Relatives as Parents (RAPP)

Relatives as Parents invites grandparents and other relatives raising children to participate in a group held in a friendly, supportive environment. It’s a place to openly discuss the successes and challenges experienced when taking on the responsibility of surrogate parenting, due to the absence of parents.

Playing with a puzzleFind support, resources, services, educational programs, children’s activities and lots of fellowship.

RAPP meets the second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Clara Allen Family Center, and also meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month for lunch.

Lunch/Dinner and childcare are provided at each meeting.

Relatives as Parents (RAPP)


  • Second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m.


  • Clara Allen Family Center
  • 331 South Broadway St., Forest City

For more information:
(828) 247-0366

Or email us.