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General Agency Information
Name:Special Parents Information Network
Alternate Name(s):SPIN
Address:P.O. Box 2367
Santa Cruz, CA  95063-2367
Primary Phone:831-722-2800
Secondary Phone:831-423-7713
Email Address:info@spinsc.org
Website:www.spinsc.org
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday-Friday, 9-5
Description:SPIN is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to help children with special needs by offering support, information and resources to strengthen and empower their families and professionals who serve them. Through parent volunteers and paid staff, it provides phone support, information, resource referrals, educational and networking events.

South Santa Cruz County
294 Green Valley Rd., Ste. 313
Watsonville, CA 95076
Phone: (831) 722-2800

North Santa Cruz County
740 Front St., Suite 175
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone: (831) 423-7713

ELIGIBILITY: Open to parents, guardians and family members of children with special needs of any age. Call for more information.
Programs:New SPIN ONLINE SUPPORT GROUP:
spinsc@yahoogroups is a new discussion group for Special Parents Information Network families. New SPIN ONLINE SUPPORT GROUP:
spinsc@yahoogroups is a new discussion group for Special Parents Information Network families. This SPIN listserv online discussion group offers
an opportunity to exchange information with SPIN staff and other parents of children with any type of disability (autism, developmental delays,
physical or medical disabilities, learning disabilities, neurobehavioral disabilities such as: TS, OCD, ODD, NVLD, AD/HD, or Bi-polar) and other conditions. To participate, go to this webpage:http://groups.yahoo.com/group/spinsc
Meetings:All Disability Support Group:(for any parent of a child with any type of disability)is now meeting at SPIN Santa Cruz Office, 740 Front St. Ste 175. For more info, please call and leave a message at 423-7713 or email Nancy Winans at nwinans@spinsc.org

Down Syndrome Support Group
Contact is Sonia Plageman (831) 332-9341

Autism/ Aspergers Support Group
We are setting up this group for the year. If you would like to help facilitate this group or to receive email reminders about the meetings, please contact Nancy Winans at nwinans@spinsc.org
and provide your name and email address.

Santa Cruz ADHD Support Group
Meetings will be held 6:30-8 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at Mar Vista Elementary School. For more information or questions call Judy Brenis at 684-0590 or 818-9619 or email her at: jbbrenis@comcast.net
Languages other than English:Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled:Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Not Applicable
Eligibility:See Description Notes
Fees:None
Areas Served:San Benito County
Santa Cruz County
 
Officials
 

Cece  Pinheiro
Executive Director
294 Green Valley Rd., Ste. 313
Watsonville, CA  95076
831-722-2800
cpinheiro@spinsc.org

Subject Headings
 Children
Developmental Disabilities
Families
Information and Referral
Mutual Support Groups
Parents of Children with Disabilities
Private Nonprofits
This record last modified January 23, 2014

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