Holiday Party

Please join us for our Annual Parent to Parent Holiday Party

Join us for crafts, fun activities, Photos with Santa and much more!

Saturday, December 2
Bloedel Donovan Park, Large Multipurpose Gym
2214 Electric Avenue in Bellingham

Steven & Nola Holiday party 2016There are two time slots families are welcome to join us:

Families of a child with special needs ages birth to seven are invited from: 12 noon to 1:30 pm
Families of a child with special needs ages eight and up from:
1:30 pm – 3 pm
Beverages will be provided *Please bring your favorite healthy potluck dish to share.

Can you volunteer time to support the Holiday Party? We are looking for volunteers with setting up and cleaning up after the event. We are looking for help during the event with photo printing, food, and greeting new families. This years Holiday Party will feature the 2018 Smiles of Life Calendar Release and celebrate the models! To RSVP or to sign up for volunteering, please contact the P2P office at (360) 715-0170 ext 302 or

Co Sponsored by Bellingham Parks & Recreation

Parent Support Meeting

Parent to Parent Travels to Lynden

Topic: Parenting your Special Needs Child

Monday, November 13, 7-8:30pm
Fisher Elementary, 501 14th St, Lynden

Free childcare is available at our Monday Support Meetings. Please RSVP by Friday November 10 to reserve your spot. If you are bringing your child, please arrive 10 minutes early to the meeting to get them checked in with our Super Sitters.Contact us with any questions at or (360) 715-0170 ext 302

Parent to Parent of Whatcom County

The Parent to Parent of Whatcom county programs provide emotional support and information to families of children with developmental disabilities, delays, and ongoing health care needs.  Some of their services offered include:

  • Emotional support for parents of children with disabilities and chronic illnesses
  • Information and referrals to community resources
  • Trained Helping Parents whose parenting experiences match yours as closely as possible
  • Social and recreational events
  •  Current information on disabilities, medical conditions and community resources

Center for Children with Special Needs

The Center for Children with Special Needs has a mission to improve and promote the health and well being of children with special care needs and their families. Their work includes:

  • Special projects
  • Research and evaluation that impact policy development
  • Quality of Care
  • Education and family partnerships in health care