Parent and Family Support Groups Offered by HRC
At HRC, Parent and Family Support Groups offer informative presentations, lively discussions, and of course the opportunity to get to know other parents and families. The following groups are offered at HRC and facilitated by HRC staff members.
NEW Special Connections Parent Support Group
For parents of HRC clients looking to meet other parents who have a son or daugher of any age with a developmental disability. Second Tuesday of the month, 6-8pm, HRC Torrance. No meetings in July or August. Childcare available by reservation for children 12 years and under. Brenda Sanchez (310) 543-0136
Early Years Down Syndrome Support Group
For parents raising a child ages birth - five years with Down syndrome. Second Monday of the month, 9:30 - 11:30am. Karina Duran (310) 543-7980
Japanese Parent Support Group
For parents of HRC clients who speak Japanese. Please call for information (310) 543-0691.
Korean Parent Group
This group meets the fourth Thursday, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm, at HRC Long Beach. Contact Taejong Min at (310) 792-4542.or Jamie Lee (310) 792-4742
Spanish Speaking Parent Support Group
For parents of HRC clients who speak Spanish. Please call for information (310) 543-0691.
Groups for siblings age 6-16 of HRC clients. Days and times vary by the age of the participants. For more information please contact your HRC Counselor.
Other Groups in Los Angeles Area
The HRC Resource Center also maintains information on support groups available in the community in the HRC and surrounding areas, as well as state and national organizations.