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 have been added back in a manner that will seek to maintain social distance and optimal safety for all.  Thank you for your patience during these difficult times.

Car Seat Assistance Program-Classes held twice a month both day and evening available.  Parents need to have their child’s height and weight to register for the classes.  Call: 795-7552

Expecting a Baby? Prenatal Classes -next session begins on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 @ 12:00 PM with a limit of 12 parents attending. For more information see Expecting a Baby under the Programs tab.

Activity Hour- Join us on our Facebook page @ 10:00 AM on Friday, July 9, 2021 at 10:00 AM for “Mix It Up!”

Parenting Toolkit –  evening parent education classes – next session begins on Monday, July 12, 2021 @ 5:30 PM.  Registration is required prior to attending. For more information see Community Parenting Classes under the Programs tab.

Smart Start – a once a month virtual evening parent group that explores a different topic each month.  Next session is Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 5:30 PM.  Topic: “Family Finances & Budgets” with a guest speaker from Peoples Bank.  This is a ZOOM virtual presentation and requires registration.  For more information call the Parenting Cottage at (806) 795-7552 to register.  Meets evidence based mandatory parent education requirements.

Bookworm Buddies –  a community wide Virtual Storytime and Book Distribution program.  Helps you build a home library for your child.  Check the Bookworm Buddies tab under Programs to learn more.  July’s  Bookworm Buddies is on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at 10:00 AM and the book is “What’s Under the Bed”.

HOME VISITATION (one on one parent and early childhood education) IS ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS. – See Home Visitation and the Parents as Teachers Model under the Programs tab.

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:

The Parenting Cottage collaborates with the City of Lubbock Libraries including Mahon, Godeke, Groves and Patterson Branches to provide monthly Storytime events.  

Monthly Storytimes are also at other Lubbock County libraries including the City of Wolfforth Library, City of Slaton Library and City of Idalou Library.

Don’t Forget –  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.