Parents and newcomers to the area may find the
following local groups and organizations of interest:
Organizes playgroups, story times, special events and German lessons,
to give children in the Triangle area an opportunity to learn and
practice German with their peers.
Network of parents and children homeschooling in the Chapel Hill,
NC, area; providing encouragement, support and enriching activities
for the homeschooling community.
Support club for Durham mothers, offering educational meetings on
parenting, mom's night outs, book clubs, etc.
Provides direct, social and educational services, community building
and advocacy for the Latino community in Orange County, NC.
Family Support Network of North Carolina
Provides support and information to families of children with special
KidSCope: Early Intervention Program
Provides an array of services for young children with or at risk for developmental disabilities and their
families in Orange and Chatham Counties.
Leche League of Chapel Hill
Local chapter of the international organization dedicated to providing
education, information, support, and encouragement to women who
want to breast feed.
of Multiples of Chapel Hill/Durham
Local support group for parents with twins, triplets or more.
of Preschoolers (MOPS)
Local chapter of the international organization that provides assistance
to both stay-at-home and working mothers of preschoolers.
Club of Greater Chapel Hill
Group providing new residents with opportunities to meet new friends,
learn about Chapel Hill, and participate in many, varied activities.
Orange County Partnership for Young Children
Smart Start agency in Orange County, supporting programs to benefit
children (newborns to age 5) and their families.
UNC Center for Women's Mood Disorders
The UNC Center for Women's Mood Disorders has a growing perinatal psychiatry program that includes support groups and research studies.
The UNC Psychology Department Community Clinic provides high quality, affordable (sliding scale fee) and easily accessible psychological
assessment and psychotherapy services to the triangle community through specialty clinics for children, adolescents, adults, couples and families.
Provides parenting education and support to families with young
children. Services are free to all Durham County, NC, residents
with newborns and children to age 5.
(Women, Infants, and Children) of North Carolina
North Carolina site for the federal program that provide food to
low-income pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, and infants
and children to age 5.
Last Updated: 07 February 2008