The following are resources for parents. If you don’t find what you may be looking for, please call us and we will be happy to assist you!
SKIP of New York.
For chronically ill and developmentally disabled children.
Starbridge partners with people who have disabilities, their families, and others who support them, to realize fulfilling possibilities in education, employment, health, and community living. Together they transform communities to include everyone.
Autism Society of America Western New York Chapter
Resources and information about autism, Asperger’s PDD
Rochester Regional Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders
The Rochester Regional Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (RRCASD) is a community education and technical assistance center funded by the State Education Department to assist individuals with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and those who care for them.
LDA Life and Learning Services
Serving Rochester and surrounding counties. Information and services for parents, educators and health care professionals to address the needs of children and adults who have learning disabilities, ADD/ADHD or other neurological impairments.
Daystar for Medically Fragile Children
Daystar is New York State’s only pediatric day-respite program designed specifically to meet the needs of families with children as young as six months through age five who are coping with serious medical conditions and developmental complexities.
Site designed to assist families with various compositions and situations. Topics covered range from child care to breast feeding and beyond.
Kids Out and About
Excellus sponsored site with many links to area resources, summer camps, educational programs, etc.
Search engine “because kids don’t come with instructions”
Genesee Valley Parent Magazine
Offers a number of online resources and directories for parents in the Genesee Valley Region.
Equal Parents for Children
Support for families working through divorce/separation.
Rochester Area MOPS
Faith-based international group Mothers of Preschoolers has local meetings for all moms.
Internet-based community for local moms. Also offers online resources on parenting and opportunities for play-dates, etc.
Bivona Child Advocacy Center
Helping children and families cope with sexual abuse or extreme physical abuse.
Parents Without Partners is an international non-profit educational and support organization for single parent families.
MOMS Club (Moms Offering Moms Support)
International organization focused on the needs of at-home mothers. Meetings take place during the day. There are several local MOMS chapters in Rochester.
Teenage Parent Support Services (TAPSS)
Support groups and education for teenage parents.