Below is a collection of support groups that we have been made aware of. If you know of any support groups in Pasco County that are not currently listed, please let CARD know.

Pasco County Support Groups

For 1 Small Voice

Location:HOPE Youth Ranch, 17933 East Rd, Hudson, FL 34667

Contact Name:Kathleen Puglisi, Director and Rhonda Coleman, Co-Director

Contact Phone: Kathleen 352-428-2753 and Rhonda 727-858-8266

Contact Email: for1smallvoicegroup@gmail.com

Date/Time: 1st Monday of each month, 6:30-8pm

Who: Families affected by autism

Description: Working together to provide support, encouragement and education to families touched by Autism through monthly meetings, parent training, guest speakers, special events, etc. IEP support is also provided. Call ahead to verify meeting date/time.

Heart 4 H.O.P.E. Autism Programs

Contact Name:Pastor Darin Roberts, Children's Pastor

Contact Phone: Church phone: 727-934-0058, Cell: 727-809-0926

Contact Email: darin@kidpreacher.org

Who: Children and families affected by autism

Description: Offering Sunday School classes, summer camps, Parent's Night Out events, support group meetings and trainings.

Helping Hands: Autism and Related Neurological Disorders Support Group

Location:Medical Center of Trinity (Conference Rooms A&B), 330 State Road 54, Trinity, Florida 34655

Contact Name:Jonica Chittum

Contact Phone: 813-402-9442

Contact Email: jonica.chittum@hcahealthcare.com

Date/Time: 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7pm

Who: Parents, friends, teachers, or any family member impacted by autism and related neurological disorders such as Tourettes, sensory processing disorder, ADHD, Aspergers, or other autism spectrum disorders.

Description: Our mission is to connect special needs families by bringing our community together to support each other, gain more knowledge to help our kids, raise awareness, and give families HOPE for the future!

Kinship Services Network of Pasco

Location:Multiple locations throughout the county

Contact Name:Patrick Smith

Contact Phone: 813-716-8254

Who: Non-parent Relative Caregivers of individuals with various disabilities

Description: Kinship Services Network of Pasco holds monthly kinship support group events where relative caregivers can receive valuable information about support services offered to help keep their families strong. Any non-parent relative caregiver caring full-time for a child may participate in the program by calling Patrick Smith at The Children's Home, Inc. at (813) 716-8254.