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We are trained to understand the anatomy and physiology of birth and the emotional and physical demands of the postpartum period. We share evidence-based resources and support your informed choices for your care. We help navigate the culture surrounding birth and facilitate conversations with care providers. We assist you in your journey, providing the unconditional support and care that you need.

Your doula support team will meet with you in your home to plan and prepare for your birth and postpartum experience, tailoring support to your unique needs. We are available throughout your service by phone or email and go on-call towards the end of your pregnancy. We’ll meet you at home or at your birthing space when you ask us to and remain with you for a bit after birth to support your transition into recovery.

We’ll be in contact with you during your first 48-hours after birth. Then, we’ll schedule a time to come and provide postpartum care for you within the first two weeks of birth. Care can include an extra set of hands, help with light chores, having a snack made, and more – including feeding support & infant care reminders. Afterward, we’ll continue to check in, providing resources as needed, or just to say hi and have lunch!

Prenatal Support

  • Two in-home or virtual prenatal preparation sessions
  • Connect with backup Doula
  • Birth, feeding, & postpartum preparation materials
  • (Private birth classes are also available.)

Labor Support

  • On-call 24/7 beginning at 36 weeks
  • Virtual and continuous face-to-face labor support
  • Immediate postpartum support
  • (Placenta encapsulation service is also available.)

In-home postpartum support visit

  • Continued access to our resource portal
  • Availability for continued questions and support
  • (Additional postpartum care is also available.)

$1100

Office Hours Monday: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Tuesday: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Wednesday: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Thursday: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Friday: CLOSED Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Amanda Reyna - CDTI Doula
(210) 816-4488
Natasha Sobers - CDTI Doula
(210) 816-4488
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During these difficult times when it is very important to practice social distancing, Methodist Healthcare Ministries’ Parenting team is offering a variety of virtual parenting classes via Zoom. Click here for a full list of our virtual classes.

Limited in-person Meld Parent Support Groups are also currently being held at Wesley Health and Wellness Center. Click here for times and other details.

To register, contact Anahi Alvizo at the phone number or email below.

Methodist Healthcare Ministries provides practical support to help parents and guardians learn parenting skills so they will be more confident and more competent leaders within their families.

Using an evidence-informed curriculum and led by a parenting coordinator, Meld brings together parents who have similar parenting needs to educate parents on health and safety, child guidance and development, family management, personal development, and other topics related to successful parenting.

Meld stems from the belief that parents can, and do: learn from each other; give one another support; need to be free to make informed decisions about their families and can cooperate in groups while maintaining their individuality.

Meld groups meet once a week for two hours at various locations around San Antonio. Group participants are eligible to attend a free annual field trip.

There are three Meld programs, each geared toward the needs of the parents within the group.

  • Meld Young Families for parents ages 13 to 25
  • Meld Growing Families for parents ages 26 and older, grandparents raising grandchildren, or other family members who take an active role in the parenting of children
  • Meld Special Needs group, designed specifically for parents or caregivers raising children living with a wide range of illnesses and disabilities

A complimentary meal and child care are provided during group sessions.

Transportation assistance is available.

English, Spanish and bilingual groups are available.

Enrollment is free.

Anahi Alvizo - Parenting Educator Send email
(210) 607-1630

The Neighborhood Place is a community hub that brings services and resources together to empower families on the Westside of San Antonio.

The Neighborhood Place serves the entire community but targets three surrounding zip codes: 78228, 78237, 78207.

Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Sunday: CLOSED
Notice

In order to protect the health and safety of our residents and staff, SAHA is:

  • Implementating all steps recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Limiting in-person interactions
  • Cleaning and disinfecting all its public housing properties, including conducting deep cleaning of each property
  • Encouraging residents to adhere to CDC guidance including social distancing, hand washing, and monitoring potential symptoms

Residents and partners can continue to call, email, or submit inquiries online (click here).

The Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program aims to help residents achieve economic independence in five years.

The self-paced, voluntary program helps Public Housing residents and Housing Choice Voucher Program participants set goals to achieve in five years and earn an escrow check following program completion.

During the program, participants will receive or have access to:

  • One-on-One Case Management
  • Referral Services
  • Money Management Classes
  • Education and Training
  • Career Counseling
  • Career Exploration
  • Job Search
  • Resume Writing
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Parenting Skills
  • Workshops
  • Communication Skills
FSS Program
(210) 477-6026
Notice

In order to protect the health and safety of our residents and staff, SAHA is:

  • Implementating all steps recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Limiting in-person interactions
  • Cleaning and disinfecting all its public housing properties, including conducting deep cleaning of each property
  • Encouraging residents to adhere to CDC guidance including social distancing, hand washing, and monitoring potential symptoms

Residents and partners can continue to call, email, or submit inquiries online (click here).

Connect with training, educational tools and social services through the Resident Opportunity Self-Sufficiency (ROSS) Program. The program is open to all residents participating in SAHA programs.

Services:

  • Individual Training and Service Plans
  • Job Training
  • Resume Development and Job Search Assistance
  • Transportation Assistance
  • College Preparation Assistance
  • GED and Literacy Training
  • Financial Literacy
  • Life Skills Workshops Including Money Management, Credit Repair, Parenting, Personal Development

Must be SAHA Program Resident.

Contact Info:

  • East Side and North East: 210-559-3329
  • South Side and Medical Center: 210-823-0637
  • Westside: 210-557-0123

Early Head Start provides comprehensive child and family development services for low-income families with infants and toddlers ages birth to three years. Early Head Start provides early, continuous, intensive and comprehensive child development and family support services on a year-round basis. The purpose of the program is to enhance children's physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development for school readiness; to support parents' efforts to fulfill their parental roles; and to help parents move toward self-sufficiency. AVANCE-San Antonio offers a two-option program for children and their families consisting of Home-based Option and Center-based Option providing services at licensed Childhood Development Centers. At all times Early Head Start services at least 10% children with disabilities.

Services Provided:
• Infant/Toddler Child Development Classrooms
• Early Childhood Education and Development
• Services for Infants & Toddlers with Special Needs
• Bilingual and Dual Language

Children 6 weeks to 3 years old.

Our Early Head Start-Childcare Partnership (EHS-CCP) Program recruits families receiving Child Care Services (CCS). Often times, CCS requires a co-payment, and families are responsible for paying their own co-payment directly to each child care center.

0.72 miles away, 618 Live Oak, San Antonio, TX, 78202 , D2
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All of our programs are operating as normal.

The Get FIT (Families in Training) program is a preventive program aimed at averting Type II diabetes, obesity, and sedentary lifestyles for school-aged children and their families.

The program is offered throughout the academic year at various school districts, and in the summer as a one-month youth summer camp. Get FIT integrates nutrition, physical fitness, and character education to not only support the physical needs of students and their families but also facilitate the healing of the mind, body, and spirit.

Get FIT's goal is to transform the lives of people in medically underserved, rural communities. The program focuses on actively engaging community members and stakeholders in the planning, designing, and delivery of services and programs that meet the unmet needs of their community.

Get FIT is currently offered in Batesville, Cotulla, San Antonio, Santa Rosa, and Uvalde. Enrollment is free and open year-round on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are interested in bringing Get FIT to your school or finding a program near you, call the Get FIT manager at 1-800-959-6673.

The Get FIT (Families in Training) program is a preventive program aimed at averting Type II diabetes, obesity, and sedentary lifestyles for school-aged children and their families.

The program is offered throughout the academic year at various school districts, and in the summer as a one-month youth summer camp. Get FIT integrates nutrition, physical fitness, and character education to not only support the physical needs of students and their families but also facilitate the healing of the mind, body, and spirit.

Get FIT's goal is to transform the lives of people in medically underserved, rural communities. The program focuses on actively engaging community members and stakeholders in the planning, designing, and delivery of services and programs that meet the unmet needs of their community.

Get FIT is currently offered in Batesville, Cotulla, San Antonio, Santa Rosa, and Uvalde. Enrollment is free and open year-round on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are interested in bringing Get FIT to your school or finding a program near you, call the Get FIT manager at 1-800-959-6673.

Notice

Please call for information about service in light of the pandemic.

Compadre Y Compadre exists to strengthen the male caregiver's role as a father, provider, and teacher. Male caregivers come together for 15 weeks in a group setting to build their parenting knowledge and skills, which help them develop strong, nurturing relationships with their children and family.

Fathers who complete the 15-week program are eligible to become a mentor by participating in aftercare services. Mentors participate in community service projects and support incoming participants.

Sessions are one hour and held virtually.

Male caregivers only - father, uncle, grandfather, or any male providing care to a child between 0 and 18 years of age.

Free.

Daisy Garcia - Program Supervisor
(210) 212-2515
Notice

Please call for information about service in light of the pandemic.

HOPES (Healthy Outcomes through Prevention and Early Support) 3 is a group and community-based initiative centered on providing parental support and education to increase protective factors, and decrease risk factors within families in an effort to prevent child abuse and neglect.

These services include:

  • Group-Based Parenting Training
  • Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) training
  • Family Enrichment Activities
  • Case Management
  • Basic Support Services
  • Period of Purple Crying
  • Families with children from infancy to age five, and prenatal mothers
  • Family must reside in Bexar County and San Antonio.
Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Notice

Please call for information about service in light of the pandemic.

In the Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) program, baccalaureate registered nurses provide home visits to first-time, low-income mothers. Nurses begin home visits while the mother is pregnant and continue with regularly scheduled visits until the baby is two years old—totaling more than 60 visits over the course of the program.

First-time, low-income mothers only.

Free.

Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED

The FRC service family members of the incarcerated and individuals formerly incarcerated with:

  • Assistance with basic needs (food, clothing, transportation, ID cards, etc.
  • Employment assistance through job readiness, and job referrals.
  • Regular support group meetings.
  • Substance recovery classes.
  • Chaplaincy services.
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Mental health counseling.
  • Public utilities assistance (when funding is available).
  • Parenting classes.
  • Anger management classes.
  • Art therapy for victims of domestic violence.
  • Identification
  • Proof of incarceration
Family Renewal Center
(210) 299-4540
Notice

We are currently only seeing patients by appointment only.

The only service being provided at this time is an emergency extraction to those who are in pain and/or experiencing swelling.

If you are seeking emergency care, you must be a resident of Bexar County. Please call our office at 210-220-2300 to schedule an appointment.

The Get FIT (Families in Training) program is a preventive program aimed at averting Type II diabetes, obesity, and sedentary lifestyles for school-aged children and their families.

The program is offered throughout the academic year at various school districts, and in the summer as a one-month youth summer camp. Get FIT integrates nutrition, physical fitness, and character education to not only support the physical needs of students and their families but also facilitate the healing of the mind, body, and spirit.

Get FIT's goal is to transform the lives of people in medically underserved, rural communities. The program focuses on actively engaging community members and stakeholders in the planning, designing, and delivery of services and programs that meet the unmet needs of their community.

Get FIT is currently offered in Batesville, Cotulla, San Antonio, Santa Rosa, and Uvalde. Enrollment is free and open year-round on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are interested in bringing Get FIT to your school or finding a program near you, call the Get FIT manager at 1-800-959-6673.

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Counseling services are now available in both in-person and telehealth formats at the discretion of the client, following an initial enrollment session in-person.  For more information, please contact the Family Service Behavioral Health Counseling team at 210-299-2406. 

Family Service Association offers numerous professional counseling services including: Individual, Couples, Family, Group, Substance Abuse Counseling, and Consultations.

We also provide specialty educational groups such as Anger Management and Domestic Violence Prevention designed to help maintain personal wellness. Services are offered locally in the San Antonio metropolitan area and our rural locations. The services are provided through a combination of at-home and office-based visits. Our licensed counselors are available days, evenings, Saturdays, and by special appointment.

Our counseling professionals provide services to include working with children, youth, families, and seniors. Our team has many specialized skills to successfully address a wide range of counseling needs. Services are offered for both short and long-term depending on individual needs. We are available to assist with the following:

  • Anger Management
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Grief Support
  • LGBT Issues
  • Life Skills
  • Parenting
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Relationships
  • Stress
  • Substance Abuse
  • Victimization from Crime
  • And more!

Funding is provided by United Way, Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, Client Fees, School Districts, Medicaid, Private Contracts, Private Insurance, Criminal Justice Division (CJD) Grant, and Office of Attorney General (OAG) Grant.

Notice

We continue providing critical needs to our families and our community while following safety protocols due to COVID.

If you have specific questions about a program, please contact your direct service provider or call us at our main office at 210-299-2400.

Our Parent Engagement program is an ongoing initiative that focuses on increasing active participation, communication, and collaboration between parents, schools, and communities with the goal of educating the whole family to ensure student achievement and success. This is accomplished by developing activities that foster inclusion, involvement, and a fun environment for all families.

These activities are developed by a campus team made up of the parents. Parents are the driving force and architects of the program, with the following goals:

  • Development of meaningful and fun family activities that promote parental involvement
  • Identification of community resources and specialized services
  • Advocacy for inclusion of parent "voice" in decision-making
  • Leadership development and civic engagement
  • Empowerment of all parents in making positive choices for their families, schools, and the communities they represent

Each target school has an opportunity to create or customize activities that meet the unique needs, catch the attention and motivate families in their specific community to increase academic opportunities for students, and build a campus focused learning community in partnership with school administration and teachers.

Free.

Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM Saturday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Programs end 30 minutes before closing.)
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The Promotora are staying in regular contact with their families via phone calls and video chat, and they are also conducting at-home visits. Promotoras are developing individualized plans for their families, and they will be in touch with each of their families to review their plan.

Promotoras are state-certified community health workers who offer in-home parenting courses focusing on parenting strengths, growth and development of children, establishing nuturing routines, and guiding children's behavior. The parent education classes uses hands-on curriculum with a concurrent children's program, educational groups, follow-up services, and networking activities. The goal is to ensure children are kindergarten ready and children have a safe, nuturing home.

A unique pilot program created by Councilwoman Gonzales, along with Family Service, it uses a peer-to-peer mentor model, allowing trained community members know as Promotoras, also parents in the same targeted zip code areas, to provide valuable in-home healthcare education to families.

Residents in 78207 zip code.

The Get FIT (Families in Training) program is a preventive program aimed at averting Type II diabetes, obesity, and sedentary lifestyles for school-aged children and their families.

The program is offered throughout the academic year at various school districts, and in the summer as a one-month youth summer camp. Get FIT integrates nutrition, physical fitness, and character education to not only support the physical needs of students and their families but also facilitate the healing of the mind, body, and spirit.

Get FIT's goal is to transform the lives of people in medically underserved, rural communities. The program focuses on actively engaging community members and stakeholders in the planning, designing, and delivery of services and programs that meet the unmet needs of their community.

Get FIT is currently offered in Batesville, Cotulla, San Antonio, Santa Rosa, and Uvalde. Enrollment is free and open year-round on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are interested in bringing Get FIT to your school or finding a program near you, call the Get FIT manager at 1-800-959-6673.

The Get FIT (Families in Training) program is a preventive program aimed at averting Type II diabetes, obesity, and sedentary lifestyles for school-aged children and their families.

The program is offered throughout the academic year at various school districts, and in the summer as a one-month youth summer camp. Get FIT integrates nutrition, physical fitness, and character education to not only support the physical needs of students and their families but also facilitate the healing of the mind, body, and spirit.

Get FIT's goal is to transform the lives of people in medically underserved, rural communities. The program focuses on actively engaging community members and stakeholders in the planning, designing, and delivery of services and programs that meet the unmet needs of their community.

Get FIT is currently offered in Batesville, Cotulla, San Antonio, Santa Rosa, and Uvalde. Enrollment is free and open year-round on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are interested in bringing Get FIT to your school or finding a program near you, call the Get FIT manager at 1-800-959-6673.

1.11 miles away, 600 Leal, San Antonio, TX, 78207 , D5
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Enrollment for the 2020-21 school year is now open at all of our locations. 

Our Centers are taking extra precautions. Parents are asked to drop and pick up their children outside of our facility. The child’s temperature will be taken daily before entering the building. 

Early Head Start Child Care Partnership is a new opportunity to support the partnering of Early Head Start Programs with Child Care Providers to expand the number of quality slots for infants and toddlers in San Antonio. Through partnership, Early Head Start grantees partner with center-based and family child care providers who agree to meet Early Head Start Program Performance Standards and Regulations and provide high-quality comprehensive, full-day, full-year services to infants and toddlers from low-income families.

The program provides early, continuous, intensive, and comprehensive child development and family support services that enhance the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development of participating children. In addition, services provide young children ages birth to 36 months, with an array of comprehensive services including health, nutritional, behavioral, and family services.

Haven for Hope
(210) 220-2100

Prospera believes that a strong investment in adult education and development provides comprehensive opportunities to build an enhanced community, increase cultural diversity, and strengthen the economy. We strive to encourage self-endurance to motivate our adult residents to explore educational opportunities by promoting the value of long-term benefits including better jobs, increased wages, and overall prosperous quality of life. Our Services Managers play a vital role in helping residents locate and enroll in appropriate adult programs and services available in our Community Learning Centers as per the needs and interests of the residents at each property as well as the resources available in the surrounding community.

Adult programs and services include, but are not limited to:

  • GED Preparation
  • ESL Classes
  • Citizenship Classes
  • Life Skills Classes
  • Parenting Programs
  • Financial Literacy and Budgeting
  • Computer Literacy
  • Home Ownership and Credit Counseling
  • Job Fairs and Job Skills Training
  • Online Employment Searches and Application Assistance
  • Skills and Recreational Hobby Groups

This program is for residents of Terraces at Haven for Hope.

Monday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED

Assisting with baby material items every two weeks to eligible clients.

We also provide support during labor and delivery.

  • Must be a parent, guardian, adoptive parent, or foster parent of a child ages 0-3 years.
  • If your child has a documented disability, we can assist until the child is 10 years old.
  • Must present a birth certificate or birth facts, a picture ID, and a foster award letter.
Call for an appointment.
Marquica Reed - CEO/Founder
(210) 437-0888
Beatrice Alcoser - Executive Director
(210) 447-7715

The Get FIT (Families in Training) program is a preventive program aimed at averting Type II diabetes, obesity, and sedentary lifestyles for school-aged children and their families.

The program is offered throughout the academic year at various school districts, and in the summer as a one-month youth summer camp. Get FIT integrates nutrition, physical fitness, and character education to not only support the physical needs of students and their families but also facilitate the healing of the mind, body, and spirit.

Get FIT's goal is to transform the lives of people in medically underserved, rural communities. The program focuses on actively engaging community members and stakeholders in the planning, designing, and delivery of services and programs that meet the unmet needs of their community.

Get FIT is currently offered in Batesville, Cotulla, San Antonio, Santa Rosa, and Uvalde. Enrollment is free and open year-round on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are interested in bringing Get FIT to your school or finding a program near you, call the Get FIT manager at 1-800-959-6673.

Notice

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic we are offering the following services:

  • One-on-one support to individuals and families accessing services and filling out forms for services, resources for food, and other basic needs
  • Crisis Management Assistance and Consultations
  • Conflict Resolution Consults
  • One-on-One Phone and Virtual Parenting Support
  • Virtual Parent Education Classes

Community Health Programs strengthen women and their communities by working to reduce health disparities and barriers to care. We increase access to essential health care services, wellness tools, skills, and support for transformative community-wide change.

Empower House Parents

Together with San Antonio Metro Health, United Way HOPES Collaborative, and all their partner organizations, we’re raising awareness around family violence and empowering parents with skills and strategies to build life-giving relationships with their kids.

Empower House Women

Through skill-building and wellness workshops, we empower women with knowledge, skills, and a supportive community to make informed choices for themselves and their families.

Community Health Workers/Promotoras

Our community health workers/promotoras work with individuals to bridge access to education, healthcare, and resources. We support people in identifying and addressing their needs, empowering them to live healthy, whole, flourishing lives.

Click here and scroll to the bottom of the page to sign up for parenting classes, emergency assistance, and other Community Health services

Free.

Office Hours: Monday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Thursday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Friday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Jenny Castro - Director of Programs Send email
(210) 908-9772
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We continue to provide even more content on the radio. Some of our topics provide support during the COVID crisis, such as meditation for parents, family violence prevention, and more.

We launched our radio station, The Empower House 101.5, in 2018 with the goal of empowering youth and adults through thoughtful on-air conversations, media, and education.

Since then, staff and students have worked to create original programming aimed at anyone ready to change their community and world. Tune in digitally via apps like Google Play and the App Store, and find hours of world music, meditations, and motivational talks. Listen to our weekly programming to learn about tools and solutions to social issues like restorative justice, family violence prevention, and more.

Click here to view the program schedule.

Click here and scroll down to download our radio app and listen from your mobile device any time!

Free.

24/7
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Click here for the latest information about FBCSA's reopening plan.

Expectant and new moms can ask to be matched to a trained female mentor who will meet with them monthly and use the 12-month parenting and child development curriculum offered by One by One Ministries USA.org.

Participants should be pregnant or moms with babies up to 12 months of age.

Free.

By appointment.
Marsha Gear - FBCSA Coordinator for One by One Send email
(210) 226-0363

Early Head Start provides comprehensive child and family development services for low-income families with infants and toddlers ages birth to three years. Early Head Start provides early, continuous, intensive and comprehensive child development and family support services on a year-round basis. The purpose of the program is to enhance children's physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development for school readiness; to support parents' efforts to fulfill their parental roles; and to help parents move toward self-sufficiency. AVANCE-San Antonio offers a two-option program for children and their families consisting of Home-based Option and Center-based Option providing services at licensed Childhood Development Centers. At all times Early Head Start services at least 10% children with disabilities.

Services Provided:
• Infant/Toddler Child Development Classrooms
• Early Childhood Education and Development
• Services for Infants & Toddlers with Special Needs
• Bilingual and Dual Language

Children 6 weeks to 3 years old.

Our Early Head Start-Childcare Partnership (EHS-CCP) Program recruits families receiving Child Care Services (CCS). Often times, CCS requires a co-payment, and families are responsible for paying their own co-payment directly to each child care center.

Head Start children receive specialized quality education and comprehensive social services that provide opportunities for our children to learn and succeed when they enter kindergarten.

Education and disability:

  • Individualized teaching
  • Low child/staff ratios
  • Structured routines and schedules
  • School readiness skills
  • Culturally diverse
  • Services for children with disabilities
  • Screenings and ongoing assessments
  • Individualized activities
  • Inclusive classrooms
  • Parent advocacy and training

Health:

  • Medical and dental case management
  • Staff certified in first aid & CPR
  • Clean and safe environments
  • On site dental exams and fluoride varnish
  • Hearing and vision screenings
  • Indoor/outdoor physical development

Nutrition:

  • Healthy breakfast, lunch, and snacks
  • Menus developed by registered dietitians

Family support:

  • Parent engagement activities and leadership opportunities
  • Supporting families to meet their need and achieve goals
  • Community resources and services
  • School district transportation may be available

The age requirement for our Head Start Prekindergarten Program is three years old on or before September 1.

Head Start is a federally funded program provided at no cost for qualifying families. We provide education, health and dental screenings, nutrition, family support, and training services for your family.

Notice

We continue providing critical needs to our families and our community while following safety protocols due to COVID.

If you have specific questions about a program, please contact your direct service provider or call us at our main office at 210-299-2400.

Our Parent Engagement program is an ongoing initiative that focuses on increasing active participation, communication, and collaboration between parents, schools, and communities with the goal of educating the whole family to ensure student achievement and success. This is accomplished by developing activities that foster inclusion, involvement, and a fun environment for all families.

These activities are developed by a campus team made up of the parents. Parents are the driving force and architects of the program, with the following goals:

  • Development of meaningful and fun family activities that promote parental involvement
  • Identification of community resources and specialized services
  • Advocacy for inclusion of parent "voice" in decision-making
  • Leadership development and civic engagement
  • Empowerment of all parents in making positive choices for their families, schools, and the communities they represent

Each target school has an opportunity to create or customize activities that meet the unique needs, catch the attention and motivate families in their specific community to increase academic opportunities for students, and build a campus focused learning community in partnership with school administration and teachers.

Free

Head Start children receive specialized quality education and comprehensive social services that provide opportunities for our children to learn and succeed when they enter kindergarten.

Education and disability:

  • Individualized teaching
  • Low child/staff ratios
  • Structured routines and schedules
  • School readiness skills
  • Culturally diverse
  • Services for children with disabilities
  • Screenings and ongoing assessments
  • Individualized activities
  • Inclusive classrooms
  • Parent advocacy and training

Health:

  • Medical and dental case management
  • Staff certified in first aid and CPR
  • Clean and safe environments
  • On site dental exams and fluoride varnish
  • Hearing and vision screenings
  • Indoor/outdoor physical development

Nutrition:

  • Healthy breakfast, lunch, and snacks
  • Menus developed by registered dietitians

Family support:

  • Parent engagement activities and leadership opportunities
  • Supporting families to meet their need and achieve goals
  • Community resources and services
  • School district transportation may be available

The age requirement for our Head Start Prekindergarten Program is three years old on or before September 1.

Head Start is a federally funded program provided at no cost for qualifying families. We provide education, health and dental screenings, nutrition, family support, and training services for your family.

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To learn more about SAISD's plan for the current school year, including safety precautions, click here.

The Get FIT (Families in Training) program is a preventive program aimed at averting Type II diabetes, obesity, and sedentary lifestyles for school-aged children and their families.

The program is offered throughout the academic year at various school districts, and in the summer as a one-month youth summer camp. Get FIT integrates nutrition, physical fitness, and character education to not only support the physical needs of students and their families but also facilitate the healing of the mind, body, and spirit.

Get FIT's goal is to transform the lives of people in medically underserved, rural communities. The program focuses on actively engaging community members and stakeholders in the planning, designing, and delivery of services and programs that meet the unmet needs of their community.

Get FIT is currently offered in Batesville, Cotulla, San Antonio, Santa Rosa, and Uvalde. Enrollment is free and open year-round on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are interested in bringing Get FIT to your school or finding a program near you, call the Get FIT manager at 1-800-959-6673.

Notice

We continue providing critical needs to our families and our community while following safety protocols due to COVID.

If you have specific questions about a program, please contact your direct service provider or call us at our main office at 210-299-2400.

Our Parent Engagement program is an ongoing initiative that focuses on increasing active participation, communication, and collaboration between parents, schools, and communities with the goal of educating the whole family to ensure student achievement and success. This is accomplished by developing activities that foster inclusion, involvement, and a fun environment for all families.

These activities are developed by a campus team made up of the parents. Parents are the driving force and architects of the program, with the following goals:

  • Development of meaningful and fun family activities that promote parental involvement
  • Identification of community resources and specialized services
  • Advocacy for inclusion of parent "voice" in decision-making
  • Leadership development and civic engagement
  • Empowerment of all parents in making positive choices for their families, schools, and the communities they represent

Each target school has an opportunity to create or customize activities that meet the unique needs, catch the attention and motivate families in their specific community to increase academic opportunities for students, and build a campus focused learning community in partnership with school administration and teachers.

Free.

HIP is a free, voluntary home visiting program that provides an extensive family assessment, one-on-one parenting support, and activities.

English and Spanish sessions are available.

To be eligible, parents must be:

  • current/former foster youth who are expecting and/or parenting a child 0-2 years of age

or

  • parents with prior history of involvement with Child Protective Services who are expecting and/or parenting a child 0-2 years of age.

Free

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