LUBBOCK SAFE BUSINESS-We have taken the steps and adopted the practices to become a Lubbock Safe business in order to best protect both our employees and the families we serve. Services are being provided in a manner that will maintain social distance and provide optimal safety for all. Thank you for your patience during these difficult times.
Expecting a Baby? Prenatal Classes – new round of 4 classes will start on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 @ 12:00 PM at the Parenting Cottage. Class Size is limited, masks are required and registration is required prior to attending.
Parenting Toolkit-Evening parent education classes-new round of 5 classes will start on Monday, Oct 19 2020 @ from 5:30-7:30 PM at the Parenting Cottage. Class Size is limited, masks are required and registration is required prior to attending.
Smart Start Parent Group – evening parent education group meets monthly – October 20, 2020-5:30-7:30 PM at the Parenting Cottage. Topic: “Stress Management”. Class Size is limited, masks are required and registration is required prior to attending.
Bookworm Buddies – NEW – Virtual Storytime and Book Distribution program – Available once a month to the general public on Facebook – www.facebook.com/parentingcottage. Parents can pickup the book of the month and activities to be showcased at the Parenting Cottage on the Friday, Monday & Tuesday prior to the event while supplies last. Wednesday, October 28 2020 – 10:00 AM. Book for October: “Love Monster” by Rachel Bright.
Car Seat Assistance Classes continue at this time to be suspended until the agency receives approval from the State of Texas Saferiders program to resume.
Virtual OPEN HOUSE – for parents wanting to know more about the Parenting Cottage and the programs offered. View on Facebook beginning at 12:00 PM – Friday, September 25. Link: www.facebook.com/parentingcottage
HOME VISITATION (one on one parent and early childhood education) IS ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS.
CURRENTLY HOME VISITS ARE BEING CONDUCTED VIRTUALLY DUE TO COVID-19.
CHECK THE HOME VISITATION OR PARENTS AS TEACHERS PROGRAM TAB ON THIS WEBSITE FOR INFORMATION ON HOW HOME VISITS MIGHT BENEFIT YOUR FAMILY.
Community Storytime events will resume in October at City of Lubbock libraries including Mahon, Godeke & Patterson Branches. In November – we will add Groves Branch and City of Slaton Library. Watch our website, Facebook page & Instagram page for updates on virtual events.
Read to your child–the greatest gift you will ever give them.
THERE IS NO COSTS TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY OF THE SERVICES OFFERED BY THE PARENTING COTTAGE.