Peninsula

200 Channing Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94301 • 650-688-3040

2001 Winward Way, Suite 200, San Mateo, CA 94404 • 650-931-1840

With two locations in San Mateo and Palo Alto, Parents Place is known as the one-stop-shop for all your parenting needs on the Peninsula. Our sought after parenting experts, extensive program for Birth through the 1st Year, and offerings for schools and community organizations are just some of what makes Parents Place on the Peninsula truly special.

Visit us today for parenting workshops, parent coaching and consultation, child behavior and school support, clinical and special needs services, parent/child activity groups, child and family therapy, and much more.

Upcoming Workshops + Events
Jewish Single Parent Support Group and Hanukkah celebration The Single Parents Support Group — a program of Parents Place — meets quarterly on Thursday evenings. This group is open to single mothers and fathers seeking support during (and after) separation or divorce. Parents of all faith traditions and cultural backgrounds are welcome; Jewish holidays are celebrated together. Facilitated by Diana Blank,LCSW There is NO charge to participate in the group for parents, but pre-registration here is required.  Childcare is provided by reserving in advance only. $10 for one child/$5 for additional child by calling 650.931.1801.  Refreshments will be provided. Special Speaker for this meeting 7:00-8:00 pm—Q&A with Karen Friedland Brown, MA, Director of Parents Place on the Peninsula  Building Resilience: Join a lively conversation about what it takes to prepare your child for the ups and downs of life. During this workshop, you'll learn the key ingredients to raising children who can bounce back from challenges and know how to forge relationships that help them keep their heads up high. We will redefine success and gain a fresh perspective on emotional and social intelligence, authenticity, and creativity in this fast-paced, high-tech society. 8:00-8:30 pm—Hanukkah party We will also spend some time mingling/getting acquainted and celebrating Hanukkah together with typical foods and some celebratory rituals. If you have questions, please contact Diana Blank at DianaB@jfcs.org  [Parent/Child Activity Groups][For Expectant & New Parents][For Parents of Infants & Toddlers: Birth through Preschool][For Parents of Elementary School Aged Kids][For Parents of Pre-Teens & Teenagers]
Learn why the treasured relationship of mothers and daughters is also the most challenging. Explore how to keep the doors of communication open so your daughter allows you to support and influence her as she makes important life choices. With Cynthia Klein, BA. Fee: $45[For Parents of Elementary School Aged Kids][For Parents of Pre-Teens & Teenagers]
Featured Services

Get expert parenting support to help your family flourish at Parents Place.

We offer baby groups and private consultations to help new parents with breastfeeding, baby care, sleep issues and post-partum/family adjustment.

Parents Place offers support for all families, including services for children with special needs.

We Help Kids and Their Families Soar

At Parents Place, we understand the challenges of raising children with special needs, and we’re here to help.