Kaylee taking nature photos
Image by Kevin Jones

Kaylee taking nature photos

The Crafty Clovers visit Van Aken Dairy
Image by Allison Solian

The Crafty Clovers visit Van Aken Dairy

RAPP Teen reads to youth at Town of Ulster Library during Ag Literacy Week.
Image by Allison Solian

RAPP Teen reads to youth at Town of Ulster Library during Ag Literacy Week.

RAPP youth at 2016 Holiday dinner
Image by Allison

RAPP youth at 2016 Holiday dinner

RAPP Youth at the Kid's Classic 2016.
Image by Pamela Barringer

RAPP Youth at the Kid's Classic 2016.

RAPP Youth show off their harvest at the Sojourner Truth Memorial Community Garden.
Image by Allison Solian

RAPP Youth show off their harvest at the Sojourner Truth Memorial Community Garden.

Relatives as Parents Program (RAPP)

The Relatives as Parents Program is designed to assist grandparents and other relative caregivers who have taken on the role of primary caregiver for related children. RAPP provides education, training to learn new parenting and coping skills, mutual peer support groups, inter-generational activities, respite, referrals and access to appropriate community based services and resources.

Our Mission

Relatives as Parents Program is committed to making a difference in the lives of relative caregivers and the youth they care for, by encouraging and supporting, providing education, and connecting them to valuable resources. RAPP strives to build, strengthen, and maintain cherished family ties.   

Rapp caregiver news june 2017

RAPP Caregiver News June 2017

What's new with the RAPP kids?

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Rapp caregiver news february 2017

Caregiver News February 2017

What's New in the Relatives as Parents Program?

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Contact

Jennifer Patterson
RAPP Program Coordinator
jmp394@cornell.edu

Last updated June 28, 2017