Need emotional support...someone to talk to when stress, frustration, and tensions are mounting? Better yet if that "someone" is another parent living the experience. Family members Parent to Parent offers a resource to support you!
Remote support during COVID-19 to ensure no parent or family caregiver feels alone by providing information and referral, facilitating Parent Matches and conducting trainings. Parent Group meetings are being conducted online.
Parent to Parent NYS Contact Information
Phone: Find a Regional Office Coordinator
Staten Island and Hudson Valley: Call 1-800-305-8817 (or anyone needing assistance being connected to a Regional Coordinator.)
Free text messaging program which provides stress management and well-being prompts for caregivers.
Sign-up for Text4Caregivers: English
Sign-up for Text4Caregivers: Spanish
Check out all of the great online resources for caregivers of individuals with disabilities from ProActive Caring:
8 Southwoods Blvd
Albany, NY 12211