Category: PEPS

Melanie Roper

Meet Our New Program Director – Melanie Roper!

We are thrilled to introduce our new Program Director, Melanie Roper! Melanie brings a wealth of professional and personal experience that make her an incredible fit for PEPS. Read Melanie’s introduction letter on our blog.

Partnering in a Pandemic

Five years ago, Triangle Area Parenting Support (TAPS) joined the PEPS family as a PEPS Network Partner – and so much has developed since. Read on to learn more about how TAPS has adapted in the past 20 months to support families in their community.

I Can’t Imagine Not Having PEPS

One family shares their experience in an online parent peer-support program for expectant parents, followed by another online program for parents with newborn babies through the Program for Early Parent Support (PEPS).

Zoe and her mother on UW campus

Big Decisions at 17

PEPS Donor Relations Manager, Zoe Barker-Aderem, shares about her experience as the beneficiary of a Washington College Savings Plan (WA529).

Group Leaders meeting over Zoom

Connection and Community During Uncertain Times

Bringing new parents out of isolation is critical to their health and wellbeing. As PEPS works collaboratively towards the effort of prevention and protection from COVID-19 in our region, groups have shifted to connect remotely. Hear from a PEPS Community Connector, to hear how we’re striving to connect parents during this time of social distancing.

three sisters bonded by a love for each other and for PEPS

Three Sisters Bonded by a Love for Each Other – and for PEPS!

Even as smitten new parents are falling in love with their perfect baby, they can also feel alone and confused with the sudden, drastic shift in lifestyle. This is where PEPS steps in—bringing together people in the same stage of life. PEPS groups become a place where bleary-eyed moms and dads can find solace and feel understood.  Having found a…