You have several ways to get connected to services:

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

You can contact us via e-mail or by phone at 1-877-271-7611, and a representative will help you find the services that will best serve you and your family.

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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: Kay County Health Department 433 Fairview Ponca City, OK 74601

Contact: Amanda Hedrick, Children First Lead Nurse

Telephone: (580) 762-1641 ext. 248

Fax: (580) 762-4539

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

Parents as Teachers: Northern Oklahoma Youth Services

Get connected with a family support program staffed by a specially trained professional 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: 2003 N Ash Ponca City, OK 74601 

Contact: Melanie Gartside

Telephone: (580) 762-8341

Website: https://www.noysok.org/

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

 

melaniegnoys@gmail.com

Other services for young children in your community

Child Guidance Service

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: 433 Fairview Ponca City, OK 74601

Contact Name: Ask for Child Guidance

Telephone: (580) 762-1641

Website: https://www.ok.gov/health/Family_Health/Child_Guidance_Service/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.

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: Payne County Health Department - SoonerStart 1321 West 7th Street Stillwater, OK 74074

Contact: Please ask for SoonerStart

Telephone: (405) 624-0726

State Lead: Mark Sharp, Executive Director, Special Education Supervisor

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

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

Mark.Sharp@sde.ok.gov

United Community Action Program, Inc.

Address: 501 Sixth Street Pawnee, OK 74058

Contact: Kim Rice

Telephone: (918) 762-2561

Fax: (918) 762-3712

Website: www.ucapinc.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.

krice@ucapinc.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 family behaviors that strengthen family relationships.

Address: 433 Fairview Ponca City, OK 74601

Contact Name: Child Development Specialist, Child Guidance

Telephone: 580-762-1641

Fax: 580-762-4539

Enrollment Criteria: Must be enrolled in WIC

 

childguidance@health.ok.gov