Join the Families As Allies Groups That Are Right For You

Families as Allies offers a number of groups where you can get support, coaching, training or be part of a focus group to help us learn.

Come Work With Us! - Families as Allies

Families as Allies has an immediate opening for an office manager. See our blog entry for information on how to apply.

Community Partnership Celebration: Your Donations Make a Difference

Your donations to the Community Partnership Celebration can make a difference for families and children with mental health challenges.

Lots of Cheers for CHAMP!

CHAMP is an acronym for the Child Access to Mental Health and Psychiatry, a free consult line for primary care providers in Mississippi.

Virtual Family Support Meeting - Nov. 5

Family support meeting for parents or caregivers raising a child to check in with each other, discuss problems and concerns, and support one another.

Early Childhood Focus Group Session 9 - Nov. 6

This meeting is for Mississippi parents and caregivers of children ages birth to 5 who have social, emotional or developmental challenges.

NFFCMH 2020 Virtual Mini-Conference, Nov. 10 and 12

Workshops addressing peer support, family/youth leadership, co-occurring mental health/substance use disorders, trauma-informed services.

MS State NAACP Convention - Nov. 12-14

The Mississippi NAACP Convention will take place virtually from November 12-14, 2020 with speakers, training and discussion.

7th Annual Virtual Community Partnership Celebration - Nov. 16

Our annual awards event to celebrate community partnerships will be held on November 16 at 5:30 p.m. via Facebook Live.

Mississippi Department of Mental Health Peer Support Training- Nov. 16-20, 2020

This training includes a track facilitated by Families as Allies for parents who want to do peer support for other parents.

Back to School Sleep Tips During COVID | Slumber Yard

Explore tips, tricks and resources to help support your child's needs as their sleep schedule transitions during back-to-school time.

COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 resources collected by the Association of Child Life Professionals, to advance psychosocial care and the emotional safety of children, youth and families impacted by healthcare and significant life experiences.

Special ed teacher explains why she wants to be called 'accessibility specialist'

"I'm an educator; my students are getting an education; their needs are human needs."