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: Major County Health Department 501 East Broadway Fairview, OK 73737

Contact: Bobbie Smith, District Nurse Manager

Telephone: (580) 224-3362

Fax: (580) 227-2836

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.

BobbieS@health.ok.gov

Northwest Family Services, Inc. – Family Building Blocks – 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 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: 620 Flynn Street Alva, OK 73717

Contact: Brenda Rose

Telephone: (580) 327-2900

Fax: (580) 327-1337

Website: http://fsps.health.ok.gov http://www.northwestfamily.net

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

brenda@northwestfamily.net

Other services for young children in your community

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: Staff are home-based, Address unavailable

Contact: Melissa Powell

Telephone: (580) 542-3009 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.

melissa-a-powell-1@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: Garfield County Health Department - SoonerStart P.O. Box 3266 Enid, OK 73702

Contact: Please ask for SoonerStart

Telephone: (580) 233-0650

Fax: (580) 249-5999

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