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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Program
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Guest Speakers from the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office:
Detectives Danielle Mitchell, Special Victims Unit and Kyle MacDonald, High Technology Unit

Cape May Court House, NJ – Rutgers Cooperative Extension Family and Community Health Sciences (FCHS) Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group will hold their next meeting on Wednesday, February 19th from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County, 355 Courthouse-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House, New Jersey. The building is handicap accessible.

The guest speakers will be from the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office: Detectives Danielle Mitchell, Special Victims Unit and Kyle MacDonald, High Technology Unit. They are part of the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office Community Outreach Program. The topics covered will focus on keeping our children safe. They will include the latest trends in drugs, bullying and cyber bullying plus staying safe while on the internet and cell phone. Chris Zellers, Cape May County FCHS Health Educator/Assistant Professor, said, “This information is so important to help our grandparents stay on top of the new developments in these areas and empower them with knowledge to help keep their grandchildren safe.”

The Cape May County Prosecutor’s community outreach program is dedicated to preparing and providing up to date presentations to be presented to students and school staff, community organizations, law enforcement professionals, and members of the general public on sensitive and important topics such as; drug awareness and prevention, gang awareness, sexting, bullying, cyber bullying and general internet safety as well as financial crimes, domestic violence, victim advocacy, human trafficking, child abuse and sexual assault.

New Cape May County families are always welcome at the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group, which meets the third Wednesday of the month, except for the months of June and July when there are no scheduled meetings.

Childcare will be provided for the grandchildren. A light supper will be served at 5:30p.m. and the program will follow at 6p.m. There is no charge for this program, however, advanced registration is required. Please call Marian by February 14th at (609) 465-5115, ext. 3609 for more information or to register for the program.

Support for this program is provided by the Cape May County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the Cape May County Division of Aging and Disability Services, and Rutgers Cooperative Extension.

Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County educational programs are offered to all without regard to race, religion, color, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability.