Grandparents’ Support Group

Serving Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire

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The Grandparents Support Group, that meets in Milton Keynes, was formed in September 2006 after a Fun Day at Gulliver's Land, organised by the Family Rights Group in connection with the Peterborough based Second Generation Group, and its founder Chris Leaves.  

Chris founded the Second Generation Group in 1994, having obtained a Residence Order for her two Grandchildren, as she knew of no other Grandparents in that situation.

We decided that Milton Keynes would be a great venue for Grandparents in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire.

We started with just a couple of Grandparents and have grown ever since.  Some Grandparents are unable to attend weekly meetings, because of work, childcare commitments, distance or lack of transport and so during school holidays we organise sharing events such as bowling and picnics, which enable those Grandparents and Grandchildren to participate.

Our Aims are:

We believe that: