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: Murray County Health Department 730 Cambridge Drive Sulphur, OK 73086

Contact: Vicki Long, Children First Lead Nurse

Telephone: (580) 622-3716

Fax: (580) 622-2490

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.


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: Pontotoc County Health Department - SoonerStart 1630 Beverly Ste. 101 Ada, OK 74820

Contact: Please ask for SoonerStart

Telephone: (580) 332-2011

Fax: (580) 332-9537

State Lead: Mark Sharp, Executive Director

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

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