At Parents Anonymous®, all our programs, initiatives, advocacy, and research support the empowerment journey of diverse Parents, Children, and Youth. We believe that Asking for Help is a Sign of Strength®. Everyone is capable of change. From providing emotional support to engaging in meaningful Shared Leadership® with Parents, Parents Anonymous® seeks to create and ensure positive change, foster social connection, and sustain loving and supportive families, communities and societies.

Parents Anonymous®

According to the Federal Title IV-E Prevention Clearinghouse, Parents Anonymous® is the ONLY culturally responsive program in the NATION that is proven to Effectively Improve Parenting, Enhance Mental Health and Reduce Substance Abuse while Ensuring Child Safety for diverse families with children and youth of all ages. Casey Family Programs (2021) designated Parents Anonymous® as one of […]

Strengthening Families San Gabriel Valley

FREE Evidence-Based Parents Anonymous® Groups are available to residents of the Strengthening Families San Gabriel Valley Weekly Online Parents Anonymous® 2-hour Emotional Support Groups (English & Spanish) are for anyone in a Parenting role and their Children & Youth to build on the strengths of diverse families. All Evidence-Based Parents Anonymous® Groups are facilitated by […]

Transforming Los Angeles

Offering free Online Evidence-Based Weekly Parents Anonymous® Groups for Parents and specialized groups for Children of all ages to residents of Arcadia, Bradbury, Burbank, Claremont, Duarte, Glendale, Glendora, La Canada-Flintridge, La Verne, Lancaster, Monrovia, Palmdale, Pasadena, San Dimas, San Marino, Santa Clarita, Sierra Madre, South Pasadena and Temple City. Families are welcome to join to build on their strengths and improve everyone’s well-being.   To join Transforming Los […]

California Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialist Certification Training

Register to get California Certified Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialist now! Parents Anonymous® is pleased to announce that we have been approved by the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) to offer Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialist Certification training. This training will prepare you to take the California State Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialist Certification Examination to become […]

Prevention Education Program 

Prevention Education Program (PEP)  Parents Anonymous® in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Substance Abuse Prevention and Control has three separate free offerings for residents in SPA-1 and SPA-3:  For either location, please email or call/text (909) 575-4213.

National Leadership Certification for Parents & Youth

National Leadership Certification for Parents and Youth is a competency-based program conducted to develop new and enhance the existing leadership capabilities of parents and youth. Components include...

California Peer Parent Network

The California Peer Parent Network is developing a statewide workforce of Certified Peer Parents to provide emotional support and linkages to other resources to Parents addressing mental health and substance abuse concerns to strengthen their families. Advocacy and networking efforts statewide ensure effective policies, adequate funding, and accessible evidence-based to enhance well-being of diverse Parents, […]

Family Resource Centers

Parents Anonymous® operates 8 California Family Resources Centers to provide direct support and services to all Parents, Children & Youth with a focus on Native American and foster families including:      Services Free Weekly Evidence-Based Parents Anonymous® Groups and emotional support through calls, live chats and texting the California Parent and Youth Helpline for diverse Parents, Children & Youth.   Material supports such as gift cards for groceries and other necessities.   Parenting resources including access […]

Pomona Rising

Pomona Rising, in partnership with the Biden Administration (HRSA), is committed to increasing COVID-19 vaccine access and reducing vaccine hesitancy for all Pomona, California residents. The Pomona Rising Advisory Group along with Parents Anonymous® Bilingual Community Outreach Advocates partner with diverse residents, community-based organizations, health care providers, faith-based organizations, and schools. Pomona Rising also sponsors community events and vaccine pop up clinics to increase vaccine acceptance rates.  If you are a Parent or Youth seeking information, please contact 909-575-4218.To Partner with us, please […]

Research to Action

Parents Anonymous® is one of the premier nationwide organizations dedicated to conducting research on Evidenced-Based Programs, Practices and Policies to improve measurable outcomes for Parents, Children & Youth. Parents Anonymous® has a bold research agenda:   If you are an agency interested in Parents Anonymous® research and evaluation services, contact us with the form below.

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