State Chapters

Alabama

Alabama Adult Siblings Investing in Our Brothers and Sisters

We support siblings as family members in their efforts to assist their siblings with disabilities to live the happy, successful, and productive lives.

 

 

California

California Sibling Leadership Network

CASLN California chapterThe mission of the California Chapter of the Sibling Leadership is to create a community of like-minded siblings who want to ensure that the love, compassion and care of their brothers and sisters is sustained throughout their lives.

 

 

Georgia

Georgia Sibling Connection

The mission of the Georgia Sibling Connection is to connect siblings of individuals with and without disabilities into conversations of creating a more just, and whole community for our families.

 

 

 

Illinois

Supporting Illinois Brothers and Sisters – S.I.B.S.

http://www.sibsnetwork.org/

SIBS, Inc. is a non-profit that supports people of all ages in Illinois that have a sibling with special needs. SIBS conducts a variety of Sibshops, trainings, and gatherings for siblings and their families.

 

 

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Sibling Support Network – MSSN

http://www.masiblingsupport.org/

Our goal is to support siblings of people with disabilities in Massachusetts.   We offer this  support across your lifespan and we provide information, create welcoming communities for siblings, and improve access to sibling services.

 

Michigan

Michigan’s Supporting and Including Brothers and Sisters -MiSIBS

http://www.misibs.org/

Michigan SIBS exists to provide adult siblings of individuals with disabilities the information, resources, and support to advocate with/and for their brothers and sisters to promote leadership roles of siblings within the disability community.

New Hampshire

SIBS NH

 

SIBS NH offers sibling support groups to children and youth in first through twelfth grade with a brother or sister that experience developmental disabilities, chronic health conditions, mental illness, physical disabilities and/or learning disabilities.

New York

Sibs NY

http://sibsny.org/

SibsNY is a volunteer organization dedicated to providing the siblings of individuals with intellectual, developmental and learning disabilities with information and support. Connects siblings to services, resources, and events in the area.

 

Ohio

Ohio Sibs Special Initiatives by Brothers & Sisters

http://www.ohiosibs.com/

 

 

 

Ohio Sibs provides a unified voice and partner for Ohio adult siblings of people with developmental disabilities and their families. Focuses on advocacy, education, leadership and supports to enhance quality of life, improve public policy and increase services and supports for adult siblings and their families. Holds an annual conference in November.

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Sibling Support Network – PSSN

www.passn.org.

PSSN logoThe mission of the Pennsylvania Sibling Support Network is to unite and support siblings with their brothers and sisters who have mental, physical and intellectual disabilities.

Tennessee

Tennessee Adult Brothers and Sisters – TABS

http://kc.vanderbilt.edu/tabs

Connected with the Vanderbilt Family Outreach Center and Disability Services, TABS connects siblings of people with disabilities to other siblings and provides activities to educate siblings about issues that affect adult brothers and sisters.

Utah

Utah Adult Brothers and Sisters – UTABS

Utah Adult Brothers and Sisters  provides opportunities for the adult siblings of individuals living with a disability to find support and answers as they address the joys and challenges of supporting their sibling.

Washington, D.C.

DC SIBS

http://dcsibs.org/

DC Sibs connects adult siblings of people with developmental disabilities in the DC metropolitan area.

 

 

Wisconsin

Fox Valley Sibling Support Network – FVSSN

www.fvssn.org

Established in 1998, FVSSN focuses on the issues faced by individuals who have brothers and sisters with disabilities. FVSSN plans and operates regularly scheduled Sibshops, sibling camps and provides information, peer support and social activities for adult siblings.