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Parenting is stressful for everyone and parenting a child with special needs is unique and can be isolating. Come to join a community of other parents in Pierce County who get it. This group is about emotional support, laughter, sharing resources and just having a safe place to talk about whatever is on your mind.

Support for parents and caregivers of children with disabilities or special health care needs
HOW WE SUPPORT EACH OTHER
• Parents supporting each other
• Connecting to other parents
• Sharing community resources
• Building community

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Upcoming events (5+)

Tacoma – Parent Group Coffee or Tea with P2P

PAVE (Partnerships for Action, Voices for Empowerment) - Including Lifespan Respite, Parent 2 Parent of Pierce County, Parent Tr

WHEN: Last Wednesday of the month 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm WHERE: PAVE Headquarters 6316 S 12th St Tacoma, WA 98465 on the campus of Tacoma community college in parking lot i COST: Free CONTACT: Doreen VanderVort[masked] Email: [masked] visit wapave.org for more details Parenting is stressful for everyone and parenting a child with special needs is unique and can be isolating. Come to join us for coffee or tea with other parents who get it. This group is about emotional support, laughter, sharing resources and just having a safe place to talk about whatever is on your mind. Support for parents and caregivers of children with disabilities or special health care needs HOW WE SUPPORT EACH OTHER • Parents supporting each other • Connecting to other parents • Sharing community resources • Building community

Spanish parent support - Grupo de Apoyo Café o Té con el Grupo Padre a Padre

Support group for parents and caregivers of individuals with disabilities and exceptional healthcare needs Grupo de Apoyo para padres y cuidadores de personas con discapacidades y cuidados de salud excepcionales

Gig Harbor - Parent Group Coffee or Tea with P2P

Cutters Point Coffee

WHEN: First Monday of the month Sept- June WHERE: cutters point Flagship store Gig Harbor by the McDonalds. COST: Free (coffee is on your own we provide snacks) CONTACT: Doreen VanderVort[masked] Email: [masked] visit wapave.org for more details Parenting is stressful for everyone and parenting a child with special needs is unique and can be isolating. Come to join us for coffee or tea with other parents who get it. This group is about emotional support, laughter, sharing resources and just having a safe place to talk about whatever is on your mind. Support for parents and caregivers of children with disabilities or special health care needs HOW WE SUPPORT EACH OTHER • Parents supporting each other • Connecting to other parents • Sharing community resources • Building community

Sumner Bonney-Lake Parent Group

Sumner-Bonney Lake Family Center

WHEN: March 21, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm WHERE: Sumner-Bonney Lake Family Center COST: Free CONTACT:[masked] Parent group with free snacks, hot beverages for parents and caregivers of individuals with disabilities and exceptional healthcare needs Parenting is stressful for everyone and parenting a child with special needs is unique and can be isolating. Come to join us for coffee or tea with other parents who get it. This group is about emotional support, laughter, sharing resources and just having a safe place to talk about whatever is on your mind. Support for parents and caregivers of children with disabilities or special health care needs HOW WE SUPPORT EACH OTHER • Parents supporting each other • Connecting to other parents • Sharing community resources • Building community This Group meets monthly during the school year on the third Thursday of the month from 1:00 – 3:00 pm March 21, 2019- Coffee or Tea with P2P – Organizing paperwork April 18, 2019 – Coffee or Tea with P2P – Special Education services – IEP & 504 May 16, 2019- Coffee or Tea with P2P – Q and A Burning questions Para padres y cuidadores de personas con necesidades excepcionales de salud Este Grupo se reúne durante el ciclo escolar el tercer jueves del mes de 1 pm a 3pm Marzo 21, 2019- Café o Té con P2P – Tema: Como Organizar sus Documentos Abril 18, 2019 – Café o Té con P2P – Tema: Servicios De Educación Especial– IEP & 504 Mayo 16, 2019- Café o Té con P2P – Tema: Preguntas y respuestas

Past events (7)

Sumner Bonney-Lake Parent Group

Sumner-Bonney Lake Family Center

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