Tri-Counties Regional Center

Services & Supports

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San Luis Obispo County (SLO)

Parents Helping Parents - Family Resource Center

email: php@ucp-slo.org

www.phpslo.org 

San Luis Obispo & Atascadero 
800.456.4153 x3277 805.461.7415
805.543.3277

This list includes only some of the resources available in the tri-county region.  Family Resource Centers have the most recent information, feel free to call them or check with your service coordinator for information on additional resources that may be available. Please contact individual groups to confirm meeting dates and times prior to attending.

PARENTS HELPING PARENTS FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER

PHP serves families of children with special needs throughout San Luis Obispo County. Two lending libraries, which cover a wide variety of special needs topics, are equipped with toys, games and a place for children to play while their parents browse. PHP has a network of experienced staff and parents available for mentoring and support. A reliable source of current information, referrals, and training, PHP regularly e-mails a Calendar of Upcoming Events to interested families.

Contact: 805.543.3277 (SLO) or 805.461.7415 (Atascadero) or php@ucp-slo.org

www.facebook.com/ParentsHelpingParentsSLO/

Remember that our Parents Helping Parents South County Office is open and running!

Our office is located at:

940 Ramona Avenue, Suite M
Grover Beach, CA
(We are right across from Ramona Park)
 
PARENTS HELPING PARENTS FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER
email: php@ucp-slo.org
www.phpslo.org 
San Luis Obispo Office
Atascadero Office

800.456.4153 x3277805.461.7415 or  805.543.3277

 

PHP SPONSORED EVENTS

AUTISM MEET UP  

Join us in Atascadero for this new monthly get together where we can share information and support related to our children on the Autism spectrum, and share the challenges and successes as a community!

First Wednesday of every month from 10-11 am.  

Next date is Wednesday, June 3, 10-11 am.

Parents Helping Parents, 7305 Morro Rd, Suite 104A, Atascadero

 

SPEECH/LANGUAGE

Join Lesley A. Goodman, SLP in her monthly workshop as she explores issues related to Speech and Language Development- an ideal workshop for anyone whose child is receiving speech services or who has concerns about their child’s language development.  Focus is on children ages 0-5.

Next date is Monday, May 18, 9-11:30 am 

PHP 940 Ramona Ave, Suite M, Grover Beach.  Please RSVP ASAP as space is limited.

 

MAKE & TAKE

Parents can build materials for their children’s intervention program such as: picture activity schedules, icon exchange materials, visual schedules, social stories, visual prompts, etc. There will be computers, printing supplies, laminating supplies, etc. on hand. Training and support will be provided by Rebecca O’Gorman-Trimbath, BCBA and Director of  Praise Behavior Services.  

One Monday a month: May 18 from 9-11:30 am and June 15 9-11:30

PHP 940 Ramona Ave, Suite M, Grover Beach.  Please RSVP ASAP as space is limited.

 

GET CONNECTED AT PARENTS HELPING PARENTS

For parents and their children ages 0-5 years old. Come check out our new resources! Meet other parents and PHP’s staff. 

In May PHP will be collaborating with Coyne & Associates to provide workshops on specific topics such as Behavior and Speech and Language Development.  

 

*San Luis Obispo – SUMMER ACTIVITIES 

Let’s get together and talk about the diversity of summer activities our county has to offer.

Wednesday, June 10, 10-11 am

PHP Library, 3450 Broad St, Suite 111, SLO

 

*Atascadero – SPEECH AND LANUAGE DEVELOPMENT

Promoting language skills across the day: a special workshop with Sally Moore from Coyne & Associates.

Thursday, May 21, 10-11 am.

PHP Library,  7305 Morro Rd, Atascadero.  

 

TOILET TRAINING WITH COYNE & ASSOCIATES

Thursday, July 16, 10-11 am

PHP Library,  7305 Morro Rd, Atascadero.  

RSVP:  php@ucp-slo.org or 543-3277

 

EXPLORING DISABILITY BENFITS (Formerly REPRESENTATIVE PAYEE SUPPORT GROUP FOR SSI)

A monthly support group for family members who have questions about their children’s SSI, Medi-cal or IHSS.  We offer insight, research and support with navigation through the various issues, paperwork and services involved with disability benefits. 

Friday, June 26 from 10-11:30 am

PHP Library, 3450 Broad St, Suite 111, SLO

RSVP to php@ucp-slo.org or 543-3277

 

ALTERNATIVES TO CONSERVATORSHIP

Explore strategies and tools to protect your child in the future while fostering independence!

Presented by Katherine Mottarella, Supervising Clients’ Rights Advocate & Attorney Office of Clients Rights Advocacy Disability Rights California 

Thursday, June 25, 6:30-7:30 pm

PHP Library, 3450 Broad St, Suite 111, SLO

 

LOCAL EVENTS

 

UNITED CEREBRAL PALSY (UCP) 

UCP’s Family and Youth Services are dedicated to providing full access for children and adults with disabilities in the community. Please contact UCP for more information about Kids & Teens Club, Teen Camp, Adult Camp, Leisure Club, and Community Integration Programs. 543-7102

 

ARTS FOR LIVING (UCP)

So many great opportunities for music!  Two Music classes in SLO and one in Atascadero.  And a Glee Club- an inclusive community choir- every Wednesday. April-June.  $12 per session, and scholarships are available.  Transportation can be arranged.  Call Laura at 225-6101 or email her at Ldeloye@ucp-slo.org.

 

TRANSITIONS MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION (TMHA)

There are wellness centers in SLO, Arroyo Grande and Atascadero offering a calendar full of classes and support groups.  Contact 503-0350. www.t-mha.org

 

Professional Development Workshop Series Evidence-Based Practice in Autism

California Department of Education Diagnostic Center Central California Presenters: Ananda Aspen Michelle Austin. Sponsored by SELPA.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 from 3:30-5 PM 

Visual Schedules, Transitions and Routines that Build Independence

 

Morro Road Education Center (MREC) 8005 Morro Rd. Atascadero

There is no fee. Special educators, parents and care-providers are welcome. 

SLP CEUs Available

Please call or email Debbie Stone to register at least two weeks before the date of the workshop. Phone: 782-7302 Email: dstone@sloselpa.org

 

CALL FOR ARTISTS

Did you know that the Regional Center displays art made by its clients on the walls of the hallway?  If you know of a talented individual that would enjoy this opportunity, contact Marianne at TCRC. 543-2833

 

STRIDE’s FRIDAY CLUB

A free weekly program put on in conjunction with the SLO Special Olympics. Every Friday for three hours, between 10 am and 1 pm (in one hour sessions by age group), kinesiology students interact with individuals with special needs and partake in different forms of sport and exercise together. It takes place at our Recreation Center, in the main gym.

Where: Cal Poly’s Recreation Center Main Gym

When: Every Friday 10-11 am (elementary -high school students) 11-12 pm (young adults) 12-1 pm (older adults)

For more information, email kinesiology@calpoly.edu or Michael Lara at mlara@sosc.org

 

SWIMMING

Paso Robles Sports Center has two instructors who have experience with special needs: Jodi McDowell and Jaclyn Parson.  Group, semi-private and private lessons available. 

 

Contact  at jmcdowell@caclubs.com or  805-239-7397