POCWASN focuses on ensuring the health and well-being of those caring for special needs individuals so that they can address the unique and pervasive physical and emotional challenges of their caregiving role from a place of health and well-being. In addition, our self-care services offer relief and relaxation from the stress many of us face in our day-to-day lives.
Our Founder and CEO, Syrenthia Colino, lives out the mission of POCWASN. At 19, her 2-year-old son Stephen was diagnosed with autism. She became a strong advocate and navigated through an endless maze of doctors, clinics, and treatment centers. Finally, after 20 years of advocating and serving as the primary caregiver for her son, she reached a breaking point. She became emotionally exhausted and had to enlist the support of close friends and family to rejuvenate and jump-start her life. Her process was an endless and deliberate amount of self-care. This experience helped her to birth Parents of Children with All Special Needs (POCWASN).
We are a Non-Profit Organization - 501(c)3. Our goal is to provide services to rejuvenate the mind, body, and soul of the families/caregivers who dedicate themselves to the service of caring for people with special needs. We aspire to change the quality of life for all our clients by providing excellent self-care services. We are devoted to supporting the parents and primary caretakers of individuals with disabilities.
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7449 Reseda Boulevard, Reseda, California 91335, United States
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