Peer Groups

Our peer groups provide space for participants to seek peer-to-peer support from one another as well as practical information and education.

Interpretation is available free of charge with one week’s advanced notice

To register, fill out our online registration forms when available, call us at 415-920-5040, or email [email protected]families.org.

Upcoming Groups

Parent-Child Interactive Groups

This is an opportunity for you to meet with other families as well as for you and your child to practice new social skills, explore emotions, and play with peers in an inclusive and welcoming space. Ages 0-6.

 

Play, Learn, Connect

 

Spanish/English Community Gathering

Our next Play Date is TBD.

To sign up, email Mariah Martinez at [email protected] or Wendy Reyes Orellana at [email protected], or register using the link below. 

Infant Massage Class

0-2 Infant Massage Class in English & Spanish

When: Every Tuesday, starting 1/10/23 – 2/07/23; 12-12:45pm
Where: 1663 Mission Street, Suite 700 – San Francsico, CA 94103

Sign up today to participate in our 5-week in-person infant massage series. Caregivers will have the opportunity to learn the movements of infant massage, develop more confidence in reading infant signals with infant massage educators. Families will also receive a goody bag filled with baby items and a baby massage booklet upon completion of the series.

*Limited space available.

To sign up, email Mariah Martinez at [email protected], or Roxana Lopez at [email protected], or register using the link below. 

For any questions about Parent & Child groups, please contact 415-920-5040.

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Family Support Groups

Our Family Support Groups focus on the experience of caregivers of children with disabilities. Each group is facilitated by a parent of a child with a disability and encourage peer to peer connections and support along with guest speakers or special topics when appropriate

Autism Parent Support Group

4th Mondays; 6:30-8:30pm – Register Here
More info – English, español

Black Families Support Group

1st and 3rd Tuesdays; 4:00-5:30pm – Register Here
More info – English

Cantonese-Speaking Parent Group

2nd Saturdays; 1:00-3:00pm – Register Here
More info – English, 中文

Families of Children Birth to 5

**This support group is currently on hold while a new date and time is determined.
More info – English, 中文, español

UCSF Parent Round Table

**This support group is currently on hold while a new date and time is determined.
Held in Spanish and English.
More info – English, español

Prader-Willi Parent Group

Biannually, Saturdays; 10:30am-1:30pm
April 1, 2023 – Register Here
September 9, 2023 – Register Here

More info – English, 中文, español
For additional info please call 415-920-5040

Mental Health Support Group
(Spanish)

in partnership with NAMI
3rd Mondays; 5:00-7:00pm – Register Here
More info – English, español​

Spanish-Speaking Parent Group

Every Wednesday; 10:00am-12:00pm – Register Here
More info – español

Families of Children with Dyslexia Support Group

in partnership with Decoding Dyslexia CA
1st Mondays; 7:00-8:30pm – Register Here
More info – English, 中文, español

Adult Services and Transition

1st Mondays; 6:30-8:00pm – Register Here
3rd Mondays; 6:30-8:00pm – Register Here
More info – English

Chinatown Child Development Center (CCDC) Group
華埠兒童培育中心互助組

3rd Mondays; 2:00-3:30pm – Register Here
More info – 中文

For assistance registering, please call our Warmline at 415-920-5040, or email [email protected].