About us

The Parentline is a free phone counseling service based at University of San Francisco. We serve expectant and new parents of children from 0 to 3 years of age.


We support caregivers offering evidence-based information from different and complimentary psychological approaches, with empathic, non-judgmental listening.

Our staff includes licensed psychologists and graduate students from PhD Program in Clinical Psychology at USF.

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

We can also provide resources and referrals to other providers and services based on your needs.

Our services are free and confidential.


The 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.