Home-Based Parenting Programs

CAP Tulsa

Address: 4606 South Garnett Road, Suite 100 Tulsa, OK 74146

Contact: Ariane Betancourt

Telephone: (918) 382-3384

Fax: (918) 382-3224

Website: www.captulsa.org

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.

abetancourt@captulsa.org

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: Tulsa City-County Health Department 5051 South 129th East Avenue Tulsa, OK 74134

Contact: Cathy Sullivan, Children First Program Manager

Telephone: (918) 732-4600

Fax: (918) 732-4699

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.

csullivan@tulsa-health.org

Parent Child Center of Tulsa, Inc. –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: 1421 South Boston Tulsa, OK 74119

Contact: Donna Holladay: Parents As Teachers

              Sheri Davis: SafeCare

Telephone: (918) 599-7999

Fax: (918) 699-0569

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

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

dholladay@parentchildcenter.org, sdavis@parentchildcenter.org

Other services for young children in your community

Cherokee Nation Head Start/Early Head Start

Children in Head Start/Early Head Start take part in a variety of activities that help them grow mentally, socially, physically, and emotionally. The children get free health care, including medical and dental Description exams and immunizations, as well as healthy meals and snacks. They offer a wide range of educational & social services.

Address: P.O. Box 948 Tahlequah, OK 74465

Contact: Verna Thompson Sheryl McMahan- Thompson

Telephone: (918) 453-5757

Fax: (918) 458-5799

Website: www.Cherokee.org

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.

headstart@cherokee.org

Circle of Parents

Circle of Parents offers the opportunity to participate in weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly 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 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: 5051 South 129th East Avenue Tulsa, OK 74134

Contact Name: Brenda Butchee

Telephone: 918-594-4720

Enrollment Criteria:

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

 

 

Community Connector, Tulsa City-County Health Department

Address: Tulsa City-County Health Department 5051 South 129th East Avenue Tulsa, OK 74134

Contact: Amanda Burgan, Community Connector

Telephone: (918) 594-4764

Fax: (918) 595-4473

Website: http://www.tulsa-health.org/index.html

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

aburgan@tulsa-health.org

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: Tonda Ames

Telephone: (918) 299-0941

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.

Tonda-Ames@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: Tulsa County SoonerStart 6128 East 38th Street, Suite 400 Tulsa, OK 74135

Contact: Please ask for SoonerStart

Telephone: (918) 835-8691

Fax: (918) 836-4505

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

The Margaret Hudson Program

Address: P.O. Box 6726 Tulsa, OK 74156

Contact: Betina Tillman

Telephone: (918) 833-9860

Fax: (918) 833-9871

Website: www.margarethudson.org

Enrollment Criteria: Middle and high school students, pregnant or parenting.

LOCATIONS SERVED Tulsa MSA area, Tulsa and Broken Arrow school districts

tillmbe@tulsaschools.org

Tulsa Educare, Inc.

Address: 2511 East 5th Place Tulsa, OK 74104

Contact: Caren Calhoun

Telephone: (539) 832-8200

Fax: (918) 779-6234

Website: www.tulsaeducare.org

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.

info@tulsaeducare.org

WIC PLUS+

WIC PLUS+ is a program for families that combines WIC visits with the support of Child Development Specialist and the Parent Line. You will have the chance to ask questions about your child's development, learn about their skills and abilities, understand social emotional development and learn how to promote healthy behaviors that strengthen family relationships.

Address: 5051 South 129th Street Tulsa, OK

Contact Name: Child Development Specialist, Child Guidance

Telephone: 918-594-4720

Fax: 918-732-4699

Enrollment Criteria: Must be enrolled in WIC

childguidance@health.ok.gov