Related Agencies and Support Groups

The Center for Children and Families (CCF) works in league with various other agencies and organizations to provide the most up-to-date information and resources for children with behavioral disorders and their families.


Find local support groups, other agencies, and other organizations to assist in learning about and coping with ADHD and other behavioral and learning problems.

Summer Treatment Program in Other Cities


NYU Department of Psychiatry, New York, NY.
Contact: Howard Abikoff, Ph.D.


Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital, Section of Pediatric Psychology, Cleveland, OH.
Contact: Michael Manos, Ph.D.


University of Alabama at Birmingham Sparks Clinics, Birmingham, AL.
Contact: Bart Hodgens, Ph.D.
Phone: 205.934.5471


Alternative Community Resource Program, Johnstown, PA.
Contact: Frank Janakovic


Related Information on the World Wide Web

The following websites and documents for downloading contain useful information about ADHD and related disorders.


Speakers for Parent Groups

Our staff is available to provide educational programs at no cost to parent groups in Western New York to address issues related to the diagnosis and treatment of children with ADHD and other behavioral problems. Interested groups should contact the CCF three to six months in advance with tentative dates, times, size and composition of the group.

Local Support Groups


ADDRESS ( Attention Deficit Disorder Resources, Education and Support Services ) was founded in 2000 as a grass roots, parent-driven volunteer effort dedicated to providing resources, education and support services to those affected by ADHD and related disorders in the Western New York area. The ADDRESS support group now holds meetings for adults with ADHD and for parents of children with ADHD.


For more information please call or visit the ADDRESS website.
TEL: 716.829.2244, ext. 135
URL: www.addresswny.org


Adult Support Group Meetings
2nd Wednesday of each month
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Ascension Lutheran Church
4640 Main Street (at Burroughs), Snyder, NY


Parent Support Group [ Buffalo ] Meetings
4th Tuesday of the month (throughout school year)
7:30 - 9:00 pm
Ascension Lutheran Church
4640 Main Street (at Burroughs), Snyder, NY


Parent Support Group [ Amherst ]  Meetings
2nd Tuesday of the month (throughout school year)
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Parent Network/EPIC Bldg.
1000 Main Street (at High Street), Buffalo, NY