Family Resources

Navigating the world of special needs can be confusing and overwhelming for a parent. Below are some programs and resources to help provide you with tools and community support along the way.

Babysitting

Friendship Circle has over 400 dedicated and talented volunteers. A number of them are available to babysit your child and give you some much needed respite. We will provide you with a reference list of names, numbers and general location of babysitters whom you can contact at your convenience. For more information please fill out the Babysitting Form

Resource Blog

The Friendship Circle Resource Blog provides great special needs resources and news for parents and special educators. You’ll hear from parents, special educators, therapists, advocates, and those with special needs themselves. Whether you come to learn, share, or give your own opinion join us…. You are among friends. Visit the blog at blog.friendshipcircle.org

Basketball for Dad’s

Join Friendship Circle dads for a competitive, fast paced game of full court basketball. Games run from 10:15 – 11:45am Have a friend that likes to play? Bring them along.

Location: Friendship Circle’s Florene Elkus & Edward Elkus Memorial Gym
Join the Game: Contact [email protected]

Parents’ Nights Out

Friendship Circle plans special evenings dedicated to moms and/or dads of children with special needs! We give you a chance to unwind, relax, and socialize with other Friendship Circle parents.

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Programs

Friendship Circle provides over 40 weekly and seasonal programs for children, teens and young adults. Learn about all of the programs we offer in this section.

Membership

Special Needs Families have the option to become a Friendship Circle Member. Membership gives you the benefits of discounted pricing and special member benifits.

Parent Resources

Navigating the world of special needs can be confusing and overwhelming for a parent. Here are some programs and resources to help provide you with tools and community support along the way.