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We all know that parenting takes a village. In the face of difficult challenges, support from those who have been there can be a saving grace. Below you will find a listing of groups in the metro area for a variety of families and situations. Since meeting dates and activities sometimes vary, please contact the group directly for more information.

Autism Oklahoma (405-315-6337, autismoklahoma.org)

  • Offers parent groups throughout the state for parents with a child with autism.

Bethesda, Inc. (405-364-0333, bethesdaok.org)

  • Offers resources to heal the trauma of childhood sexual abuse through treatment, education, and prevention.

Calm Waters (405-841-4800, calmwaters.org)

  • Offers free grief and divorce support groups for children (3 – 18 years of age) and their families. Calm Waters also offers co-parenting seminars in-person and virtually that fulfill state requirements.

NAMI Oklahoma (1-800-583-1264, namioklahoma.org)

  • Facilitates support groups, conducts education programs and seeks to increase understanding and awareness of mental illness.

Oklahoma Autism Network (okautism.org)

  • Connecting parents raising a child with ASD.

Oklahoma Family Network (405-271-5072, oklahomafamilynetwork.org )

  • Connects individuals with special health care needs and disabilities, their families and professionals to services and supports in their communities.

Oklahoma Parents as Teachers (parentsasteachers.org)

  • A FREE, voluntary parent education program designed to foster an early partnership between home and school.

Parents Help Parents (405-696-4357, parentshelpingparents.info)

  • Offering resources, education and support for families dealing with a child of any age abusing alcohol or drugs.

Single Parent Network (405-917-1817, facebook.com/SingleParentSupport/supportforsingleparents.org)

  • Offering mentoring, education and support groups for single parents.

Smart Start Oklahoma (405-429-4219, smartstartok.org)

  • Focuses on early childhood education and school readiness.

Thrive Mama Collective (405-365-MAMA, thrivemamacollective.com)

  • Offers a variety of counseling and support groups for moms.

If you are looking for even more ways to connect with local parents, explore our list of organizations for moms.

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