Supporting Families in Need

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.

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9/30,  Save the Date for Support for Families Gala (in-person!)

Save the Date to party like it is 1982! Support for Families is celebrating our 40th anniversary with an in-person gala September 30th at The Design Center.  Tickets, tables, and sponsorships available.  You won’t want to miss this fun and fabulous evening of cocktails, dinner,...

In Solidarity and Grief

Support for Families of Children with Disabilities grieves with the families of the precious children and teachers whose lives were senselessly taken yesterday in Texas, and last week in Buffalo, NY and Laguna Woods, CA, and in countless other mass shootings across our country.  Our hearts...

Thank You for Joining Us at IRC!

We loved seeing you at IRC, thank you for making the day a success. Click here to watch our IRC recap video. We hope you learned something new that you can use to help your family thrive.  Please fill out your workshop evaluations so next year can be even better.  Look for IRC next year in March...

4/30, Information and Resource Conference

We want to see YOU at the Information and Resource Conference on Saturday, April 30, 2022 (on Zoom) We are planning 18 workshops from amazing presenters on a variety of topics. Registration is NOW OPEN!  Thank you to our partners in this venture, San Francisco Unified School District and the SFUSD...

Introducing the New Support for Families Logo

You might’ve noticed we have a new look! The past 2 years have presented many challenges and encouraged us to reflect on the future. All families deserve equitable access to information and services for their child’s unique needs. As we grow and evolve together we wanted to reflect this energy and...

Thank you to our Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Half Marathon Volunteers

A big THANK YOU to the runners, our enthusiastic volunteers & dedicated board members for representing SFCD in the 2022 Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Half Marathon®, 10K & 5K, presented by Pamakid Runners. We couldn't have done it w/o your incredible support. Until next year!💜

Our Strategic Framework

"Over the next year, we aim to shift the power to the disability community by creating a shared vision centered on human dignity and implemented through a lens of racial equity, diversity, and inclusion." Support for Families is at a place of transition, recognizing significant inequities of power...

Your steps count! Run for Support for Families!

Support for Families is excited to be a part of the 2022 Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Half Marathon®, 10K & 5K, presented by Pamakid Runners! As a beneficiary, the more people who sign up to run, the more donations we raise.Sign up to run for our kids today! If you do not want to run but...

Gala 2021 – Thank You for Your Support

Thank You To All Who Joined Us At Our Virtual Live Benefit Event on Friday, October 1! We Met Our Goal And Raised Over $150,000. We Are In Awe Of Your Support. Did you miss it? You can still make a donation or watch the fun on YouTube!  SPONSORS Thank you to our Chaise Lounge SponsorsThe Kehillah...

Thanks for Voting us Best of the Bay!

We are very proud to share that we were awarded a Family Favorite Awards: Best Of San Francisco & Marin - Bay Area Parent, 2021 in the category of Best Bay Area Special Needs Services and Support.Read More