In addition to the millions of Parents, volunteers and community agencies who we work with all around the world, Parents Anonymous® Inc. partners with committed public, private, corporate, and individual funders, national organizations and federal leaders in Congress. We thank you for your support.
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
OJJDP and Parents Anonymous® Inc. successfully partnered together to expand Parents Anonymous® nationwide. OJJDP has promoted Parents Anonymous® as a national Model Family Strengthening Program, published a special family strengthening bulletin focusing exclusively on the Parents Anonymous® model, and supported the National Outcome Study conducted by the National Council on Crime & Delinquency.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Parents Anonymous® Inc. is successfully collaborating with the CDC to develop a National Child Abuse Prevention Plan through an innovative initiative BECAUSE Kids Count! (Building and Enhancing Community Alliances United for Safety and Empowerment). We served on the Leadership Group of the Knowledge to Action Consortium on Child Maltreatment Prevention and provided important input to the Essentials to Childhood initiative.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, – Office of Child Abuse and Neglect (OCAN)
Funding was provided to Parents Anonymous® Inc, to launch the first ever National Parent Helpline® in 2011 to provide emotional support resulting in the empowerment of parents facing any challenge in their life. WE have presented at the Network for Action to mobilize partners in the field to support our evidenced-based programs. OCAN collaborates with Parents Anonymous® Inc. on a variety of child abuse and neglect prevention issues nationwide such as the annual campaign in April and the bi-annual National Conferences on Child Abuse and Neglect which we are co-sponsors and present at.
California Department of Social Services – Office of Child Abuse Prevention (OCAP)
Through this dynamic partnership, Parents Anonymous® Inc. is working with California child abuse prevention agencies to help them develop meaningful opportunities and roles for Parent Leaders. A first ever State Parent Leadership Team was also established at the request of OCAP to improve family support programs and child abuse prevention efforts throughout the state. Serving on the Child Welfare Council and other important policy making bodies at the state level: practice models, trainings, and outcomes for families are being achieved. Parents Anonymous® Inc, developed the first Parent Partner Role Description and validated Fidelity Tool (which the model used nationally) and trained many Wraparound providers to use throughout California. We hosted the largest Parent Leadership Conference with over 600 parents and staff from various programs statewide to increase their knowledge and advocate for the strengths of families in child welfare, courts, schools, mental health, early childhood, family resource centers, probation, drug and alcohol, home visiting, and health care. Many county First 5 agencies sponsored parents and staff to attend these valuable Conferences.
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) and Teas Council on Disabilities
The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services and Parents Anonymous® Inc. have partnered to provide a comprehensive program of training and technical assistance to Texas Community Based Child Abuse Prevention (CBCAP) programs responsible for developing and sustaining local Community Partnerships for Strengthening Families in six sites. The sites have implemented the Shared Leadership in Action Program to engage parents in unique partnerships with staff through community assessment processes, formal Shared Leadership trainings and development of a wide variety of meaningful leadership roles for parents. As a result, the Community Partnerships are establishing strong continuums of preventive, family-focused services in their local communities. Furthermore, we set up statewide Advocacy Network for the Texas Council on Disabilities to empower parents and their families to advocate for responsive services.
Doris Duke Foundation
Provided planning grant to help launch the National Parent Helpline® to prevent child abuse and neglect
First 5 LA
Built a community-based data collection system for Best Start LA, in partnership with Latino, Asian and African-American parents of young children.
Marguerite Casey Foundation
The Marguerite Casey Foundation collaborated with Parents Anonymous® Inc. on the Parents in Action Project. This major initiative provided Shared Leadership training, technical assistance and ongoing support to low income Spanish speaking parents and representatives from community-based organizations interested in strengthening their communities. The goals were successfully achieved by assisting parents in working effectively with local organizations to advocate for improved programs, policies and practices that reflect the needs of the local communities.
National Alliance of Children’s Trust & Prevention Funds
Parents Anonymous® Inc. works in close collaboration with the National Alliance of Children’s Trust & Prevention Funds to support families and actively participates in the prevention of child abuse and neglect efforts.
National Association of Public Child Welfare Administrators
Working collaboratively with NAPCWA, Parents Anonymous® Inc. reviewed and provided feedback on the Child Protective Services guidelines emphasizing Parent Leadership and Shared Leadership strategies, which would enhance policy issues and strengthen practice methods.
ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center
The ARCH National Respite and Resource Center helps families locate respite and crisis care programs and some of these vital centers host Parents Anonymous® Programs.
Many U.S. Senators and Representatives have strong commitments to working with Parents Anonymous® Inc. to ensure the implementation of successful Parents Anonymous® Programs in their state and/or congressional district.