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New York Support Groups For Homeschooling

Albany – Saratoga

Capital District Home Educators
This list is for homeschoolers in the Capital District of New York State — the Albany/Schenectady/Troy area. We welcome homeschoolers of all types and philosophies.

Family Educators Resource Network
FERN is an informal networking group for home educators in the areas of Columbia, Rensselaer, and Albany counties in New York and in Berkshire county in Massachusetts.

Greater Glens Falls Christian Homeschoolers
We are made up of families who homeschool, from Saratoga, Warren, and Washington Counties. A local chapter of New York State LEAH. Facebook page.

Mother Mary’s Homeschoolers of Glens Falls
We encourage families in the journey of giving our children a Catholic education at home. You are encouraged to post questions, and discuss topics related to homeschooling and/or our faith. For the local Catholic homeschoolers of Glens Falls, NY and surrounding towns including South Glens Falls, Queensbury, Kingsbury, Lake George, Argyle, Salem, Cambridge, Greenwich, Fort Ann, Whitehall, Fort Edward, Hudson Falls, Saratoga, Schuylerville, and Gansevoort.

Northern Adirondack Home Educators
Please use this communication tool to share announcements, ideas and information.

Saratoga Area Homeschoolers
Join this list if you homeschool in the Saratoga Springs (NY) area. Here you will learn about activities that are being offered in the community as well as field trips that are organized by our own members.

Saratoga LEAH
Saratoga LEAH is a local chapter of New York State Loving Education At Home (LEAH), a statewide Christian homeschooling support group. The rest of this website is for members only, since it contains details of our group activities. In order to keep our families safe, this information is not shared with the general public. The information on this page is here to help you learn about our group, see what support we can offer, and decide if you want to join us.

Schenectady L.E.A.H.
A support group for Schenectady LEAH members.


Woodstock Home Educators’ Network
WHEN is a diverse group of homeschooling families of all learning styles in theWoodstock, Saugerties, Catskill, Kingston, Phoenicia area.

Central – SouthernTier

Central NY Home School E-Network
A Net-working forum designed to share information, news, ideas and events relevant to home schoolers in the Syracuse, Rome, Utica and surrounding communities of Central New York.

Home Education Exchange of the Southern Tier
A nonsectarian activity and support group for homeschoolers. Yahoo Group.

Home Learners Association of Central New York
Serves the Syracuse and Central New York Region. We are a secular group and open to all types of homeschoolers.

Chautauqua – Allegheny

Chautauqua County Homeschoolers
I’m hoping this will create another great avenue of communication especially when it comes to questions of reporting, testing and more of the like.

Finger Lakes


LEAH is a Christian organization, made up of Christian home schooling families in the greater Rochester, NY area. This chapter is open to membership from within and outside Pittsford Community Church. Members must agree to the LEAH statement of faith.

Rochester Area Homeschoolers Association
We are a community of homeschooling families dedicated to supporting one another in our common commitment to learning without schooling. Our membership gathers together for philosophical rather than religious reasons and therefore welcomes families of all backgrounds who share our vision.

Simply Homeschooling
A resource/support network for those currently homeschooling or planning to homeschool in greater Rochester, NY. We gather together to play, network, encourage, inspire and learn.

St. Thomas Aquinas Homeschoolers of the Rochester Area
An organization of Catholic families who hold several common goals relative to the education of their children in today’s world.


Home Learners Association of CNY
HLACNY is a not-for-profit homeschooling group serving the Central New York and greater Syracuse area. HLACNY is a secular group comprised of members of all faiths, beliefs, political views and parenting styles who home school their children. HLACNY welcomes and encourages all methods and philosophies of homeschooling.

Syracuse-Area Homeschoolers’ Association
We are a diverse group of families who homeschool. Membership in our group is open and not limited to those with particular religious beliefs or political affiliations.

Syracuse LEAH
We are a cooperative support group of homeschooling families in the Syracuse New York area. Feel free to look around and o contact us if you have any questions.


Fingerlakes Unschoolers Network
A nonsectarian support group for people interested or involved in home education. We offer support and information about home education in Central NY. FUN sponsors field trips and workshops for parents, families and children.

Ithaca NY Area Homeschoolers
This is for people in the area of Ithaca NY who are, or are interested in, homeschooling. It is non-sectarian and inclusive, and all varieties of homeschooling are welcome.

Northern Light Learning Center
This is a communication forum for members of NLLC, a cooperative homeschool Learning Center located in Ithaca, NY. Yahoo Group

Western New York Teaching Parents LEAH
We want this to be a community built on the love of Jesus as we share, so please post and reply in a respectful and loving manner.

WNY Homeschool for High School
For the homeschooler of older kids, middle school to college entrance.

Greater Niagara

Buffalo Southtowns Homeschoolers
This is an all inclusive group for homeschooling families in the southtowns of Buffalo, NY. Please feel free to post playgroups, classes, and any other info pertaining to homeschooling. Please keep religion and politics out of the group.

Hudson Valley

The Alternative Learning Center
TALC is a homeschooling community and cooperative based in Columbia County, New York. Our membership includes approximately 30-40 families from Columbia, Berkshire, Greene, Ulster, Rensselaer, and surrounding counties. We meet twice a week at our facility, which has a gym, classrooms, a kitchen, playing fields, tennis courts, a playroom for toddlers, and an outdoor playground.

Dutchess County Homeschool Association
Group dedicated to homeschooling in Dutchess County, New York. New members welcome! Join us for classes, field trips, playdates and fun.

Dutchess County Homeschool Athletics
We are a Christ centered sports program for homeschoolers.

Hudson Valley Home Educators
We cover Sullivan, Ulster, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, and Westchester Counties of NYS. Dedicated to assisting those interested in home education for their children, both the experienced home schoolers and those just starting out.

Hudson Valley Homeschoolers
For those in the Hudson Valley who are homeschooling, have homeschooled or are interested to chat and share ideas and resources.

The Learning Community
TLC is a support and activity group for Attachment Parenting families who are homeschooling in Bergen County NJ, Rockland County NY, and the surrounding areas.

Tri-State Homeschoolers
Newsletter and calendar of events and activities for homeschooling members located in the Mid and Lower Hudson Valley areas, including Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Orange and Dutchess Counties in New York, Bergen County in New Jersey and Fairfield County in Connecticut. Activities open to families with children of all ages. We also offer a number of teen trips, classes and activities.

Long Island

East Hampton Homeschool Group
This is a Christian homeschool group serving the Hamptons, (East End of Long Island, New York), area homeschoolers.

Long Island/Metro Area Homeschool Village
For questions, community, classes or meet-ups for Long Island and Metro area homeschoolers.

Region10 LEAH (Long Island/NYC)
It is our desire to be of assistance to you in your homeschool endeavors. Homeschooling is growing by leaps and bounds here in our region. A “like-minded” Christian support group.

New York City

New York City Homeschool Support Groups
Homeschool support throughout the city of New York as well as in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island.

Thousand Islands – Seaway

No active groups at this time

Support Group Lists

New York Homeschool Support Groups
List from The Homeschool Mom. To be listed, Submit a Local Resource on her site.

New York Email Lists, Support Groups, Message Boards, Forums and Newsletters
Links from Leaping from the Box to homeschool support groups with various forums.

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