Support Groups

Age Based Groups

ROOTS & SHOOTS (Birth through Pre-K)

Sarah Haigler,, 704-301-5212
Noelle Heaslet,, 704-589-7589
Michelle Fargen,, 704-516-7312

RISING STARS (Kindergarten through 4th grade)

Conni Branscom, 704-759-3050,

Soaring Eagles (5th grade through 7th grade)

Conni Branscom, 704-759-3050,
Angela Walters,

Teens (8th grade through 11th grade)

New Leaders Coming Soon!

Adults (12th grade and Adults)

Brenden Hammeke, 704-595-3832,

Geographic Based Groups

Gaston County

Tammy Burgess
Tiffany Solod

Cleveland County

Tasha Haskin, 704-472-8457,
Susan Mellon, 704-692-8576,

Stanly County - Friend in Me

Sunnie Rector,

T21 North

Tamara Ingold,, 704-351-0614
Jill Wagoner,, 704-798-9918

Specialty Groups


Karen Castillo,, 980-833-1640
Humberto Salizar,

African American Families

Jeannette Little,
Sybil Gaines,

D.A.D.S. (Dads Appreciating Down Syndrome)

All Dads welcome,

Scott Ingolg,
Tony Cirone,
Pete Heaslet,
David Williams,

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