Parent Professional Advocacy League (PPAL)

 

PPAL provides a variety of services included support groups, directories for services, educational opportunities and more. You can visit their website at http://ppal.net/ for more information on the servcies provided. Below is a current list of support groups offered in th Central MA area. 

Town Group Location Day and Time Group Leader Contact Information Other Details
Gardner Family Support Mt. Wachusett Community College
444 Green St Room S-105
Gardner

Summer meetings are at Dunn Park

2nd & 4th Thursday

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Ann Berube

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Some groups are held at Dunn Park in the summer so contact Ann for location

Milford Caregiver Support Group for Children with Special Needs Trinity Episcopal Church
17 Congress Street

1st Wednesday

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Cheryl Marino Page

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508-735-8049

Refreshments and childcare provided

(Please RSVP if you need childcare)

Leominster Parents of Transition Age Youth Community Health Link
100 Erdman Way
Leominster

1st Thursday

10:00 - 11:30 AM

Ann Berube

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Leominster Family & Friends Support UMass Memorial-Health Alliance Hospital Leominster Campus, Simons Building, Guild Conference Room

2nd Wednesday

4:30 - 6:30 PM

     
Worcester

Parent/Caregiver Support Group Social

Parent/Professional Advocacy League (PPAL)
40 Southbridge St Suite 310

1st &3rd Wednesday

5:00 - 7:00 PM

Kristen Solaras

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508-767-9725

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Worcester Parent/Grandparent/Caregiver Support (Spanish) Centro
11 Sycamore Street
Worcester MA 01608

2nd & 4th Thursdays

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ana Marchan

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508-767-9725

Spanish speaking

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Worcester Transitional Age Youth Parent Support Kiva/Zia Access Center
209 Shrewsbury Street
Worcester MA 01608

2nd and 4th Wednesdays

5:30 - 7:30 PM

Kathy Ledoux

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508-767-9725

Fathers group

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