Kin Connections

This is a virtual support group offered to kinship caregivers across the state. It meets the 4th Tuesday of each month from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm.

Click here to view the flyer and register to attend.

Join MCF’s Kinship Family Peer Support Specialist and other caregivers to learn strategies for kinship parenting, addressing the challenges and learning about the changing dynamics of kinship families. There will be opportunities to get support and work on strengthening the bonds of the growing family.

Life in Motion Support Group

This groups meets the 3rd Thursday of each month from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm.  For more information, please email Shelley Jones or call 443.472.9840.

This is a support group for those who have a loved one with substance use challenges.  Participants will learn strategies for self-care and ways to cope with stress, hear from others in similar situations and build a network of support.

The Self Expression Sessions

Meets every Wednesday, 5:00-6:30 PM.  Please note there will be no session in July or August.  The group will resume meeting Wednesday, September 13th!

For information and to receive Zoom link, contact Janet Jones or call 443-878-9367.

The Self Expression Sessions- Virtual Support Group

These sessions are all about taking better care of YOU! Connect online with other parents and caregivers from the comfort of your own space to share, receive support, enjoy a few laughs and explore your creative side. Can’t be on the entire call? No worries! Join us and stay on for as long as you can. Can’t join every Wednesday? No worries, this group is ongoing.

Clearer Skies Support Group for Families

Meets First Thursday of the Month, 5:30 to 6:30 PM

For more information and to receive Zoom link, contact Tanya Mech via email or call 443-896-6333.

Download flyer here.

Join us for a virtual Support Group to welcome families to MCF. Connect with other parents and caregivers of children with behavioral health challenges. Learn about the ways MCF can support you and your family and get tips on how to form a healthy relationship between parent and child.

We Got This: Autism Support Group for Parents & Caregivers

This group meets the  second Thursday of every month, 6:00 to 8:00 PM

For more information and to receive Zoom link, contact Jenice Bruce or 443-539-6410.

Download flyer here.

This relaxed, autism-focused group is intended to offer a supportive and confidential environment to meet other parents and caregivers of a child with autism and discuss the unique challenges autism brings to families.

Online Support Group for Spanish-Speaking Families

Meets 1st and 3rd Wednesday, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

For more information and to receive the Zoom link, contact Eli Lanza.

Download flyer here.

Join other parents and caregivers of children with mental and behavioral health challenges. We will support each other, share our experiences and learn about educational and community resources to help our families. Spanish-speaking families from across Maryland are welcome to attend.

Our Healing Hearts: Online Grief Support Group for Parents Who Have Lost a Child to Overdose

Meets the Fourth Tuesday of every month, 12:00 – 1:00 pm.

For information and to receive Zoom link, contact Beth Schmidt or call 202-573-6773.

Download flyer here.

This is a support group for parents who have lost a child to overdose.  Losing a child to substance overdose is a unique and isolating situation. This grief support group meets monthly on Zoom and we welcome any parent coping with this heartbreaking trauma to join us.

There are also other organizations that may offer support groups that are not included on this list. To learn more, head to the Resources page.