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 -Weekly sessions held on Wednesdays @ 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 the 2nd Friday of each month.  Pickup a book pack bag with the activities and book of the month after the 1st of each month.

Parenting Toolkit –  evening parent education classes held on Mondays @ 5:30 PM.  Registration is required prior to attending. For more information see Community Parenting Classes under the Programs tab.

Bookworm Buddies –  a community wide Virtual Storytime and Book Distribution program.  Helps you build a home library for your child.  Join us on the 4th Wednesday of each month at 10:00 AM on our Facebook page.  Check the Bookworm Buddies tab under Programs to learn more.  Pickup a book pack bag with the activities and book of the month after the 1st of each month.

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 MOST 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.  Call (806) 795-7552 for information on any of the programs offered.