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

Pinellas County Support Groups

The Autism Center All Childrens Hospital: Family Support Group

Location:All Childrens Hospital Child Development and Rehabilitation Center Rehabilitation Conference Room (2nd Floor) 880 6th St S. St. Petersburg, FL. 33701

Contact Name:Justin Smith

Contact Phone: 727-767-2885

Contact Email: smit354@jhmi.edu

Date/Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm First Tuesday of the each month

Who: All parents and caregivers of special needs children.

Description: Parent to Parent Support

SINC (Sensory Integration: Networking for our Children)

Location:Jason's Deli in Clearwater

Contact Name:Heather Stevens

Contact Phone: 727-543-2859

Date/Time: 3rd Tuesday of every month, 7:00 pm

Who: Parents of children who have been diagnosed with sensory integration disorder.

MASH (Mainstreamed Adults Sharing Hope)

Location:North Pinellas YMCA

Contact Phone: 727-772-9622

Date/Time: 2nd & 4th Friday of each month, 7-9PM

Who: 18+

Description: Mainstream Adults Sharing Hope (MASH) is a program that supports adults with various physical or cognitive disabilities. Meeting on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month, the participants share experiences through fun activities that help them develop in spirit, mind, and body. Membership is required to attend programs on regular basis, financial assistance is available.

Kinship Services Network of Pinellas

Location:Multiple locations throughout the county

Contact Name:Lori Wey

Contact Phone: 727-785-2762 ext. 2128

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

Description: Kinship Services Network of Pinellas 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 Lori Weyat The Children's Home, Inc. at (727) 785-2762 ext. 2128.