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State Organizations and Local Homeschool Groups

by Mary Ann Kelley

California Homeschool Organizations & Support Groups

California Homeschool Organizations

California Homeschool NetworkCalifornia Statewide

California Homeschool Network is a statewide grassroots organization dedicated to protecting the fundamental right of parents to educate their children. Information about CHN, current state and fed...

HSCCalifornia Statewide

The HomeSchool Association of California welcomes anyone with an interest in homeschooling.

CHEAofCACalifornia Statewide

The Christian Home Educators Association of California is a non-profit ministry established in 1982 to provide information, support, and training to the home education community throughout the state.

California Local Homeschool Groups

Alameda Oakland Home LearnersAlameda and Oakland

An inclusive group that welcomes homeschoolers of all ages. Meets every Thursday at parks alternating between Alameda and Oakland, and sometimes San Leandro and Berkeley. Hosts large events for the...

Alameda Oakland Homelearners (AOHL)Alameda, Oakland, San Leandro, Berkeley

Alameda Oakland Homelearners is an inclusive group that welcomes homeschoolers of all ages. Group meet every Thursday at parks alternating between Alameda and Oakland, and sometimes San Leandro and...

Crown Homeschool CommunityAliso Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita, Mission Viejo, Dana Point, San Juan Capistrano, etc.

Activities for homeschool students Pre-school through High school. Offering co-op classes, field trips, park days, High School and Jr. High school events, and both Mom and Dad's night out opportun...

Auburn Homeschool CommunityAuburn, Newcastle,Grass Valley, Foresthill, Rocklin, and Roseville

Auburn Home School is a community founded in 2016 servicing Nevada, Placer and surrounding counties. This is a wonderful group for children of all ages. Currently mainly cater to elementary childre...

Bakersfield HomeLearnersBakersfield

Homeschooling families! On Bakersfield HomeLearner, you'll find local info, occasional articles on homeschooling, legal news, hand-selected unit studies and topical links. The basic purpose is to p...

C.H.E.C.K.Bakersfield

A Christian homeschool support group in Bakersfield, California for families who privately educate and file their own private school affidavit or who have joined a Christian school which includes h...

Considering HomeschoolingBuena Park

Considering Homeschooling is a national ministry that encourages Christian families to homeschool from a Biblical worldview and equips homeschool evangelists. Ministry focuses on outreaching to an...

Calaveras HomeschoolersCalaveras County

Calaveras Homeschoolers is an inclusive group of homeschooling families, both private and charter. Offering field-trips, park days, and other activities.

California Homeschool Network Support GroupsCalifornia Statewide

Support groups are listed by county. Counties are listed in alphabetical order.

HomeSchool Association of California County and Special ContactsCalifornia Statewide

County and Special Contacts are experienced homeschoolers who volunteer as ambassadors for HSC, providing information to homeschoolers and helping them find resources. County Contacts refer new hom...

The Contra Costa County Meetup GroupCentral and East Contra Costa County

An active group of homeschooling families who meet every Tuesday morning at a variety of parks and locations throughout Central and East Contra Costa County. Serving Martinez, Pleasant Hill, Conco...

Golden State Pro-Science HomeschoolersCentral Valley

A group of pro-science homeschoolers based in California's central valley. Members meet locally near Merced for fun, but are here to support all pro-science homeschoolers. This group is open to hom...

Tehachapi Homeschool Co-OpEdwards AFB

This group is all-inclusive. Does not discriminate by religion, ethnic background or style of homeschooling. Planning meeting every few months to discuss upcoming events and plan for future Park d...

Desert Home Educators AssociationEdwards Air Force Base, Antelope Valley

DHEA support group at Edwards Air Force Base is the first of its kind! Families include active duty military service members, their dependents, retired military, reserve, and other Department of D...

San Diego Homeschool ConnectionEl Cajon

The purpose of the Homeschool Connection is to encourage and support the efforts of homeschooling families by providing field trip opportunities (usually at a discounted cost) to many wonderful San...

East County HomeschoolEl Cajon, La Mesa, Lakeside, Santee, Lemon Grove, Alpine, Ramona, Julian, San Carlos, Pine Valley, Jamul, Japatul Valley, Harbison Canyon and Crest areas. San Diego county

A homeschooling group created to provide support, information, and resources for homeschoolers in the East County--but is open to all homeschoolers. Park days, get togethers, classes, and field tr...

Tri-City Homeschoolers (TCH)Fremont, Union City, Newark and Hayward areas

A loosely-structured, all-inclusive group of homeschooling families from the Fremont-Union City-Newark area. The purpose of the group is to offer activities and share resources to enhance and suppo...

Christian Home Educators of Fresno AreaFresno

CHEFA is a non-profit organization created for the purpose of providing information, training, and support to the Christian Home School Community of the greater Fresno area.

The Hemet Christian Homeschool GroupHemet/ Riverside County

Meet other homeschooling moms taking responsibility for educating their children at home. Share tips, discuss problems, ideas, plan field trips and have fun.

Humboldt HomeschoolersHumboldt

An informal and friendly group whose members are actively homeschooling (or thinking about it) and want to educate themselves about homeschooling as a positive, rewarding alternative to schools. E...

TEACH at the California North CoastHumboldt County

Together Encouraging and Christian Home educating. An encouraging Christian group offering support and information to all families who desire to be passionately involved in the home education of th...

Inland Empire Catholic HomeschoolersInland Empire

Group gathers for park days, field trips, Adoration and more. Two co-op opportunities are available.

Inland Empire Catholic HomeschoolersInland Empire area

A Catholic Homeschooling Support Group in the Inland Empire area of California. Serves all of the Inland Empire (Riverside and San Bernardino Counties), and parts of Los Angeles and Orange County.

Kids R.O.C.K. AcademyLassen County

Homeschool Support and Enrichment

DragonTree Home LearnerLong Beach

A group of parents and children drawn together by our decision to not participate in public schooling. Founded as an unschooling support group, although all types of homeschoolers are welcome. Gr...

Family Centered Education of Los Angeles (FaCE-LA)Los Angeles

List serves as a supplement for the FaCE-LA newsletter. List is used for announcements, alerts and maybe an occasional joke.

WVH California HomeschoolersLos Angeles

A secular group of Homeschooling Families who are inclusive of all learning styles, teaching methods and beliefs.

South Bay Homeschool NetworkLos Angeles South Bay area

A support group for families who are homeschooling their children. Not a religious organization, and not a school. No membership dues or contracts you must sign to join. Goal is to create an envi...

Bay Shore School & EducationalLos Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego and Ventura counties

Southern California Homeschooling Support Groups

Homespun Homeschool NetworkMendicino

The HHN is a heartfelt collection of families in the Lake and Mendocino County area. Mission is to be the umbrella network uniting homeschooling families in the Mendicino area. Weekly park days whe...

South Coast Christian Home EducatorsMission Viejo

We have regular park days, mom's nights out, hikes and field trips, to name a few. Further, our group offers mutually beneficial services such as school pictures, a yearbook, promotions ceremony, a...

Modesto Area HomeschoolingModesto

This group is to be used to post homeschool events, field trips, prayer requests, conventions, ministry opportunities, co-ops, park days or anything else going on in this area that would be of inte...

Valley Home EducatorsModesto and surrounding areas

Serving Home Educators in California's Central Valley is the #1 goal!

Nevada County Homeschool NetworkNevada County

NCHN was created to provide homeschool support, resource information, encouragement, and fun for those families homeschooling, or considering homeschooling. Kids are welcome to join this list.

Orange County Home EducationOrange County

Helping Christian Parents Discover and Enjoy the Blessings of a Raising Godly Children. A group of Christian homeschooling parents, dedicated to ministering to the emotional and practical needs of...

Homeschooling in Orange CountyOrange County

Resources and information for families who homeschool in Orange County California.

Desert Christian Home Educators AssociationPalm Springs, Palm Desert, Low desert, eastern Riverside county

A Christ based local support group for private homeschooling families offering members a a weekly Co-Op, yearbook, graduation, field trips, etc. A PSP program is available for those wanting extra h...

Desert Christian Home Eductators AssociationPalm Springs, Palm Desert, Low Desert, eastern Riverside county area

A Christian based local support group for private homeschooling families offering a weekly CoOp, yearbook, graduation, field trips, etc. PSP program for help with recordkeeping.

Mid-Peninsula HomeschoolersPalo Alto

Mid-Peninsula Homeschoolers warmly welcomes families of diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and homeschooling philosophies who love their children and wish to provide them with the best possible educatio...

Sierra Lighthouse Christian Homeschool FellowshipPlacer County

Sierra Lighthouse Christian Homeschool Fellowship is a support group comprised of Christian homeschool families who want to share their lives with other Christian homeschool families that have simi...

Riverside Area Home LearnersRiverside

RAHL offers friendly, homeschooling support to all families, whether they are just beginning their homeschooling journey or have been traveling the road for years. Consider joining the lively park ...

Riverside Area Home LearnersRiverside/Corona

An all inclusive support group of homeschooling families who meet for weekly park days.

Natomas Homeschool AllianceSacramento

An inclusive cooperative of homeschooling families partnering with local professionals and organizations to bring homeschooling opportunities to the Natomas area of Sacramento. Natomas Homeschool ...

Sacramento Christian Organization of Parent EducatorsSacramento

A nonprofit Christian organization. SCOPE's purpose is to provide information, support, encouragement and training to private, independent home educators. If you are a home educator not under the ...

Sacramento Homeschool Meetup GroupSacramento

A support group for Christian homeschooling mothers and their children. Meets for Field Trips, Crafts, Park Days, Skating, Bowling, and more!

S.A.F.T.I (Sacramento Area Fieldtrip Information)Sacramento and surrounding areas

For homeschoolers in the Sacramento Area. Posts are limited to field trips, classes, park days and events of interest to homeschoolers. Any member may organize trips, and post events sponsored by o...

Sacramento Area Homeschool Information & ChatSacramento Area

A place to network, learn and share. Group was created primarily as an online resource for local families.

Folsom HomeschoolersSacramento Area - Folsom

Park days, field trips, clubs, groups and support.

Christian Family Schools of San DiegoSan Diego

CFS encourages communication among private home education leaders by hosting leadership meetings and training several times a year. CFS also organizes events and activities available to members and...

San Diego Home EducationSan Diego

A supportive group, where you can connect with other homeschooling families, find information on resources available in the area, brainstorm ideas and activities, ask questions, and find encouragem...

San Diego Homeschool Resource CenterSan Diego

Where homschooling voices come together! A non profit group of homeschoolers offering resources on Getting Started, Articles and Reviews, San Diego Activities & Events, Curriculum Guide, Teachers &...

Special Children – Special BlessingsSan Diego

Christian parents of children with developmental, physical and educational disabilities. Members are also part of of Christian Family Schools of San Diego. Nationally, members support NATHHAN. Meet...

San Francisco HomeschoolersSan Francisco

A loosely organized, inclusive group of homeschooling families.

S F Bay Unschooling NetworkSan Francisco Bay Area

A support group for unschoolers and homeschoolers interested in exploring an unschooling approach.

San Gabriel Valley Homeschool Christian ConnectionSan Gabriel Valley

A networking Christian Homeschooling group located within the San Gabriel Valley of Southern California.

Excellence In EducationSan Gabriel Valley

Excellence In Education, established in 1991, provides a wide range of resources to homeschoolers in the San Gabriel Valley and surrounding area. Park days, field trips, seminars and classes are o...

HEART for Christ SchoolsSan Mateo County

Home Educators Achieving Results Together for Christ. A support group for homeschooling families whose purpose is to support and encourage families in their homeschooling choices.

San Mateo HomeschoolersSan Mateo County

San Mateo Homeschoolers organizes two weekly homeschool park days; one in San Mateo and one in Redwood City. Open to homeschoolers of all backgrounds and homeschool philosophies. The purpose is t...

Learn Beyond The BookSanta Clarita

A free social club for teens in addition to core and enrichment classes, and short-term workshops for students and parents.

Homeschooling in Santa Clarita ValleySanta Clarita Valley

Inclusive of all, offering support, local information, Field Trips, Parkdays, the Free Things To Do With the Kids Listing, links to homeschool information, Mom's Night's out, an occasional camping ...

Santa Cruz Christian HomeschoolersSanta Cruz

An online support group for families of all Christian denominations.

Santa Monica West LA Child Led Learners (SMWLA)Santa Monica West LA

SMWLA is a group of unschoolers, progressive minded, alternative or eclectic HSers in the child led learner mode. A secular group which recognizes that learning is an outgrowth of living life. Su...

Redding Homeschool NetworkShasta county

An inclusive support group for homeschooling families. Welcome families of all faiths and all homeschooling styles. Members are encouraged to keep in touch with each other and plan activities for ...

All Ways Learning-AnnounceSilicon Valley

All Ways Learning is an inclusive group of homeschooling families which accepts and respects each member. The purpose of the group is to empower its members to seek out, organize, or create all the...

SDP HomeScholars of Southern CaliforniaSouthern California

A Secular (nonreligious), Diverse (different) and Progressive (forward) Homeschool Support group in Southern California which features all types of personalities, cultures, lifestyles and homeschoo...

San Joaquin HomeschoolersStockton

Welcomes families of all religions, political ideas and cultures. Includes and offers support for all styles of homeschooling: unschooling, charter school, R-4, school at home, etc. Goal is to hom...

Tri-Valley Explorers Homeschool Support Group (TVE)Tri-Valley area of San Francisco East Bay Area, Livermore to Concord and beyond

Tri-Valley Explorers is an all-inclusive group, welcoming ALL homeschooling families regardless of personal belief, lifestyle or homeschool method. We have created a community which supports homesc...

Conejo Valley HomeschoolersVentura County

A secular homeschool support group which is accepting of all home school styles and religious faiths. Offers socialization opportunities for parents and children, plus activities most homeschoolers...

Ventura County HomeschoolersVentura County

Share planned activities and exchange ideas, resources, and information with other current, former, and prospective homeschoolers, unschoolers, and independent study learners and their families. Al...

VC-LIFE Homeschool NetworkVentura County

VC-LIFE (Learning In A Family Environment) Homeschool Network is a free, secular, and inclusive support group for parents/caregivers homeschooling children of any age (birth on) or exploring possib...

Green Valley Christian HomeschoolWatsonville

Green Valley Christian Home Education program offers support to families homeschooling through Green Valley Christian School in Watsonville, California.

Home4KidsWest San Gabriel Valley

An inclusive group of homeschoolers. Meets on Tuesdays for crafts and recreation at 1pm. Shares homeschooling ideas, field trips, information and support. Regular meetings create a stable group o...

Woodland Area Christian Home EducatorsWoodland

WACHE is a support group for Christian home educators in Woodland, CA and surrounding areas. We believe that our children are gifts from God, and that we have the responsibility to train and instr...

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