Parents Empowering Parents of Children with Disabilities, Inc. (PEP)

Parents Empowering Parents of Children with Disabilities, Inc. (PEP)

Parents Empowering Parents of Children with Disabilities, Inc. (PEP)

Training, Advocacy, Support

Phone: 1-671-685-7371
Types of Services Offered: Child Support & Advocacy, Disability Services, Education & Training, Support Services
Category: Non-Profit

Our Vision:

Parents Empowering Parents of children with disabilities, Inc. aims to build a spirit of

teamwork with parents and the community of agencies on Guam to work together to
improve the educational outcomes and adult lives of individuals with disabilities. We aim
to aid children with disabilities to live lives of dignity, to achieve their true potential and
excel in all areas of their life, academic and otherwise.

Our Mission:

To provide training, advocacy and support to parents of children with disabilities, youth
with disabilities, and professionals who serve them.
Parents who have children with disabilities face many challenges unique to our Island. One
of the greatest is securing an appropriate education for their children. Many parents find
the process of creating an educational plan for their children difficult and daunting.
Parents also find it difficult to get good information about their children’s disabilities.

Who We Serve:
  • Parents
  • Family members of children with disabilities
  • Youth with disabilities
  • Educators and other professionals who serve children and youth with disabilities

Note: Data for this listing was compiled from online sources by UOG social work students enrolled in SW110 Introduction to Community Services on Guam classes (Sections 1 and 2) in the spring semester of 2017.

  • Provide information, training and community resources
  • Help to navigate the DOE special of education system
  • Assistance in understanding and organizing special needs paperwork
  • Fine tune communication and advocacy skills
  • Help in preparation for an IFSP, IEP AND IEP meeting
  • Arrange training for groups of parents or professionals
  • Technical assistance
  • 1 to 1 mentoring
Programs We Offer:
  • Parent training
You will learn about the Special Education process, rights, responsibilities and protection available for your child and family. 
  • Support Activities
To give Parents and Family members the opportunity to meet and share their stories in a fun and relaxing setting.
  •  Advocacy Services
We offer one on one discussions with families to help support them to plan their IEPs and find solutions for educational issues for their child.
  • Services for Youths with Disabilities
To help them to prepare for transition to lead productive, independent adult lives.   
To promote student’s high expectations, interest, options, rights and responsibilities.
To teach the importance of working with the professionals serving them.
  •  Professional Training
​For Educators and other professionals who serve children and youth with disabilities.

Brittney Cruz

Leone Rohr

Kristen Cruz

414 West Soledad Ave. GCIC Building, Ste. 604, Hagatna, GUAM

414 West Soledad Ave. GCIC Building, Ste. 604, Hagatna, GUAM, GUAM


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

11:00 AM

06:00 PM

Phone hours: Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm

Hours of operation have changed to Monday-Thursday from 11am to 6pm, and Fridays from 11am to 4pm.

parents of children with disabilities, empowerment, disabilities, child support & advocacy, advocacy, disability services, education & training, support services, non-profit

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