Finding other moms and dads in Nassau County 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 Nassau County, Long Island parents. Updated April 2015.
Free Things To Do With Baby in L.I.
Started by a Long Island stay-at-home mother, this group posts a list of free things to do in Nassau County. The group is completely member-driven and free events are shared between all the parents to ensure a strong and diverse listing.
Long Island Mamas Network
This online guide published by parents for parents is full of family-friendly up-to-date events happening around Long Island. Thinking about moving your family to Long Island? This is a great resource to get situated within your new community. And for long-time residents, the guide allows you to meet new people and find new local businesses.
Long Island SAHM's
Founded by a Long Island mother, this meet-up group encourages all stay-at-home mothers in Long Island to create a network. The group is dedicated to connecting mothers across the island and works to bolster a strong new mom community.
Long Island MomPAL
A place for Moms from Long Island to find new friends in their area, pen pals, advice, parenting tips, and more.
Midshore Mothers' Center
375 Linden St., Massapequa Park
Through the belief that both mother and child need nurturing, the Midshore Mother's Center was created for mothers to gain new experiences with their child, new friends, and individually. The center offers programs and services such as Baby & Me, Girl's Night Outings, and the Healthy Moms Club.
Motherhood Later…Than Sooner
Founded by Robin Gorman Newman, who became a mother at 42, Motherhood Later is a group for moms, ages 35 years or older, who got a later start in life when it comes to raising a family for the first time, or again. The group supports these parents in anyway it can from face-to-face group meetings, moms’ night out dinners, and family-friendly events on Long Island.
Mothers & More
Whether you work full-time in a career or as a stay-at-home mom, Mothers & More provides support and education for all. As a nonprofit organization, this group dedicates its time as mothers in Nassau County navigate their ways through the challenges and rewards of being a mother.
Nassau County Full Time Working Moms
The goal of Nassau County Full Time Working Moms is simple: Meet new friends and share parenting experiences. The group aims to bring working Long Island moms together at events such as mom's nights out or park outings so mothers can share the struggles and rewards of balancing work life with family life.
Stroller Strides - Fit4Mom
FIT4MOM gives women the "Strength for Motherhood" by providing classes and support for moms in every stage of motherhood. Through Fit4Baby's prenatal fitness classes, Stroller Strides, Body Back, and Our Village, women have the opportunity to have a workout and support that is flexible around motherhood.
Stroller Strides: East Meadow
Enjoy FREE playgroups for all Long Island Moms. Stroller Strides: East Meadow offers weekly playgroups, monthly Mom's Night Out, and fun activities for the whole family. Membership in Stroller Strides is not required to participate.
Stroller Strides: Long Beach
Fit4Mom and Stroller Strides is Long Island's largest fitness program for moms offering pre- and post-natal fitness classes for every stage of motherhood.
Stroller Strides: Merrick
Located in 8-acre Cammans Pond Park, Stroller Strides Merrick offers a free first class. Stroller Strides is a great way for Long Island moms to stay in shape while spending time with their kids and getting to know other moms.
Whether you're thinking of moving to Syosset or are already a resident, this list welcomes you: parents, parents-to-be, or other family-oriented residents of Syosset and surrounding neighborhoods (Jericho, Muttontown, Melville, Huntington, Hicksville, Oyster Bay, Deer Park, etc.) who are interested in building an invaluable community resource.
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