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It is a hard road to walk. Families Helping Families makes sure you don’t have to walk it on your own. We are dedicated to the individuals with disabilities we serve and their families and have been where you are.
We hope you take advantage of the wealth of knowledge and support – both physical and emotional – that we and our families have to offer.
Below is a list of our services. Please call or email us for any more information. Whether you’ve just received a diagnosis, or you’ve been walking this road for years, Families Helping Families wants to connect with you and connect you to our community.
For more information about Families Helping Families Region 7 services please feel free to contact us at (318) 226-4541 or 1-877-226-4541.
Partners with Families Helping Families to provide families of children and youth with special healthcare needs with extra support. FHF works to help children gain independence and integrate into the community through resource linkage services, peer support, education, and training. Their staff includes individuals with disabilities and family members of those with disabilities who are familiar with navigating the systems.
FHF Community Resource Specialists are available to help families connect to resources and services that can help them. They have the knowledge and skills to work families of children with special health care needs. Community Resource Specialists can help you and your child by providing:
Our parent support group is open to parents who are looking to connect and share with other parents raising a child with a disability.
Our socialization group Hanging with Friends is for self-advocates 18 years or older looking to socialization and make new friends. For more information on meeting dates and times call 318-226-4541.
Education Specialist use resources, workshops, presentations as well as one-on-one support to empower parents to become effective advocates for their children receiving special education services. Our core beliefs is, Inclusive Education is the education of all students in the least restrictive environment and community settings to ensure full and valued membership in society.
For more information about educating children in an inclusive and safe environment, call or email us and we’ll be happy to guide you through the Inclusive Education process!
For more information call (318) 226-4541.
Parents want to speak to other parents that have “been there and done that”. Our trained, knowledgeable staff consists of parents of children with disabilities or individuals with disabilities. They are here to provide you with the support you need.