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Directory of Parent Training Information Centers

Contact a Parent Training Information Center in your state to learn how you can advocate for your child. You will also want to visit your state Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities.

Note: Addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses change often. If you learn that an organization has new contact information, please send an email with the correct information.

Alabama
Special Education Action Committee Inc.
P.O. Box 161274
Mobile, AL 36616-2274
334-478-1208
Email: seacmobile@zebra.net

Alaska
P.A.R.E.N.T.S. Resource Center
4743 E. Northern Lights Blvd
Anchorage, AK 99508
907-337-7678
Email: parents@parentsinc.org
Website: http://www.parentsinc.org/

Arizona
RAISING Special Kids
4750 N. Black Canyon Hwy, Suite 101
Phoenix, AZ 850173621
602-242-4366

Pilot Parents of Southern Arizona
2600 North Wyatt Drive
Tucson, AZ 85712
520-324-3150
Email: PPSA@pilotparents.org
Website: www.pilotparents.org

Reaching Harmony: Native American Family Support, Inc
P.O. Box 1420
Window Rock, AZ 86515
520-871-6338
Email: paulas@dns.nncs.ihs.gov

Arkansas
Arkansas Disability Coalition
1123 University Ave., Suite 225
Little Rock, AR 72204-1605
501-614-7020
Email: adc@alltel.net
Website: www.adcpti.org

FOCUS, Inc.
305 West Jefferson Ave.
Jonesboro, AR 72401
870-935-2750; 888-247-3755
Email: focusinc@ipa.net
Website: www.grnco.net/~norre/

California
LDA San Diego
PO Box 421111
San Diego, CA 92142-1111
(858)467-9158
website: www.ldasandiego.org

DREDF
2212 Sixth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
510-644-2555; 800-466-4232
Email: dredf@dredf.org

Exceptional Parents Unlimited
4120 N. First St.
Fresno, CA 93726
209-229-2000
Email: epu1@cybergate.com

Parents Helping Parents of San Francisco
594 Monterey Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94127-2416
415-841-8820
Email: sfphp@earthlink.com

Matrix
94 Galli Drive, Suite C
Novato, CA 94949
415-884-3535
Email: matrix@matrixparents.org
Website: www.matrixparents.org

Parents Helping Parents of Santa Clara
3041 Olcott St.
Santa Clara, CA 95054-3222
408-727-5775
Email: info@php.com
Website: www.php.com

Support for Families of Children with Disabilities
2601 Mission #710
San Francisco, CA 94110-3111
Email: sfcdmiss@aol.com

TASK
100 Cerritos Ave.
Anaheim, CA. 92805
714-533-8275
Email: taskca@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.taskca.org

TASK, San Diego
3750 Convoy St., Suite 303
San Diego, CA 92111-3741
619-874-2386
Email: taskca@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.taskca.org

Exceptional Family Support, Education and Advocacy Center
6402 Skyway
Paradise, CA 95969
530-876-8321
Email: sea@sunset.net
Website: www.sea-center.org

Loving Your Disabled Child
4715 Crenshaw Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90043
323-299-2925
Email: lydc@pacbell.net
Website: www.lydc.org

Parents Helping Parents of San Francisco
594 Monterey Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94127-2416
415-841-8820
Email: sfphp@earthlink.com

Loving Your Disabled Child
4528 Crenshaw Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90043
323-299-2925
Email: lydc@pacbell.net
Website: www.lydc.org

Vietnamese Parents of Disabled Children Assoc., Inc. (VPDCA)
7526 Syracuse Ave
Stanton, CA 90680
310-370-6704
Email: luyenchu@aol.com

Colorado
PEAK Parent Center, Inc.
611 N. Weber St. Suite 200
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(719) 531-9400
E-mail: info@peakparent.org
Web: www.peakparent.org

Connecticut
Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center
338 Main Street
Niantic, CT 06357
860-739-3089
Email: cpacinc@aol.com
Website: http://www.cpacinc.org

Delaware
Parent Information Center (PIC)
700 Barksdale Road, Suite 16
Newark, DE 19711
302-366-0152
Email: PEP700@aol.com
Website: www.picofdel.org

Florida
Parent to Parent of Miami, Inc.
555 SW 93rd Ave
Miami, FL 33165
305-271-9797
Email: info@ptopmiami.org
Web: http://www.ptopmiami.org

Family Network on Disabilities
2735 Whitney Road
Clearwater, FL 34620-1610
813-523-1130
Email: fnd@gate.net
Website: www.fndfl.org

Georgia
Parents Educating Parents and Professionals for All Children (PEPPAC)
8318 Durelee Lane Suite 101
Douglas, GA 30134
770-577-7771
Email: PEPPAC@bellsouth.net
Website: www.peppac.org

Hawaii
Palau Parent Network
Center on Disability Studies, University of Hawaii
1833 Kala Kaua Avenue, #609
Honolulu, HI 96815
808-945-1432
Email: dotty@hawaii.edu
Email: patric@palaunet.com

AWARE
200 N. Vineyard Blvd., Suite 310
Honolulu, HI 96817
808-536-9684
Email: ldah@gte.net

Idaho
Idaho Parents Unlimited, Inc.
4696 Overland Road, Suite 478
Boise, ID 83705
208-342-5884
Email: ipul@rmci.net
Website: http://rmci.net/ipul

Native American Parent Training and Information Center
129 East Third
Moscow, ID 83843
208-885-3500
Email: famtog@moscow.com

Illinois
Designs for Change
6 North Michigan Ave., Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60602
312-857-9292; 800-851-8728
Email: dfc1@aol.com
Website: www.dfc1.org

Family Matters
2502 South Veterans Drive
Effingham, IL 62401
(217) 347-0880, ext 100; Fax: (217) 347-5119; (866) 436-7842
Website: www.fmptic.org

National Center for Latinos with Disabilities
1915-17 South Blue Island
Chicago, IL 60608
312-666-3393
Email: ncld@interaccess.com
Website: www.homepage.interaccess.com/~ncld/

Family Resource Center on Disabilities`
20 E. Jackson Blvd., Room 900
Chicago, IL 60604
312-939-3513
Email: fredptiil@ameritech.net

Indiana
IN*SOURCE
809 N. Michigan St.
South Bend, IN 46601-1036
219-234-7101
Email: insourc1@aol.com
Website: www.insource.org

Iowa
Access for Special Kids(ASK)
Des Moines, IA 50309
515-243-1713
Email: ptiiowa@aol.com
Website: www.taalliance.org/ptis/ia/

Kansas
Families Together, Inc.
3340 W Douglas, Ste 102
Wichita, KS 67203
316-945-7747; 888-815-6364
Email: fmin@feist.com
Website: www.kansas.net/~family

Families ACT
555 N. Woodlawn
Wichita, KS 67203
316-685-1821
Email: nina@mhasck.org
Website: www.mhasck.org

Kentucky
Family Training & Information Center
2210 Goldsmith Lane, Suite 118
Louisville, KY 40218
800-525-7746
Email: spininc@aol.com

Council for Retarded Citizens of Jefferson Co., KY, Inc.
1146 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40203
502-584-1239
Email: info@council-crc.org

Louisiana
Project PROMPT
4323 Division Street, Suite 110
Metairie, LA 70124-3179
504-888-9111; 800-766-7736
Email: fhfgno@ix.netcom.com
Website: www.projectprompt.com

Pyramid Parent Training Program
4101 Fontainbleau Dr.
New Orleans, LA 70125
504-827-0610
Email: Dmarkey404@aol.com

Maine
G.E.A.R. (Gaining Empowerment Allows Results) Parent Network
32 Winthrop Street
Augusta, ME 04330-5624
800-264-9224 only in Maine; (207) 696-8375
Email: scst@midmaine.com
Web:http://www.gearparentnetwork.homestead.com/gearparentnetwork.html

Maine Parent Federation
Special-needs Parents Information Network
P.O. Box 2067
Augusta, ME 04338-2067
207-623-2144; Fax 207-623-2148
Email: parentconnect@mpf.org
Website: www.mpf.org

Southern Maine Parent Awareness
886 Maine Street Suite 303
Sanford ME 04072
(207) 324-2337; (800) 564-9696 (in the state of Maine only)
Fax: (207) 324-5621
E-mail: support@somepa.org
Web: www.somepa.org

Maryland
Parents Place of Maryland, Inc.
7484 Candlewood Rd. Suite S
Hanover, MD 21076-1306
410-859-5300
Email: info@ppmd.org
Website: http://www.ppmd.org/

Massachusetts
Federation for Children with Special Needs
1135 Tremont Street, Suite 420
Boston, MA 02120-2140
617-236-7210
Email: fcsninfo@fcsn.org
Website: www.fcsn.org/

Massachusetts Families Organizing for Change
P.O. Box 61
Raynham, MA 02768
800-406-3632
Email: mfofc@tmlp.com
Website http://www.communitygateway.org/mfofc/

Urban / PRIDE / IPEST
1472 Tremont
Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120
617-445-3191
Email: cspinkstion@compassinc.com

Michigan
Parents are Experts
23077 Greenfield Road, Suite 205
Southfield, MI 48075-3744
248-557-5070; 800-827-4843
Email: ucp@ameritech.net
Website: www.taalliance.org/ptis/mi-parents/

CAUSE
2365 Woodlake Drive, Ste. 100,
Okemos, MI 48864
517-886-9167; 800-221-9105 Fax: 517-347-1004
Email: Contact Us
Website: http://www.causeonline.org/

Minnesota
PACER Center, Inc.
8161 Normandale Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55437-1044
952-838-9000
Email: pacer@pacer.org
Website: www.pacer.org

Minnesota On-Line Special Needs Directory
Email: coop0001@tc.umn.edu
Website: http://www.tc.umn.edu/~coop0001/

Mississippi
Project Empower
136 South Poplar Ave.
Greenville, MS 38701
601-332-4852
Email: empower@tecinfo.com

Parent Partners
1900 North West St. Suite C-100
Jackson, MS 39202
601-714-5707
Email: ptiofms@misnet.com
Website: www.taalliance.org/ptis/ms/

Missouri
CHARGE Syndrome Foundation, Inc.
2004 Parkade Blvd.
Columbia, MO 65202-3121
573-499-4694 (voice/fax)
800-442-7604 (families only)
Email: marion@chargesyndrome.org
Website: http://www.chargesyndrome.org

Missouri Parents Act
2100 S. Brentwood, Suite G
Springfield, MO 65804
417-882-7434
Email: mpactsm@axs.net
Website: www.crn.org/mpact

Missouri Parents Act (MPACT)
1 West Armour Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64111
816-531-7070
Email: ptijcj@aol.com
Website: www.crn.org/mpact/

Montana
Parents Let's Unite for Kids
516 N. 32nd Street
Billings, MT 59101
406-255-0540
Email: plukmt@wtp.net
Website: www.pluk.org

Nebraska
Nebraska Parents Center
1941 S. 42nd St. #122
Omaha, NE 68105-2941
402-346-0525
Email: gdavis@neparentcenter.org
Website: www.neparentcenter.org

Nevada
Nevada Parents Encouraging Parents (PEP)
2810 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite G-68 Quail Park IV
Las Vegas, NV 89102
702-3888-899
Email: nvpep@vegas.infi.net
Website: www.vegas.infi.net/~nvpep

New Hampshire
Parent Information Center
P.O. Box 2405
Concord, NH 03302-2405
603-224-7005
Email: picnh@aol.com
Website: www.taalliance.org/ptis/nhpic

New Jersey
Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN)
35 Halsey Street, 4th Floor
Newark, NJ 07102
973-642-8100; 800-654-SPAN
Email: span@spannj.org
Website: www.spannj.org

New Mexico
Parents Reaching Out, Project ADOBE
1000-A Main St. NW
Los Lunas, NM 87031
505-865-3700

Southwest Communications Resources
412 Camino Don Thomas, P.O. Box 788
Bernalillo, NM 87004-0788
505-867-3396
Email: epics@swcr.org

New York
The Advocacy Center
277 Alexander St. Suite 500
Rochester, NY 14607
716-546-1700
Email: archie@advocacycenter.com
Website: www.advocacycenter.com

Advocates for Children of NY
151 West 50th Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10001
212-974-9779
Email: info@advocatesforchildren.org
Website: www.advocatesforchildren.org

Sinergia/Metropolitan Parent Center
15 West 65th St., 6th Floor
New York, NY 10023
212-496-1300
Email: Sinergia@panix.com
Website: www.panix.com/~sinergia

Resources for Children with Special Needs
200 Park Ave. S., Suite 816
New York, NY 10003
212-677-4650
Email: resourcesnyc@prodigy.net
Website: www.resourcesnyc.org

United We Stand Lourdes Rivera-Putz
728 Driggs Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11211
718-302-4313
Email: uwsofny@aol.com
Website: www.taalliance.org/ptis/uws/

North Carolina
ECAC, Inc.
P.O. Box 16
Davidson, NC 28036
704-892-1321
Email: ECAC1@aol.com
Website: www.ecac-parentcenter.org

North Dakota
ND Pathfinder Parent Training and Information Center
Arrowhead Shopping Center 1600d 2nd Ave. SW
Minot, ND 58701
701-837-7500
Email: ndpath01@minot.ndak.net
Website: http://www.pathfinder.minot.com

Ohio
Child Advocacy Center
1821 Summit Road, Suite 303
Cincinnati, OH 45237
513-821-2400
Email: CADCenter@aol.com

Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities (OCECD)
Bank One Building 165 West Center St., Suite 302
Marion, OH 433023741
740-382-5452 or 800-374-2806
Email: ocecd@gte.net
Website: www.taalliance.org/PTIs/regohio

Intergrations Treatment Center and Intergrative Alternatives
26650 Renaissance Parkway F-6
Warrensville Hts, OH 44128
(216) 763-7600
Fax: (216) 763-7601
E-mail: jwlswitc@aol.com

* ITC is an innovative family centered facility dedicated to the evaluation and treatment of individuals with specific neurological disorders. ITC provides a transdisciplinary therapeutic intervention centered around the entire family. We have received a multitude of services there including: speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy and music therapy. I also took their S.U.C.C.E.S.S training course, which made an unbelievable difference in the quality of our lives.

Oklahoma
Oklahoma Parents Center, Inc.
4700 SE 29th, Suite 115
Del City, OK 73115
405-619-0500 877-553-4332 (Toll Free for Parents Only Please)
Fax: 405-670-0776
Email: okparentctr@aol.com

Oregon
Oregon COPE Project
999 Locust St. NE, Box B
Salem, OR 97303
503-581-8156
Email: orcope@open.org
Website: www.open.org/~orcope

Pennsylvania
Parent Education Network
2107 Industrial Hwy
York, PA 17402-2223
717-600-0100
Email: pen@parentednet.org
Website: www.parentenet.org

Parents Union for Public Schools
1315 Walnut Street, Suite 1124
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-546-1166
Email: ParentsU@aol.com

Buena Vista Plaza
166 W. Lehigh Ave. Suite 101
Philadelphia, PA 19133-3838
215-425-6203
Email: hupni@aol.com

The Mentor Parent Program
P.O. Box 47
Philadelphia, PA 16340
814-563-3470
Email: gal97@penn.com

Rhode Island
RI Parent Information Network
175 Main Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
401-727-4144
Email: collins@ripin.org
Website: www.ripin.org

South Carolina
PRO-PARENTS
2712 Middleburg Drive, Suite 102
Columbia, SC 29204
803-779-3859
Email: pro-parents@aol.com
Website: www.community.columbiatoday.com/realcities/proparents

Advocacy Coalition for Youth with Disabilities C/O Family Resource Center
135 Rutledge Ave PO Box 250567
Charleston, SC 29425
843-876-1519
Email: mccarthyb@musc.edu

South Dakota
South Dakota Parent Connection
3701 West 49th St., Suite 200B
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
605-361-3171
Email: bpete@dakota.net
Website: www.sdparent.org

Tennessee
Support and Training for Exceptional Parents, Inc. (STEP)
424 E. Bernard Ave., Suite 3
Greeneville, TN 37745
423-639-0125
Email: tnstep@aol.com
Website: www.tnstep.org

Texas
Partners Research Network Inc.
1090 Longfellow Drive, Suite B
Beaumont, TX 77706-4889
409-898-4684
Email: path@partnerstx.org
Website: www.partnerstx.org

Arc of Texas in the Rio Grande Valley Parents Supporting Parents Network
601 N. Texas Blvd.
Weslaco, TX 78596
956-973-9507
Email: dmeraz@gtemail.net
Website: www.thearcoftexas.org

Grassroots Consortium
P.O. Box 61628
Houston, TX 77207-6958
713-734-5355
Email: SpecKids@pdq.net

El Valle Community Parent Resource Center
530 South Texas Blvd, Suite 3
Weslaco, TX 78596
956-969-3611
Email: texasfiestaedu@acnet.net
Website: www.tfepoder.org

Project PODER
1017 N. Main Ave., Suite 207
San Antonio, TX 78212
210-222-2637
Email: poder@world-net.com
Website: www.tfepoder.org

Utah
Utah Parent Center
2290 East 4500 S., Suite 110
Salt Lake City, UT 84117-4428
810-272-1051
Email: upc@inconnect.com
Website: www.utahparentcenter.org

Vermont
Vermont Parent Information Center
1 Mill Street, Suite A7
Burlington, VT 05401
802-658-5315
Email: vpic@together.net
Website: http://homepages.together.net/~vpic

Virginia
Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center
6320 Augusta Drive
Springfield, VA 22150
703-923-0010
Email: partners@peatc.org
Website: www.peatc.org

RESNA
1700 North Moore Street, Suite 1540
Arlington, VA 22209-1903
703-524-6686
email: cboyer@resna.org
Website: http://www.resna.org

Washington
PAVE/STOMP
6316 South 12th St.
Tacoma, WA 98465
253-565-2266
Email: wapave9@washingtonpave.org
Website: http://washingtonpave.org/stomp.html
This service is available in all states but designed specifically for military families.

Washington PAVE
6316 South 12th
Tacoma, WA 98465-1900
253-565-2266
Email: wapave9@washingtonpave.org
Website: www.washingtonpave.org
This service is available in all states but designed specifically for military families.

Parent to Parent Power
1118 S 142nd St.
Tacoma, WA 98444
253-531-2022
Email: yvone_link@yahoo.com
Web: www.p2ppower.org

Washington, D.C.
The National Parent Network on Disabilities (NPND)
1130 - 17th Street, NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
202-463-2299

Advocates for Justice and Education
2041 Martin Luther King Ave., SE Suite 301
Washington, DC 20020
202-678-8060; 888-327-8060
Email: justice1@bellatlantic.net
Website: www.aje.qpg.com

West Virginia
West Virginia PTI
371 Broaddus Ave
Clarksburg, WV 26301
304-624-1436
Email: wvpti@aol.com
Website: www.iolinc.net/wvpti

Wisconsin
Native American Family Empowerment Center Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council
2932 Highway 47N, P.O. Box 9
La du Flambeau, WI 54538
715-588-3324
Email: drosin@newnorth.net

Wisconsin Family Assistance Center for Education, Training and Support
2714 North Dr. Martin Luther King Dr., Suite E
Milwaukee, WI 53212
414-374-4645
Email: wifacets@execpc.com

Wyoming
Wyoming PIC
5 North Lobban
Buffalo, WY 82834
307-684-2277
Email: tdawsonpic@vcn.com
Website: www.wpic.org

Other

American Samoa
American Samoa PAVE
P.O. Box 3432
Pago Pago, AS 96799
011-684-633-2407
Email: SAMPAVE@samoatelco.com
Website: www.taalliance.org/ptis/amsamoa

American Virgin Islands
Virgin Islands Family Information Network on Disabilities
V.I.FIND
#2 Nye Gade
P. O. Box 11670
St. Thomas, US VI 00802
340-774-1662
Email: vifind@islands.vi
Website: www.taalliance.org/ptis/vifind

Puerto Rico
APNI Inc., Parents Training Center
P.O. Box 21301
San Juan, PR 00928130
787-250-4552
Email: APNIPR@PRTC.net

 

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