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.

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

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

**This group will be restarting in late fall.
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

Starting October 24
2nd and 4th Tuesdays; 1:30-2:30pm – Register Here
More info – English

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

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

Family Connection Group

Every other Monday; 6:30pm-7:30pm – Register Here
More info – English

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

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

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, October 14, 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