Parent to Parent Organizations
Parent Training and Information Centers (PTI) Contact List
Rowell Family Empowerment Center of Northern CA
- Kat Lowrance - Executive Director
962 Maraglia St.
Redding, CA 96002
377 Connors Ct. Suite A
Chico, CA 95926
Web site: http://www.rfenc.org
Provides information and resources for parents to be effective advocates for their child's special needs.
Exceptional Parents Unlimited
- Marion Karian - Executive Director
- Bobbie Coulbourne - FEC/PTI Project Director
4440 North First Street
Fresno, CA 93726
Web site: www.exceptionalparents.org
Exceptional Parents Unlimited strives to strengthen and empower children and families facing extraordinary medical, developmental, and parenting challenges by providing an array of services that are accessible, integrated, and coordinated.
Parents Helping Parents/Santa Clara
- Mary Ellen Peterson - CEO
1400 Parkmoor Ave, Suite 100
San Jose, CA 95126
Parents Helping Parents helps children with special needs receive the resources and other services they need to reach their full potential.
DREDF, Disability Rights Education Defense Fund
- Susan Henderson - Managing Director
2212 6th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
510-644-2555 (TDD available)
Web site: www.dredf.org (Northern California with Parents Helping Parents of Santa Clara)
DREDF is national law and policy center that protects and advances the civil rights of people with disabilities.
Support for Families of Children with Disabilities
- Juno Duenas - Executive Director
Support for Families of Children with Disabilities provides information, education, and parent-to-parent support free of charge to families of children with any kind of disability or special health care need in San Francisco.
Team of Advocates for Special Kids, (TASK)
- Marta Anchondo - Executive Director
Team of Advocates for Special Kids, (TASK) San Diego
- Brenda Smith - Deputy Director (for all areas)
Team of Advocates for Special Kids (TASK) is a Parent Training and Information Center that Parents & Professionals can turn to for assistance in seeking and obtaining needed early intervention, educational, medical or therapeutic support service for children.
Region 1 (Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo Counties)
Region 2 (Orange, Imperial, San Bernardino, Riverside, Mono, Inyo Counties)
- Nora Thompson - Executive Director
94 Galli Drive, Suite C
Novato, CA 94949
Technical Assistance Alliance for Parent Centers web site offers nationwide information on Parent Training and Information Centers and Community Parent Resource Centers.
Family Empowerment Centers (FEC)
|Organization||Name||Title||Address||Work Phone||City||Zip Code|
|Rowell Family Empowerment of Northern CA||Kat Lowrance||Executive Director||962 Maragalia St||(530) 226-5129||Redding||96002|
|Family Soup||Cindy E.
|Executive Director||1650 Sierra Avenue, Suite 106||(530) 751-1925||Yuba City||95993|
|Rowell Family Empowerment of Northern CA||Greg Lavin||Program Coordinator||377 Connors Ct.||(530) 899-8801||Chico||95926|
|Plumas Rural Services, Inc.||Linda Wymore||FEC Coordinator||586 Jackson Street||(530) 283-3611 (800)826-0842||Quincy||95971|
|Matrix Parent Network & Resource Center||Nora Thompson||Executive Director||94 Gali Drive, Suite C||(415) 475-2114||Novato||94949|
|Support for Families of Children with Disabilities||Juno Duenas||Executive Director||1663 Mission Street, 7th Floor||(415) 282-7494||San Francisco||94110|
|Parents Helping Parents, Inc. (PHP)||Mary Ellen Peterson||CEO||1400 Parkmoor Ave, Suite 100
||(408) 727-5775||San Jose||95126|
|Special Parents Information Network (SPIN)||Cece Pinheiro||Executive Director||294 Green Valley Road Ste. 313||(831) 722-2800||Watsonville||95076|
|Exceptional Parents Unlimited||Marion Karian||Executive Director||4440 North First Street||(559) 229-2000||Fresno||93726|
|H.E.A.R.T.S. Connection FRC||Susan Graham||Director||3101 N. Sillect Avenue, Suite 115||(800) 210-7633||Bakersfield||93308|
|Loving Your Disabled Child, Westside Family Resource Center||Theresa Cooper||Executive Director||4528 Crenshaw Blvd.||(323) 299-2925||Los Angeles||90043|
|The San Gabriel/Pomona Parents' Place Family Resource Center||Sona Baghdassarian||Director||1500 S. Hyacinth Avenue, Suite B||(626) 919-1091||West Covina||91791|
|Family Focus Resource Center, CSU Northridge Foundation||Ann Bisno||Director||18111 Nordhoff St.||(818) 677-5575||Northridge||91330-8265|
|Team of Advocates for Special Kids (TASK) Orange County||Marta Anchondo||Executive Director||100 West Cerritos Avenue||(714) 533-8275||Anaheim||92805|
|San Diego State University Foundation on behalf of: Exceptional FRC||Sherry Torok||Executive Director||5250 Campanile Drive||(858) 292-9092||San Diego||92182-1931|
Last updated: 05/04/2012