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.

Expecting a Baby? Prenatal Classes -next session begins on Wednesday, Sept. 30,  2020 @ 12:00 PM with a limit of 12 parents attending. For more information see Expecting a Baby under the Programs tab.

Parenting Toolkit –  evening parent education classes – next session begins on Monday, October 19, 2020 @ 5:30 PM with a limit of 16 parents attending–registration is required prior to attending. For more information see Community Parenting Classes under the Programs tab.

Smart Start – a once a month evening parent group that explores a different topic each month.  Next session is Tuesday, October 20 2020 at 5:30 PM.  Topic: “Managing Stress”.  For more information see Community Parenting Classes under the Programs tab.

Bookworm Buddies – NEW – a community wide Storytime and Book Distribution program.  Helps you build a home library for your child.  Check the Bookworm Buddies tab under Programs to learn more.  Next Event: Wednesday, October 28, 2020 – 10:00 AM. Book:  Love Monster by Rachel Bright

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.  

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.

Community Storytime events will resume in October with City of Lubbock Libraries including Mahon, Godeke and Patterson Branches.  In November we will be adding Groves Branch and City of Slaton Library.  Limited Attendance numbers will be utilized due to COVID-19.   Watch our website, Facebook page & Instagram page for updates and virtual Storytimes being offered.

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.