Relatives as Parents Program

Are you the main caregiver for your grandchildren or other relatives?

This program offers support – listening, sharing resources, and connecting you with other programs’ services that support you in your caregiving role. 

Who We Serve

  • Grandparents raising grandchildren
  • Relatives raising children related to them
  • Parents caring for disabled children ages 19 to 59

You qualify if you are:

  • 55 years old or better
  • Raising a child 18 years of age or younger and you are a non-parent relative
  • Caregiving for an adult with a disability and you are their parent or an older relative

Services We Offer

  • Coordination 
    We work with you to apply to programs and for services, including housing, transportation, mental health, physical health care, and developmental disabilities support. 
    We will also work with you to advocate on your family’s behalf with other service providers. 
  • Financial Assistance 
    Grants may be available to help pay for utilities, food, fuel, educational materials, camps, tutoring, counseling, clothing, medical supplies, and furniture. 
  • Listening and Support 
    We host events for relatives as parents and their families to provide connection, encouragement… and fun!
  • Training 
    We provide opportunities for you to learn to take better care of yourself and your loved ones.

Contact Us

Contact our Aging and Disability Resource Center at 503-650-5622 or


2051 Kaen Road #135 Oregon City, OR 97045

Office Hours:

Monday to Thursday
7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
(Closed from noon to 1 p.m.)

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