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Parent Training and Information Centers

Alabama
Special Education Action Committee Inc.
P O Box 161274, Mobile AL 36616 2274
334/478 1208; 800/222 7322

Alaska
Alaska PARENTS Resource Ctr. - 540 W International Airport Rd #200, Anchorage AK 99518
907/563 2246; 800/478 7678

Arizona
Pilot Parent Partnerships - 4750 N Black Canyon #101, Phoenix AZ 85017 3621
602/242 4366; 800/237 3007

Reaching Harmony - P O Box 920, Fort Defiance AZ 86504
520/729 5888

Arkansas
Arkansas Disability Coalition - 3920 Woodland Heights Rd, Little Rock AR 72212
501/221 1330; 800/223 1330

Focus Inc. - 305 W Jefferson Ave, Jonesboro AR 72401
501/935 2750; 501/221 1330

California
TASK - 100 W Cerritos Ave, Anaheim CA 92805 6546
714/533 8275

TASK, San Diego - 3750 Convoy Street #303, San Diego CA 92123

Vietnamese Parents of Disabled Children - 314 Gina Drive, Carson CA 90745 3617
310/370 6704

Loving Your Disabled Child - 4715 Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles CA 90043
213/299 2925

Parents of Watts - 10828 Lou Dillon Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90059
213/566 7556

Exceptional Parents Unlimited - 120 N First St, Fresno CA 93726
209/220 2000

Parents Helping Parents - 94 Monterey Blvd., San Francisco CA 94127 2416
415/841 8820

Parents Helping Parents - 3041 Olcott Street, Santa Clara CA 95054 3222
405727 5775

DREDF - 2212 Sixth Street, Berkeley CA 94710 : 510/644 2555

Matrix, A Parent Network and Resource Center - 555 Northdate Dr, Suite A, San Rafael CA 94903
415/499 3877

Colorado
PEAK Parent Center Inc. - 6055 Lehman Dr, #101, Colorado Springs CO 80918
719/531 9400; 800/284 0251

Connecticut
CT Parent Advocacy Ctr, Inc. - 5 Church Lane, #4, PO Box 579, East Lyme CT 06333
203/739 3089; 800/445 2722

Delaware
PIC of Delaware Inc. - 700 Barksdale Rd, Suite 3, Newark DE 19711
302/366 0152

District of Columbia
COPE - 300 I Street NE #112, Washington DC 20002
202/5436482; 800/515 COPE

Florida
Family Network on Disabilities - 2735 Whitney Road, Clearwater FL 34620
813/523 8687; 800/285 5736

COFFO Inc. - 305 S Flagler Ave, PO Box 900368, Homestead FL 33090
305/246 0357

Parent Empowerment Project - 332 W Alvarez Ave , Clewiston FL 33440
941/983 4417

Georgia
Parents Educating Parents - Georgia ARC, P O Box 43663, Atlanta GA 30336
404/761 3150

Faye Capers - 1733 Detroit Avenue NW, Atlanta GA 30314

Hawaii
AWARE/Learning Disabilities Assn. of Hawaii - 200 N Vineyard Blvd #310, Honolulu HI 96817
808/536 9684; 808/536 2280

Idaho
Idaho Parents Unlimited Inc. - 4696 Overland Road #478, Boise ID 83705
208/342 5884; 800/242 4785

Illinois
Family Resource Center on Disabilities - 20 E Jackson #900, Chicago IL 60604
312/939 3513; 800/952 4199

Designs for Change - 6 North Michigan Av #1600, Chicago IL 60603
312/857 9292

Family TIES Network - 830 S Spring Street, Springfield IL 62704
217/544 5809; 800/865 7842

National Center for Latinos with Disabilities - 1921 S Blue Island Ave , Chicago IL 60608
312/666 3393

Indiana
IN*SOURCE(Indiana Resource Center for Familes with Special Needs) - 809 N Michigan St, South Bend IN 46601 1036
219/234 7101; 800/332 4433

Iowa
Iowa Pilot Parents - 33 North 12th Street, PO Box 1151, Fort Dodge IA 50501
515/576 5870; 800/952 4777

Kansas
Families Together Inc. - 501 SW Jackson #400, Topeka KS 66603
913/233 4777; 800/264 6343

Kentucky
Kentucky Special Parent Involvement Network - 2210 Goldsmith Lane #118, Louisville KY 40218
502/456 0923; 800/525 7746

Louisiana
Programs of Families Helping
Families of Greater New Orleans: Project PROMPT - 4323 Division St #110, Metairie LA 70124 3179
504/888 9111; 800/766 7736

Pyramid Parent Training Project - 3132 Napoleon Av, New Orleans LA 70125
504/895 5970

Maine
Special Needs Parent Information Network -P O Box 2067, Augusta ME 04330 2067

Maryland
Parents Place of MD Inc. -7257 Parkway Dr #210, Hanover MD 21076
410 712 0900

Massachusetts
Federation for Children with Special Needs Inc. -95 Berkeley Street #104, Boston MA 02116
617/482 2915; 800/331 0688

IPEST Martha's Vineyard - 108 Lake Street, P O Box 4081, Vineyard Haven MA 02586
508/ 696 6527

Michigan
Parents are Experts: Parents Training Parents Project - 23077 Greenfield Rd, #205, Southfield MI 48075 3744
810/557 5070

Citizens Alliance to Uphold Special Education - 3303 W Saginaw St #F1, Lansing MI 48917 2303
517/886 9167; 800/221 9105

UPBEATT - 9950 Fielding, Detroit MI 48228
313/835 6898

Minnesota
PACER Center Inc. - 4826 Chicago Ave South, Minneapolis MN 55417 1098
612/827 2966; 800/53 PACER

Mississippi
Parent Partners - 3111 North State St, Jackson MS 39216
601/366 5707

Project Empower - 1427 South Main St #8, Greenville MS 38702 0851
601/332 4852; 800/337 4852

Missouri
MPACT (Missouri Parents Act) - 2100 S Brentwood Suite G, Springfield MO 65804
417/882 7434; 800/743 7634

MPACT St Louis - 8631 Delmar #300, St Louis MO 63124
314/997 7622

Parent Education and Advocacy Resource Support Project MPACT - Kansas City - 3100 Main #303, Kansas City MO 64111
816/531 7070; 800/995 3160

Montana
Parents Let's Unite for Kids - MSU-Billings/SPED Building, 1500 North 30th St #267, Billings MT 59101 0298
406/657 2055; 800/222 7585

Nebraska
Nebraska Parents' Center - 3610 Dodge St #102, Omaha NE 68131
402/364 0525; 800/284 8520

Nevada
Nevada PEP - 6910 Edna Avenue, Las Vegas NV 89117 3004
702/873 0711; 800/216 5188

New Hampshire
Parent Information Center - 151A Manchester St, P O Box 2405, Concord NH 03302 2405
603/224 6299; 800/232 0986

New Jersey
Statewide Parent Advocacy Network Inc - 35 Halsey Street, Newark NJ 07102
201/642 8100; 800/654 SPAN

New Mexico
EPICS Project SW - Communication Resources Inc. - P O Box 788, 2000 Camino del Pueblo, Bernalillo NM 87004
505/867 3396; 800/765 7320

Parents Reaching Out, Project ADOBE - 1000A Main St NW, Los Lunas NM 87031
505/865 3700; 800/524 5176

New York
Parent Network Center - 250 Delaware Ave #3, Buffalo NY 14202 1515
716/853 1570; 800/724 7408

Advocates for Children of New York Inc. - 24-16 Bridge Plaza South, Long Island City NY 11101
718/624 8450

Resources for Children with Special Needs - 200 Park Avenue South #816, New York NY 10003
212/677 4650

Sinergia - 15 W 65th Street, 6th floor, New York NY 10023 : 212/496 1300

United We Stand c/oFrancis of Paola Preschool - 201 Conselyea Street, Brooklyn NY 11206
718/782 1462

North Carolina
Exceptional Children's Assistance Center - P O Box 16, Davidson NC 28036
704/892 1321

North Dakota
Pathfinder Family Center - 16th St and 2nd Av SW, Minot ND 58701
701/852 9426

Native American Experimental Parent Training and Information Center
Arrowhead Shopping Center, 16th St. and 2nd Av SW, Minot ND 58701
701/852 9426

Ohio
Child Advocacy Center - 1821 Summit Rd, #303, Cincinnati OH 45237
513/821 2400

Ohio Coalition for the Education of Handicapped Children
Bank One Building, 165 W Center St #302, Marion OH 43302 3741
614/382 5452; 800/374 2806

PUSH - 2302 Osceola Ave , Cleveland OH 44108
216/761 9041

Oklahoma
Parents Reaching Out in Oklahoma Project - 1917 South Harvard Av , Oklahoma City OK 73128
405/681 9710; 800/PL94 142

Oregon
Oregon COPE Project Inc. - 999 Locust St NE, Box B, Salem OR 97303
503/373 7477

Pennsylvania
Parents Union for Public Schools - 311 S Juniper St #602, Philadelphia PA 19107
215/546 1166

Parent Education Network - 333 East 7th Avenue, York PA 17404
717/845 9722; 800/522 5827

Mentor Parent Program - Route 257, Salem Road, P O Box 718, Seneca PA 16346
814/676 8615; 800/447 1431

Puerto Rico
Associacion de Padres ProBienestar de Ninos con Impedimentos de PR Inc.
P O Box 21301, San Juan PR 00928 1301
809/763 4665

Rhode Island
RI Parent Information Center - 500 Prospect St, Pawtucket RI 02860
401/727 4144; 800/464 3399

American Samoa
American Samoa Network for Individuals with a Disability - P O Box 3432, Pago Pago AS 96799

South Carolina
PRO-PARENTS - 2712 Middleburg Dr #102, Columbia SC 29204
803/779 3859; 800/759 4776

South Dakota
South Dakota Parent Connection - 3701 West 49th, #200B, Sioux Falls SD 57106
605/361 3171; 800/640 4553

Oglala Sioux Tribe Public Safety Commission -Box 300, Pine Ridge SD 57770
605/867 1314

Tennessee
Support & Training for Exceptional Parents - 11 Village Drive #5, Greenville TN 37745
423/639 0125; 800/280 STEP

Texas
Partners Resource Network Inc. - PATH Project, 1090 Longfellow Dr Suite B, Beaumont TX 77706 4889
409/898 4684

Project PODER - 1017 North Main Av #207, San Antonio TX 78121
210/222 2637; 800/682 8747

Special Kids Inc. - P O Box 61628, Houston TX 77208 1628
713/643 9576

Utah
Utah Parent Center - 2290 East 4500 South #110, Salk Lake City UT 84117
801/272 1051; 800/468 1160

Vermont
Vermont Parent Information Center - The Chace Mill, 1 Mill Street ##A7, Burlington VT 05401
802/658 5315; 800/639 7170

Virginia
Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center - 10340 Democracy Lane #206, Fairfax VA 22030
703/691 7826; 800/869 6782

Virgin Islands
VI Find - P O Box 11670, St Thomas USVI 00801
809/774 1162

Inter-Island Parent Coalition for Change - 4008 Estate Diamond, P O Box 4402, Christianstead, St Croix USVI 00822
809/773 2275

Washington
Washington PAVE - 6316 South 12th St, Tacoma WA 98465 1900
206/565 2266; 800/5 PARENT

Specialized Training of Military Parents -12208 Pacific Highway SW, Tacoma WA 98499
206/588 1741; 800/298 3543

Touchstones-More Alike Than Different - 6721 51st Avenue South, Seattle WA 98118
206/721 0867

Yvonne Link - 1118 South 142nd St, Tacoma WA 98444
206/531 2022

West Virginia
West Virginia PTI - 371 Broaddus (N Chestnut), Clarksburg WV 26301
304/624 1436

Wisconsin
Parent Education Project of WI Inc. - 2192 South 60th Street, West Allis WI 53219 1568
414/328 5527; 800/231 8382

Wyoming
Wyoming PIC - 5 North Lobban, Buffalo WY 82834
307/684 2277; 800/660 WPIC


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