Kittitas County P2P programs offer resources, system navigation, and emotional support for families of children and adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities, mental/behavioral health and chronic health conditions.
P2P Support Meetings
Virtual Support Meetings 6:30-7:30pm - 2nd Monday of the month
Come and join us from the comfort of your home as we talk about local resources, disability services, special education and more. Email KittitasCountyParent2Parent@gmail.com for zoom invite.
Monthly Parent Support Lunch Meetings 12-1pm and Dinner Meetings 6:30-8pm
Please join us! Lets touch base, see how things are going, and share new resources that are available for our families. For in-person meeting locations and dates, please email KittitasCountyParent2Parent@gmail.com
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Philosophy of Parent to Parent
We walk alongside those parenting children with developmental disabilities and/or special health care needs, connecting them with peer support and information so they can take the next step.
All families of children with developmental disabilities and/or special health are needs deserve encouragement, inclusion and meaningful connections that support family well-being.
We believe parents and caregivers want the best for their families and have the creativity and capacity to overcome challenges and celebrate successes.
We commit to creating safe spaces for reflection, vulnerability, questioning and ongoing learning for parents and caregivers.
We practice inclusion and respect for all whit a commitment to listen fully and learn from the diverse viewpoints of the families we serve.
We honor the rewarding and challenging work of parents, caregivers and community partners.
We engage community partnerships through outreach, listening and education to encourage inclusive communities where families can thrive.
We promote building communities that are equitable, non-biased and socially healthy where all families and children can live inclusive, safe and fulfilling lives.
Kittitas County P2P Coordinator
Michelle Williams holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from CWU and has lived in Kittitas County since 1985. She was a part of the original group that brought Parent to Parent to the local community in 2002, but has been the official coordinator since 2005. She and her husband Rolf Williams, of the local department store Jerrols, are parents themselves of an amazing adult son with Autism and Epilepsy. Michelle is a passionate provider of support for parents in the local Kittitas County community and has made it a mission in her life to continue providing support where it is needed.