Home-Based Parenting Programs

Choctaw Nation Support for Expectant and Parenting Teens (SEPT)

The goal of the CNSEPT Program is to improve family health, education, social and safety outcomes for expectant and parenting teens and their babies by providing medically-accurate and comprehensive services including linkages to critical resources, ongoing support for health and education, and positive parenting relationship skills instruction using an evidence-based, nationally validated model.

Address: 403 Chahta Circle, Hugo, OK 74743

Contact Name: Rebecca Morris, Director

Telephone: 580-326-8304 ext. 6057

Fax: 580-326-2410

Website: Facebook Choctaw Nation Support for Expectant and Parenting Teens

Enrollment Criteria:

Must be between the ages of 13-21,Participat myst be expecting or parenting a Native American child under the age of 1,Participant must live within the 10.5 county service area of the Choctaw Nation, Particpants myst be enrolled and attending an educational institution at the time of enrollment or within the first 6 months

RMorris@choctawnation.com

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 ways 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: Bryan County Health Department 1524 West Chuckwa Durant, OK 74702

Contact: Rosemary Robinson

Telephone: (580) 924-4299

Fax: (580) 924-1651

Website: www.parentpro.org

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

RosemaryR@health.ok.gov

Other services for young children in your community

Circle of Parents-OU

Circle of Parents offers the opportunity to participate in weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly meetings with other parents to exchange ideas, share information, develop and practice new parenting skills, learn about community resources and give and receive support. Groups are parent-led with the support of a trained group facilitator. They are conducted in a confidential and non-judgmental manner, are free of charge and provide developmentally appropriate children's programs or child care concurrent with the parent group meetings.

Address:1524 West Chuckwa Durant, OK 74702

Contact Name:Christine McClour

Telephone:580-924-4285

Enrollment Criteria: Anyone acting ina parenting role or as a child's primary caregiver is eligible to participate in Circle of Parents.

Counseling Center of Southeast Oklahoma

Provide outpatient mental health and substance abuse services including individual and group therapy, as well as case management.

Address: P.O. Box 1030 Antlers, OK 74523

Contact: Dorothy Brown

Telephone: (580) 298-2830

Fax: (580) 298-6723

Website: www.oklahomatherapy.com

Enrollment Criteria: Mental Health and substance abuse services are provided in one of 6 locations. 

Dorothy.Brown@oklahomatherapy.com

SoonerStart Early Intervention

Services include 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: Bryan County Health Department - SoonerStart P.O. Box 598 Durant, OK 74702-0598

Contact: Please ask for SoonerStart

Telephone: (580) 924-6562

Fax: (580) 924-1651

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