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PPAL Family Network & Social Support

PPAL Family Network Socials are free, fun and educational!  They are run by parents just like you!

Network Social Details:

For parents and caregivers of children of all ages

  • Worcester – 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm ; PPAL Office, 40 Southbridge St. Suite 310
  • Worcester (Spanish) – 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month 10:00 am – 12:00 pm; Centro, 11 Sycamore St.
  • Milford – 1st Wednesday of each month 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm; Trinity Episcopal Church, 17 Congress St.
  • Gardner – 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm ; Mt. Wachusett Community College, 444 Green St. Room S105, Gardner

Parents of Transition Age Youth

  • Worcester – 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm; Kiva Center, 2019 Shrewsbury St.
  • Leominster – 1st Thursday of each month 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm AND  3rd Thursday of each month 10:00 am – 11:30 am ; FCT Office at CHL, 100 Erdman Way

Note: Summer hours and locations may vary; please call our Worcester office to verify details.

Parent Training

PPAL offers a variety of parent training opportunities located across the state.  Here is a sample of what you can find by joining our mailing list:

  • Crisis Planning
  • Mental Health and the IEP
  • Parent Leadership and Advocacy

Additionally we host a monthly statewide training with a different topic each month.

Contact Us

Individuals seeking support and/or information should contact PPAL Worcester Office at 508-767-9725 or email parentsupportgroup@ppal.net