Special Needs

ARC Support Group
Families who experience the challenges that come along with raising a child with a special need are invited to this support group hosted by ARC of Butte County. Tuesdays. 891-8157 ext. 107

Chico Cheer All Stars Inc. -Stars
We are proud to join over 170 other All Star Gyms throughout the USA in offering Butte County’s ONLY Special Needs Cheerleading Team! The STARS cheer program is open to children and young adults, boys and girls, ages 5 yrs & up. It builds social interaction in a Team-Oriented, Positive Environment. Build Self-Esteem, Motivation, Work Ethic, and Sense of Belonging and Accomplishment. Practice cognitive skills with dance, formations, tumbling, and timing exercises. Your child will enjoy a fun energetic workout! We look forward to the opportunity to build a community where everyone is an ALL STAR! 894-2227, ChicoAllStars@aol.com, www.ChicoCheerAllStars.com

Handi-Riders Therapeutic Riding Center
Handi-Riders has been offering a safe and enjoyable equine experience for special needs children ages three and up for over 30 years. We provide a place where our students can meet their challenges and enjoy the physical, developmental and emotional benefits they gain by participating in our therapeutic horseback riding program. Visit our website: www.handi-riders.org or call 533-5333.

Hydrocephalus Association Support Group
An opportunity to meet others connected to hydrocephalus. All ages are welcome! Last Saturday of every other month at 3:30pm, Chico, contact 591-9512.

Recreation & Dreams for Kids w/Cancer
Children with cancer & their families are invited to attend this support group providing free monthly recreational opportunities. 332-3171

Rowell Family Empowerment of Northern California
We provide support, education, and advocacy services to families with children ages birth to 26 with special education needs living in Northern California. For information on trainings and support groups, please call the Chico office at www.rfenc.org.

The Enloe Health Learning Center
A community library. We invite you to browse a broad array of health and medical information. Learn more about a disease or disorder affecting a family member, research a medical diagnosis or find wellness information. A free library card gives you access to health care information through books, periodicals, Internet access, multimedia resources and more. Web site in English and Spanish. www.enloe.org/library

Wings of Eagles
Provides emotional and financial assistance to all families in the four county areas of: Butte, Glenn, Tehama and Colusa who have children with a pediatric cancer or a life-threatening illness diagnosis. The Joseph Alvarez Organization for Seriously Ill Children. 893-9231

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