About Parent to Parent USA

Parent to Parent USA (P2P USA) is a national nonprofit organization that promotes excellence in P2P programs across the nation. Since the 1970s, Parent to Parent programs have been providing emotional and informational support to families. We know there is strength and power in connecting parents of children with disabilities or special health care needs, for a wide range of conversations that will be helpful throughout their parenting experiences.

Our Mission

Our mission is to support a national network of Parent to Parent programs to ensure access to quality emotional support for families of individuals with disabilities and/or special health care needs.

Our Vision

Parent to Parent USA will support a network of viable, sustainable, fully-functioning and effective Parent to Parent programs in all 50 states through hands-on support, training and technical assistance, and high quality tools and resources. Our network’s parent leadership and engaged membership will serve as strong advocates, provide robust mentoring opportunities, and develop the working partnerships with funders, service providers, and others needed to sustain and grow the program nationwide.

Our Values

  • Each family’s journey has value and can offer hope and inspiration to others.
  • Peer support fosters mutual growth and resilience in families and among programs.
  • Evidence-based practices ensure consistency and quality throughout the network.
  • Leadership, integrity, and partnership build capacity and sustainability.

Click here to download the P2P Brochure.

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