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Care Parent Network

Supporting Families of Children with Disabilities

Care Parent Network exists and strives to provide parent-to-parent support and resources for families of children with special needs in Contra Costa County.

They provide emotional support, information, training, resources, and help navigating the service systems. They are a one-stop family resource center serving families of children with disabilities and special health care needs. They help families meet the unique challenges of parenting a child with special needs.

Staff members are all parents of children with special needs. They support you as your child grows and transitions from early intervention to preschool to grades K-12 to young adulthood and beyond. There is no charge for their services.

Making the World a Better Place for All

At Care Parent Network, they are driven by a single goal: to do their part in making the world a better place for all. Comprehensive empirical studies and high-quality data evaluation inform our decision-making process. They strive to build productive relationships and make a positive impact on all of their pursuits.

Tailored Support and Training

  • Family Support & Mentoring

  • Early Start, Special Education & Individualized Education Program (IEP) Guidance

  • Resources & Referrals

  • Health Care & Mental Health Information & Resources

  • Teen Transition to Adult Life

  • Early Education Council (Resources for Professionals)

  • Community Involvement

  • Advocacy Information

  • Parent and Community Support and Training

  • … and MUCH MORE, all at no charge to their clients!

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