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Support Groups & Parent Ed

Children’s Home Society of California (CHS) Resource and Referral

CHS can help families find child care and help income-eligible families pay for child care. Parents can obtain free information on licensed child-care facilities that match their needs. Additional services include resources for assessing the quality of child care services, workshops, and a lending library that offers age-appropriate activities, toys and parenting resources.  Read More

Connie Wax, LCSW #27430 Individual, Couple, Family and Child Counselor

Counselor specializing in therapy for gifted and talented children, adults and their families. Connie is committed to assisting parents in navigating the often rough waters of child rearing. Her own personal experiences, along with 15 years of clinical expertise, make her a unique resource for the community. Connie is certified to facilitate SENG (Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted) parent groups, too. Read More

Pretend City Children’s Museum

Irvine – Special monthly events provide parents with important resources to help them stay on track of their child’s healthy development, such as monthly Baby Steps through the City, Way-to-Play Days and Good To Go Parent Workshops. Read More

Seastrom Tuttle & Murphy, Irvine Family Law Attorneys

Orange County – Highly respected and experienced team of family lawyers regularly recognized for their ability to get results. The firm has successfully represented clients in complex and high profile cases in Irvine and all of Orange County California. Read More


Trained professionals who provide support to a mother before, during and shortly after childbirth. The websites list resources to find a doula in your area.  Read More

LGBTQ Support

Programs and services for LGBTQ community members and allies. Counseling, support groups, and more available. Read More

Meetup Play Groups

Various Locations – Meetups are available for support, playdates and more. Search key terms like “Dad’s Groups” “Mommy and Me” or anything else you’re looking to connect over.  Read More


Various Locations – Club offers play groups, Moms’ Night Out, cooking clubs, community service and field trips. Find a chapter near you on their website. Read More

MOMS Orange County

Santa Ana – Offers home visits and group classes to promote healthier mothers and babies, from prenatal care to education classes. Read More

MOPS – Mothers of Preschoolers

Connect with other moms, while your kids have the opportunity to make new friends. Groups are organized for those expecting, or with infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Read More

New Mom School

Newport Beach – Postnatal education and support groups organized by your baby’s birth month. Visit their site for class schedule and pricing. Read More

Orange County Department of Child Support Services

Professional, cost-effective services, including Solutions for Parents program: the establishment and enforcement of child support orders through exclusive enforcement tools, establishment of legal paternity through genetic testing, and complete account maintenance. Read More

Parents Without Partners

Various Locations – Provides single parents with an environment for support, friendship and the exchange of parenting techniques. Read More