Talklines/Warmlines

Talklines/Warmlines ( Youth Issues )

Provider: PARENTS ANONYMOUS INC

The agency provides family support services for parents and caregivers, including those who are abusive or who fear they may become abusive to their children, in Los Angeles County. Services include anger management, child abuse prevention, child abuse support groups, helplines/warmlines, parenting skills classes, parent support groups and volunteer opportunities. There are no geographic restrictions.

The agency operates the California Parent and Youth Helpline and the National Parent Helpline. The helplines provide trauma-informed, evidenced-based emotional support to parents, caregivers, children and youth, and are available in Spanish and other languages.

Weekly online support groups are available for parents and caregivers, including adult survivors of child abuse; grandparents who are primary caregivers; and for incarcerated, minority, mono-lingual, single and teen parents. Groups are led by trained facilitators and parent leaders, and are available in Spanish. Child care and children's groups are offered when in-person parent groups are available.

Child abuse prevention is provided through community education presentations, written materials and training for mental health professionals.

The program provides court-accepted parenting skills development targeted to child abusers through classes held at various sites throughout Los Angeles County. The classes are facilitated by staff and cover a variety of topics related to parenting. Individuals receive certificates of attendance upon completion.

Volunteer opportunities for group facilitators, parent leaders, children's program workers, fundraising activities, office work and special projects are also available. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Call or text the California Parent and Youth Helpline, or visit the web site at https://caparentyouthhelp.org for chat or email support. Call the main number to find the nearest group location or parenting skills class; no intake or application procedure is required. FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE There are no fees for helpline support, support groups, newsletters or speakers. Fees for parenting classes or professional training vary.
Application Procedure
Languages
All Languages Through Interpreter
Service Condition Fee

Free

Free

Address

250 W. First St., Ste. 250

Claremont , CA 91711 (Physical)

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Service hours
Monday through Sunday, 8:00am to 8:00pm.

Service/Intake and Administration

(909) 621-6184

Hotline/Talkline/Warmline

(855) 427-2736 (California Parent and Youth Helpline, M-S, 8am-8pm)

FAX

(909) 621-0614

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