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.
Autism South Bay
This group is for parents who are raising a child with autism, and meets the first Tuesday, 6:00 - 8:00 pm, at HRC Long Beach. Contact Brenda Sanchez at (310) 543-0136.
S.T.E.P.S. Support Through Education and Parents
This group is for parents who are raising a child with Down Syndrome, and meets the second Monday, 9:30 am - 11:30 am, at HRC Torrance. Contact Karina Duran, (310) 543-7980. No meetings in July or August.
Japanese Parent Support Group
For parents of HRC clients who speak Japanese. Please call for information (310) 543-0691.
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.
Spanish Speaking Parent Support Group
For parents of HRC clients who speak Spanish. Meetings at HRC Torrance and HRC Long Beach. Please call for information. (310) 543-0691
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.
Other Groups in Los Angeles Area
The HRC Resource Center also maintains information on support groups available in the community in the HRC and surrounding areas, as well as state and national organizations.