Today, more than 6 million children live with a grandparent. In one-third of these homes, there are no parents. According to the 2000 U.S. Census, in New York City alone, 83,946 grandparents are responsible for the care of their grandchildren. Raising your grandchildren can be challenging, isolating and overwhelming. Grandparents may not know where to go to find help, support and answers to legal, financial, health, education and behavior questions. is here to help you find the answers and support that you need.