Finding a Support Group

As a home educator, you need never feel isolated: you can receive support, information, and a sense of community from those who, like you, have chosen to homeschool -- just start or join a home school support group! You and your children can make friends and participate in group activities through local homeschool support and play groups, while membership in a provincial, national, or international home educators' organization will keep you informed of legal issues, educational approaches and regional events.

The Ontario Federation of Teaching Parents is one such group, and we have compiled a list of other groups you can join as well:

These groups and organizations are most often started and run by parents like you, who have chosen to educate their children at home. One member shared her thoughts with us in the following article: