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

Make a referral

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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Virtual Workshops:

Call Julie Febrey at 585-325-3145 x122
for information and registration.

**Masks are required for all in-person visits to the facility.

Mondays in August, 2022: (6:00-7:30pm)

(For Parents and Caregivers of Teens-and other ages support group)

No meetings for the month of August, see you in September! 

Tuesdays in August, 2022: (10:30-12pm or 6:00-7:30pm)

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

August 2nd, 2022

August 9th, 2022

August 16th, 2022

August 23rd, 2022

August 30th, 2022

Wednesdays in August, 2022: (10:30-12pm)

(For Parents and Caregivers of Tweens and Teens)

August 3rd, 2022

August 10th, 2022

August 17th, 2022

August 24th, 2022-No Family Education Workshop Today

Thursdays in August, 2022: (10:30-12pm)

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

August 4th, 2022

August 11th, 2022

August 18th, 2022

August 25th, 2022

Fridays in August, 2022: (10:30-12pm)

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

August 5th, 2022

August 12th, 2022

August 19th, 2022

August 26th, 2022



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