Receive Support from Another Parent


No parent should feel alone. Ever.

Having a child with special health care needs sets parents on a different journey than the one that was originally expected. Fortunately, many parents have “gone before” and can be a source of strength, hope, direction, and help. Through a one-on-one match, you will connect with another parent who has experienced a journey similar to yours. A match provides emotional support and information to families of individuals with disabilities or other special needs. Like each family, every match is unique. 

A parent match can be based upon: 
  • Diagnosis
  • Upcoming surgery or treatment
  • Upcoming transition or change
According to the research:
  • Parent to Parent support increases parents’ sense of being able to cope.
  • Parent to Parent support increases parents’ acceptance of their situation.
  • Parent to Parent helps parents make progress on the need they present when they first contact a Parent to Parent program.
  • Over 80% of parents find Parent to Parent support to be helpful.
Process for receiving a one-to-one match:
  1. It’s free and easy to join.
  2. Complete the form to receive a match.
  3. A Parent to Parent staff member will reach out to gather further information. This information allows for the best, personalized match. 
  4. Once a match is made, You will receive a call from a support parent within a few days.;

Click here to complete a referral form.

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