Summer Read 2020: Week Four: Divorce & Family Challenges: Resources

Jump back to the main Summer Read 2020 post here.

Missed the discussion with the health professionals? Click here to watch a recording on our YouTube channel .

One Sheet for Option B Divorce and Family Challenges Click here to download the handout given to participants.

Community Resources


Resources from the Children’s Advocacy Project of York, including camps, afterschool programs, and mentoring.

Divorce Care Support Group

Divorce care can make a substantial difference for those considering divorce or experiencing this life change. This support group is open to the community.
Where: Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 397 Tyler Run Road, York, PA
Contact: (717) 854-4276

Divorce Care Support Group

A Christian-based support group to help all individuals that are divorced/separated to grow through their divorce/separation. Group is led by a facilitator and uses a workbook and videos.
Where: Shrewsbury Assembly of God, 234 North Main Street, Shrewsbury, PA
Contact: (717)235-9300

Griefshare and Divorce Support Group

Weekly support group and 13 video seminars designed to help participants learn how to deal with the pain of the loss of a loved one either through death or divorce. Evening classes. Groups alternate between grief and divorce.
Where: Calvary Bible Church, York County 603 Wilson Avenue, Hanover, PA
Contact: (717) 632-3954

Single Parents and Kids Network of the York Area

This group creates opportunities for single parents and their children to meet new single parents and their children while engaging in activities that promote physical, intellectual, and emotional growth.
Group is organized through “Meetup” at:

York County Libraries Books

Coates, B. Divorce with Decency: The Complete How-to Handbook and Survivor’s Guide to the Legal, Emotional, Economic, and Social  Issues
Felder, R. The Good Divorce: How to Walk Away Financially and Emotionally Happy
Hartley, G. Better Apart: The Radically Positive Way to Separate
Leach, P. When Parents Part: How Mothers and Fathers Can Help Their Children Deal with Separation and Divorce
Newman, J. The New Rules of Divorce: Twelve Secrets to Protecting Your Wealth, Health, and Happiness
Philyaw , D. Co-Parenting 101: Helping Your Kids Thrive in Two Households after Divorce
Riss, S. The Optimist’s Guide to Divorce: How to Get Through Your Breakup and Create a New Life You Love
Rye, M. The Divorce Recovery Workbook: How to Heal from Anger, Hurt, and Resentment and Build the Life You Want
Wasser, L. It Doesn’t Have to Be That Way: How to Divorce Without Destroying Your Family or Bankrupting Yourself
Winn, R. One Hundred Daffodils: Finding Beauty, Grace, and Meaning When Things Fall Apart