Parent Groups for Moms and Dads in Brooklyn
By NYMetroParents Staff

Parent Groups for Moms and Dads in Brooklyn

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Finding other moms and dads in Brooklyn to bond with is an invaluable way to deal with challenging parenting situations. To ease your search for the perfect parent support group for you, we've gathered a list of support groups for Brooklyn parents. Updated April 2015.

 

Bay Ridge Parents

bay_ridge_parents@yahoogroups.com

Open to parents in Bay Ridge. Parents exchange information about important child rearing topics, as well as local knowledge of family-friendly businesses and events. This group is gently moderated.

 

Brooklyn Cultural Single Moms Support & Play Group

This group is for all single Brooklyn moms who are raising children ages 3 months to 6 years. It is open to all ethnicities and provides support to all single mothers. In the past, the group has organized trips for moms and their children to Coney Island, the beach, museums, and the zoo.

 

Brooklyn Heights Parents

This group is a forum for parents in Brooklyn Heights and surrounding neighborhoods to discuss any and all issues relating to raising kids in the area.

 

Brooklyn Hippie Families

brooklynhippiefamilies@yahoogroups.com

This group is the perfect place for “crunchy-granola mamas and papas” to get together and share stories of their children, as well as post events happening locally that are of interest to the group’s parents. Namaste!

 

Brooklyn Mamas

Brooklyn Mamas is an online information portal and is produced by Brooklyn parents for Brooklyn parents. The guide provides everything from local mommy-and-me classes to the best family-friendly restaurants and neighborhoods in Brooklyn. Its expansive directory also lists local events separated by neighborhood in the borough.

 

Brooklyn Parents

This group is for all Brooklyn parents with children ages newborn to 16 years. The group’s calendar is packed with local events for families and gives parents a chance to meet new friends and provide advice and support in all things kids-related. Brooklyn Moms holds a monthly raffle for prizes and provides deals and discounts from local businesses.

 

Brooklyn Parents of Twins Club

bbpotc@yahoogroups.com

With annual dues of $20, the Brooklyn Parents of Twins Club is a great place for parents with multiples to get together. The club was formed more than 15 years ago and over that time has gained more than 450 families in Brooklyn raising twins.

 

Brooklyn Single Parents

brooklynsingleparents@yahoogroups.com

This group features a mix of activities for parents and their children as well as adult-only events. In the past, the group has organized fun day trips and weekend getaways. Brooklyn Single Parents gives those parents who sacrifice for their children a chance to socialize with other single parents living in Brooklyn.

 

Brooklyn Special Kids

brooklynspecialkids@yahoogroups.com

This support group is for Brooklyn parents raising EI, CPSE, and CSE children. Parents can share stories, information, referrals, and, most importantly, advice on raising children with special needs.

 

Brooklyn Playgroups

brooklynplaygroups@yahoogroups.com

This group is for moms living in Brooklyn who would like their infants, toddlers, or young children to be part of a playgroup. This is a place where moms can get to know each other and arrange play dates, so they and their children can socialize.

 

Carroll Gardens Parent and Family Group

carrollgardenspfg@yahoogroups.com

This group is for all parents living in Carroll Gardens and Cobble Hill to get together and share good times through local, community-driven events. The group also shares tips and advice on raising children of all ages.

 

Families First Brooklyn

250 Baltic St., Cobble Hill
718-237-1862
info@familiesfirstbrooklyn.org

This independent, nonprofit organization offers programs for the entire family. Families First Brooklyn offers classes for children ages newborn to 7 years, as well as parent support groups and workshops. The facility has an open, social play space for children and their parents to get together to talk and play. The organization also holds special events, such as a spring carnival, potluck dinners, and space rental for birthday parties.

 

Fort Greene Babies

fortgreenbabies@yahoogroups.com

This community of Fort Greene and Clinton Hill parents is a place to share advice and find parent meet-ups happening around the area.

 

Kensington & Windsor Terrace Neighbors

kwtneighbors@yahoogroups.com

For those parents raising their children Kensington and Windsor Terrace, this group provides a wide array of local information. Parents can meet other parents to share ideas for family-friendly activities, as well as advice on schools, doctors, dentists, and housing.

 

Park Slope Homeschoolers

parkslopehomeschoolers@yahoogroups.com

This group is dedicated to fostering the social and educational growth of home-school families living in and around Park Slope. The group welcomes all methods of home-schooling. Parents organize field trips, science and art fairs, and nature clubs, among many other activities.

 

Prospect Heights Parents

pheightsparents@yahoogroups.com

As part of The Prospect Heights Parents Association, this group is dedicated to listening to the issues brought up by parents in regard to public and traffic safety, public schools, and playgrounds, among many other areas of interest. Through numerous advocacy campaigns, the association has sponsored fundraisers and beautification projects for public schools and playgrounds. If you are a concerned parent with an issue in mind, Prospect Heights Parents is a place to have your voice heard and see results.

 

Prospect Lefferts Playgroups

plplaygroups@yahoogroups.com

Serving as the meeting point for all playgroups in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, this group of parents and caregivers offers numerous meet-up opportunities. Each parent hosts a playgroup once a week either at their own home or at the park (weather permitting) for children to be together and play.

 

Stroller Strides: Brooklyn Heights

The Promenade in Brooklyn Heights, Remsen Street
479-747-2270
ericataylor@fit4mom.com

Stroller Strides offers top quality fitness programs for prenatal moms looking to stay in shape or postnatal moms who want to get back into shape. The combination of fitness and creating a social setting is great for new and expecting moms looking to create friendships while staying healthy and fit.

 

Stroller Strides: Carroll Park

Court and Carroll streets
479-747-2270
ericataylor@fit4mom.com

Stroller Strides offers top quality fitness programs for prenatal moms looking to stay in shape or postnatal moms who want to get back into shape. The combination of fitness and creating a social setting is great for new and expecting moms looking to create friendships while staying healthy and fit.

 

Stroller Strides: Prospect Park

917-306-8480
annacatherine@fit4mom.com

Stroller Strides offers top quality fitness programs for prenatal moms looking to stay in shape or postnatal moms who want to get back into shape. The combination of fitness and creating a social setting is great for new and expecting moms looking to create friendships while staying healthy and fit.


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