Family Support Network

Organization

Family Support Network offers support for families with children who have special needs by providing a one-on-one parent match with a trained support parent for emotional support, assistance in finding community resources, and sharing parenting experiences.

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Mission of Family Support Network of Northeastern North Carolina:

to promote and provide support for families with children who have special needs

What do we offer?

Parent-to-Parent Program

  • A Parent-to-Parent Support Program is available to you at no cost through Family Support Network of Northeastern NC.
  • Volunteer Support Parents who have adapted to their child’s disability or illness are trained to offer support to families of newly diagnosed children or families undergoing a difficult transition or crisis.
  • All inquiries are handled with complete confidentiality.

"Parents who have experienced the joys and challenges of raising a child with special needs are a rich resource for parents faced with a similar situation."

Information and Resources

Who Can Access Services?

  • Any parent with a child who has special needs.
  • Any service provider working with a family who has a child with a special need or is at risk for special needs.
     

Advocacy for child care and children's issues:


How to Contact Us?

For more information about Parent-to-Parent Support Services and Resources, please contact Sara Sampson at (252) 441-0614 or email at familysupport@darekids.org.


Family Support Network of Northeastern NC
An affiliated program of Family Support Network of North Carolina

Children and Youth Partnership

534 Ananias Dare Street,
Manteo
(252) 441-0614