Telephone Support

  • Snohomish County: 1-800-584-3578 (crisis line)
  • King County: 1-800-244-5767 (crisis line)
  • Parent Trust for Washington Warmline:  1-800-932-HOPE (4673).  Will return call during weekday business hours.
  • For a medical emergency, please call a crisis line or go to your nearest hospital emergency room.

Parenting Websites

General Parenting Books

  • How to Talk So Your Kids Will Listen and Listen So Your Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
  • Parenting from the Inside Out:  How a Deeper Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive by Daniel Siegel and Mary Hartzell
  • Positive Discipline by Jane Nelson
  • Parenting with Love and Logic: Teaching Children Responsibility by Jim Fay and Charles Fay

Parenting (Newborn, Infant, Toddler, Preschooler)

  • Becoming the Parent You Want to Be:  A Source Book of Strategies for the First Five Years by Laura Davis and Janis Keyser
  • The Emotional Life of the Toddler by Alicia Lieberman
  • Is This a Stage?  Child Development and Parent Strategies for Birth to Six Years by Helen Neville
  • The Happiest Baby on the Block by Harvey Karp
  • Your Child at Play:  One to Two Years,  Your Child at Play: Two to Three Years etc. by Marilyn Segal
  • Positive Discipline for Preschoolers by Jane Nelsen
  • Love and Logic Magic for Early Childhood by Jim Fay and Charles Fay

Parenting (Elementary Children and Teens)

  • Queen Bees and Wannabes (for girls) by Rosalind Wiseman
  • Postive Discipline for Teenagers by Jane Nelsen
  • Wild Things: The Art of Nurturing Boys by Stephen James
  • Parenting Teens with Love and Logic: Preparing Adolescents for Responsible Adulthood by Jim Fay and Charles Fay

Parenting Special Needs/Early Intervention