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: Caddo County Health Department 216 West Broadway Anadarko, OK 73005

Contact: Jennifer England, Children First Lead Nurse

Telephone: (405) 247-2507

Fax: (405) 247-9503

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. 

JenniferE@health.ok.gov

Other services for young children in your community

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: Comanche County Health Department - SoonerStart 1010 South Sheridan Road Lawton, OK 73501

Contact: Please ask for SoonerStart

Telephone: (580) 585-6610

Fax: (580) 585-6635

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

Washita Valley Community Action Council

Address: 205 W. Chickasha Avenue P.O. Box 747 Chickasha, OK 73018

Contact: Liane Verhines

Telephone: (405) 224-5831

Fax: (405) 222-4303

Website: Washitavalleycac.com

Enrollment Criteria: Family with child age birth to three and living at or below 100% of the federal poverty line; or child age birth to three with disability, of homeless family or of family receiving public assistance. 

lverhines@wvcac.chickasha.ok.us