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Support Groups:

1ST MONDAY OF THE MONTH: The East Los Angeles Family Resource Center hosts a Play Group for parents who have small children, ages 0-3. Parents who have a disability are strongly encouraged to attend as well.  For complete details, please view the flyer. 

 2ND WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH: The East Los Angeles Family Resource Center hosts a support group for parents who have children with challenging behaviors. This support group is for parents who have children under 13 years of age. View the flyer for further information and to learn how to contact the FRC.

3rd SATURDAY OF THE MONTH: CPAD Parents Support Group of School Aged ChildrenHosted by the Chinese Parents Association for the Disabled hosts this monthly support group to provide parents with strategies for raising children with special needs.

2nd WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH: LGBT Support Group for Clients with Special Needs. The Koch-Young Resource Center at Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center has a new support group for clients who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and those who question their sexuality.

3rd TUESDAY OF THE MONTH: Family Resource Center (FRC) Chinese Language Parent Support Group. Meets every 3rd Tuesday of the month! Click here to view the flyer in Chinese. 

EVERY SATURDAY: Until November 18 there will be Sibshops! This is a group for children who have a sibling with a developmental disability. They will play games, eat snacks, and just hang out with other kids who have similar experiences. For more information, please view the flyer here.

EVERY MONDAY: Parent Support Group. 6-7:30pm. Facilitated by CARE, Inc., this support group will allow parents to learn new tools for interacting with their children/teens, meet other supportive parents, and gain needed resources. Please see flyer for information on reserving your spot. For more information about CARE, visit www.careautism.org.

EVERY MONDAY: Teen Support Group6-7:30pm. Facilitated by CARE, Inc., this support group will allow teens ages 12-18 talk about their unique struggles and learn ways to improve their life. Please see flyer for information on reserving your spot. For more information about CARE, visit www.careautism.org.

ONGOING: The Thaddeus Foundation Spiritually-Based GroupsThe Thaddeus Foundation offers spiritually based classes and groups, such as "Big Hearts Little Hugs" a support group for parents in San Dimas.

 

**Posting of Community Events and Opportunities including Support Groups is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to reflect an endorsement by the Eastern Los Angeles Regional Center (ELARC). Please note that ELARC events are posted on the Calendar located on the home page of this website.**