Parenting support groups

The joy of having a baby is indescribable, yet being a first-time parent can feel overwhelming. Taking care of a new baby is so demanding, it doesn’t leave much time to focus on yourself. The support offered from parents in the same situation can help you through the difficult transition to parenthood.

For dads

Just for Dads

Supporting dads and fathers in Stark County.
4500 22nd St. NW
Canton, OH 44708
Phone: (330) 455-7500

Stark County Fatherhood Coalition

The mission of the Stark County Fatherhood Coalition is to encourage fathers to take an active and positive role in their child’s life, and to promote and sponsor activities designed to strengthen families. The Coalition holds monthly meetings at the Goodwill Community Campus on the second Thursday of each month at 10am. If you would like additional information please call 330-451-8477. You can also visit us on Facebook Download the following documents for helpful information:
Goodwill Community Campus, 408 9th St. SW
Canton, OH 44707
Hours: Second Thursday of the month – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
For moms

La Leche League of Canton

Breastfeeding support group offering mother-to-mother encouragement, information and education.
St. Michael's Church, 3430 St. Michael's Blvd. NW
Canton, OH 44718
Phone: (330) 495-8992
Hours: First Friday of the month – 9:45 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Moms’ Group

Support group for mothers of children ages birth to 6.
4500 22nd St. NW
Canton, OH 44708
Phone: (330) 455-7500
Phone: (330) 880-0690
For parents

Parents Anonymous

Self-help group encouraging parents to make lasting, effective, positive changes in their lives.
142 Arlington Ave. NW
Canton, OH 44708
Phone: (330) 445-1061

Restoration Place

Peer support for parents in Stark County.
Amherst Community Church, 8650 Beatty St. NW
Massillon, OH 44646
Phone: (330) 837-6519
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7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Woven in Grace

Group of adoptive parents in Stark County.
4500 22nd St. NW
Canton, OH 44708
Phone: (330) 455-7500