Parent Trust for Washington Children Programs
Our Expectant and New Parent Services provides evidence based childbirth and early parenting classes to moms and dads in workshop and classroom settings. Our Great Starts and Conscious Fathering programs are the largest independent provider of these services in the Puget Sound region.
Our Internet and Telephone Services provide immediate 24/7 access to free parenting information, resources and advice. Our Family Help Line is the only statewide telephone service dedicated to providing parents and caregivers with parenting focused information, advice and local referrals. Our Internet services provide access to hundreds of tip sheets and "real world" solutions to everyday parenting issues.
Our Child & Teen Services provide group and individual support to children and teens throughout the state. Through group programs and our S.M.A.R.T. (Stress Management & Relaxation Training) program, children and teens gain skills to become more resilient and better able to cope with the stresses of life.
Recent Successes and Current Challenges
Parent Trust is a statewide leader in child abuse prevention, early learning, parenting education and pregnancy & childbirth education.
Parent Trust for Washington Children strives to provide the best in workshops, groups and classes for parents. Our best selling childbirth book "Pregnancy, Childbirth & the Newborn" received The National Best Books 2009 Award from USABookNews.com, in the "Parenting/Family: Pregnancy & Childbirth" category. In addition, Parent Trust continues to innovate and introduce new programs/classes including: the nationally acclaimed Becoming Parents program, Parenting Your Toddler classes and a statewide trainer for the evidence based Ages & Stages Questionnaire child assessment.
Parent Trust is seeking both programmatic and operating support.