Support Groups

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

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

Adult Services and Transition

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

Autism Parent Support Group

2nd Tuesdays (ages 0-9)
10:30am-12:00pm Register Here
More info – English, español

4th Mondays (ages 10+)
6:30-8:30pm – Register Here
More info – English, español

Black Families Support Group

on hold, more information coming soon!

Cantonese-Speaking Parent Group

on hold, more information coming soon!

Chinatown Child Development Center (CCDC) Group


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

Families of Children Birth to 5

2nd and 4th Tuesdays; 1:30-2:30pm – Register Here
More info – English

*this groups is on hold indefinitely*

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

Mental Health Support Group

in partnership with NAMI

on hold, more information coming soon!

Prader-Willi Parent Group

Biannually, Saturdays; 10:30am-1:30pm
April 20 – Register Here
and September 14 – Register Here

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

Spanish-Speaking Parent Group

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

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

When: Saturday, November 4, 2023; 10am-12:00pm
Yerba Buena Children’s Garden Howard St and, 4th St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Come join other caregivers and their children in the community for a Play Date! Ages 0-6.

This is an opportunity for you to meet with other families, learn more about Support for Families’ services, and enjoy play time with your child and other families.


  • 10:00-10:30am – Sign in
  • 10:30-11:00 am – Welcome Circle
  • 11:00-11:30am – Reading/Sensory Activity
  • 11:30-12:00 pm – Socialization Activity & Closing Circle

More info – English, español

Bilingual Storytelling Group

*this group is on hold indefinitely*

When: 4th Fridays; 11am-12pm
Support for Families Office – 832 Folsom St. Suite 1001, San Francisco, CA 94107

Dive into a world of wonder and imagination with our bilingual storytelling group, tailored exclusively for children aged 3-6 years.

Our sessions seamlessly intertwine the lyrical beauty of both English and Cantonese, ensuring your little ones are captivated while also enhancing their linguistic skills. Each story we share is handpicked to spark curiosity, promote creativity, and foster a lifelong love for reading. Whether it’s an age-old Cantonese fable, a classic English fairy tale, or a blend of both, our stories promise not only entertainment but also a rich cultural experience. Join us for magical adventures that bridge!

More info – English, 中文

Abriendo Puertas

When: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5pm-6:30pm from February 27 to March 28

Te invitamos a participar en un taller para padres de niños de 0 a 5 años.

Las 10 sesiones de Abriendo Puertas promueven la preparación escolar, el bienestar familiar y la defensa mediante las mejores prácticas en el desarrollo del cerebro, aspectos clave del desarrollo de la primera infancia (cognitivo, lenguaje, físico y socioemocional), alfabetización temprana, bilingüismo, matemáticas tempranas, uso positivo de la tecnología, asistencia, compromiso cívico, liderazgo de los padres, establecimiento de metas y planificación para el éxito familiar.

Presentado solo en español.

Más información – español