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.
Parenting Connections Support Group
For parents of HRC clients looking to meet other parents who have a son or daugher of any age and any type of developmental disability. Second Tuesday of the month, 6-8pm, HRC Torrance. No meetings in July or August. Maria Elena Walsh (310) 543-0691
Down Syndrome Support Group
For parents raising a child with Down syndrome, of all ages. Please contact Karina Duran (310) 543-7980
Southeast Family Resource Center Educational Support Group
Meets at two locations: Tracy Infant Center, 12222 Cuesta Drive, Cerritos, CA 90703; or Bethany Manor Development and Learning Center, 15415 S Pioneer Blvd, Norwalk, CA 90650.
For parents of children birth to 36 months. For information call 562 526-2115
Carolyn Kordich Family Resource Center Monthly Bilingual Support Group
Meets on the second Tuesday of the month from 9:30 – 11:00 am. Located at Volunteers of America Head Start & Early Head Start, 1135 W 257th Street, Harbor City, CA 90710. For more information call 310 325-7288.
Japanese Parent Support Group
For parents of HRC clients who speak Japanese. Meets Third Thursday of the month from 9:30 am – 11:30 am at HRC Torrance office. Please call Masa Ajifu (310) 543-0143 or Satoko Eskenazi (310) 792-4562
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.
Outside of HRC, the Korean American Special Education Center (KAYSEC) offers a variety of training and support activities.
Chinese Speaking Family Support Group
For parents of HRC clients who want to connect with other parents who speak Mandarin. Open to families with children of all ages and diagnoses. Meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month, from 1-3PM on Zoom. Please contact group facilitators for more information and link to join group: Tian Chiang (310) 792-4705 or Harry Zhang (310) 792-4520.
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.
Groups for Spanish Speaking Families
Unidad y Fuerza se reúne el cuarto miércoles del mes de 6-8: 00 pm en el Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. Contacte a Pablo Ibáñez al (310) 792-4725.
Programa Educativo Para Padres de Bellflower se reúne el primer viernes del mes de 9-11: 00 a. m. en Encounter Church, 10012 Ramona St, Bellflower 90706. Para obtener información, comuníquese al (310) 543-0100.
Grupo de Apoyo Educativo (Cerritos & Norwalk), Southeast Family Resource Center, Se reúne en Tracy Infant Center, 12222 Cuesta Drive. Cerritos, CA 90703, o Bethany Manor Development and Learning Center, 15415 S Pioneer Blvd, Norwalk, CA 90650. para más información llame 562 526-2115
Grupo de Apoyo Bilingüe Mensual (Harbor
City) Se reúne el segundo martes de cada mes
9:30-11:00 am, en El Centro de Recursos Familiares de Carolyn Kordich, 1135 W. 257th Street
Harbor City, CA. Para más información llame a El Centro de Recursos Familiares de Carolyn Kordich, 310 325-7288
El Conocimiento Es Poder, Un grupo para abogar por
si mismo (Wilmington) Se reúne en el primer
jueves de cada mes, de 5:00 – 7:00 pm,
en Providence Little Company of Mary Wellness and Activity
Center, 470 Hawaiian, Wilmington, CA 90744. Para más
información llame a El Centro de Recursos Familiares de
Parent Support for Vietnamese Speaking Parents
Hội Phụ Huynh Việt Nam Có Con Em Khuyết Tật (Vietnamese Parents of Disabled Children Association) offers many training and support activities throughout the year.