Home-Based Parenting Programs

Children First, Oklahoma’s Nurse-Family Partnership

Supports nutrition education for the improved health of limited-resource audiences.

Address: Caddo County Health Department 216 West Broadway Anadarko, OK 73005

Contact: Amanda Hedrick, Children First Lead Nurse

Telephone: (405) 247-2507

Fax: (405) 247-9503

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.

AmandaJH@health.ok.gov

Great Plains Youth & Family Services, Inc. – Growing in Family Training (GIFT) – 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: 901 South Broadway Hobart, OK 73651

Contact:  Emma Shandor 

Telephone: (580) 726-3383

Fax: (580) 726-3384

Website: http://www.gpccrr.org/

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

emma@gpyfs.org

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: Custer County Health Department - SoonerStart 3030 Custer Avenue Clinton, OK 73601

Contact: Please ask for SoonerStart

Telephone: (580) 323-2100

Fax: (580) 323-2282

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