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).

OASIS Peer Support Group

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

Contact Name:Amy Kiernan

Contact Phone: 863-413-2722

Contact Email:

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

Across The Spectrum: Parent Support Group


Contact Phone: 407-207-3388

Contact Email:

Date/Time: First Tuesday of every month from 7:00pm-8:30pm (EST)

Who: Parents of children with autism.

Description: Join our support group and chat with other parents who can offer advice or support and help others by sharing your own knowledge and experience.