs of grandparents and relative caregivers raising children whose parents were unable to care for them. 

    Grandparents as Parents(GAP) provides educational day and evening support group meetings plus referrals to needed community resources. 

    There are no age or income requirements to join this free program. Call the their office (865-524-2786) to join Gradnparents as Parents and receive the monthly newsletter, other pertinent information and referral services. 

    Grandparents as Parents Brochure

    Please fill free to contact Mrs. Hughes if you have questions or need more information!

    865-938-7002 or heather.rouse@knoxschools.org