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500 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94039-7540

(650) 903-6301

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Parent Groups & Classes

I. Childbirth and Parenting Classes Telephone Numbers Addresses and Contact Info 
El Camino Hospital
El Camino Hospital offers classes, support groups and lectures based on the health needs of the community. 
(650) 940-7000 2500 Grant Road
Mountain View, CA 94040 

For information on El Camino Hospital’s
maternity orientation / parenting & childbirth classes please call 650.940.7302
Kaiser Permanente (650) 903-3000  Mountain View Medical Offices
555 Castro St. and 565 Castro St.
Mountain View, CA 94041
Mountain View-Los Altos Adult Education
The Mountain View-Los Altos Adult Education school has Parenting and Family classes. Please check the school catalog for more information and details.
Palo Alto Medical Foundation Camino Medical Group (650) 934-7000 Mountain View Center
701 E. El Camino Real
Mountain View, CA 94040

Childbirth and Parent Education – Camino Medical has several classes dealing with childbirth and parenting. You can also call 650.934.7373 for more information.
II. Parenting and Family Support
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Telephone Numbers Addresses and Contact Info 
The Community Health Awareness Council exists to provide alternatives to self–destructive behavior, and to help create healthy lives for the children and families of Mountain View, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, and surrounding communities.
(650) 965-2020 Community Health Awareness Council
711 Church St.
Mountain View, CA 94041
Parents Helping Parents
Parents Helping Parents (PHP) provides lifetime guidance, supports and services to families of children with any special need and the professionals who serve them.
(408) 727-5775
Fax: (408) 286-1116
1400 Parkmoor Ave, Suite 100
San Jose, CA 95126

Parents Place
At Parents Place we offer "everything to do with parenting" for families with children of all ages. Call on us for professional advice. Sign up for a special workshop. Ask us about adult, child and family counseling. Attend a peer support group. Come to our drop-in play area with your child. Check out our child development and parenting resource library. Parents Place offers a variety of services for families. Just call or visit our website for more information.

(650) 688-3040
Fax: (650) 330-0866
Palo Alto Parents Place
200 Channing Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94301-2415
III. Resource Awareness
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Telephone Numbers Addresses and Contact Info

Las Madres
Las Madres Neighborhood Playgroups is a California Non-profit Public Benefit Corporation. The main purpose of Las Madres is to provide a network of neighborhood playgroups for those with children born in the same year. Through Las Madres playgroups, members find friendship, support and helpful information as well as an opportunity for their children to make friends their own age.

Visit the Las Madres website to find a local playgroup.

Mesa de la Comunidad Mountain View
Our mission is to advocate for and increase participation of underrepresented groups in Mountain View’s civic and business life.

(888) 657-6801 P.O. Box 930032
Mountain View, CA 94039-0032
Mountain View Whisman School District (650) 526-3500 750-A San Pierre Way
Mountain View, CA 94043
IV. Parent and Teacher Support
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Telephone Numbers Addresses and Contact Info

For more than 100 years, Parent Teacher Association (PTA) has provided support, information and resources to families focused on the health and education of children.

  • Benjamin Bubb School PTA
  • Mariano Castro School PTA
  • Crittenden Middle School PTA
  • Graham Middle School PTA
  • Frank L. Huff School PTA
  • Edith Landels School PTA
  • Los Altos High School PTA
  • Monta Loma School PTA
  • Mountain View High School PTA
  • Theuerkauf School PTA
  • V. Grief Support
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    Telephone Numbers Addresses and Contact Info
    Centre for Living with the Dying
    Centre for Living with Dying is a program of the Bill Wilson Center that provides individual and small group grief support for adults, children and families experiencing life-threatening illness or death of a loved one.
    (408) 243-0222 1265 El Camino Real, Ste 208
    Santa Clara, CA 95050
    KARA is a center offering compassionate peer support and education to individuals, families and organizations coping with death and dying. Our mission is to empower children, teens and adults to find their way through grief so that they can rebuild their lives with renewed hope and meaning.
    (650) 321-5272 457 Kingsley Ave
    Palo Alto, CA 94301

    VI. Domestic Violence
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  • Community Health Awareness Council - Counseling for domestic violence
  • Next Door
  • Santa Clara County - Understanding Domestic Violence
  • Support Network for Battered Women
  • VII. Internet Safety

    The NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational safety resource from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) for children aged 5 to 17, parents, guardians, educators, and law enforcement that uses age-appropriate, 3-D activities to teach children how to stay safer on the Internet.