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's Crafty Clovers 4-H Club with their sewing projects after the clothing revue.
Image by Lydia Reidy

RAPP's Crafty Clovers 4-H Club with their sewing projects after the clothing revue.

Teen RAPP volunteers at the 4-H milkshake booth at the Ulster County Fair.
Image by Allison Solian

Teen RAPP volunteers at the 4-H milkshake booth at the Ulster County Fair.

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

The Relatives as Parents Program strives to make a difference in the lives of relative caregivers and the children they care for by providing education and support. RAPP is committed to assisting caregivers and youth in building and strengthening family ties.

Contact

Jennifer Patterson
RAPP Program Coordinator
jmp394@cornell.edu

Last updated April 4, 2017