Family in Crisis . . . We Are Here to Help!


“Whatever brought you here, you are not alone.”

Save the Date This Fall!!   ♥ B.I.L.Y.'s Family Communication Workshop

We are super excited about our upcoming Open Your Heart Communication Workshop on November 5, 2016. Save the date! This annual event helps families break through the silence and confusion and start communicating from the heart. Find out more here:

Communication Workshop

B.I.L.Y. In The News

You'll find stories and interviews about Because I Love You, the international non-profit that's been helping families in crisis at no charge for 34 years. Caring volunteers work together with parents of youth, teens, and adult children. More than 700,000 parents and and at-risk youth across the U.S. and Canada have found help and hope at Because I Love You.


Dear Dennis

Are you in crisis or need guidance?
Write Because I Love You Founder Dennis Poncher your questions.
He responds to his mail daily. He also has books available for sale in the B.I.L.Y. store.

Ask a Question Dennis's Books

Free Support Group Meetings

"When raising children," Dennis says, "pain is inevitable, but the suffering is optional." B.I.L.Y. meetings are a place to talk with other parents who listen without judgment or blame. There are no membership requirements or dues, and we are open to the public. Find a Parent Support Group or Youth Support Group location near you.

Meeting Locations