PSI Florida

RESOURCE GUIDE 

WELCOME TO THE FLORIDA RESOURCE PAGE FOR PSI.
We are glad you found us. This page lists the PSI Support Coordinators and other area resources such as groups, telephone support, and reliable services that are available for no charge. We also list local events, trainings, and volunteer opportunities.

PLEASE CONTACT YOUR PSI SUPPORT COORDINATOR:
PSI Coordinators are volunteers who offer caring and informed support and resources to moms and their families. They also provide information and resources for area providers who are caring for pregnant and postpartum families. Your area coordinators are listed below. Please don’t hesitate to contact us; we want to hear from you.

LOCAL SUPPORT COORDINATORS

FLORIDA STATE CO-COORDINATOR: JENNIFER SILLIMAN
PSI Southeast Regional Coordinator
PALM BEACH AREA

unavailable during December 2014

Telephone: 561-444-9246
 

FLORIDA STATE CO-COORDINATOR: SARAH WORKMAN CHECCONE
Sarasota/Bradenton

Postpartum Society of Florida
Telephone: 941.301.8819
 

FLORIDA STATE CO-COORDINATOR: STEPHANIE TRIARHOS, PhD
MIAMI AREA

Telephone: 954-632-1395

FLORIDA STATE CO-COORDINATOR: JASIMINE THOMPSON, MSW, LCSW
ORLANDO AREA

Telephone: 321-841-1048
Email

FLORIDA STATE CO-COORDINATOR: KALEEN RICHARDS, CNM, ARNP
ORLANDO AREA

Telephone: 407-878-2757
 Email 

FLORIDA STATE CO-COORDINATOR: NANCY LAYISH
ORLANDO AREA

Telephone: 407-293-1173
Email 

FLORIDA STATE CO-COORDINATOR: CRYSTAL GALBA
DAYTONA BEACH

Telephone: 386-795-0728

FLORIDA STATE CO-COORDINATOR: MICHELLE LIN, RN, MHA
Fort Myers 

Telephone: 352-275-4344
Email

FLORIDA STATE CO-COORDINATOR: BRITTANY BEVILACQUA
TAMPA BAY AREA

Telephone: 813-326-4898
Email

FLORIDA STATE CO-COORDINATOR: ALIYA KILLION
TAMPA BAY AREA

Telephone: 813-546-2860
Email

FLORIDA STATE CO-COORDINATOR: JUNE VINYARD

Telephone: 813-240-2896
Email

FLORIDA STATE CO-COORDINATOR:  SARAH LYNCH
Jacksonville

Telephone: 904-525-1443
Email

FLORIDA STATE CO-COORDINATOR: CATIE KUHN
Jacksonville

Catie is on leave.

Telephone: 904-294-3176
Email

FLORIDA EMERGENCY RESOURCE GUIDE

In an emergency: PSI is a volunteer organization devoted to providing social support and resources to women and their families. We will return your call or email as quickly as we can, but we can not provide an immediate response in an emergency. If you do need immediate assistance, please use one of the following resources now:

EMERGENCY: 911

SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

SUPPORT GROUPS

The following groups offer support at no charge for women who are at risk of or are experiencing distress such as isolation, depression, anxiety, fearful thoughts, insomnia, trauma, and other difficulties during pregnancy or postpartum. Support groups provide a safe and caring place for connection and recovery. Please call or email for more information.


Miami Maternity Support
Pinecrest, FL

Time: 10:00 am Saturdays
Location:  Pinecrest Branch Library
                 5835 SW 11th St
                 Pinecrest, FL 33156
Please click here for link
Contact:  Danay Cardona 786-234-6246
Please contact Danay prior to attending the group


Mothers Matter: Orlando

An Emotional Support Group for Pregnant and Postpartum Women

Time: Every Tuesday and Friday at 10:30am
Location: 89 West Copeland Dr. 3rd floor Orlando, FL 32806
Free parking across the street in lot.
Registration: Open group and FREE! Please come anytime!
An emotional support group for pregnant and postpartum women. The group will provide peer to peer support, emotional support, a safe place to talk about the anxieties of facing motherhood, facilitation by a licensed clinician specialized in perinatal mood disorders, educational materials and resources.

Telephone: 321-841-1048


Postpartum Adjustment Group
Lakewood Ranch, FL

Time:  First and Third Thursday of the month, 9:30-11:00am
Location:  
Lakewood Ranch Hospital Women's Center
First Floor Classroom
8330  Lakewood Ranch Blvd
Lakewood Ranch, FL
Fee: NONE

Babies and children to age 3 welcome.
Some topics may be inappropriate for older children, exceptions can be made.



Facilitated by trained volunteers from Postpartum Society of Florida including Guidance Counselors, Certified Doulas, Lactation Consultants and mental Health Counselors.


MomsToMoms Emotional Support Groups
Palm Beach County

www.momsTOmoms.org
Contact: Jennifer Silliman (561) 444-9246
Email  


Destination Maternity at St. John’s Town Center  

LOCATION:  4880 Big Island Drive  Jacksonville
TIME:  2nd and 4th Thursday of every month from 1-2 pm
CONTACT:  Kym Dunton, RN, BA, IBCLC   Phone 202-3229


Baptist Medical Center, Jacksonville

Log on to www,baptisthealth.eventbrite.com for Location, Dates, and Times.
Registration Required.
Contact 904-202-3229 for more information.


Baker County Health Dept., Macclenny

Log on to baptisthealth.eventbrite.com for Location, Dates, and Times.
Registration Required.
Contact 904-202-3229 for more information.


Baptist Medical Center, Nassau

Log on to baptisthealth.eventbrite.com for Location, Dates, and Times.
Registration Required.
Contact 904-202-3229 for more information.


The Women's Center
Tampa

Florida Hospital-Support Group
Mom to Mom Connection

TIME: 
Every Other Wednesday 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

LOCATION: 
The Women's Center
3100 E. Fletcher Avenue
Tampa, FLorida  33613
1st Floor Classroom
Contact:  Lorraine Kushner, MA, LMHC
Telephone:  (813) 690-5788


St. Joseph's Women's Hospital
Perinatal Depression Support Group
Tampa, Florida


TIME: 4th Tuesday of every month from 7:00-8:30 p.m.
REGISTRATION: Open group, please come to any session.

LOCATION: St. Joseph's Women's Hospital
3030 West Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33607
4th Floor Classrooms (medical office building)
Contact: Perinatal Depression Support Services
Telephone: 813-872-3925


St. Joseph's Women's Hospital
Coping with Motherhood
Tampa, Florida

TIME: 2nd Tuesday of every month from 1:00-2:00 p.m.
REGISTRATION: Open group, please come to any session.

LOCATION: St. Joseph's Women's Hospital
3030 West Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33607
4th Floor Classrooms (medical office building)
Contact: Perinatal Depression Support Services
Telephone: 813-872-3925


Mama Moods
Sanford, FLA

TIME:  Thursdays
LOCATION: Tree of Life Birth and Gynecology
819 East First St Ste 4
Sanford, FL 32771
REGISTRATION: Closed Group Registration Required

Contact: 
Elizabeth Hallinsgworth, LMHC
Kaleen Richards, NM,NP 407-878-2757
Telephone:  407-878-2757


 Please contact the PSI Office if you would like to list a support group here.

EDUCATION & EVENTS


Please contact the PSI Office if you would like to list an event here.

UPDATES: If you are aware of a perinatal resource for families that is not listed here, if a current listing needs updating, or if you would like to apply to be listed here, please contact us. 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Wendy Davis with any questions.


RESOURCE GUIDE 

WELCOME TO THE FLORIDA RESOURCE PAGE FOR PSI.
We are glad you found us. This page lists the PSI Support Coordinators and other area resources such as groups, telephone support, and reliable services that are available for no charge. We also list local events, trainings, and volunteer opportunities.

PLEASE CONTACT YOUR PSI SUPPORT COORDINATOR:
PSI Coordinators are volunteers who offer caring and informed support and resources to moms and their families. They also provide information and resources for area providers who are caring for pregnant and postpartum families. Your area coordinators are listed below. Please don’t hesitate to contact us; we want to hear from you.

LOCAL SUPPORT COORDINATORS

FLORIDA STATE CO-COORDINATOR: JENNIFER SILLIMAN
PSI Southeast Regional Coordinator
PALM BEACH AREA

unavailable during December 2014

Telephone: 561-444-9246
 

FLORIDA STATE CO-COORDINATOR: SARAH WORKMAN CHECCONE
Sarasota/Bradenton

Postpartum Society of Florida
Telephone: 941.301.8819
 

FLORIDA STATE CO-COORDINATOR: STEPHANIE TRIARHOS, PhD
MIAMI AREA

Telephone: 954-632-1395

FLORIDA STATE CO-COORDINATOR: JASIMINE THOMPSON, MSW, LCSW
ORLANDO AREA

Telephone: 321-841-1048
Email

FLORIDA STATE CO-COORDINATOR: KALEEN RICHARDS, CNM, ARNP
ORLANDO AREA

Telephone: 407-878-2757
 Email 

FLORIDA STATE CO-COORDINATOR: NANCY LAYISH
ORLANDO AREA

Telephone: 407-293-1173
Email 

FLORIDA STATE CO-COORDINATOR: CRYSTAL GALBA
DAYTONA BEACH

Telephone: 386-795-0728

FLORIDA STATE CO-COORDINATOR: MICHELLE LIN, RN, MHA
Fort Myers 

Telephone: 352-275-4344
Email

FLORIDA STATE CO-COORDINATOR: BRITTANY BEVILACQUA
TAMPA BAY AREA

Telephone: 813-326-4898
Email

FLORIDA STATE CO-COORDINATOR: ALIYA KILLION
TAMPA BAY AREA

Telephone: 813-546-2860
Email

FLORIDA STATE CO-COORDINATOR: JUNE VINYARD

Telephone: 813-240-2896
Email

FLORIDA STATE CO-COORDINATOR:  SARAH LYNCH
Jacksonville

Telephone: 904-525-1443
Email

FLORIDA STATE CO-COORDINATOR: CATIE KUHN
Jacksonville

Catie is on leave.

Telephone: 904-294-3176
Email

FLORIDA EMERGENCY RESOURCE GUIDE

In an emergency: PSI is a volunteer organization devoted to providing social support and resources to women and their families. We will return your call or email as quickly as we can, but we can not provide an immediate response in an emergency. If you do need immediate assistance, please use one of the following resources now:

EMERGENCY: 911

SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

SUPPORT GROUPS

The following groups offer support at no charge for women who are at risk of or are experiencing distress such as isolation, depression, anxiety, fearful thoughts, insomnia, trauma, and other difficulties during pregnancy or postpartum. Support groups provide a safe and caring place for connection and recovery. Please call or email for more information.


Miami Maternity Support
Pinecrest, FL

Time: 10:00 am Saturdays
Location:  Pinecrest Branch Library
                 5835 SW 11th St
                 Pinecrest, FL 33156
Please click here for link
Contact:  Danay Cardona 786-234-6246
Please contact Danay prior to attending the group


Mothers Matter: Orlando

An Emotional Support Group for Pregnant and Postpartum Women

Time: Every Tuesday and Friday at 10:30am
Location: 89 West Copeland Dr. 3rd floor Orlando, FL 32806
Free parking across the street in lot.
Registration: Open group and FREE! Please come anytime!
An emotional support group for pregnant and postpartum women. The group will provide peer to peer support, emotional support, a safe place to talk about the anxieties of facing motherhood, facilitation by a licensed clinician specialized in perinatal mood disorders, educational materials and resources.

Telephone: 321-841-1048


Postpartum Adjustment Group
Lakewood Ranch, FL

Time:  First and Third Thursday of the month, 9:30-11:00am
Location:  
Lakewood Ranch Hospital Women's Center
First Floor Classroom
8330  Lakewood Ranch Blvd
Lakewood Ranch, FL
Fee: NONE

Babies and children to age 3 welcome.
Some topics may be inappropriate for older children, exceptions can be made.



Facilitated by trained volunteers from Postpartum Society of Florida including Guidance Counselors, Certified Doulas, Lactation Consultants and mental Health Counselors.


MomsToMoms Emotional Support Groups
Palm Beach County

www.momsTOmoms.org
Contact: Jennifer Silliman (561) 444-9246
Email  


Destination Maternity at St. John’s Town Center  

LOCATION:  4880 Big Island Drive  Jacksonville
TIME:  2nd and 4th Thursday of every month from 1-2 pm
CONTACT:  Kym Dunton, RN, BA, IBCLC   Phone 202-3229


Baptist Medical Center, Jacksonville

Log on to www,baptisthealth.eventbrite.com for Location, Dates, and Times.
Registration Required.
Contact 904-202-3229 for more information.


Baker County Health Dept., Macclenny

Log on to baptisthealth.eventbrite.com for Location, Dates, and Times.
Registration Required.
Contact 904-202-3229 for more information.


Baptist Medical Center, Nassau

Log on to baptisthealth.eventbrite.com for Location, Dates, and Times.
Registration Required.
Contact 904-202-3229 for more information.


The Women's Center
Tampa

Florida Hospital-Support Group
Mom to Mom Connection

TIME: 
Every Other Wednesday 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

LOCATION: 
The Women's Center
3100 E. Fletcher Avenue
Tampa, FLorida  33613
1st Floor Classroom
Contact:  Lorraine Kushner, MA, LMHC
Telephone:  (813) 690-5788


St. Joseph's Women's Hospital
Perinatal Depression Support Group
Tampa, Florida


TIME: 4th Tuesday of every month from 7:00-8:30 p.m.
REGISTRATION: Open group, please come to any session.

LOCATION: St. Joseph's Women's Hospital
3030 West Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33607
4th Floor Classrooms (medical office building)
Contact: Perinatal Depression Support Services
Telephone: 813-872-3925


St. Joseph's Women's Hospital
Coping with Motherhood
Tampa, Florida

TIME: 2nd Tuesday of every month from 1:00-2:00 p.m.
REGISTRATION: Open group, please come to any session.

LOCATION: St. Joseph's Women's Hospital
3030 West Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33607
4th Floor Classrooms (medical office building)
Contact: Perinatal Depression Support Services
Telephone: 813-872-3925


Mama Moods
Sanford, FLA

TIME:  Thursdays
LOCATION: Tree of Life Birth and Gynecology
819 East First St Ste 4
Sanford, FL 32771
REGISTRATION: Closed Group Registration Required

Contact: 
Elizabeth Hallinsgworth, LMHC
Kaleen Richards, NM,NP 407-878-2757
Telephone:  407-878-2757


 Please contact the PSI Office if you would like to list a support group here.

EDUCATION & EVENTS


Please contact the PSI Office if you would like to list an event here.

UPDATES: If you are aware of a perinatal resource for families that is not listed here, if a current listing needs updating, or if you would like to apply to be listed here, please contact us. 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Wendy Davis with any questions.


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