Resources

The ​Dallas County H.O.P.E.S. Program allows families to access a variety of preventative services in order to promote Healthy Outcomes through Prevention and Early Support. All programs and services associated with Dallas County H.O.P.E.S. programs are free of charge. Find the resource that best meets your needs below and click the arrow button to sign-up on their website.

Home Visiting

Family Care Connection offers home visiting using the Parents as Teachers (PAT) birth to three years’ curriculum. PAT is grounded in the belief that parents are their children’s first teacher and the home, a child’s first classroom. PAT helps parents give their children the best possible start in life.

 

Website: familycareconnection.org

Email: swhitaker@familycareconnection.org

Phone: 972-298-3366

Parkland Health and Hospital System offers Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) services to improve the health and social skills of Medicaid eligible first-time mothers and their babies. Through this free program, a Registered Nurse Home Visitor visits the first-time mother’s home early in pregnancy and works one-on-one with the mother.

 

Website: parklandhospital.com

Email: beverly.merritt@phhs.org

Phone: 214-266-1140

Parenting Classes

Family Compass offers Triple P parenting classes/seminars as well as other Family Support services within the community. Classes and seminars will provide parents with strategies and helpful tools to improve and encourage positive child behaviors and build positive relationships between parents and children.

 

Website: family-compass.org

Email: ssamuel@family-compass.org

Phone: 214-370-9810

Parent/Child Education & Other Resources

ChildCareGroup connects families to programs and services through Parent Navigators.  The Parent Navigators work with clinics, organizations and other agencies to refer mothers to community resources. Special consideration is given to those mothers who have had no prenatal care, are teen parents, and have low levels of family support.

 

Website: childcaregroup.org

Email: lhasley@ccgroup.org

Phone: 214-905-2437

AVANCE-Dallas offers parent-child education programs and individualized Case Management to eligible families based on a needs assessment. Through this parent-child education program, parents transform their homes into lifelong learning labs to prepare their children for success in school. Parents also receive training and experience.

 

Website: avance-dallas.org

Email: HOPE-CM@avance-dallas.org

Phone: 214-887-9907

Lumin Education offers home visiting using the Parents as Teachers (PAT) birth to three years’ curriculum. PAT is grounded in the belief that parents are their children’s first teacher and the home, a child’s first classroom. PAT helps parents give their children the best possible start in life.

 

 

Website: lumineducation.org

Email: molly.sandoval@lumineducation.org

Phone: 214-824-8950 ext. 237

Injury Prevention Center promotes prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome and abusive head trauma by providing health education to families of newborns at Parkland Hospital in Dallas. Parents are provided with information to help them understand normal infant development and positive methods to cope with crying.

 

Website: injurypreventioncenter.org

Email: shelli.stidham@phhs.org

Phone: 214-590-4455

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