No One Said
Parenting Was Easy.

Operation Parent is a parent-driven organization providing comprehensive resources and services designed to engage parent and child alike in proactive, productive communication on today’s toughest, teen and preteen issues, ultimately resulting in better choices for tomorrow.

What We Do

Who Needs Operation Parent?

Operation Parent is here for parents, schools, churches, coalitions, and other organizations who are responsible for helping to shape the lives of teens and preteens. We understand what it’s like to struggle with the question, “What’s the right thing to do?” We get it, and we can help.

About Operation Parent

Operation Parent is a non-profit organization dedicated to parents and caregivers without regard to race, religion or ethnic origin. Our mission is to provide ongoing education, support and hope to those raising teens and preteens in today’s culture. Learn how we’re handling key issues here.


“It’s not an easy job… raising healthy kids in today’s tough culture. But if we stick together, we can do it. We might even have some fun along the way!”

Jean Schumm


21st Century Prevention