The drug epidemic is leaving kids without parents able to take care of them. On this Hometown Alaska, we’ll meet some of the people who are trying to help–grandparents who are raising families. Substance abuse, drugs and alcohol, tears apart Alaska families, but families can be resilient, too. Join us with your questions as we talk about supporting grandparents who raising kids.
HOST: Charles Wohlforth
- David Carey II, Volunteers of America Grandfamilies Program
- Rozann Kimpton, great-grandparent
- Support for grandparents raising grandchildren from Volunteers of America
- Charles’ article on this topic in the Alaska Dispatch News
- Call 550-8433 (Anchorage) or 1-888-353-5752 (statewide) during the live broadcast (2:00 – 3:00pm)
- Send email to firstname.lastname@example.org before, during or after the broadcast.
- Post your comment or question below
LIVE BROADCAST: Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (Alaska time)
REPEAT BROADCAST: Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 8:00 – 9:00 p.m. (Alaska time)