Parent Support Groups


American Sickle Cell Anemia Association
216-229-8600
Website: www.ascaa.org
Information: Provides quality and comprehensive services to individuals and families at risk for sickle cell disease.
  Autism Society of Greater Cleveland
216-556-4937
Website: www.asgc.org
Information: Improving the lives of all affected by autism.
     
Breastfeeding Support Group
Fairview Hospital Wellness Center
3035 Wooster Road
Rocky River, OH
440-356-0347
Information: Free support group that meets Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1:00pm-3:00pm and Thursdays from 5:00pm-7:00pm

Breastfeeding Help-Line sponsored by the Cleveland Clinic is available 7 days a week during daytime hours and can be reached at 216-476-7222.
  CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder)
800-233-4050
Website: www.chadd.org
Information: Serves individuals with AD/HD and their families.
     
Family Connections
216-921-2023
Website: www.FamilyConnections1.org
Information: Strong families build strong communities.
  Fragile-X Alliance of Ohio
440-519-1517
216-241-8230
Website: www.fragilexohio.org
Information: A support group for parents whose children have Fragile-X Syndrome.
     
Healthy Fathering Collaborative
216-502-4795
216-245-7842
Website: www.neofathering.net
Information: Believes in supporting and empowering fathers to develop their assets as nurturers, caregivers, and providers of their children.
  Lakewood Family Room (for Lakewood residents only)
216-521-7580
Website: www.onelakewood.com/findget/early-childhood-services
Information: Strong families equal successful children and a strong community.
     
La Leche League International
800-525-3243
Website: www.lalecheleague.org
Information: Helps mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support.
  Matthew’s Lending Library
216-226-3669
Website: www.matthewslendinglibrary.org
Information: A non-profit organization dedicated to providing adaptive therapy equipment and capability switch operated toys to children and young adults with special needs.
     
Milestones Organization
216-464-7600
Website: www.milestones.org
Information: Provides access, education, training and collaboration for the autism community.
  Military Child Education Coalition
254-953-1923
Website: www.militarychild.org
Information: To ensure quality education opportunities for all military-connected children affected by mobility, family separation and transition.
     
Military One Source
800-342-9647
Website: www.militaryonesource.com
Information: A 24/7 resource for military members, spouses and families.
  Monarch Center for Autism
216-320-8945
Website: www.monarchcenterforautism.org Information: To improve the daily quality of life for children with autism and their families.
     
NAMI Greater Cleveland (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
216-875-7776
Website: www.nami.org
Information: Improves lives of persons living with serious mental illness and their families.
  National Organization of Mothers of Twins Clubs, Inc.
Website: http://www.nomotc.org/
Information: Resources and support for mothers of multiples.
     
New Mom’s Discussion Group
Hillcrest Hospital North Campus
6777 Mayfield Rd, West entrance
Mayfield, OH
440-312-4647
Information: Free support group, no registration required. Meeting on Thursdays, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Bring your baby, blanket and toys.
Nursing Mom's Chat
Lakewood Methodist Church - follow the signs to Family Room
Lakewood Family Room
15700 Detroit Ave.
Lakewood, OH
Information: Free support group. Meetings are Wednesdays from 9:30am-11:00am
     
Prader-Willi Syndrome Association of Ohio
440-716-0552
330-723-0004
Website: www.pwsaohio.org
Information: Providing understanding and awareness of Prader-Willi Syndrome and supporting affected persons and families.
  The SID Network of Ohio
800-477-7437
Website: www.sidsohio.org
Information: Provides support, compassion, education and research.
     
The Upside of Downs of Greater Cleveland
216-447-1955
216-447-8763
Website: www.usod.org
Information: To provide support, education, and advocacy for people with Down syndrome, their families and communities.