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

Polk County Support Groups

Our Amazing KidS (OAKS) of Central Florida

Location:Winter Haven, FL

Contact Name:Dory Hubbard

Contact Phone: 863-318-9461

Description: A group for families in the Central Florida area who are homeschooling their special needs child(ren).

Parental Education and Encourage for Autism in Children Everywhere (PEACE)

Location:Family Fundamentals Bldg. 1021 Lakeland Blvd., Lakeland

Contact Name:Nicole

Contact Phone: 863-413-2722

Contact Email: Nikki73170@aol.com

Date/Time: 1st Tuesday (Monthly) 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Who: Parents of children with ASD.

Description: Support group for parents of children who have an autism diagnosis.

OASIS Peer Support Group

Location:Kelly Recreational Complex, 404 Imperial Blvd, Lakeland, FL

Contact Name:Amy Kiernan

Contact Phone: 863-413-2722

Contact Email: akiernan@cilorlando.org

Date/Time: 4th Thursday (Monthly) 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Who: Adults (18 and older) with disabilities.

Description: OASIS Peer Spport Group. Opportunities for advocacy, support, inclusion, and socialization. Often times special events are planned in the community. Check with Amy Kiernan for info and to see what events are planned. Updated: 9/1/2015