You have several ways to get connected to services:

You can look through the services listed below and call the agencies directly.

You can contact us via e-mail or by phone at 1-877-271-7611, and a representative will help you find the services that will best serve you and your family.

You can answer a short questionaire by clicking here and a parentPRO representative will find the services that will best serve you and your family.

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: Jackson County Health Department 401 West Tamarack Road, Altus, OK73521-1599

Contact: MaShawn Jackson, Children First Lead Nurse

Telephone: (580) 482-7308  

Fax: (580) 477-2763

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

Enrollment Criteria: The mother must be less than 29 weeks pregnant, be expecting her first child and meet the same income eligibility criteria as WIC and Medicaid.

MashawnJ@health.ok.gov

Parents as Teachers: Great Plains Youth & Family Services Inc.

Get connected with a family support program staffed by specially trained by a professional 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: 901 South Broadway Hobart, OK 73651

Contact: Emma Shandor

Telephone: (580) 726-3383

Website: http://www.gpyfs.org/

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

emma@gpyfs.org

Other services for young children in your community

Altus AFB New Parent Support Program

Address: 97th Medical Group 301 North 1st Altus AFB, OK 73523

Contact: Family Advocacy

Telephone: (580) 481-5376

Fax: (580) 481-5374

Website: https://www.altusfss.com/cdc/

Enrollment Criteria: Military service members and their family members who are eligible for medical care including those who are pregnant or have a child under age 3.

Elaine.Arnold@altus.af.mil

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: Jackson County Health Department - SoonerStart 401 West Tamarack Road Altus, OK 73521-1599

Contact: Please ask for SoonerStart

Telephone: (580) 482-7367

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

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

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

Mark.Sharp@sde.ok.gov

Southwest Oklahoma Community Action Group

Address: 900 South Carver Road P.O. Drawer 1088 Altus, OK 73521

Contact: Sheila Clark

Telephone: (580) 482-5040

Fax: (580) 482-5433

Website: http://www.socag.org/programs-menu.html

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.

Sclark_socag@swbell.net