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

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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: Oklahoma City-County Health Department Children First 2600 NE 63rd Street Oklahoma City, OK 73111

Contact: Denise Howard, (405) 419-4096 Children First Program Manager

Telephone: (405) 419-4106

Fax: (405) 425-4413

Website: www.occhd.org

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.

Denise_Howard@occhd.org

Latino Community Development Agency – Familias Seguras – SAFE CARE PROGRAM

The program offers home-based, center-based, and community-based services that are prevention- oriented, child-centered, and family-focused. LCDA enhances family functioning, promotes positive parent-child interaction, and healthy childhood growth and development.

Address: 420 Southwest 10th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73109

Contact: Cinthia Palomino

Telephone: (405) 236-0701 ext. 147

Fax: (405) 236-2802

Website: www.lcdaok.com

Enrollment Criteria: To qualify, the family must reside in Oklahoma County, have one child 5 years-old or younder, and not have an open child welfare case.

ocap@latinoagencyokc.org

Parent Promise-Exchange Parent Aide

Exchange Parent Aide provides in-home family support to families with a child(ren) from pre-natal to age 12. Services are family centered and focus on: child safety, problem solving skills, parenting skills and social support.

Address:  4323 NW 63rd Suite 200 Oklahoma City, OK 73116

Contact: Shawna Norman

Telephone: (405) 232-2500

Fax: (405) 232-0050

Website: http://www.parentpromise.org

Parents as Teachers: Bethany Public Schools

A free, voluntary parent education program designed to foster early partnership between home and school by providing personalized home visits, parent group meetings, resources and referrals, and developmental screenings.

Address: 6721 NW 42nd Street Bethany, OK 73008

Contact: Amie Sellers

Telephone: (405) 823-7164

Enrollment Criteria: PAT is a free program for families of children birth through Kindergarten entry.

asellers@bethanyschools.com

Parents as Teachers: Latino Community Development Agency – Nuestras Familias

Get connected with a family support program staffed by a specially trained 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: 420 Southwest 10th Street Oklahoma City, OK 73109

Contact: Monica Inciarte

Telephone: (405) 236-0701

Website: http://lcdaok.com/

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

fsw-mi@latinoagencyokc.org, ocap@latinoagencyokc.org

Parents as Teachers: Oklahoma City Public Schools

Parents as Teachers builds strong communities, thriving families, children that are healthly, safe and ready to learn by matching parents and caregivers with trained professionals who provide home-based parenting support during a child's earliest years in life; from prenatal through kindergarten completion.

OKLAHOMA CITY DISTRICT

Address: 1123 N.E. Grand Blvd., Room C-12 Oklahoma City, OK 73117

Contact: Yolanda Lucero

Telephone: (405) 587-0360; (405) 587-0363; (405) 587-0362

Enrollment Criteria: PAT is a free program for families of children birth to age three through your local public school district.

ymlucero@okcps.org

Parents as Teachers: Parent Promise

Get connected witha 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:  4323 NW 63rd Street, Suite 200 Oklahoma City, OK 73116

Contact: Shawna Norman

Telephone: (405) 232-2500

Fax: (405) 232-0050

Website: http://www.parentpromise.org

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

shawna.norman@parentpromise.org

SafeCare at NorthCare

A free parenting program delivered in your home to help reduce stress by providing support, education and resources. Education focuses on parent-child interaction, managing child behavior, health, safety and healthy relationships.

Address: 2617 General Pershing Blvd. Oklahoma City, OK 73107

Contact: Dwan McDonald

Telephone: (405) 858-2797

Fax: (405) 858-1791

Website: www.northcare.com

Enrollment Criteria: Families must have at least one child under the age of 6, and live in Oklahoma or Cleveland County.

safecarereferrals@northcare.com

Other services for young children in your community

Central Oklahoma Healthy Start (COHSI)

Address: 3017 North Martin Luther King Oklahoma City, OK 73111

Contact: Patricia Edmond

Telephone: (405) 427-3218

Website: http://www.chciokc.org

 Enrollment Criteria: Expecting mothers and expecting fathers, or have a child under the age of two, and live in the targeted zip code areas. No fee for services.

LOCATIONS SERVED: Oklahoma County with emphasis on targeted zip code areas: 73084, 73105, 73106, 73108, 73109, 73110, 73111, 73114, 73115, 73117, 73119, 73122, 73127, 73129, 73130, 73135

patricia.edmond@chciokc.org

Child Guidance Program

Child Guidance staff provides fee-based services that fall inot four general categories: Services to Individual Children and Families, Educational Services to the General Population, Services to professionals, and Community Development.

The program has three professional components designed to interface to provide a continuum of services to build healthy family relationships and enhance child development. These include Behavioral Health Services, Childhood Development and Parent Education Service, and Speech Language Services.

 

Address:  1100 NE 13 Street Oklahoma City, OK 73117

Contact Name: Robyn Sears

Telephone: (405) 271-5700

Website: https://www.ok.gov/health/Family_Health/Child_Guidance_Program/Child_Guidance_Program/index.html

Enrollment Criteria: Child Guidance services are available to families of children birth up to age 13. Services are provided on a sliding scale based on income and number of people in the family. Child Guidance services are covered under SoonerCare.

Circle of Parents

Circle of Parents offers the opportunity to participate in weekly, bi-monthly or montly meetings with other parents to exchange ideas, share information, develop and practice new parenting skills, learn about community resources and give and receive support. Groups are parent-led witht he support of a trained group facilitator. They are conducted in a confidential and non-judgemental manner, are free of charge and provide developmentally appropriate children's programs or child care concurrent with the parent group meetings.

Address: 2600 NE 63rd Oklahoma City, OK

Contact Name:Kalyn Murphy

Telephone:405-427-8651

Enrollment Criteria: Anyone acting in a parenting role or as a child's primary caregiver is eligible to participate in Circle of Parents

Circle of Parents: Easter Seals

Circle of Parents offers the opportunity to participate in weekly, bi-weekly or montly meetings with other parents to exchange ideas, share information, develop and practice new parenting skills, learn about community resources and give and receive support. Groups are parent-led with the support of a trained group facilitator. They are conductted in a confidential and non-judgmental manner, are free of charge and provide developmentally appropriate children's programs or child care concurrent with the parent group meetings.

Address: 1100 NE 13th Street Oklahoma City, OK 73117

Contact Name:Robyn Sears

Telephone: 405-271-5700

Enrollment Criteria: Anyone in a parenting role or as a child's primary caregiver is eligible to participate in Circle of Parents.

Community Connector, Smart Start Central Oklahoma

Address: Smart Start Central Oklahoma 2411 NW 1st Terrace, Oklahoma City, OK 73107 (The Harbison Early Education & Kiwanis Community Center)

Contact: Rufus D. Howard, Community Connector

Telephone: (405) 467-9077

Fax: (405) 286-2367

Website: http://www.smartstartcentraloklahoma.org/

Enrollment Criteria: Family that needs to be connected with home visitation services.

rhoward@smartstartokc.org

Family Expectations

Address: 3 East Main Oklahoma City, OK 73104

Contact: Family Expectations

Telephone: (405) 639-2054

Website: www.familiesok.org

Enrollment Criteria: For couples who are married or dating; are over the age of 18; are pregnant or the child has not reached 3 months.

Healthy Start

This voluntary program provides services and support for mothers and fathers before, during, and after pregnancy to assist them in having healthy babies.

Address: 3017 N Martin Luther King Blvd. Oklahoma City, OK 73111

Contact: Healthy Start

Telephone: (405) 427-3200

Website: https://communityhealthok.org/healthy-start-initiative-okc/

Infant Crisis Center

Address: 4224 N. Lincoln Blvd Oklahoma City, OK 73104

Contact: Referrals

Telephone: (405) 528-3663

Website: www.infantcrisis.org

Enrollment Criteria: For any parent or guardian that is an emergency situation needing food, diaper, clothes, etc. for children birth to 4 years old. They are only allowed 5 visits per child total.

OKCITY Crisis Nursery

OkCity Crisis Nursery steps in and fills important roles for parents who do not have the support system around which eliminates the need for parents to seek unsafe childcare options. Some examples include: Emergency medical procedures, Birth of another child, Job interviews, Job or Marital stress, PPD or Mental Health Issues and Homelessness.

Address: 2728 NW 14th St., Oklahoma City, OK 73107

Contact: Jennifer Roberts

Telephone: (405) 979-0706

Website: www.crisisnurseryokc.com

Enrollment Criteria: Please contact Jennifer

 

 

info@crisisnurseryokc.com

Oklahoma City County Health Department:Central Oklahoma Fetal and Infant Mortality Review

Address: Oklahoma City-County Health Department 921 Northeast 23rd Street Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Contact: Kelli McNeal

Telephone: (405) 425-4406

Fax: (405) 425-4209

Website: https://www.occhd.org/index.php?cID=272

Enrollment Criteria: Recent infant loss; voluntary participation. FIMR attempts to conduct a home interview with all families who have lost an infant.

fimr@occhd.org

Oklahoma Systems of Care

Address: Oklahoma department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services 1200 Northeast 13th P.O. Box 53277 Oklahoma City, OK 73152

Contact: Darlene Bricky

Telephone: (405) 522-4151

Fax: (405) 522-6809

Website: https://www.ok.gov/odmhsas/Mental_Health/Children_Youth_and_Family_Services/Systems_of_Care/index.html

Enrollment Criteria: Kids 0-21 and their families, with a serious emotional disturbance and involved in two or more child serving systems and at risk for out of home placement.

DBricky@odmhsas.org

Sooner SUCCESS

Help families in locating and navigating appropriate resources regarding health, social, and educational services for children and youth with special needs within their community.

Address: 940 NE 13th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73104

Contact: Ana Salas-Ocampo

Telephone: (405) 534-8000

Website: https://soonersuccess.ouhsc.edu

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 as any family with a child having developmental diabilities, chronic medical or mental health issues or those at risk for abuse and neglect will be assisted.

Ana-SalasOcampo@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: Oklahoma County SoonerStart 1000 NE 10th St., Oklahoma City, OK 73117

Contact: Please ask for SoonerStart

Telephone: (405) 521-3575

Fax: (405) 271-9479

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

Sunbeam Family Services, Early Head Start- Educare

Children in Head Start/Early Head Start take part in a variety of activities that help them grow mentally, socially, physically, and emotionally. The program is designed to provide young children with school readiness and is completely free of charge to all families who qualify. Enrolled 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 for children birth to 4 years old. Parents are not required to provide diapers, formula or baby food.

Address: 1100 NW 14th St., Oklahoma City, OK 73106

Contact: Betty Wilson

Telephone: (405) 609-2844

Website: www.sunbeamfamilyservices.org

Enrollment Criteria: Children must be 0-3 years old

Locations Served: Oklahoma County

bwilson@sunbeamfamilyservices.org

Tinker Air Force Base New Parent Support Program

Address: 72MDOS/SGOW 5700 Arnold Street Tinker AFB, OK 73145

Contact: Family Advocacy

Telephone: (405) 734-4390

Fax: (405) 734-5399

Website:https://www.tinker.af.mil/Units/72nd-Medical-Group/Family/

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.

LOCATIONS SERVED: Tinker Air Force Base and local area