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The Parent Project: It Will Change Your Life!

The Parent Project: It Will Change Your Life!

Palo Alto Parent Project

To view a video about our upcoming classes, please click on this YouTube link below.

"Because the tougher it gets to be a kid, the tougher it gets to be a parent!"

The Palo Alto Police Department, in partnership with the Palo Alto Unified School District, presents the Parent Project.  This national program was created for parents with strong-willed or at-risk teens. 

For upcoming session dates, please contact Agent Brad Young at 650-329-2274 or To register or for more information go to

Thursdays 6:00 to 9:00 pm at Greendell School, 4120 Middlefield Road.

Sessions will also be offered in Spanish.

Topics addressed include:

  • How to improve children's school behavior, attendance and grades
  • Reduce/eliminate arguing and conflict in the home.
  • Create a loving and structured family life.
  • Understanding why teens do what they do
  • Recognize and prevent gang involvement
  • Prevent/eliminate child alcohol, drug and tobacco use.
  • Learn how to "out-will" a strong-willed child.
  • Internet, music, and media influences
  • Friendships, dating, and early sexual involvement.

Registration process:  You can register in person at the Palo Alto Police Department located at 275 Forest Avenue.  Please call Agent Brad Young at 650-329-2274 to sign up for the English-only class. 

  The fee for the 12-week program is only $120.00 per parent or $155.00 per couple. The cost includes meals and child care.

For additional information, contact Agent Brad Young at 650-329-2274 or

Food will be provided at the beginning of each class. 

Give us 24 hours...

It will change your life!

"Your class has provided us with many tools to help us create a happy and healthier family environment.  We strongly recommend your program to all parents of strong-willed or at-risk teens..."

Download the Parent Project Registration Form (PDF)

Download the Parent Project Registration form in Espanol

Click on this link to request information about the Parent Project and classes in the area:

Last Updated: January 11, 2016