Annual Children First Graduation

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OCCHD will host our 5th annual Children First graduation celebration on Saturday, April 7th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Northeast Regional Health and Wellness Campus Auditorium at 2600 N.E. 63rd.

Come learn from 83 graduating mothers and 85 children about this free program that connects first time mothers with a specially trained registered nurse who provides brief health, growth, and development assessments for infants. Services are provided in the convenience of the home. The average age of clients is 21. Seventy-eight percent are single mothers, 328 families were served in 2017 with 92 births and 83 families completing the program.

To enroll in the two-year program, the mother must be less than 29 weeks gestation, meet certain income criteria, and be a first-time parent. For more information call 405-419-4106