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
Parents Place Helps You Make School Choices. Come to learn more about the independent elementary school application process with admissions directors from a variety of private schools on the Peninsula. This is your opportunity to ask questions about interviews, testing, applications and anything else you might be wondering about after attending our Private Elementary School Fair. You will also learn more about how an independent school environment can differ from a public school environment and receive some guidance on what “the best fit” is for your child and family.  The panelists will be from the following schools: International School of the Peninsula Woodland School Keys School Phillips Brooks School Nueva School With: Stephanie Agnew, BA, Assistant Director, Parents Place Fee: $10. [For Parents of Infants & Toddlers: Birth through Preschool][For Parents of Elementary School Aged Kids]
    Mindful Motivation: How to Motivate You Child without Bribes and Threats Wouldn’t it be nice if your child cooperated for the sake of it and not for the carrot at the end of the stick? In this workshop, Rachel will share her unique system for motivating children from the inside out. You’ll learn the top 3 ingredients you need to raise a self-driven adult, plus you’ll get practical tools for helping your child stay confident in any circumstance…all without promising cookies or taking away screen time.  With Rachel Sklar, MSW, . Fee: $45 [For Parents of Infants & Toddlers: Birth through Preschool][For Parents of Elementary School Aged Kids]
This workshop will provide specific communication tools to improve your child’s ability to listen to, understand, and respond to requests. Learn what to do when your child is not following directions or understanding limits. With Susan Stone, BSE. $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.