• Joanna's Place
    Maria Trozzi, the Program Director of Joanna's Place, brings years of expertise as a trusted clinician, national expert, and respected author helping families face stressful life events.
    The groups below are free of charge for South Shore families.
    Circle Support Groups:
    Circle support groups for children (6-18 years old) and their parents.  Each of the three groups focuses on promoting resilience when faced with grief, special needs, or illness.  Each circle offers a comprehensive family support group where children are surrounded by others in their same age group facing similar challenges.
    * Circle G:  Support for children facing the loss of a parent or sibling.
    * Circle S:  Support for children facing the challenges of having a sibling with a significant special needs.
    * Circle I:  Support for children facing the challenges of having a parent with severe or chronic illness.  
    For more information, please contact your child's guidance counselor or the school psychologist, Nicole Ochs.