Affirming, parent-led support for families of children with disabilities in San Francisco and throughout the Bay Area.
Support for Families Education Empowerment Equity

Welcome. We’re so glad you’re here!

Whether you are navigating a new diagnosis, have a concern about your child’s development, want to learn a bit more about what we do, are looking for free resources and education, or just need to connect with another parent who has navigated similar challenges, we're here to help.

Find Support


Browse our resource library to learn about child development, services, and support that may be possible at home, at school, and in the community.

Contact Us

Find answers and parent-to-parent support by talking with our Family Support Team.

Community Building

Get connected locally. Join us at workshops, family events, peer support groups, and more.

Peer Mentorship

Connect and find support from another parent who has navigated similar challenges through our mentorship program.

Our Impact

Last year, Support for Families provided information, education and support for:
Touchpoints with families​
Attendees at our live and virtual events ​
Individuals receiving 1:1 support through our Warmline​
Peer support meetings throughout San Francisco
Community Voices
“Support for Families is absolutely vital to our family. It acts as a bridge between our world and the world we have to function in.”
– Support for Families Parent

Popular Quicklinks

New Diagnosis?

Find facts and resources with our disability information packets.


Read our latest news including news from SFUSD and GGRC


Resources to ensure equitable access to education for your child.


Find state and federal resources for legal, school, and community services.

Make a difference in the life of a child with a disability.

Every dollar donated helps families who have children with special needs and the professionals who work with them.

Support for Families Events

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2024 Information and Resource Conference

Saturday March 9 at Balboa High School 

2024 Information and Resource Conference

Exhibitor sign ups are now full

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All Special Events

Each year, Support for Families hosts inclusive seasonal and special events
for our community. Come join the fun!

Upcoming Events

Community Voices
“As a developmental pediatrician, I’ve referred numerous families of children with disabilities to Support for Families. The organization has literally been a lifesaver for these parents and their children.”
– Support for Families Parent

Not sure where to start?
We’re here to help.

Connect with our Family Support Team today. Give us a call or submit an intake form so we can find a good time to connect with you.