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    Mutual support groups for parents who share a common characteristic or circumstance such as being single parents, dual career parents, multiple birth parents, parents with children who are out of control, or parents of children with disabilities, who come together for educational and social purposes as well as for mutual support. Meeting formats may include in-person, telephone or Internet options.

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    Information/Referral ServicesFUN is a family-driven family support organization that provides support, information and advocacy to Albany County families who are raising children with serious emotional disturbance. FUN staff are all parents of children (some who are grown) who have serious emotional disturbance and provide peer to peer support. Services include a bi-weekly support group, information and referral services, training for parents and for providers, social activities, annual public awareness campaign, and individual and systems advocacy within the Albany County child-serving systems and agencies.AlbanyFAMILIES UNITED NETWORK (FUN)PARSONS CHILD AND FAMILY CENTER
    Parent/Family Support ServicesProvides a number of support services to help families cope with a child with mental or emotional disabilities. Services include a food and clothing bank, after school activities, preschool programs, parenting education and a support group, parent/child activities, and a resource library with books and videos on all aspects related to parenting and family life, and about children with emotional/behavioral challenges.EssexFAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAMFAMILIES FIRST IN ESSEX COUNTY
    Support Group ServicesThe Salvation Army of Troy offers Parents Anonymous, a parenting support group to help prevent child abuse and teach parents positive parenting techniques.RensselaerPARENTS ANONYMOUSSALVATION ARMY - TROY
    Support ServicesFather Time is a support group that helps fathers clarify and expand their roles as fathers, supports and encourages positive parenting, and provides a forum for learning and discussion. SchenectadyFATHER TIMEFAMILY AND CHILD SERVICE OF SCHENECTADY

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