Parent Resources

Diapers and Infant Formula

All Things Baby, Inc. (Open Tuesdays 10am-3pm; closed for the summer until the first Tuesday of August 2016. Offers two visits per year to families with babies and young children. Items available are diapers, baby wipes, children’s clothes, and a variety of baby items.)

Infant Crisis Services (Client may visit up to five times during their child’s first five years. At each visit, the child receives diapers, baby wipes, formula, and other baby supplies as it is available. They have a Baby Mobile which is scheduled to be at various locations throughout the community to help alleviate transportation issues. See the website for information regarding the Baby Mobile schedule.)

 

Counseling Services

Advanced Counseling (Counseling and case management services provided to you in your home. Accepts Medicaid.)

Affinity Counseling (Counseling and case management services provided to you in your home. Accepts Medicaid.)

 

Birth Control

Variety Care (Must call for appointment; offered on sliding scale; accepts Sooner Care and private insurance.)

Oklahoma City-County Health Department (Find the location nearest you on the website, then call that location to ensure that an appointment is not necessary for the service that you are needing.)

Planned Parenthood (Accepts Sooner Care and private insurance for a variety of birth control options; locations are listed on website.)

 

Healthcare

Sooner Plan (Family planning coverage for low-income individuals)

Hope Pregnancy (Free pregnancy test and ultrasound. Connects pregnant women with prenatal care options.)

Birth Choice (Free pregnancy test and ultrasound. Prenatal care also provided here. May be able to help with diapers and formula; call Birth Choice for more information.)

Quit Now Hotline (Tobacco Cessation) (Ready to quit smoking cigarettes? This hotline will connect you with a ‘Quit Coach’ and gum or lozenges to help you in the quitting process. Coaches are former smokers who are dedicated to helping other people quit smoking. )

Crossings Community Clinic (Medical and Dental care)

Skyline Urban Ministries (Vision Clinic)

Hearts for Hearing (Provides devices and services to help restore hearing to both children and adults. Provided at low cost or free.)

Cross and Crown Medical Clinic

Good Samaritan Clinic (Edmond)

Good Shepherd Clinic (OKC)

Hope Center Clinic (Edmond)

Mary Mahoney Memorial Health Center

OKC Indian Clinic

Variety Care

 

Dental Services

Ocean Dental

Crossings Community Clinic (Call first for an appointment. No one turned away due to inability to pay.)

OU School of Dentistry (Low-cost quality care by dental students in an educational environment.)

 

Car seats

Safe Kids Oklahoma (Browse this website for a list of ‘car seat events’. Find an event near you; car seats are distributed on a first come, first serve basis. Review the details about the event; car seats are given for free at some events, and they are given out for a small cost.

 

Child Care

Rainbow Fleet (This agency serves as a resource for parents who are searching for quality child care. Call or visit them, tell them what type of child care you are searching for, and they will give you a list of child care options that meet your criteria.)

 

Domestic Violence

YWCA – offers a variety of support services for victims of domestic violence, such as counseling for children and adults, emergency shelter, and transitional housing. The 24-hour domestic violence hotline is listed. The domestic violence shelter is a place where parents and their children can stay together.

Oklahoma Safeline– listed on this website are all domestic violence resources throughout the state and their hotline information.

 

Breastfeeding Support

Oklahoma Breastfeeding Support Hotline (Breastfeeding resources are provided on this website, as well as a FREE 24-hour breastfeeding support hotline.)

LaLeche League (Support from other moms who are also breastfeeding their babies.)

COBA Baby Cafes (Baby cafes are support groups where breastfeeding mothers can attend with their babies. This is an opportunity to connect with other moms and receive support from lactation consultants in a friendly and relaxed environment.)

Furniture

Hope Chest OKC (Must have referral. This nonprofit provides beds and other household items to families who are in need of furnishings.)

 

Education and Employment

OCCC GED

OCCC ESL

OCCC Citizenship (Assistance with preparation for the Citizenship test.)

TANF

Emerson Alternative High School

Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City (See their website for information regarding job fairs and other assistance regarding finding adequate employment.)

Dress for Success (referral required; women who are referred are given professional attire and coaching regarding resume and interview skills. Must have an interview scheduled to qualify for services.)

Suited for Success (referral required from partner agency; women who are referred are given professional attire; must have an interview scheduled to qualify for services.)

SMART (Single Mothers Academic Resource Team) – assists with resources and guidance for single mothers who are interested in continuing their education. (GED, College…)

 

Developmental resources

Sooner Start (If child is showing signs of a delay, Sooner Start will provide in-depth screening and developmental services to ensure that the child is ready to enter school at grade level. )

Metropolitan Library System (find the library nearest you for fun story times and access to lots of books!)

Sooner Success (Support for families who have a child with a disability)

Early Birds (parents of young children can sign up for this free one-time class. Participants will receive developmental information along with new books and toys for their children.)

Easter Seals

 

 

Food

Skyline Urban Ministries Food Pantry –follow link to website for hours of operation. No referral necessary.

Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma –visit this website to find a food pantry close to you.

WIC (Women, Infants, Children) Assistance

Bethel Foundation – focused on assisting single mothers with clothing and food and other services aimed at helping single mothers gain stability.

Salvation Army – Food Pantry

SNAP (Oklahoma Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)

Housing

Oklahoma City Housing Authority

Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency

Neighborhood Services Organization (Transitional Housing; this agency also has a WIC and dental clinic.)

 

Emergency Shelters

Salvation Army Center of Hope– Family Shelter

Rose Home Shelter -emergency shelter for pregnant women

Catholic Charities Holy Family Home– shelter and case management services for women and their children.

 

Financial Assistance

Salvation Army (Emergency financial assistance for utilities, dependent on availability of funds.)

LIHEAP (Utility assistance program)

Legal Assistance

Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma (there is information on the website, and if more information is needed, call and leave a message.)

OKC Legal Advice Clinic 3rd Saturday of each month from 9am-12pm

Catholic Charities Immigration Services

Hispanic American Mission – Assistance with immigration process for a small fee. (Bilingual)

 

Other resources

Military OneSource Support for the military community, including spouses, children, and veterans.

Online community resource binder –for more resources, follow the link to visit this online resource binder brought to you by one of our community partners, Smart Start of Central Oklahoma.