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Support Groups and Educational Programs

Support groups offered by Dayton Children’s and other community organizations are specially designed to meet the needs of children and their families. Our support groups will put you in touch with trained professionals as well as other parents and kids who have experienced similar situations. Education programs offered will help children and families handle the challenges of parenting, weight loss and quitting tobacco use.

For more information, call the number listed with each group. If you do not see a group that meets your needs, call Dayton Children's Family Resource Center at 937-641-3700.

Online support can be found through CaringBridge, a free service that allows families to set up personal web pages to update family and friends about their child's care. 

Dayton Children's can connect you with support groups fora variety of medical conditions including, but not limited to:

  • Asthma
  • Autism
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Cancer
  • Epilepsy
  • Food Allergies
  • Juvenile Diabetes
  • Spina Bifida

For more information about support groups in our region , visit our online Special Needs Resource Center.

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MeadWestvaco Family Resource Center

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Upcoming Events

Free bike helmets will be given out as part of the Monroe Bike Rodeo this year.

The 1st Annual Logan X. Hess Stop Child Abuse Poker Run and Car Show will take place August 3. The ride begins at the Piqua American Legion and ends at Edison Community College. The car show will be at Edison Community College.

West Carrollton Police will be on hand to insure proper fit for all bike helmets.

Sample the distinctive flavors of the many cultures of Old North Dayton while enjoying entertainment, children's activities and a bicycle decoration competition for ages 9-16. All bike entries MUST be registered with the Dayton Police in advance at go.cityofdayton.org or at the Festival at 5:30 PM.

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Family Support and Resources

Accreditations

The Children's Medical Center of Dayton Dayton Children's
The Right Care for the Right Reasons

One Children's Plaza - Dayton, Ohio - 45404-1815
937-641-3000
www.childrensdayton.org