PASTA Graduate Gets Full Custody Of Her Grandson After Two Years

Note: This story originally appeared on Fox 5 NY News. Click here to read the story.

PASTA graduate Raquel Grant is now the caregiver of her two-year-old grandson. It took her two years to obtain full custody of the child. Her 30-year-old daughter, who has a disability, was not fit to care for her son. Grant said in her interview with Fox 5 NY News that becoming a parent for a second time was not easy.

Helen Flowers, deputy director of the Grandparents Resource Center at NYC Department for the Aging, said in the interview she has seen the challenges grandparents face. Click here to read the complete story.


Raquel Grant is a PASTA graduate who attended Hudson Guild. Click here to learn more about the PASTA program, which is a collaboration between Cornell Cooperative Extension New York City and NYC Department for the Aging’s Grandparents Resource Center.