Thursday, October 30, 2008

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Task Force meeting - November 7

The Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Task Force will meet Friday, November 7, 2008 at 11:30am in Hawaii State Capitol Room 229. The public is welcome.

The Task Force was established by Act 220, 2008 to focus on the needs and issues of grandparents raising grandchildren. The Task Force plans to discuss the following: housing rules for grandparents raising grandchildren; exit orientations for parents released from incarceration; responses to questions from area agencies on aging and state departments; and a request to include grandparents raising grandchildren in the Executive Office on Aging's 4-year State Plan.

Persons who wish to submit testimony or have questions are asked to contact Senator Les Ihara's office at 586-6250. A copy of the hearing notice may be found at: