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: Garvin County Health Department 1809 South Chickasaw Pauls Valley, OK 73075

Contact: Vicki Long, Children First Lead Nurse

Telephone: (405) 238-7346/ (405) 207-6577

Fax: (405) 238-1134

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.

VickiL@health.ok.gov

Frontline Family Solutions – parentPRO-Parents as Teachers

Get connected with 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: 118 South 2nd Street Purcell, OK 73089-0349

118 South 2nd Street Purcell, OK 73089

Secon dary Location 100 Maxwell Drive Pauls Valley, OK 73075

Contact: Deidra 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 young children birth to kindergarten.

sdeidra123@gmail.com

Other services for young children in your community

Delta Community Action Foundation (Delta 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: 308 Southwest 2nd Lindsay, OK 73052

Contact: Sharon Horton

Telephone: (405) 756-1100

Fax: (405) 756-1104

Website: www.deltacommunityaction.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.

shorton3@windstream.net

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

Fax: (405) 364-6761

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

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

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

Mark.Sharp@sde.ok.gov