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Tips for Cyber-Grandparents

Get creative ideas for using the Internet to stay in touch with faraway grandchildren.

Fifty Plus - CARP (Canadian Association for Retired Persons)
A voice dealing with all levels of government to provide the 50+ population with opportunities to join forces against social/political/economic challenges and be informed about relevant issues. Publishes CARP News.
Phone: 416-363-8748
Address: 27 Queen St. East, Suite 1304,
Toronto, Ont. M5C 2M6

Ottawa Seniors
Providing Ottawa seniors with upcoming activities and events, discounts, stories, news, health info and much more. Helping seniors keep active in Ottawa.
Phone: 613-737-6017
Address: 277 Mountbatten Ave.,
Ottawa, Ontario, K1H 5W2

Federal Superannuates National Association
The largest retiree association for federal public servants. A lobby group for 100,000 members.
Phone: 613-234-9663
Address: 410-233 Gilmour St.,
Ottawa, Ont. K2P 0P2

Division of Aging and Seniors
Provides elders with support, referrals and information on such as illness, caregiving, crime, elder abuse, grandparents rights, incontinence, etc.. Also has a seniors guide to federal services and programs.
Phone: 613-952-7606 or 613-957-2881
Address: Division of Aging and Seniors, Health Canada, Jeanne Mance Building,
8th Floor, Tunney's Pasture, 1908-A1,
Ottawa, Ont. K1A 1B4

United Generations Ontario
A coalition of service organizations and individuals dedicated to promoting programs that bring young and old together in a spirit of cooperation, mutual support and shared affection and regard.
Phone: 416-426-7115
Address: 1185 Eglinton Ave East,
Suite 604B,
Toronto, Ont. M3C 3C6

Grandparents' Web Ring
The largest Grandparents' web ring on the Internet. Family safe viewing, this collection of Web sites from all over the world will provide hours of entertainment while surfing the Internet. If you're a grandparent with a Web site, consider joining today!
Address: PMB #143,
430 East 8th Street,
Holland, MI, 49423

The Foundation for Grandparenting
A U.S.-based nonprofit corporation dedicated to raising grandparent consciousness and grandparent identity. Through education, research, programs, communication, and networking, we promote the involvement of grandparents as agents of positive change for families and society.
Address: 108 Farnham Rd,
Ojai, CA 93023

Canadian Pensioners Concerned, Inc.
From the perspective of elder persons, CPC seeks to ensure the well-being of all Canadians by advocating policies, legislation and services that allow them to reside in safe, healthy and responsive communities.
Phone: 416-368-5222
Address: 51 Bond St.,
Toronto, Ont. M5B 1X1

Volunteer Grandparents Society of Canada
A nonprofit organization that matches people of grandparenting age with elementary schools and with families who lack accessible grandparents.
Phone: 604-736-8271
Address: 1755 West Broadway,
Suite 409, Vancouver, B.C. V6J 1Y1

Prime Mentors of Canada
A guided mentoring program that links juniors with seniors, who guide young people to complete projects they wouldn't ordinarily do in the classroom.
Phone: 416-923-6642 ext. 7503
Address: Room 233, 9th floor, 252 Bloor St. West.,
Toronto, Ont. M5P 1V6

Submitted By:
Betty Cornelius-President
The Association to Reunite Grandparents & Families
R.R. # 1, Mc Arthurs Mills
Ontario, Canada K0L 2M0
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ICQ # 20937540