South Sound
Parent to Parent
South Sound Parent to Parent is The Connection for
families of children and adults with special needs
we serve families living in Thurston, Mason and Grays Harbor counties
1012 Homann Drive SE  ~  Lacey, WA  98503
Phone:(360) 352-1126/Fax:(360) 352-0761
South Sound Parent to Parent is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) agency.  We are a United Way Community
Impact Partner, eligible to receive Donor Direct funds in the annual United Way campaign.  
Designated code 0315394 for the Combined Fund Drive.  Thank you for supporting our mission.
Hunters Pumpkin Patch ~ 2010
Upcoming Events & Current News
P2P Annual Picnic ~ 2013
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South Sound Parent to Parent can offer you:
  • Local lead agency for early intervention services in Thurston County, So. Mason County
    and Grays Harbor County (birth to three)
  • Emotional support for parents of children with a chronic illness and/or special needs
  • Information and referral to community resources
  • Support groups and workshops
  • Social and recreational events
  • Book, toy and equipment loan program
  • Current information on transition, employment services and residential living
Parent to Parent's monthly newsletters are now available on-line.  Please click here or go to our SSP2P Programs Page.
Cookies with Santa ~ 2013
Now accepting Donations via credit/debit cards with Click n' pledge
Past Workshop Materials ~ IEP and Sensory Processing
Meeting materials are available from the last two IEP Workshops.  Please click HERE for materials from the March
workshop.  The April workshop had two presenters.  Please click
HERE for Joanie Halverstadt's materials.  Click HERE for
Jim Smith's materials.
Please click HERE to view a list of Developmental Optometrists in the area.
Hands on Children's Museum ~ 2013
P2P Annual Picnic ~ 2012
Staff Team Building Day ~ August 2013
SSP2P 2013-2014 Annual Report
Please click HERE to view our most recent annual report highlighting the accomplishments over the past year!
Fred Meyer ~ Community Rewards Program
Are you a Fred Meyer Customer?  Support us by shopping at Fred Meyer with your Rewards Card.  You will be able to link your
Rewards Card
to your favorite non-profit (South Sound Parent to Parent) beginning January 6. Please check the link below for
instructions on how to get signed up for the program! Beginning
February 3, whenever you use your Rewards card when shopping
at Freddy's, you'll be helping us earn a donation from Fred Meyer.  SSP2P has been assigned NPO number
Resource ~ Essentials for Parenting Toddlers and Preschoolers
Essentials for Parenting Toddlers and Preschoolers is a new online resource, recently released from the Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention. This resource is for parents with children 2 to 4 years old, addressing common parenting challenges.  Essentials for
Parenting includes:  articles with a variety of skills and tips, “Frequently Asked Questions” answered by parenting experts, fun and
engaging videos featuring parents, children, and parenting experts who demonstrate and discuss skills; and free print resources like
chore charts and daily schedules.  Please click
HERE to be redirected to the website.
SSP2P January Newsletter
SSP2P offers a wide variety of support groups for families in Thurston and Mason County.  Please click HERE to view the list of
groups offered.  Please feel free to share the flyers.
FEBRUARY 21st ~ Champions of Courage Fundraiser
SSP2P is pleased to announce we are planning our second annual fundraising event as Hands on Children's Museum ~
Champions of Courage!  Please mark your calendars for
Saturday, February 21st for what promises to be a
FANTASTIC event!!  Please click
HERE to view the save the event flyer.  We are still looking for event sponsors and
donations for live and silent auctions.  Please click
HERE to view the levels and benefits of becoming an event
sponsor.  Please click
HERE to view our generous sponsors! If you can help out, please contact us.  Thank you!
Person Centered Planning offered at SSP2P
Thanks to a grant from the Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund, we will now offer Person Centered Planning for families of youth ages 14 through 18
(moving from middle to high school and from high school to Transition programs).  Please contact Sylvia if interested @ 360-352-1126 ext. 106
SSP2P Support Groups Reconvening in September
Please click HERE to view the January newsletter.  Please contact Kim Smith at 360-352-1126 ext. 108 or to
receive our monthly newsletter via email.
Functional Communication Workshop ~ January 17, 2015
Empower special needs students with functional communication.  Please click HERE to view the event flyer.
SSP2P Skateland Event
This is a fun family event for those SSP2P Thurston and Mason County families!  Please click HERE to view the event flyer.  Sorry
for any confusion...the event is SATURDAY, February 7th.  Please contact Sylvia if you have any questions.