We Are:
  • Mentors
  • Supporters
  • Lifelines

You Are Not Alone

We are here to connect you to a HUGS Ambassadors, our trained mentors, who have walked the path of a family Carepartner. They are here to offer hope and help or just listen without judgment.

You choose how and when you meet; in person, through text, email or phone. It's totally up to you!

Get Help, Give Help

Our caring volunteers are certified through our customized HUGS Training to provide virtual or in-person support with caregivers who may feel lost, afraid or alone. Whether it’s through individual peer support or our Group HUG support gatherings, you will find an authentic lifeline of support from others who have walked the path of caring.

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Are you an experienced/former caregiver? Become a Certified HUGS Ambassador who mentors others looking for support on their caregiving journey.

Email us at hugs@leezascareconnection.org to learn more!

The Support You Need

Whether you feel like you could benefit from a listening ear and some extra support or you've spent years caring for a loved one and you want to help others on the journey, we're here to make the connection. 

Our HUGS Training is for anyone looking to better care for themselves as they care for others.

Sessions focus on: Understanding HUGS, Giving Comfort & Connection, Coping & Self-Care, Empathy & Empowerment, Brain Health, and Moving Forward with HUGS

Program Overview

We created our HUGS Training to be accessible and customizable. That's why we offer it in various formats so you can choose what works for you!

HUGS (3 Session Format) - 2 Hour Sessions

HUGS (6 Session Format) - 2 Hour Sessions

**Virtual HUGS - Either of the above formats, but join in completely virtual via zoom!

If you are interested in our HUGS Training, fill out the contact form below or send us an email at hugs@leezascareconnection.org.

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Let's Connect

Want to learn more? We’d love to hear from you. Contact us through the form below and let us know how we can help. We will reach out as soon as we can!


Upcoming Programming

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Los Angeles, CA

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Words from Our Community

“Regardless of what challenge you are facing right now, know that it has not come to stay. It has come to pass. During these times, do what you can with what you have, and ask for help if needed.”

– Les Brown, HUGS Participant