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?

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...

12/5-9, Inclusive Schools Week : Unity Within Our Community

Support for Families and SFUSD are proud to once again be celebrating Inclusive Schools Week. We have been celebrating annually since December 2010, when then Mayor, Gavin Newsom issued this Mayoral Proclamation on Inclusive Schools Week. Inclusive Schools Week provides an opportunity for...

Thank you so much for your support of the SFCD 40th Anniversary Gala!

We had such a wonderful time celebrating with you and honoring Waymo and Jim Riley and Isaiah Riley-Chinn. Isaiah’s speech was incredibly moving and was a wonderful reminder that he and the many other children and families navigating life with a disability or special healthcare need throughout San...

Access to Adventure 2022

This was our first year at Presidio Tunnel Tops.  It was so much fun!  Click here to read more about the 2022 event on the Parks Conservancy Website.  Recreation organizations attending included: Spectrum Surf Camps; De Colores Arts; Legacy Foundation; Special Olympics; Urban...

9/30,  You are invited to Support for Families’ 40th Birthday 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 on September 30. Understanding the continued challenges of the pandemic, we have moved the September 30th Gala to the General’s Residence at Fort Mason Center so we can...

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...
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Looking for better ways to advocate for your child? Attend our Advocacy Skills workshop next Monday, February 13, and learn helpful tips that you can use to support your child in a variety of situations, including in school and with service providers. **Presented in English only.

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Join us tomorrow for our Dental Visit Preparation workshop! We will be covering how to prepare for your child’s dental visits with applied behavior analysis (ABA) strategies, desensitization techniques and other helpful tools that can be practiced at home and during a dental office visit.

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Please join us for our Emergency Preparedness workshop on Saturday, February 18. During this workshop, you will learn how to work with your child’s IEP team to create an individual emergency plan, and use certain tools to help your child know what to do in case of an emergency. **Presented in English only.

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Support for Families is excited to once again be a part of the Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Half Marathon®, 10K & 5K, presented by Pamakid Runners! As a beneficiary, the more people who participate in the race, the more donations we raise. Sign up today!

Don’t like to run but still looking to help? You can sign up to volunteer at our water station by emailing Matilde at
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