LIST OF SUPPORT GROUPS

Adoption Support Groups

Please call each group before attending to make sure that schedule changes have not occurred. Meeting times may change during holiday weeks as well.

 

Sacramento

Capital Adoptive Families Alliance (CAFA) Support Group Meetings by and for Adoptive Parents (Peer Led). 4th Wednesdays monthly, 6:30 pm. River Oak Center for Children, Sacramento. RSVP to www.meetup.com/Capital-Adoptive-Families-Alliance. Or support@capadoptfam.org. Childcare available if requested in advance.

 

Sacramento

Asperger’s Parent Support Sac AS IS group meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of most months from 7-9 pm. Meetings may be canceled or combined at times. Meeting location: UC Davis MIND Institute, www.sacramentoasis.com

 

Online

Online Adoption Support Groups Adoptive Families Together (aftlist)- Online Discussion Group: Moderated online group provides parents with a 24-hour support forum, focusing on children with challenging behaviors and complex needs. Parents use the online group to seek information, share stories, gain and offer support. The group’s knowledgeable and experienced parents are especially helpful to newly forming families. If you are interested in joining, email: aftlist-subscribe@yahoogroups.com to subscribe.

 

Roseville

Hand In Hand Adoption Support Group Post Adoption- Patty Soulsby ROCKYSFANS@aol.com. Intercountry, Independent, and other adoptions. Meetings and family events. Email group http://groups.yahoo.com/group/HandInHandFamilies/

 

Sacramento

Sierra Forever Families- 8928 Volunteer Lane @ Watt/Folsom, Sacramento. Free Child Care. Advance Child Care Reservations Necessary 916/368-5114. Also open to individuals not yet placed with a child.

Sierra offers a variety of monthly support groups as one of our beneficial services. The groups give parents the forum to share ideas and resources with other pre- and post-adoptive families. Groups also explore parenting issues and deepen the understanding of the dynamics of foster, kin and adoption experiences while also earning resource family education credits.

Adoption Orientation: Second Monday of each month. 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

LGBTQ Support Group (RSVP for childcare): Second Wednesday of each month. 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Adoptive Family Support Group (RSVP for childcare): Fourth Tuesday of each month. 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Adoption Module (space is limited, call to RSVP): 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

 

Sacramento

Sierra Forever Families Single Parents, and Gay & Lesbian Parenting Support 6-8pm. 2nd Wednesdays Monthly. Kathy Steenberg, LCSW 916/368-5114. Call ahead for Child care.

 

Yolo County

Yolo County Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Association 1st Fridays. Sandy Weiss 530-756-0183

Lilliput Children’s Services Chico

  • 2nd Tuesday of the month KSSP Support Group from 10am-12pm located at 205 Mira Loma Drive, Ste. 20, Oroville, CA 95966.
  • 4th Wednesday of the month KSSP Support Group from 10:30am-12pm.
  • 4th Tuesday of the month Post Adoption Services Support Group from 10am-12pm located at 205 Mira Loma Drive, Ste. 20, Oroville, CA 95966.
  • 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month Post Adoption Services Support Group from 12pm to 1:30pm.
  • 2nd Tuesday of the month Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Support Group from 9:30am-11:30am.

Lilliput Children’s Services Fairfield

  • 1st Tuesday of the month Placement Family Support Group from 6pm-8pm.

Lilliput Childrens Service’s Mendocino County (PAS)

  • 4th Thursday of the month Post Adoption Services Support Group from 12pm-1:30pm located at Ukiah United Methodist Church, 270 N. Pine St, Room 151, Ukiah, CA 95482.

Lilliput Children’s Services Motherlode Counties (PAS)

  • 3rd Tuesday of the month Post Adoption Services Support Group from 11am-1pm located at Seventy-Day Adventist, Church Conference Room, 40 N Forest Rd, Sonora, CA 95370.

Lilliput Childrens Services Nevada County (PAS)

  • 1st Friday of the month Post Adoption Services Support Group from 10am-12pm located at

138 New Mohawk Rd, Suite 200, Nevada City, CA 95959.

Lilliput Children’s Services Yolo County (PAS)

  • 3rd Thursday of the month Post Adoption Services Support Group from 10:30am-12:30pm located at Davis Community Library, Small Conference Room 315 E 14th Street, Davis, CA 95616.

Lilliput Children’s Services Stockton

  • 4th Monday of the month Kinship Support Group from 6pm-7:30pm.
  • 2nd Monday of the month Foster Parent Support Group from 6pm-7:30pm.

Lilliput Children’s Services Santa Rosa

  • 2nd Thursday of the month KSSP Support Group from 6pm-8pm.
  • 4th Tuesday of the month KSSP Support Group from 9:30am-11:30am.

Lilliput Children’s Services Napa

  • 2nd Wednesday of the month KSSP Support Group from 6-7:30pm.
  • 4th Monday of the month KSSP Support Group from 10am-12pm.
  • 3rd Tuesday of the month Post Adoption Services Support Group from 6:30pm-8pm located at Hillside Christian Church, 100 Anderson Road, Napa, CA 94558.

 Lilliput Children’s Services South Sacramento

  • 3rd Thursday of the month Kinship Support Group from 11am-1pm.
  • 2nd Tuesday of the month Kinship Support Group from 6pm-8pm.
  • 4th Saturday of the month Kinship Support Group from 10:30am-12:30pm.
  • Last Thursday of the month Placement Family Support Group from 6pm-8pm.
  • 1st Friday of the month Kinship Support Group from 10:30am-12:30am located at Lilliput Children’s Office, 8391 Auburn Blvd, Citrus Heights, CA 95610.

Schools/Special Education

This program provides mental health services to Special Education students who have significant mood/behavioral problems impacting their education performance and require clinical intervention in order to be successful at school.

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