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Tulsa Area Support Groups for Families




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Adoption

Oklahoma Adoption Coalition CLICK HERE for their full schedule.


Breastfeeding

La Leche League Breastfeeding Support Group: CLICK HERE for their full schedule.

Disabilities/Developmental Delays

Autism Oklahoma
"Autism Oklahoma is a nonprofit that believes every person with autism is unique and important. Our organization helps individuals with autism reach their full potential, helps families thrive, and helps communities understand and embrace differences." Autism Oklahoma has several support groups for families all over Oklahoma, including Muskogee, Guthrie, Oklahoma City, Norman, Edmond, and more. Learn more at autismoklahoma.org.
 
Down Syndrome Association of Tulsa
The Down Syndrome Association of Tulsa (DSAT) is a non-profit organization that exists to enhance the lives of individuals with Down syndrome, their families and communities. This is accomplished by fostering positive attitudes & opportunities for people with Down syndrome via empowerment, inclusion, educational events & purposeful connections while celebrating their extraordinary lives. CLICK HERE for more information. 
 
TARC 
Moms & Dads Support Group: The mission of this support group for parents of children with developmental delays is to nurture and support families, encourage positive strategies in dealing with challenges, and share in the joy of raising children. Last Thursday of each month, 7-9 p.m. at the TARC Office, 2516 E. 71st St. Suite A, Tulsa. Learn more at www.ddadvocacy.net or call Sherilyn at 918-582-8272.
Families in Transition: This is a support group for parents of adult children with developmental disabilities. Group members receive information on topics of interest such as housing, guardianship and service providers as well as support from other parents in similar situations. Meets quarterly. For more information, visit www.ddadvocacy.net or email spitts@ddadvocacy.net 
Juntos!: This support group is for Spanish-speaking parents of children with developmental disabilities. For more information, visit www.ddadvocacy.net and contact Jasmine at 918-582-8272. 
Links: Links is a support group for adults with Asperger's syndrome. Monthly gatherings are designed to help participants build positive social skills as well as enjoy a variety of fun activities. Third Wednesday of each month, 6:30-8 p.m. at the TARC Office, 2516 E. 71st St., Suite A, Tulsa. For more information, go to www.ddadvocacy.net, email spitts@ddadvocacy.net or call Steve at 918-582-8272. 
DayMakers: DayMakers is an activity group for adults with developmental disabilities. This group setting offers a wide variety of arts and crafts activities. Meets Tuesday, 10-11 a.m. at the Gatesway Day Center (1217 E. College, Broken Arrow) and Thursday, 1-2:30 p.m. at Whiteside Community Center (4009 S. Pittsburgh Ave., Tulsa). For more information, go to www.ddadvocacy.net, email spitts@ddadvocacy.net or call Steve at 918-582-8272. 
Kids Connections: This social group is designed for children (grades K-5) on the autism spectrum. Meets the second  Thursday of the month, 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the TARC Office, 2516 E. 71st St. Suite A, Tulsa. Learn more at www.ddadvocacy.net or call Sherilyn or Steve at 918-582-8272. 
Teen Connections: Teen Connections is a social group for middle and high school students on the autism spectrum. Meets the fourth Wednesday of the month from 4:30-6 p.m. at the TARC Office, 2516 E. 71st St., Suite A, Tulsa. Learn more at www.ddadvocacy.net or call Sherilyn or Steve at 918-582-8272. 

Divorce

Asbury Divorce Support Meetings  
Wednesdays, 6:30-8 p.m. Asbury United Methodist Church, 6767 S. Mingo. Info: 492-1771.
 
Family & Children Services 
Family & Children’s Services is the place to turn for help when parents live apart to help make difficult life transitions easier for you and your children. Find more about the services they offer here

Grief and Loss

Bereavement Support Group
St. John Health System: (918) 744-0123
Saint Francis Hospital: (918) 494-6465
 
Grace Hospice Grief Support Groups: Free. Light refreshments. First Monday of the month, 6-7 p.m.; first Thursday of the month, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Grace Hospice, 6400 S. Lewis, Ste. 1000. Info: 918.744.7223.
 
M.E.N.D.: Support for families who have suffered loss of a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, or early infant death. Third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. Canyon Crossing, 1651 Old North Rd., Sand Springs. Info: 694-4325 or www.mend.org.
 
Tristesse Grief Center Support Groups:
Coping With Loss of a Child
Monday, 6-7:30 p.m.
Spousal/Partner Loss Group
Tue., 6-7:30 p.m.
Loss of a Loved One
Tues. 6-7:30 p.m.
Healing Hearts Club
2nd Tuesday of each month, 6-7:30 p.m.
Family Group
1st Thursday of each month, 6-7:30 p.m. 
 Tristesse Grief Center, 4646 South Harvard Ave Suite #200 Info: 918-587-1200 or www.thegriefcenter.org.

Homeschooling

AMBLEcommunity
Home Education support for moms interested in the Charlotte Mason method.  Meets often in and around Tulsa  Info: AMBLEcommunity-owner@yahoogroups.com. Find more information here: https://amblecommunity.wordpress.com/
 
Tulsa Area Homeschoolers
Support group for homeschooling families. Teens/tweens/littles groups, weekly PE, book club, Lego/game club, skate day, art and science meetings, financial club, and more. Plus we offer many social activities. Weekly meetings Fridays. Activities, friendship, fun! Info: TulsaAreaHomeschoolers@gmail.com.
 
Classical Conversations
"Classical Conversations supports homeschooling parents by cultivating the love of learning through a Christian worldview in fellowship with other families." There are several Classical Conversations groups throughout the Tulsa area. For more information or to find a group near you, go to www.classicalconversations.com

Mental Health

Alcoholics Anonymous of Northeast Oklahoma
A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope in solving their common problem of alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. AA Northeast Central Service, 4853 S. Sheridan Rd., Ste. 612. For meeting locations or more information: 918-627-2224 or www.aaneok.org.
 
Al-Anon and Al-A-Teen
Support and information for anyone affected by someone else’s drinking. Al-Anon Intergroup Service Office of NE Oklahoma, 4867 S. Sheridan, Ste. 705. For meeting locations or more information: 918-627-9114 or www.tulsaiso.org
 
Anxiety Management
Discuss the sometimes overwhelming thoughts and fears that are a part of anxiety disorders, and share and develop coping skills. Second and fourth Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. Mental Health Association of Oklahoma office, 1870 S. Boulder Ave. Learn more at mhaok.org/get-help/general/support-groups/
 
Bi-Polar Management
Discuss how bi-polar disorder can cause moods that swing from excessively "high" and/or irritable to sad and hopeless, with periods of a normal mood in between. This support group is a place to share and develop coping skills. First and third Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. Mental Health Association of Oklahoma office, 1870 S. Boulder Ave. Learn more at mhaok.org/get-help/general/support-groups/
 
Bright Tomorrows 
Bipolar/Depression Adult Christian Support Group: First and third Thursdays, September-May, 7-8:30 p.m. Info: 918-744-5761 or www.brighttomorrows.org.
Bright Tomorrows Family Group: Second and fourth Thursdays, September-May, 7-8:30 p.m. Info: 918-744-5761 or www.brighttomorrows.org.
 
Depression Management
Talk through your struggles with depression, or those of a loved one, and learn from others engaged in the recovery process. This group is a place to share and develop coping skills. First and third Thursdays, 6 p.m. Mental Health Association of Oklahoma office, 1870 S. Boulder Ave. Learn more at mhaok.org/get-help/general/support-groups/
 
Dual Diagnosis Group

This group provides a supportive process group for individuals who have both a substance abuse or dependence diagnosis and a psychiatric diagnosis. Participants have also demonstrated a period of recovery even though their clinical history might include a recent relapse. Wednesdays, 1-2 p.m., Parkside Psychiatric Hospital. For more information, go to www.parksideinc.org

Mental Health Support for Families
For family members or caregivers of those with mental illness. 4th Thurs., 1:30-3:00 p.m., Parlor, Asbury United Methodist Church, 6767 S. Mingo Road. Info: 392-1146.  
 
Parents Supporting Parents
As a caregiver of someone with a mental illness, life can sometimes be overwhelming and confusing. This group provides caregivers a safe and comfortable place to talk about their challenges and frustrations, as well as share coping strategies and ideas. Second and fourth Wednesdays, 6 p.m. Mental Health Association of Oklahoma office, 1870 S. Boulder Ave. Learn more at mhaok.org/get-help/general/support-groups/
 
Preparation for Adulthood
This group assists adolescents ages 13-17, who have a mental health diagnosis and/or severe behavioral problems, with developing the skills necessary to successfully handle themselves in the adult world. Thursdays, 4:30-5:30, Parkside Psychiatric Hospital-Outpatient Clinic. For more information, go to www.parksideinc.org
 
Survivors of Suicide
Family members of friends of people who have died by suicide may need help coming to terms with the suicide. This group offers the opportunity to share, listen, teach and learn with others also overcoming the loss of a friend or loved one. First and third Thursdays, 6 p.m. Mental Health Association of Oklahoma office, 1870 S. Boulder Ave. Learn more at mhaok.org/get-help/general/support-groups/

Mom’s Groups

MOMS Club Owasso East
Support for stay-at-home moms. Playgroups, craft days, field trips & monthly moms-night-out. Julie, Membership VP, owassomoms@gmail.com.
 
MOMS Club Owasso West
Support for stay-at-home moms. Playgroups, craft days, field trips & monthly moms-night-out. Info: Michelle Williams, 918-401-0033 or momsclubowasso@yahoo.com.
 
MOMS Club of Tulsa
Support for stay-at-home moms. Playdates, field trips, guest speakers, moms night out & more. Serves Tulsa, Jenks, Sapulpa, Glenpool, Broken Arrow and Kiefer. Info: momsoftulsa@yahoo.com or momsclubtulsa.webs.com
 
MOMS of Preschoolers Broken Arrow
For mothers of children birth-Kindergarten. 1st & 3rd Tues., 9:30-11:30 a.m. First Baptist Church of Broken Arrow, 100 W. Albany (61st and Elm). Info: Genea Pine, 258-4575 or gpine@fbcba.org.
 
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) @ Sanctuary Church, Jenks
For mothers of children birth-5. 9:45-11:34 a.m. every other Wed. The Sanctuary Church, 1015 West Main Street, Jenks. Contact sanctuarymops@gmail.com for more information, or visit http://www.sanctuarytulsa.com/mops/
 
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)-Jenks
For mothers of children ages birth-5 years. 1st & 3rd Wednesdays (Sept.-May). 9:30-11:30 a.m. First Baptist Church, Jenks, 11701 S. Elm. Childcare & breakfast provided.  Info: mops@fbcjenks.org or http://www.fbcjenks.org/myportfolio/mops/.
 
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) Sand Springs
For mothers of children ages birth- 5 years. Every other Wednesday, (Sept-May) 9:30-11:30 a.m. Broadway Baptist Church, 1000 N. Adams Rd. Info: 918-740-7962. 
 
Tulsa Mothers of Multiples
For mothers of twins, triplets and quads. Information & socialization. 1st Tues. 7 p.m. Asbury United Methodist Church, 67 & Mingo. Information: info@tulsamoms.org.
 

Parenting/Families

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren 
Meets 2nd & 4th Wednesdays at 6:30 in the Family Center, Asbury United Methodist Church, 6767 S. Mingo (Please call 918.492.1771 to confirm.) 
 
Resources for Senior Citizens in the Tulsa Area
CLICK HERE for Life's Vintage Guide to Housing and Services. 
 

Post-Partum

ICAN of Tulsa
ICAN of Tulsa (International Cesarean Awareness Network) A healthy reduction of the cesarean rate driven by women making evidence-based, risk appropriate childbirth decisions. ICAN has monthly meetings. For more information and meeting information call 1.800.686.4226 ext. 237  and/or check their website
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