Grandparents as advocates

Grandparents Victoria (GPV) is a state- wide non–profit organisation of grandparents working together to shape a positive future for all children

When launching Grandparents Victoria in 2001 the Governor of Victoria, Mr Landy, AC, CVO, MBE spoke of his appreciation of the role of grandparents within their families as a valuable community resource with wide ranging skills and knowledge.

Beliefs and goals

The needs of families are becoming more complex and the support grandparents can offer to their own family and to other families is significant. Through acting together grandparents are becoming strong advocates. They are the custodians of considerable wisdom, compassion and skills that are being put to good use in activities to support families and to benefit the wider community.

GPV believes that: GPV aims to:
Grandparents Victoria An eleven year old girls perception of Grandparents Victopria members