Home-Based Parenting Programs

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: Creek County Health Department 1808 South Hickory Sapulpa, OK 74066

Contact: Dava Kramer

Telephone: (918) 224-5531

Fax: (918) 224-1739

Website: www.parentpro.org

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

DavaK@health.ok.gov

Other services for young children in your community

Muscogee (Creek) Nation Project Launch (MCNHD)

Address: 1943 S Water Street Sapulpa, OK 74066

Contact:  Natalie Russell

Telephone: (918) 224-9307

Fax: (918) 224-9309

Website:

Enrollment Criteria: Must have a child within the age range of 0 to 8 years old. Must be Native American. Must live within Muscogee (Creek) Nation service area boundaries.

Natalie.Russell@creekhealth.org

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: Creek County Health Department - SoonerStart 1808 South Hickory

Contact: Please ask for SoonerStart

Telephone: (918) 224-5531

Fax: (918) 224-1739

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

SoonerSUCCESS

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

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

Address: PO Box 720562 Norman, OK 73070

Contact: Erin Strayhorn

Telephone: 1 (877) 441-0434

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 informatio. 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.

erin-Strayhorn@ouhsc.edu

United Community Action Program, Inc.

Address: 501 Sixth Street Pawnee, OK 74058

Contact: Kim Rice

Telephone: (918) 762-2561

Fax: (918) 762-3712

Website: www.ucapinc.org

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

krice@ucapinc.org