Home-Based Parenting Programs

Center for Children and Families, Inc. - Bringing Up Babies – 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 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: 1151 East Main Street Norman, OK 73071

Contact: Lisa Linke

Telephone: (405) 364-1420

Fax: (405) 364-1433

Website: www.ccfinorman.org

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

llinke@ccfinorman.org

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: Cleveland County Health Department 250 12th Avenue Northeast Norman, OK 73071

Contact: Jennifer England, Children First Lead Nurse

Telephone: (405) 579-2243

Fax: (405) 364-6761

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

Frontline Family Solutions – parentPRO-Parents as Teachers

Get connected with a family support program staffed by 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: 118 South 2nd Street Purcell, OK 73089-0349

Secon dary Location 918 S. Chickasaw Pauls Valley, OK 73075

Contact: Diedra Smith

Telephone: (405) 527-2424

2nd location: (405) 238-9104

Fax: (405) 527-6406

2nd location: (405) 238-9194

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

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

sdeidra123@gmail.com

Parents as Teachers – Norman District

A free, voluntary parent education program designed to foster early partnership between home and school by providing personalized home visits, parent group meetings, resources and referrals, and developmental screenings.

NORMAN DISTRICT

Address: 2501 N Cockrel Norman, Ok 73071

Contact: Amy Madden/ Patricia Yanez (Spanish)

 

Telephone: (405) 307-6714 or 971-4674

Website: http://sde.state.ok.us

Enrollment Criteria: OPAT is a free program for families of children birth to age three through the Oklahoma State Department of Education and your local public school district.

amadden@norman.k12.ok.us, pyanez@norman.k12.ok.us

Other services for young children in your community

Central Oklahoma Fetal and Infant Mortality Review

Address: Oklahoma City-County Health Department 921 Northeast 23rd Street Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Contact: Kelli McNeal

Telephone: (405) 425-4406

Fax: (405) 419-4209

Website: http://www.occhd.org/community/fetal-and-infant-mortality-review

Enrollment Criteria: Recent infant loss; voluntary participation. FIMR attempts to conduct a home interview with all families who have lost an infant.

fimr@occhd.org

Central Tribes of the Shawnee Area Inc. Head Start/Early Head Start

Children in Head Start/Early Head Start take part in a variety of activities that help them grow mentally, socially, physically, and emotionally. The children get free health care, including medical and dental exams and immunizations, as well as healthy meals and snacks. They offer a wide range of educational & social services.

Address: 1535 North McKinley Avenue Shawnee, OK 74801

Contact: Tamika O’Neal

Telephone: (405) 275-4870

Fax: (405) 275-9684

Enrollment Criteria: Family with child age prenatal to three and/or age 3-5 living at or below 100% of the federal poverty line; or child age prenatal to 3 and/or age 3-5 with disability, of homeless family or of family receiving public assistance. Applies to ALL nationalities.

tamikao@ctsaheadstart.org

Crossroads Youth and Family Services

The mission of Crossroads Youth & Family Services, Inc. is to support healthy lifestyles and the emotional well-being of children, youth and families by providing effective, community-based programs and services.

Address: 1333 West Main Street Norman, OK 73069

Contact: Anthony Stafford

Telephone: (405) 292-6440

Fax: (405) 292-6442

Website: www.crossroadsyfs.com

Enrollment Criteria: Family with child age prenatal to three and/or age 3-5 living at or below 100% of the federal poverty line; or child age prenatal to 3 and/or age 3-5 with disability, of homeless family or of family receiving public assistance.

anthonys@crossroadsyfs.com

Sooner SUCCESS

Helps families in locating and navigating appropriate resources regarding health, social, and educational services for children and youth with special needs within their community.

State Office: 1100 NE 13th Street Oklahoma City, Ok 73117

Address: P.O. Box 720562 Norman, OK 73070

Contact: Eva Smith

Telephone: (405) 306-3966 (Mobile)

Website: http://oumedicine.com/soonersuccess

Enrollment Criteria: Serving families who have children with special needs, birth to 21 years of age, with free resource and referral information. No diagnostic criteria or income requirements. Any family with a child having developmental disabilities, chronic medical or mental health issues or those at risk for abuse and neglect will be assisted.

eva-smith@ouhsc.edu

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: Cleveland County Health Department - SoonerStart 250 12th Avenue Northeast Norman, OK 73071

Contact: Please ask for SoonerStart

Telephone: (405) 321-4048 Press 5

Fax: (405) 364-6761

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

WIC PLUS+

WIC PLUS+ is a program for families that combines WIC visits with the support of Child Development Specialist and the Parent Line. You will have the chance to ask questions about your child's development, learn about their skills and abilities, understand social emotional development and learn how to promote healthy behaviors that strengthen family relationships.

Address: 250 12th Avenue Northeast Norman, OK

Contact Name: Child Develpment Specialist, Child Guidance

Telephone: 405-321-4048

Fax: 405-364-6761

Enrollment Criteria: Must be enrolled in WIC

childguidance@health.ok.gov