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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: LeFlore County Health Department 1204 Dewey PO Box 37 Poteau, OK 74953

Contact: Debbie Rowan, Children First Lead Nurse

Telephone: (918) 647-8601

Fax: (918) 647-2741

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 guidelines as WIC and Medicaid.

 

DebKR@health.ok.gov

Choctaw Nation Support for Expectant and Parenting Teens (SEPT)

The goal of CNSEPT Program is to improve family health, education, social and safety outcomes for expectant and parenting teens and their babies by providing medically-accurate and comprohensive services including linkasges to critical resources, ongoing support for helath and education, and positive parenting relationship skills instruction using and evidenced-based, nationally validated model.

Address: 403 Chahta Circle, Hugo, OK 74743

Contact Name: Rebecca Morris, Director

Telephone: 580-326-8304 ext. 6057

Fax: 580-326-2410

Website if have one: Facebook Choctaw Nation Support for Expectant and Parenting Teens

Enrollment Criteria:

Must be between the ages of 13-21,Participat myst be expecting or parenting a Native American child under the age of 1,Participant must live within the 10.5 county service area of the Choctaw Nation, Particpants myst be enrolled and attending an educational institution at the time of enrollment or within the first 6 months

RMorris@choctawnation.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: 1204 Dewey Poteau, OK 74953

Contact Name: Ask for Child Guidance

Telephone: (918) 647-8601

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.

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: 1212 Reynolds Poteau, OK 74953

Contact Name: Child Development Specialist, Child Guidance

Telephone: 918-647-8601

Fax: 918-647-2741

Enrollment Criteria: Must be enrolled in WIC

 

childguidance@health.ok.gov