A Promise For Parents


"Where all parents have an opportunity
  to develop their potential into promise"











                                  


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Q: What does intellectual disability, learning difficulties and adaptive functioning mean?

A:  Persons with intellectual disabilities or learning difficulties may experience or demonstrate difficulties in areas such as reasoning, problem-solving, planning, abstract thinking, judgment, academic learning and learning from experience.   Adaptive functioning refers to how well a person meets the standards of personal independence and social responsibility in one or more aspects of daily life activities, such as communication, social participation, functioning at school or at work, or personal independence at home or in community settings and parenting. 


Q: What does ParentsWithPromise do?
A: A Promise For Parents is a service agency that works specifically with adults with learning difficulties, intellectual disabilities and adaptive functioning concerns. We work closely with parents in this population through specialized groups, individual counseling an parent coaching services. A Promise For Parents also provides services for the youth through Life Skills groups and Financial Literacy training (see PowerWithPeers) and for Pregnant and Parenting Teens.

Q: What services do you provide?

A: A Promise For Parents provides services designed for each individual client and family. We provide such services as: Parenting Groups, Parent Coaching, Individual Counseling, Healthy relationship groups, Anti-Bullying groups, Life Skill groups, Transitioning Youth Groups, Seminars and Training's, and an array of support groups. 

Q: Where are you located, and what areas do you serve?

A: A Promise For Parents is presently in the process of relocating.  Please check back in the Fall 2019 for updates. 

Q: Do you travel for services?

A: A Promise For Parents has the capability to travel for services dependent upon the referring agency and the families need. Please contact A Promise For Parents for more information.

Q: What insurance do you accept?

A: A Promise For Parents accepts several types of insurance and hold contracts with several family service agencies in the surrounding area. Please contact us for more up to date information.

Q: Do you provide counseling for children?

A: A Promise For Parents is able to provide counseling services for children ages 3-18 dependent upon the individual and family needs. Please contact our office with further questions and information on other local resources for children.

Q: What do your services cost? Does A Promise For Parents have a sliding scale?

A: Services at A Promise For Parents vary in cost dependent upon the service requested and if there is a referring agency involved. A Promise For Parents allows for up to one pro-bono client per clinician and is limited in availability. Please contact our office to determine eligibility and find out more information on pricing.

Q: What are your hours?

A: A Promise For Parents office hours are presently by appointment only. Please contact us directly for more information.

Q: Can you help me find other services?

A: A Promise For Parents has compiled a community resource manual for the surrounding mid-west area available to anyone upon request. Please contact us to request a manual or for information on a specific resource request.

Q: How can I submit a referral?

A: To submit a referral to A Promise For Parents please see the Forms section on our website or contact us via Email at apfp@apromiseforparents.org


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