Sharing parenting experiences and ideas while learning to form healthy relationships between caregiver and youth through adult conversation with peers while creating beautiful crafts. This is a round table talk with art.
Join our support group focused on building bonds within your family! We will have an open forum for parents and caregivers (parents and caregivers only) to have a safe space to talk. The group will also provide opportunities for caregivers AND their family members to work together to explore creative solutions and strengthen the bond between caregivers & their children.
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.
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.
This group meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 7:00-8:00 PM
For information and to receive meeting link, contact Kimberly Shoe or call 443-878-3365.
Join other parents of children with ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, anxiety and other behavioral health challenges to learn how MCF can support you and your family. Get tips on how to form healthy relationships, learn the importance of self-care and how to create healthy boundaries. Each month will cover a new topic with time to connect with others in a judgement-free space.Join other parents of children with ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, anxiety and other behavioral health challenges to learn how MCF can support you and your family. Get tips on how to form healthy relationships, learn the importance of self-care and how to create healthy boundaries. Each month will cover a new topic with time to connect with others in a judgement-free space.
This group meets the last Monday of every month from 5:30-6:30 PM.
For information and to receive link to virtual meeting, contact Teresa Ragsdale or call 410-703-0251.
Download flyer here.
Join other parents and caregivers of youth with behavioral health issues for this virtual support group. Enjoy networking, sharing parenting experiences and ideas while learning to form healthy relationships between caregiver and youth.
This group meets the 3rd Monday of every month from 6:30 to 7:30 PM.
For more information and to receive Zoom link, contact Jenee Young or 202-993-4684.
Join other moms to learn to cultivate your support networks, start a new self-care routine and think of yourself as more than the labels you are given.
Meets the third Tuesday of the Month, 6:30 to 8:00 PM
For more info, contact Jenee Young.
Join other parents of children age 3-17 with behavioral health challenges for a monthly time to network and share experiences and ideas. Participants will receive support and learn about community resources that can assist them.
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.
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.
Meets Second Tuesday of each month, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
For additional information and to receive online meeting link, contact Cynthia Kirk.
For more information, download our flyer!
Do you have a child with mental health or substance use challenges? Could you use a LIFT? You may have a lot of questions or concerns about your child. LIFT is a support group for families to discuss and learn about resources while sharing ideas and experiences with other caregivers. You’ll also benefit by taking some time for yourself!
Meets Fourth Tuesday of Every Month, 6:30 – 8:00 pm (NOTE: There will be no meeting in July. Meetings will resume again in August.)
For additional information, contact Beth Schmidt or call 202-573-6773. If you don’t live in Carroll County, please consider joining our virtual Our Healing Hearts Family Peer Grief Support Group.
More information available on our flyer.
Losing a child to substance overdose is a unique and isolating situation. This grief support group meets monthly and we welcome any parent coping with this heartbreaking trauma to join us. This is a support group for Carroll County parents who have lost a child to overdose.
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.
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.