Programs and Services

 

Community Inclusion Program holds monthly meetings throughout Pierce County on Disability related topics. Families, individuals with disabilities, neighbors and community members come together to learn about resources and supports. Meetings feature leadership skills for youth and child activities for children 10 and under.
F2F HIC The Family to Family Health Information Center is a program that serves families who have children and youth with special health care needs age birth to 18 years. We provide individual information on advocating for your child in the health care system and refer you to resources that are available in Washington State that provide information on health care.
Person Centered Planning Program Focused on Pierce County, this program provides ongoing training for facilitators, as well as support for parents and self-advocate mentors through person centered plans utilizing maps and graphics. We work in partnership with school districts and can contract privately for individual plans.
The WA State Parent Training and Information Program (PTI) helps parents and other professionals understand and advocate for individuals with a disability in the special education system. PTI coordinators provide family friendly printed information, educational workshops, one to one assistance, attendance at educational meetings when available and support in understanding your rights and responsibility to a free and appropriate public education for your child with special needs.
Parent to ParentPierce County Parent to Parent Provides emotional support and information on community resources for parents who have a child with a disability or chronic health need. Helping Parent Volunteers and staff assist families in coping with many challenging experiences and feelings and can contact families by phone, home visits, or hospital visits.
Specialized Training of Military Parents (STOMP) STOMP is a federally funded program that provides support and training to military families throughout the United States and overseas, with special emphasis on helping other parent centers learn about issues facing military families through workshops, telephone consultations and presentations.