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 2012-2013 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
Summer Bowling
Kid's Bowl Free @ Aztec Lanes this summer.  Please click HERE for more information and to register!
People First ~ Movie Group
Movie group meets the 1st day of the month at Lacey Theatre Complex.  Contact Cindy at (360)491-9371 for more
information about the movie group.  
SSP2P Thurston and Mason Summer Picnics
Summer picnics are a great time to relax, have fun and get to know others in your community.  SSP2P is pleased to
announce we are hosting the first annual Mason County SSP2P picnic.  Please click
HERE to view the flyer.  The
Thurston County SSP2P picnic is always a fun event.  Please click
HERE to view the flyer.
Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy Conference ~ October 25, 2014
Please click HERE to view the flyer.  Please click on Wrightslaw icon to be directed to the registration
page.  Please contact Dawn Harrison if you have any questions regarding this conference.
Breastfeeding Mom's Group
Check out your Local Library ~ FUN Summer Activities & Programs
New Resource ~ Essentials for Parenting Toddlers and Preschoolers
South Sound Breastfeeding Network and Sea Mar Maternity Support Services and WIC will start hosting a WEEKLY Breastfeeding
Drop-In session in the west side WIC office.  Please click
HERE to view the flyer.
Summertime means children and teens hunting for things to do and parents and caregivers turning to the Timberland Regional Library
(TRL) annual Summer Reading Program, where their kids always have something to do, read, discover, talk about, and make.  Please
HERE for more information.
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.
Summer Camps Directory 2014 ~ Children with Special Health Care Needs
The Summer Lunch Program is a collaboration with other youth-focused non profits to ensure that children in need receive nutritious
lunches throughout the summer.  Please click
HERE for more information.
Please click HERE to view a list of summer camps offered throughout the state of Washington.
Summer Lunch Programs in Thurston County
Daddy & Me ~ SSP2P and Molina Health Care Event
SSP2P is pleased to partner with Molina Health Care by offering this fun event.  Please click HERE to view the flyer.