GrandFamilies House

Note: The GrandFamilies House program was not responsive to the CEBC's inquiry. The following information was obtained from publicly available sources.

About This Program

Target Population: Families where the grandparents are raising their grandchildren

Program Overview

GrandFamilies House provides housing and support to intergenerational grandfamilies. The fully accessible House offers 26 apartments for grandparents who are raising their grandchildren, and a unit for the resident manager. GrandFamilies House was co‐developed by Boston Aging Concerns ‐Young and Old United (BAC‐YOU) and the Women’s Institute. It is owned and operated by BAC‐YOU, which has since merged with Nuestra Comunidad Community Development Corporation

Education and Training

Education and Training Resources

Publicly available information indicates there is a manual that describes how to implement this program, and there is some training available for this program.
See contact info below.

Relevant Published, Peer-Reviewed Research

This program has been reviewed and it was determined that this program lacks the type of published, peer-reviewed research that meets the CEBC criteria for a scientific rating of 1 – 5. Therefore, the program has been given the classification of "NR - Not able to be Rated." It was reviewed because it was identified by the topic expert as a program being used in the field, or it is being marketed and/or used in California with children receiving services from child welfare or related systems and their parents/caregivers. Some programs that are not rated may have published, peer-reviewed research that does not meet the above stated criteria or may have eligible studies that have not yet been published in the peer-reviewed literature. For more information on the "NR - Not able to be Rated" classification, please see the Scientific Rating Scale.

Currently, there are no published, peer-reviewed research studies for GrandFamilies House.

Additional References

No reference materials are currently available for GrandFamilies House.

Contact Information

Stephanie Chacker
Title: Housing Resource Manager
Phone: (617) 989-0894

Date Research Evidence Last Reviewed by CEBC: January 2017

Date Program Content Last Reviewed by Program Staff: March 2017

Date Program Originally Loaded onto CEBC: March 2017