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Provides emotional support and information to families of children with special needs and/or disabilities.

Helping Parents

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.

Services

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.

  • Social and recreational family events like the annual BBQ, Easter Egg Hunt and more!
  • Help finding resources and information
  • Training for parents who want to become Helping Parent volunteers
  • Educational workshops and presentations
  • Monthly Newsletter
  • Epilepsy support also available

 

 Contact Information

 

Melissa Brooks, RN- Parent to Parent Coordinator

Hispanic Outreach- Maria Ramos

Phone 783-1131 ext 108

Hours Available

Tuesday 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

Thursday 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

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