Support Groups

A number of support groups are available for foster and adoptive families in Circuit 10.  Explore below to see which group(s) might be right for you!  

Support Groups for Foster Families

Support Groups for Foster Families

Bartow

Where:  Perkins Restaurant, 150 East Van Fleet Dr., Bartow, FL (Map)

When:  2nd Wednesday, 11:30 am -1:00 pm


Lakeland

Where: Family Fundamentals, 1021 Lakeland Hills Boulevard, Lakeland, FL 33805 (Map)

When:  1st Tuesday, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm


Sebring

Where: One Hope United, 7195 S George Blvd, Sebring, FL (Map)

When: 4th Wednesday, 11:30 am -1:00 pm


 

For more information, contact Juanna Moultrie, MEDL, Foster Parent Support Facilitator - Devereux Florida at (863) 595-0167 x 214 (office) or (863) 289-5807 (cell).

Support Groups for Adoptive Families

Support Groups for Adoptive Families

Sebring

WhereChampions for Children Circle Theatre, 202 Circle Park Drive; Sebring, FL 33870

Please call if you plan on attending so we can plan for the approx. size of the group.

When: 4th Thursday, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm  (5th Thursday in November 2017 because of Thanksgiving)


Davenport/Four Corners

WhereFour Corners Baptist Church, 125 Cottonwood Drive, Davenport, FL 33837 (Map)

This group meets in the youth and children's education building behind the church.

When: 2nd Tuesday, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Facebook Group


Lakeland - North

WhereGrace Church of Lakeland: 2320 Sleepy Hill Rd, Lakeland, FL 33810 (Map)

When: 3rd Monday, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm 

Facebook Group


Lakeland - South

WhereLakeland YMCA: 3620 Cleveland Heights Boulevard, Lakeland (Map)

Parking is around back, through the second entrance (chain-link gate).

When: 1st Thursday, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Facebook Group


For more information, contact Marlynn Pharnes at (863) 224-2408.

Support Groups for Relative & Non-Relative Caregivers

Support Groups for Relative & Non-Relative Caregivers

Winter Haven (Children's Group)

Where: Devereux Building, 1850 Olympian Way, Winter Haven, FL 

When:  2nd Monday, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm



Winter Haven (Evening Group)

Where: Devereux Building, 1850 Olympian Way, Winter Haven, FL 

When:  2nd Tuesday, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm



Lake Wales

Where: High Point Church, 501 Burns Ave, Lake Wales, FL 33853 (Map)

When:  2nd Thursday, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm


Lakeland

Where: Family Fundamentals, 1021 Lakeland Hills Boulevard, Lakeland, FL 33805 (Map)

When:  1st Tuesday of each month, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm


Sebring

Where: One Hope United Center, 7195 South George Blvd, Sebring, FL 33875 (Map)

When:  4th Thursday, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Please note that we do not have any daycare in place, but we encourage caregivers to come even if they are without a babysitter. We will provide activities/games for children if need be, and refreshments for caregivers.


For more information, call (863) 534-0753.