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
PLEASE NOTE:  This Music Together session takes place from 9:30 AM  to 10:15 AM.   Music Together helps children, their families, and caregivers rediscover the pleasure and educational value of informal music experiences.  Come join us for weekly fun-filled 45-minute workshops and experience the joy of family music-making! Fee includes weekly 45-minute workshops, plus a songbook, two CDs, and a parent guide.  Siblings eight months and younger attend free with a paid brother or sister.With Kristen Vacketta.  Please note there is no class on January 9 and February 16. [Parent/Child Activity Groups][For Parents of Infants & Toddlers: Birth through Preschool]
Discuss the joys and challenges of getting to know your new toddler! We begin with an art project, changing the medium each time (chalk, paints, glue, glitter, etc.).Then parents meet with the parenting educator, discuss weekly topics related to the toddler years, including sleep issues, eating/nutrition, language development, positive discipline/limit-setting techniques, early brain development, social/emotional development, tantrums, temperament, and more. We end with a circle song time. With Cherie Tannebaum, NP,IBCLC. [Parent/Child Activity Groups][For Parents of Infants & Toddlers: Birth through Preschool]
Learn effective ways to provide your kids with age-appropriate answers to those uncomfortable questions about our bodies and sex. We will discuss when to have the talk, how to prepare for it, and why this kind of open communication is beneficial. With Torrey Freeman, MS, certified parent educator.  [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]
Featured Services

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

Parents Place offers resources to help you do your job better.

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.