Family Support

Mental Health Association’s Family Support Service

320 N. Goodman Street
Rochester, NY 14607
Contact:  Maria Cruz, Family Peer Support Program Coordinator
(585) 325-3145 x150

or contact us online

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The Mental Health Association provides support to families of children with emotional or behavioral health challenges

A Family Peer Advocate is a caregiver who has experienced what you’re going through

We offer:

  • Support by phone, in person, in groups or individually
  • Assistance with school issues—education advocacy
  • Teen support
  • Assistance in identifying and developing natural supports
  • Caregiver discussion, education and skill-building groups
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Temper Tamers  Coffee Club
Daytimers Parents of Teens Support Group
PEACE (Teen Support) Group Strengthening and Empowering Families with Young Children


Virtual Workshops:

Call Julie Febrey at 585-325-3145 x122 for information and to sign up.

Virtually from 10:30 am – 12 noon.

Tuesdays in february, 2022:

(For Parents and Caregivers of Children Ages 5 and up/School Age)

February 1st

February 8th

February 15th

February 22nd

Wednesdays in February, 2022:

(For Parents and Caregivers of Tweens and Teens)

February 2nd

February 9th

February 16th

February 23rd

Thursdays in February, 2022:

(For Parents and Caregivers of Children Ages 5 and up/School Age)

February 3rd

February 10th

February 17th

February 24th

Fridays in February, 2022:

(For Parents/Caregivers of Children Ages 5 and Under)

February 4th

February 11th

February 18th

February 25th



Want more information? Contact us below:

Upcoming family events 2022:

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Peer Support Services
Drop-in Center
Life Skills Services
Creative Wellness Opportunities
Family Support Servives