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Support Groups

K-4 Enrichment by LSA Family Health Service

 
lsa_3-removebg-previewlittlesistersfamily.org/programs/k-4-enrichment
333 East 115th Street, New York, NY 10029
(646) 672-5200 | info@lsafhs.org

 
This program strives to improve reading and math skills for children in grades K-4. Through this program, 96% of children in the after-school program improved their reading by at least one level and all children in the summer program improved their reading by at least one level!
 
Programs offered
~ For children
– Homework help
– After-school tutoring
– Summer enrichment and arts program
 
~ For parents
– Mental health counselling
– Financial literacy workshops
– Support groups
– Educational advocacy
– Referrals as needed
– Parental involvement with updates on student learning
 
How to apply
– To register for enrolment, complete this online form or feel free to contact an advocate at (646) 672-5200 during business hours (Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm)
– You can find more information here
 
Updated on July 26, 2021


National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI)

 
nami naminycmetro.org
505 Eighth Avenue, Suite 1103, New York, NY 10018
Helpline: 212-684-3264 | Administration: (212) 684-3365

 
NAMI is a mental health organization that provides support, coping strategies, and practical information regarding mental illness. All sessions are peer led with a trained volunteer in a safe and judgement-free environment for individuals struggling with mental health, and for their loved ones interested in learning more and offering support.
 
Support groups and classes are free of cost and currently being held online.
 
Support Groups
– Held on a walk-in basis, throughout the month
– No registration required
– A safe space to offer support and share experiences
 
Classes
– Must register by calling 212-684-3264
– Classes range from 90 minutes to 8 weeks
– Learn about coping mechanisms, identifying the signs of mental illness, and increasing your understanding of mental health.
 
Learn all about NAMI and what works best for you at:
naminycmetro.org/living-with-a-mental-health-condition/
 
If NAMI is a good fit for you and your family, ask your healthcare provider about a referral using their online form at:
https://www.naminycmetro.org/rapid-referral-nami-nyc/.
 
Updated on June 18, 2021


The Parent Support Network

 
ymhproject.org/parent-support-network
(203) 724-9070
parentsupportnetwork@ymhproject.org
 
The Parent Support Network is a parent-driven program that provides support to caregivers concerned about their child’s mental health. Parents share their thoughts, coping strategies, advice, and recommendations to provide comfort to fellow caregivers going through similar situations.
 
The Parent Network is a branching program of the Youth Mental Health Project available across the country.
 
For involvement in the program, parent’s children (ages 1-25) are not required to have a formal diagnosis . All sessions are free and held online. With a variety of mental health topics to cover, you’re bound to find the best fit for you at www.supportgroupscentral.com/index.cfm#anc1. Just pick a date, register online and participate!
 
Updated on June 18, 2021


The Bronx New Mommies Group Inc.

 
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P.O. Box 21 , Bronx, NY 10475
bronxnewmommies@yahoo.com

 
The Bronx New Mommies Group Inc. is a non-profit support organization focused on providing mother-to-mother support and promoting positive parenting and social interaction.
 
Activities
They offer virtual coffee tea chats as informal support groups for moms, virtual yoga mini-classes 15-30 min long, virtual mom’s brunch, and a virtual mom’s night out.
 
Contact
Send an email to bronxnewmommies@yahoo.com.
 
Updated on March 21, 2021


The Motherhood Center of New York

 
motherhoodcenternyc2themotherhoodcenter.com/classes-and-education
205 Lexington Avenue, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10016
(212) 335-0034
| info@themotherhoodcenter.com
 
The Motherhood Center provides supportive services for new and expectant moms, including a range of treatment options for women suffering from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.
 
Services
The Motherhood Center offers virtual classes and support groups for all new and expectant moms and their partners. Classes range from $25-50 per group.
 
Contact
Call (212) 335-0034 or send an email to info@themotherhoodcenter.com.
 
Updated on March 21, 2021
 


New Moms Support Group NYC

 
themomsgroups.com
Call Renee at (917) 578-3733 to learn more about the programs.
 
The Moms Group has facilitated weekly chats hosted in 32 locations a week since 2008. There are specialized groups for 1) expectant moms, 2) new moms, 3) moms of older babies, and 4) second-time moms. Groups are led by a facilitator and members may also access parenting support online and via phone.
 
Locations
Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Union Square, Chelsea, Flatiron, Murray Hill, Midtown East, and Midtown West in Manhattan, and Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Williamsburg, and Park Slope in Brooklyn. Chats are taking place online now.
 
Contact
Email rebekah@themomsgroups.com with your neighborhood and due date and they will send along some options or call Renee at 917-578-3733 to learn more about the programs. Group information at Meetup – meetup.com/New-Moms-Support-Group-NYC.
 
Updated on March 21, 2021
 


You Gotta Believe: Adopting Older Kids and Youth (Coney Island)

 
yougottabelievelogoyougottabelieve.org/parenting/support-groups
3114 Mermaid Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11224
(718) 372-3003

 
You Gotta Believe’s goal is to find youth permanent families so that they have the support system they need to live safely and to their highest potential.
 
Many staff members are also adoptees and adoptive parents and offer long-term support to families through telephone coaching and in-person meetings, monthly support groups, and a monthly radio parent call-in forum.
 
If you are interested in YGB’s long-term support services or joining a support group, please contact Emily Collins – ecollins@yougottabelieve.org or call 917-613-2937.
 
Updated on March 21, 2021
 



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