As we settle into fall, and all the wonderful activities it has to offer, self care for parents of special needs children is so important. If you’re looking to expand your circle and find community support, look no further than Northridge Church in Plymouth.


The Special Needs Ministry at Northridge Church in Plymouth has a phenomenal opportunity for parents to connect and encourage each other twice a month throughout the school year. The group meets on Wednesdays from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. While the parents meet in one room, a wonderful group of volunteers are watch the kids. The volunteers do a great job creating a fun and engaging environment for kids of all ages and there is a wide range of ages so where ever you are in the parenting stage, you’ll feel welcome.


Connecting with other parents is vital, and sharing experiences, resources and stories is how parents build each other up and keep on keeping on this amazing journey of raising special needs children.


NorthRidge Church // 49555 N Territorial Rd, Plymouth, MI 48170


Photo credit: Ben Conant


About Kristina Lazuka

Kristina Lazuka is the proud mom of John (25). He is full of life and joy, and also has special needs. They love making everyday an adventure by exploring Southeast Michigan and beyond. Kristina has ‘the best job ever’ as a Paraeducator in Oakland County. Through her journey having a son with special needs and her job, she have gained lots of information and resources that she’s excited to share with the LittleGuide community.