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Crisis Services

ASERT does not offer crisis services through our Resource Center. If you or someone you love is experiencing mental health distress or thoughts of suicide please call or text 988 for support.

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Family Matters: Parent and Relative Caregiver Support Group

Hosted by Family Matters.

This FREE group provides an opportunity for parents and relative caregivers to share their feelings, fears, and experiences. It is a safe space for parents and relative caregivers of children with special needs. Topics range from self-care to sibling dynamics to preparing for your child’s future. Sessions end with mindfulness relaxation exercises.

Serving families:

  • with a child with special needs
  • with grandparents or relatives caring for a child
  • with a single-parent

To register for the support group series, please contact, FamilyMatters Clinical Team Leader Kayla Jasper, MSW, LSW at kjasper@familymattersnetwork.org or 484-385-0729. Groups are held on Thursdays from 5:00 – 6:00 pm.

Follow the link below for a schedule of upcoming meetings.

Family Matters offers specialized case management and support services to assist families in times of crisis in Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey. They serve families who are facing the impact of trauma and challenges such as: mental health and substance abuse issues; divorce/custody issues; single parenthood; grandparents/relatives caring for children; raising children with special needs.


Family Matters

3 Bala Plaza,
Suite 104 East
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004