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 Core 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.

Statement of Non-Discrimination

Parent to Parent USA is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all volunteers, partners including, but not limited to, P2P USA Alliance Members, P2P USA Partners, and Friends of P2P USA, staff, contractors, and Board members, where everyone is welcomed and respected.
Parent to Parent USA does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions; race, religious creed, color, gender, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law or ordinance or regulation, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, the appointment to and termination from its Board of Directors, hiring and firing of staff or contractors, selection of volunteers, selection of vendors, and providing of services.