Support Groups

Here you'll find links to national and state homeschooling organizations.  You can use them to research your state homeschooling laws and to find local support groups.

HOME/UNSCHOOLING BY STATE

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NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Association of HomeSchool Attorneys
http://www.ahsa-usa.org
AHSA is an informal network of attorneys and legal experts in the United States supporting homeschooling and homeschoolers by providing legal information about homeschooling issues, empowering homeschoolers to have the legal tools they need to meet homeschooling challenges, and providing a network of attorneys for legal representation.

Homeschool Legal Advantage
http://homeschoollegaladvantage.com/
Homeschool Legal Advantage is an outreach of the Christian Law Association. Since 1969, the Christian Law Association has been providing legal assistance to Bible-believing churches and Christians who are experiencing difficulty in practicing their religious faith because of governmental regulation, intrusion, or prohibition in one form or another.

Homeschool Legal Defense Association
http://hslda.org
Home School Legal Defense Association is a nonprofit advocacy organization established to defend and advance the constitutional right of parents to direct the education of their children and to protect family freedoms. Through annual memberships, HSLDA is tens of thousands of families united in service together, providing a strong voice when and where needed.

National Challenged Homeschoolers Associated Network
http://www.nathhan.com
NATHHAN'S Goal and Purpose: To encourage homeschooling families with special needs children, in ways that glorify the Lord Jesus Christ and equip parents to confidently raise their children with special needs or disabilities.

National Home Education Legal Defense, NHELD
http://www.nheld.com
NHELD, LLC is an acronym for National Home Education Legal Defense, a national organization open to all who wish to join, that seeks to protect and defend the rights of families who wish to educate in freedom.

National Home Education Research Institute, NHERI
http://nheri.org
NHERI is the National Home Education Research Institute. NHERI conducts and collects research about homeschooling (home-based education, home schooling), and publishes the research journal called the Home School Researcher. The institute has hundreds of research works documented and catalogued on home schooling, many of which were done by NHERI. Simply put, NHERI specializes in homeschool research.