Parent to Parent USA just earned a Gold Seal by adding information to our Nonprofit Profile on GuideStar. We’re shining a spotlight on the difference we help make in the world. Now you can find in-depth information about our goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress. Check out our profile at https://www.guidestar.org/profile/20-3854211!
Every year, Parent to Parent USA conducts a survey of its Alliance Member organizations to learn more about the programs and services they provide. We collect data about each organization, how they are funded and staffed, Referral and Match statistics, training methods, and materials they have to share. This information is made available to Alliance Members, P2P Partners, and emerging … Read More
Join Parent to Parent USA for Giving Tuesday on December 1, 2020, and help us make sure that no parent feels alone. Ever. 2020 has been a year like no other. Parents of individuals with disabilities or special needs are experiencing significantly higher caregiver burden, depression, anxiety, and stress. This Giving Tuesday, you can help us ensure that all parents … Read More
Parenting children with special needs comes with increased financial responsibilities. Mary Castro Summers, Past President of the Parent to Parent USA Board of Directors, contributed her expertise to this guide to financial and estate planning for families of children with special needs. Click here to view the article on MoneyGeek.com.
The COVID emergency presents very real challenges for us all, but our loved ones with disabilities are at higher risk. Janice Fitzgerald, former President of the Parent to Parent USA Board of Directors, shares her family’s recent experience when her son, John, received a very unexpected eviction notice. Click here to read her article.
Parent to Parent USA has formed a task force to examine racial and social injustice. Parent to Parent USA acknowledges that there are systemic injustices facing Black families in our country, and is committed to working to reduce those injustices, especially for Black families of loved ones with disabilities or other special health care needs. We see you. We hear … Read More
Parent to Parent USA encourages families to explore alternatives to guardianship. All people have the right to make decisions, and we urge parents to learn and explore options to ensure a person’s wishes are honored. Parent to Parent USA has gathered this list of resources on Supported Decision-Making and alternatives to guardianship. Parent to Parent USA provides external links for … Read More
2019 Leadership InstituteOctober 23-26 | Albuquerque, NM The 2019 Leadership Institute brought together nearly fifty leaders from Parent to Parent member organizations across the country for three days filled with opportunities for meaningful learning, connections, and celebration. We explored the theme of “Extending Your Reach” with plenary topics ranging from cultural competency to research and compassion fatigue, as well as … Read More