Support for Parents
Parenting can be hard! It can help to talk to other parents.
Here are some places that help with parenting support.
Click the star to look at a website. Click the phone to call.
CT Family Support Network
Parents Helping Parents 24/7 Stressline
PATH CT Parent Support/Family Voices
Family-to-Family Health Info Center
If your children have many medical needs
CT Community Collaboratives, Wrap CT
If your child has medical, mental, emotional or behavioral health challenges
DDS is the Department of Developmental Services.
DDS helps people, parents and families who have intellectual disabilities.
A case manager can help support you. The DDS links below can help.
Eligibility for DDS Services
DDS Parenting Support Service
What is Peer to Peer Support?
DDS helplines M-F during the day until 8:30pm:
CT Office of Early Childhood
Parents with Learning Difficulties
Being a parent can be hard! Click on a star for more help:
Ideas on who can support you
I want to learn more about good parenting
Sometimes I feel sad and need encouragement
I want some training and advice
I need help with managing my house, my money and other things
I want someone to help me advocate for my child
I need help to understand how DCF works