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The National Directory of
Family-Run & Youth-Guided Organizations
for Children’s Behavioral Health

Parent to Parent USA

Mailing Address:
2030 M St, NW, Suite 350
Washington, DC 17050

Phone: 7175038992

Contact Person: Kathy Brill


Web Site: http://www.p2pusa.org

Population Served:
Developmental Disabilities,Serious Emotional and Behavioral Disturbances,Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD),LGBTQ,Mental Illness/Mental Health,Military Families,Transition-aged Youth

Parent to Parent USA (P2P USA) promotes excellence in P2P programs across the nation. There is hope, strength, and power in connecting parents of children with disabilities or special health care needs.

Provide technical assistance, training, and leadership to existing and emerging parent to parent programs. We offer two levels of membership: Alliance Membership (statewide P2P) and Community Partners (additional information can be found on website under "Become a Member"). Parent to Parent USA defines parent to parent support as the intentional connection between a trained volunteer Support Parent and a parent seeking information, resources, guidance, and support from an experienced parent.

Organization role:
• Provide family to family or youth to youth support on an individual family or youth level (e.g., peer-to-peer, family support partners, parent navigators)
• Provide training and mentoring of family members or youth (e.g., to assume leadership roles, act as provider)
• Provide training and presentations to system of care/child serving agencies or community
• Provide technical assistance (e.g., to other family or youth organizations, child serving agencies)
• Organize conferences
• Provide advocacy

Organization type:
• A national family-run organization

Region(s) served:
• National

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