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: Grady County Health Department 2116 Iowa Street Chickasha, OK 73018

Contact: Vicki Long, Children First Lead Nurse

Telephone: (405) 224-2022

Fax: (405) 224-4877

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

Secondary 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, dad, and guardians of children birth to kindergarten.

sdeidra123@gmail.com

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: Grady County Health Department - SoonerStart 205 Chickasha Avenue, Suite 4 Chickasha, OK 73018

Contact: Please ask for SoonerStart

Telephone: (405) 224-1050

Fax: (405) 224-3744

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

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