Support Groups • Counseling • Pregnancy Support • Parent Education
Parents Care + Share Groups offer support to parents of all ages. Most groups are open to anyone who is parenting, including biological parents, adoptive parents, stepparents, foster parents, grandparents raising their grandchildren, and other relative caregivers. Some groups are limited to specific populations, such as teen parents, foster parents, or grandparents raising grandchildren. Groups are offered in locations throughout Chicago, the Western suburbs, and central Illinois. Groups can meet once per month or every other week or once a week and child care is usually provided.
- Some groups have specific eligibility requirements (e.g., for teen parents only).
- This service is free
- Teens accepted
- Adults accepted
- Seniors accepted
How to Apply
Click here for a list of all Parents Care + Share Groups. Contact the group leader directly for meeting time and location information. To determine which group is the best fit for you, contact a regional coordinator.
- Chicago and suburbs: call 312-952-1210
- Northern Illinois: call 815-720-2151
- Central Illinois: call 309-212-2732