You are never alone – you have us, Leijonaemot

Leijonaemot has face-to-face peer support groups in over twenty cities in Finland. The groups are open to all parents of children with special needs,  no membership is required. The groups meet in monthly basis, 8 to 12 times per year. Participation in groups is free of charge. In some groups childcare is arranged, but must be reserved in advance. The groups are led by volunterees, who are parents children with special needs themselves.

Due to the coronavirus epidemic the groups are currently on hold, but peer support is offered online.

The peer-to-peer chats are currently hosted every other Monday. The conversations in chats are hosted in Finnish. See the upcoming chats (in Finnish)

See the upcoming face-to-face peer support groups (in Finnish)