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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 and to the professionals
who work with them in San Francisco.

 

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Save the Date! Become a Sponsor!

Join us at our annual fundraising gala benefiting 
Support for Families of Children with Disabilities.

Friday, October 4, 2019
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM

San Francisco Design Center Galleria
Individual Tickets $175 | Sponsorships start at just $500

Sponsorship pledges must be received
by June 28, 2019 for inclusion in the event invitation and
by September 3, 2019 for inclusion in the event program.

For more information, contact Rachel Goldstein, Development Director, at
rgoldstein@supportforfamilies.org or 415.282.7494, ext 132.


Play-Learn-Connect Cooking Series

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Play-Learn-Connect Cooking Series at Support for Families

Learn how to incorporate nutritious simple snacks through interactive activities with your child. Join us for this free five-part series.

Dates: 
Mondays, June 10 - July 8, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Spanish and Cantonese interpretation will be provided as needed. Please call us at 415-920-5040 to register.

Play-Learn-Connect is a Parent-Child Interactive Group that serves as an opportunity for you to meet with other families as well as explore and discuss what our children tell us through play. Birth to 3 years old.

Movie Night: Wonder Park

Friday, June 28, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us as we transform our office into a sensory friendly movie theater specifically designed for families of children with disabilities and special healthcare needs.

Call 415-920-5040 to register or click the button below.
Click here for flyer in English, Spanish and Chinese.


We need your feedback!
Please take the following survey.

The Family Empowerment and Disability Council invite you to respond to an annual evaluation survey on family empowerment center (FEC) activities.

FECs are funded by the California Department of Education to provide services to families with children with disabilities who are between the ages of 3 and 22 to ensure that parents, guardians, and families of children and young adults with disabilities have access to accurate information, specialized training, and peer-to-peer support. This survey asks questions about information, training, and support that you have received from your family empowerment center (SFCD).


Families Partnering in Research for
Children’s Health and Health Equity

This module explains why health research, particularly patient centered comparative effectiveness research, is important to improve healthcare for children experiencing health disparities. Families of color feel disconnected from and untrusting of medical research. Transforming Research as Usual (TRU) introduces the voices of families, patients and communities to research through Community Advisory Boards (CAB). CABs prioritize community needs to promote equitable research. 

Click here to view the Spanish version of this video.


For Parents

For Professionals


SFCD is seeking new board members!
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For SFCD information, support and services please contact the warm line at refer@supportforfamilies.org

Solicitud para la Junta Directiva—Para información de SFCD, apoyo y servicios por favor contacta la línea de apoyo a:

欲知家庭支援中心資料、支援和服務請聯係我們的熱線電郵refer@supportforfamilies.org