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Teresa Herod - Parent Liaison - 936-856-5691
Elisa Villafana- Bilingual Assistant
 
Located at:
 
Parmley Annex Building
606 N. Campbell
Rooms 2, 3, & 4
 
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday
9:30 a.m - 2:30 p.m.
 
In our center parents may access a number of resources, attend classes and programs or just interact with other parents.
 
Volunteers are always welcome and needed!!  A Volunteer Application is required.
 
We always accept donations of gently worn clothing and linens.
(We always need children's clothes.)
 
Our goal is to work together with the community to reduce the risk factors that create substance abuse, delinquency, teen pregnancy, school dropouts and violence.
 
Parenting Classes - Please call (936) 856-5691 to schedule an appointment.
 
 
Join us for the following FREE classes:
 
Every Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - ESL Classes
English as a second language. The class is on going so a person may begin at any time.
 
Fourth Wednesday 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Nutrition Classes
Nutrition classes.
 
Support Groups
Informal group meetings
All are welcome! Please call (936) 856-5691 to RSVP for any of the meetings below:
 
Circle of Friends - meets the second Tuesday of each month from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  An evening of sharing and encouragement for ladies.  Bring a dish to share.
 
Just for Us- meets the second Tuesday of each month from 11:30 a.m - 1:00 p.m. Education and support for families of children with Special Needs. Brown bag lunch.
 
Madres Hispanas - meets every Wednesday from 12:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. for educational and social purposes. Lunch is bring a dish.
 
Medicaid and CHIPS - Assistance with applications - first Wednesday each month from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
 
 
No time to prepare a lunch or dish, come anyway, there is always plenty. We have guest speakers every other meeting.
 
Other Resources
 
Clothes Closet - Provides gently worn clothing to families at absolutely no cost. There is a large selection of children and adult clothing and shoes.  We are now able to provide small appliances and some furniture.
 
Resource Library - Variety of parenting books and videos available to check out.
 
Computer Lab - Internet accessible computers are available for parents to use.
 
Sewing machines are available for parent use.