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The Sibling Support Project

Founded in 1990, the Sibling Support Project is the first national program dedicated to the life-long and ever-changing concerns of millions of brothers and sisters of people with special health, developmental, and mental health concerns.  

We are proud to be a program of Kindering, an award-winning organization that embraces children of diverse abilities and their families by providing the finest education and therapies to nurture hope, courage and the skills to soar. 

We’ve published books for and about brothers and sisters, host online groups for teen and adult siblings, and presented workshops on sibling issues internationally and in every state.

We are best known for helping local communities start Sibshops—lively peer support groups for school-age brothers and sisters of kids with special needs.

It is an honor to serve such a deserving population. We hope you’ll explore our website and learn more about what we do.

We are grateful for the support provided by The George A. and Marion M. Wilson Foundation.


Sibling Support Spotlight!

Want to know why we do the work we do? This touching story, made possible and shared graciously by longtime Sibshop Facilitators and sibling support pioneers in Japan, is one answer. Many thanks to our friends Yasuko Arima and Hisayo Kyota for their dedication to supporting young brothers and sisters, and to making siblings national news in Japan!

Sibtane

 

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Support The Sibling Support Project

Every day, the Sibling Support Project connects thousands of brothers and sisters from around the world. And we can't do it without you.

Help keep a good thing going!
Contact us

We would love to hear from you

Email: info@siblingsupport.org

Phone: 425-362-6421

Mailing address:

Sibling Support Project
A Kindering Program
16120 NE 8th Street
Bellevue, WA USA 98008

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Join Us At One of Our Workshops or Training Events
The only way to become a first-generation Sibshop facilitator is to attend a two-day Sibshop training.

Even if you don't want to  become a Sibshop facilitator, you can join us for the first day for a lively and rewarding discussion of sibs' issues across the lifespan. 

Please know:
Registration costs are determined by the agencies hosting the workshops and trainings.  For information and to register, please contact these agencies directly. 

Below you'll find dates for upcoming Sibshop facilitator trainings and other sibling workshops.  If you'd like to discuss hosting a training in your community, please drop us a line at
Upcoming Events
Sibshop Facilitator Training and Sibling Workshop Mar 06, 2019 09:00 PM - 03:30 PM — Lynchburg, VA
Sibshop Facilitator Training and Sibling Workshop Mar 22, 2019 - Mar 23, 2019 — Lynwood, WA
Sibshop Facilitator Training and Sibling Workshop Apr 05, 2019 09:00 PM - 03:30 PM — Denver, CO
Sibshop Facilitator Training and Sibling Workshop May 17, 2019 - May 18, 2019 — Bozeman, MT
Sibshop Facilitator Training and Sibling Workshop Jun 07, 2019 - Jun 08, 2019 — San Leandro, CA
Sibshop Facilitator Training and Sibling Workshop Jun 29, 2019 - Jun 30, 2019 — Buenos Aires, Argentina
Sibshop Facilitator Training and Sibling Workshop Sep 06, 2019 - Sep 07, 2019 — Midland, TX
Upcoming events…