Home-Based Parenting Programs

Children First, Oklahoma’s Nurse-Family Partnership

Voluntary family support program that offers home visitation services to mothers expecting their first child. A public health nurse works with mother to increase her chances of delivering a healthy baby, as well as work on child safety and development.

Address: Beckham County Health Department 400 East 3rd Elk City, OK 73644

Contact: Janene Atchley (Interim)

Telephone: (580) 225-1173

Fax: (580) 225-7612

Website: http://www.ok.gov/health

Enrollment Criteria: The new mother must be less than 29 weeks pregnant, be expecting her first child and meet the same income eligibility criteria as WIC and Medicaid. 

KathyAj@health.ok.gov

Great Plains Youth & Family Services, Inc. – Growing in Family Training (GIFT) – parentPRO- Parents as Teachers

Get connected with a family support program staffed by specially trained professionals who teach parenting skills and child developments, as well as to reduce stress and nurture your child. We can connect you to other resources in your community in order to meet your family's needs.

Address: 901 South Broadway Hobart, OK 73651

Contact: Emma Shandor

Telephone: (580) 726-3383

Fax: (580) 726-3384

Website: http://www.gpccrr.org/

Enrollment Criteria: Pregnant women, moms, dads, and guardians of young children birth to kindergarten.

emma@gpyfs.org

Other services for young children in your community

SoonerStart Early Intervention

Services include diagnostic and evaluation services, case management, family training, counseling, and home visits, certain health services, nursing & nutrition services, occupational, physical, and speech- language therapy, and special instruction. Can be provided in home or at daycare.

Address: Custer County Health Department - SoonerStart 3030 Custer Avenue Clinton, OK 73601

Contact: Please ask for SoonerStart

Telephone: (580) 323-2100

Fax: (580) 323-2282

Website: http://ok.gov/sde/soonerstart

State Lead: Mark Sharp, Executive Director, Special Education Services

Qualification Criteria: Developmentally delayed infants and toddlers birth – 36 months. 

Mark.Sharp@sde.ok.gov