SUPPORT GROUPS

SIBLING GROUP

SNACK & CHAT

COFFEE & CONVERSATION

We offer several support groups for those who have questions, concerns, or are in need of a place to talk. All are free of charge.

Are you growing up with and/or caring for a sibling with an intellectual disability? This group is for you. Sibling group meets for an hour once per month at The Arc of Adams County. It is led by a licensed therapist and is completely confidential. There are two separate groups offered: 12-18 year olds & 18 and up. 

Would you like an overview of adult services? Are you getting the most out of your services? Have other questions or concerns? Snack & Chat is here to help. This group meets upon request at The Arc of Adams County. 

Families are welcomed to join our informal 

monthly gathering to discuss & share 

information/topics related to children with special 

needs. The first hour will provide specific information regarding special education & Individual 

Education Programs (IEP's). The second hour 

provides a wonderful opportunity to ask questions & network with other parents.

"I liked the idea of joining a group where others could possibly relate to some of the things that my family & I go through on a daily basis. Just knowing that I am not alone on my journey is helpful,"

- sibling

If interested, please contact Kari Easterly

 @ (720) 634-6888

If interested, please contact Kari Easterly

 @ (720) 634-6888

SPEAKING FOR OURSELVES, S.F.O.

 Speaking For Ourselves is a self-advocacy group run by people with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD). This chapter is dedicated to Adams County and is party of Speaking For Ourselves Colorado, which is the state chapter. The purpose of this organization is to create a self-directed, supportive community of adults who have developmental disabilities. The group helps people who are members get better at these skills, by giving them a place to practice making decisions, helping others, and solving problems. 

If interested in joining, please contact Mary Sorrentino @ (720) 634-6888

UNIQUELY OURS

Uniquely Ours is a parent support group which gathers monthly at various locations and times to discuss different topics and issues related to our children and their special needs. 

For more information, please contact one of the following:

Julie Anderson (303) 358-7172

Sheri Hirsch (303) 885-3585

Email: uniquely_ours@yahoo.com

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For more information please call

 (303) 428-0310

KINSHIP GROUP

If you are one of many kin who are raising a relative's child, this group is for you!

This group meets the second Thursday of every month from 10 AM - 12 PM at the Margaret Carpenter Recreation Center. Childcare & a light meal are provided with RSVP.

For more information, please contact Carrie @ (303) 742-0823 Ext. 2071

Address:

Margaret Carpenter Recreation Center,

11151 Colorado Blvd. 

Thornton, CO 80233

Please check our events calendar for scheduled dates & times. 

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