Burrell Behavioral Health Grandparent Support Group

Support group for caregivers who have at least one youth enrolled in the Burrell CPRC program. Transportation may be provided as needed. Area served: Boone county.


Circle of Parents Support Group

This support group meets from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm on the last Thursday of each month. Dinner, childcare, and an educational speaker are provided. Transportation available. Area served: Andrew, Buchanan, Clinton, Dekalb counties.

St. Joseph Youth Alliance
5223 Mitchell Avenue
St. Joseph, MO 64507

Cooper County Extension Kinship Support Group

The University of Missouri Cooper County Extension Office is hosting a virtual support group once a month for kinship families in Cooper County and surrounding areas. The Cooper County Kinship Support Group offers support and educational opportunities to kinship families. Area served: This group is open to kinship caregivers statewide.
When: Virtual Kinship Support groups are held the 4th Tuesday of each month from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
Where/How: Online, through Zoom.
For more information, contact Tina Edholm at edholmc@missouri.edu.

GRAND Love: Grandparents Raising Kids

This group meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:00 PM. Please call to RSVP. A part of University of Missouri Extension. Area served: Osage county.

Osage County Public Library
1014 E. Main Street, # D
Linn, MO 65051

Grandfamily Support Group

Contact the office for support group schedule. A part of University of Missouri Extension. Area served: Phelps county.

Phelps County Extension Center
200 N. Main Street
Rolla, MO 65401

Grandparents as Parents Program

Area served: Christian, Douglas, Greene, Lawrence, Stone, Taney, Webster counties.

Kings Way United Methodist Church
2401 S Lone Pine Ave
Springfield, MO 65804

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group

This group meets from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. No sessions in June or July. Childcare and lunch are provided. Area served: Butler, Carter, Oregon, Ripley, Shannon, Wayne counties.

University of Missouri Extension Center
614 Lindsay Ave.
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901

Grandparents Support Network KC

This group meets every 3rd Saturday of the month from 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm. A part of the UMKC Consortium on Aging. Area served: Jackson County.

Rockhurst Community Center
5401 Troost Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64110

Grands Raising Grands in and Around Springfield, MO
Keepers of the Flame

This group meets on the 4th Friday of each month from 11:00 am – 1:30 pm. Lunch is provided. A part of Cardinal Ritter Senior Services. Area served: St. Louis county.

Five Star Senior Center
2832 Arsenal
St. Louis, MO 63118

Let’s Start Caregiver Group

This women’s support group meets through Zoom during shelter-at-home. It is open to formerly incarcerated women and women caregivers raising children of or affected by another woman’s incarceration. (For women only.)

Criminal Justice Ministry
1104 S. Jefferson Ave
St. Louis MO 63104

North County Support Group

Contact the office for specific dates and times. Area served: St. Louis county.

Mid-East Area Agency on Aging
14535 Manchester Road
Manchester, MO 63011

Northland Grandfamilies Program


A part of University of Missouri Extension. Area served: Clay, Platte, Ray counties.

North Cross United Methodist Church
1321 NE Vivion Road
Kansas City, MO 64118
This group meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.

Good Samaritan Center
108 South Thompson Ave.
Excelsior Springs, MO 64024
This group meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 10:00 am – 11:30 am.

North Cross United Methodist Church
1321 NE Vivion Road
Kansas City, MO 64118
This group meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm.

Parent & Older Youth Support Groups

This support group is for relative and kinship caregivers caring for child(ren) as a result of foster care (not for informal custody). Contact the office for details. A part of the Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition. Area served: St. Louis county.

Foster & Adoption Resource Center
1750 S. Brentwood Blvd., Ste. 210
St. Louis, MO 63144
314-367-8373 x2235

ParentLink Central Missouri GrandFamily Network

This GrandFamily Support Group currently meets virtually via Zoom every Thursday from 10:00 – 11:00 am. More information can be found at https://education.missouri.edu/parentlink/support-for-grandfamilies.

ParentLink WarmLine: 1-800-552-8522 or 573-882-7323

Kinship Navigator Line: 1-833-KIN-4-KID (1-833-546-4543)

Pemberton Park for Grandfamilies Support Group

This group meets every other Wednesday from 10:00 am – 11:30 am. Open to the residents of Pemberton Park and the public. A part of Local Investment Commission (LINC). Are served: Jackson county.

Pemberton Park
5010 Cleveland Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64130

Relatives as Parents Program

Monthly educational seminars are offered on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 10:30 am. Support groups meet on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month at 3:30 pm. A part of Care Connection for Aging Services. Area served: Hickory, St. Clair, Polk, Dallas, Benton counties.

McCarty Center (Educational Seminars)
19482 U.S. Highway 54
Wheatland, MO 65779

Hickory County Library (RAPP Session Support Group)
18376 New Hermitage Drive
Hermitage, MO 65668

Valley of Hope Support Group for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Area served: Cooper, Johnson, Pettis counties.

Community of Christ Church
2000 South Ingram
Sedalia, MO 65302