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
Terrific Twos (2-3 years) is an 8-week program designed to prepare parents and children for preschool. While children learn to gently separate and play in a preschool-like setting, parents discuss the joys and challenges of raising a 2-year old. Topics include limit setting and positive discipline, play and socialization, sleep concerns, and more. With Heidi Emberling, MA, and Danielle Beres, BA.  Fee: $280 (includes $80 for playcare) [Parent/Child Activity Groups] [For Parents of Infants & Toddlers: Birth through Preschool]
Juggling Two: Your New Baby with an Older Sibling (3rd trimester - 3 yrs.) You have finally gotten used to being a parent, you’ve established good routines, maybe even managed to carve out a few hours a week to yourself! But now, a new baby is coming and you are realizing there isn’t much time to rest and prepare as there was during your first pregnancy.  How will your family adjust?  How can you best prepare?  Tips will be provided for preparing the family, building the birth plan, anticipating behaviors during the first few months, and supporting healthy sibling relationships.  With Torrey Mandel Freeman, MS. Fee: $45.[For Expectant & New Parents][For Parents of Infants & Toddlers: Birth through Preschool][For Parents of Elementary School Aged Kids]
Join us for the third annual Parents Place Family Fun Day! Bounce around in the toddler fun zone, rock out to live music, and sample delicious treats from our great food vendors. Meet our team of parenting experts, engage in games and activities provided by our community partners,and drop in to one of our mini-workshops on everything from mindfulness to tantrums while your children enjoy our playroom. We look forward to meeting you and your little ones at Parents Place. This is a FREE family event! Registration is kindly requested. Questions? Contact Elina at elinak@jfcs.org [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] [Special Events & Lectures]
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’re Here to Help

With over 100 workshops, services, and resources, we’ve got the tools to help families thrive. Schedule a one-on-one consultation to discuss which services are appropriate for your family.