Emotional Disabilities

Groups

Mental Health Association’s Family Support Services

The groups offer support, peer counseling, a speaker’s bureau, newsletter, advocacy, child care, transportation, peer counseling training and social events. For families having children with emotional or behavioral challenges.

Meeting Details

  • Location: Call for information
  • Time: Several meeting days, times and locations. Call for information
  • Fee: No fee
  • Facilitation: Trained peer facilitators
  • Eligibility: For families having children with emotional or behavioral challenges.

Contact Information

Contact the Mental Health Association at 325-3145 Ext. 131.

www.mharochester.org

Sponsored by: Mental Health Association

 

Hillside Family Support (Genesee – GLOW)

Ongoing parent support groups and respite care are provided for parents, guardians or foster parents of a child with a mental health, emotional or behavioral need. Groups give parents an opportunity to meet and talk with other parents in similar situations. A telephone hotline, peer counseling, newsletter, advocacy, child care and social events are also provided.

Meeting Details

  • Location: Hillside Children’s Center, Batavia, NY
  • Time: Second and Fourth Mondays, 6-7:30 PM
  • Fee: No fee
  • Facilitation: Member facilitators
  • Eligibility: For parents, guardians or foster parents of a child with a mental health, emotional or behavioral need.

Contact Information

Contact the parent advocate, 585-344-0134, No e-mail available

Hillside Children’s Center, Batavia, NY

Sponsored by: Hillside Children’s Center

 

Hillside Family Support (Livingston – GLOW)

Ongoing parent support groups and respite care are provided for parents, guardians or foster parents of a child with a mental health, emotional or behavioral need. Groups give parents an opportunity to meet and talk with other parents in similar situations. A telephone hotline, peer counseling, newsletter, advocacy, child care and social events are also provided.

Meeting Details

  • Location: Hillside Children’s Center, Mt. Morris, NY
  • Time: First and Third Tuesdays, 6-8:00 PM
  • Fee: No fee
  • Facilitation: Member facilitators
  • Eligibility: For parents, guardians or foster parents of a child with a mental health, emotional and/or behavioral need.

Contact Information

Contact the parent advocate, 585-658-5532, No e-mail available

Sponsored by: Hillside Children’s Center

 

Hillside Family Support (Orleans – GLOW)

Ongoing parent support groups and respite care are provided for parents, guardians or foster parents of a child with a mental health, emotional or behavioral need. Groups give parent an opportunity to meet and talk with other parents in similar situations. A telephone hotline, peer counseling, newsletter, advocacy, child care and social events are also provided.

Meeting Details

  • Location: Call for information, Albion, NY
  • Time: Second and Fourth Wednesday, each month, 6-7:30 PM
  • Fee: No fee
  • Facilitation: Member facilitators
  • Eligibility: For parents, guardians or foster parents of a child with a mental health, emotional or behavioral need.

Contact Information

Contact the parent advocate, 585-344-0134, No e-mail available

Sponsored by: Hillside Children’s Center

 

Hillside Family Support (Wyoming – GLOW)

Ongoing parent support groups and respite care are provided for parents, guardians, or foster parents of a child with a mental health, emotional or behavioral need. Groups give parents an opportunity to meet and talk with other parents in similar situations. A telephone hotline, peer counseling, newsletter, advocacy, child care and social events are provided.

Meeting Details

  • Location: Hillside Children’s Center, Warsaw, N.Y.
  • Time: First and Third Monday, each month, 6:00-7:30 PM
  • Fee: No fee
  • Facilitation: Member facilitators
  • Eligibility: For parents, guardians or foster parents of a child with emotional and/or behavioral challenges

Contact Information

Contact the parent advocate, 786-5918, No e-mail available

Sponsored by: Hillside Children’s Center

 

Parent to Parent (Webster)

For parents of children attending school in the Webster Central School District. Provides educational workshops for all parents to gain information and direction while their children are in the educational system.

Meeting Details

  • Location: Thomas High School Library, Webster, NY 14580
  • Time: Call for dates and times
  • Fee: No fee
  • Facilitation: Member Facilitators
  • Eligibility: For parents of children attending school in the Webster Central School District who have questions/concerns regarding their child’s academic or behavioral performance.

Contact Information

Coleen Brown, 546-1700, brown@advocacycenter.org. Can also call 872-1315, No e-mail available for that number,

Sponsored by: Special Education Parent Teachers Association