Parent to Parent
Provides emotional support and information to families of children with special needs and/or disabilities.
LEARNING THAT YOUR CHILD HAS A DISABILITY can be a traumatic experience. Parents have many questions and concerns in coping with their child's needs and their own feelings. Personal support from another parent, who has a child with a similar needs, can be helpful in coping with these challenging experiences and feelings. Trained Helping Parents (volunteer mentors) are available to provide support and information.
Matching parents in one-to-one relationships with trained, experienced parents, based on similar diagnoses and family issues.
Providing personal support, which is different than the support professionals can provide. Information and education about disabilities and referral to services in the community.
Parent to Parent has a partnership with Pasco, Kennewick and Richland School Districts to keep parents informed of services, events, support and help navigating the system of support for individuals wtih developmental disabilities.
Melissa Brooks, RN- Parent to Parent Coordinator
Hispanic Outreach- Maria Ramos
Phone 783-1131 ext 108
Tuesday 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 1:30 pm