The San Diego chapter of the international organization Parents Without Partners provides single parents and their children an opportunity for enhancing personal growth by offering an environment for support, friendship, and exchange of parenting techniques. Founded in 1957, Parents Without Partners is the largest organization devoted to the welfare and interests of the single parents and their children. Joining parents may be male or female, custodial or noncustodial, separated, divorced, widowed, or never-married. The chapter offers open forum, parent events, and children's events. Meetings are normally held once or twice a month at various locations within the county.