Since 1982, Support for Families of Children with Disabilities has offered information, education, and parent-to-parent support free of charge to families of children with any kind of disability or special healthcare need.

Our office is currently open by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please call 415-920-5040 M-TH 10:00-4:00 or email [email protected].

What's New?

Dice & Design Gala Save the Date: Sept 22

Clink, rattle, toss...what's more fun than casino night? Join us for a fabulous night of cocktails, dinner, live and silent auctions, awards program, casino games, and so much fun!  What: Cocktails, Dinner, Dancing, Live and Online Auctions, Awards Program, Casino After PartyWhen:...

Support for Families welcomes Wendy Neikirk Rhodes as Executive Director!

The Board of Directors for Support for Families of Children with Disabilities is delighted to announce the appointment of Wendy Neikirk Rhodes as Executive Director. Board President Sally Coghlan McDonald says: “Wendy brings extensive experience in nonprofit leadership, strategy, fundraising, and...

SFCD Open Call for Artists!

Click here for a sharable flyer with all the details Support for Families seeks to commission at least 3 culturally reflective artworks from artists who identify as BIPOC, Latina/o, and/or Chinese for our new office.  We are seeking works that center themes of resilience, disability/ability,...

Support for Families’ April-June Program Guide 2023 is Available!

Click here to view or download the guide. Please take a look and join us for an upcoming activity!

Thank you for joining us at Information and Resource Conference 2023

We enjoyed an amazing day of learning and resources with all who were able to attend. Please explore our conference website. You will find workshop details, the agenda for the day, a list of exhibitors, speaker biographies, and event space maps.  COMING SOON, we will be adding the slides from...

Guess what you can see at IRC?

Among the IRC Exhibitors will be a real Zum School bus!  You will be able to climb aboard and see safety features like a 5-point safety harness and a wheelchair lift gate.  You can also learn about the Zum app, which allows you to see where your child is on their ride to school each day, in...

Registration is Open for the Information and Resource Conference!

A FREE conference for families of children with disabilities, the professionals who work with them, and members of the community. 為殘疾兒童家庭舉辦的免費會議。有專業人員及社區成員與他們一起。 Una conferencia GRATUITA para las familias de niños con discapacidades, los profesionales que trabajan con ellos y los miembros de la...

Support for Families Spring Program Guide

We have lots of exciting offerings coming up this Spring! Click here to download or view our Spring Program Guide.

Save the Date for the Information and Resource Conference – March 18!

We are excited to announce that we have set a date for this year's Information and Resource conference! It will be taking place on Saturday, March 18, and it will be IN PERSON again. Click here to see updates as they become available!

12/10 – 12/17, Please Join Support for Families at our Holiday Shopping Event at Sports Basement!

Support for Families is now a part of the Sports Basement Basementeer program If you love Support for Families, please sign-up as a Basementeer and list Support for Families as your chosen recipient.  You will get 10% off their purchases all year long, and Support for Families will receive a...
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We will be hosting a "Surviving Compassion Fatigue" training on June 21 at our new office space on 832 Folsom St.* Participants will learn how to recognize and address the most challenging aspects of compassion fatigue, and regain a state of neuro-physiological (mind-body) regulation, recovery and resilience. *This training is for Black families only.

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Support for Families is looking for enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to join our team. Learn more about our open job positions at

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Interested in coming to a new in-person support group? Want to get connected to other parents? It's easy to park at our new location! Stay tuned for details about support groups coming soon.
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