About us

We listen to caregivers’ concerns, collaboratively engage in problem-solving, and provide tailored recommendations based on your family’s needs. Our approach is attuned, empathic, and based on best practices and research in the fields of developmental science and behavioral health.

Our staff is comprised of licensed psychologists and supervised doctoral students in the Clinical Psychology PsyD program who have specialized training in early childhood mental health.

Our team specializes in:

  • Infant and toddler development
  • Sleeping and feeding concerns
  • Fussiness and tantrums
  • Parenting stress
  • Prenatal wellness
  • Worries about the future
  • Baby blues
  • Relationship conflict

How does Parentline work?

Caregivers are welcome to contact us by phone (1-844- 415-BABY) or by e-mail (parentline@usfca.edu). A Parentline staff member will answer your call or respond to a message within 24 hours and help determine next steps, which may include ongoing phone support, home visitation, or referral to other resources in the community.

Currently we are able to provide services in English and Spanish. Please note that Parentline does not provide medical advice and is not a 24-hour crisis hotline. If you are experiencing an emergency, please dial 9-1- 1 or go to the nearest emergency room.

Parentline frequently collaborates with other professionals (e.g., pediatricians, daycare providers) and community organizations to provide psychoeducational workshops and trainings for clients and staff. Please contact us by e-mail: parentline@usfca.edu if you are interested in learning more about our offerings.

Parentline does not provide medical advice or services, and is not a 24-hour crisis hotline. If you are experiencing and emergency, please dial 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency room.