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Resources for Parents

Local Resources for Parents and Children

Sometimes parenting can be overwhelming. The Success By 6 Coalition is here to provide families with the tools they need to support their children. Listed below are local community resources available to assist you and your child on your journey to a happy, healthy and successful life. 

Early Learning  

Early childhood education starts way before the first day of kindergarten. Here are some resources to assist you choosing early care and education programs and community learning experiences for your child.

Don’t Be in the Dark About Child Care

Find Assistance with Child Care Fees  

Texas Rising Star Certified Child Care Providers

Birth to Five Head Start Program

Behavioral Health Center of Nueces County – ECI    

Corpus Christi Public Libraries

OSO Bay Wetlands Preserves and Learning Center  

Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History

Texas State Aquarium  

Parenting Support 

Every parent wants their child to learn, be happy and healthy. Sometimes parenting can be overwhelming. Here are local community resources available to help you.

Nurse-Family Partnership

Home Instruction for Preschool Youngsters 

Parents as Teachers  

Methodist Children Home - MCH Family Outreach

Texas Families: Together and Safe (TFTS)

Circles of Care - for families under stress or crisis

Coastal Bend Project Link   

Help for Parents. Hope for Children.   

Family Counseling Service   

Support group for parents of children on the Autism Spectrum 

Parents as Teachers Parent Café - Corpus Christi Catholic Charities: view the list of events for the next Parent Café 

Parent Companion for families with children suspected or diagnosed with a disability     

Child Access and Visitation Help

Community and Financial Security

Sometimes parents need assistance getting started on their journey toward financial independence or a little help during rough times. Below are some local resources to start you on your way.

Corpus Christi Catholic Charities  

Food Benefits and Cash Help

Loaves and Fishes

Vineyard Social Services

2-1-1 Texas/United Way Helpline

Corpus Christi Housing Authority    

Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend   

Goodwill Industries Job Training

Corpus Christi Literacy Council   

Del Mar College Continuing Education

Health 

To reduce physical, emotional and psychological health issues later on in life, Success By 6 wants to ensure you are equipped with resources to care for yourself and raise happy, healthy babies who enter kindergarten prepared to succeed.  

Nurse-Family Partnership

Coastal Bend Project Link    

Women's and Men's Health Services

Mission of Mercy

Amistad Community Health Center  

Gabbard Memorial Health Clinic    

Driscoll Health Plan

Superior Health Plan  

Health Care and Support Services

National Alliance for Mental Illness   

Family Counseling Service   

Sign up for healthy tips. Text TXSNAP to 468311

Healthy Recipes and Tips

Downloadable Resources

Calendar

A calendar with one easy activity per day to bolster learning (PDF 119 KB)

Social and Emotional Development

Behind Every Child Behavior, There is a Feeling (PDF 340 KB)

Family Moments: Talking, Reading and Singing Together Community Provider Guide (PDF 2,587 KB)

Helping Your Preschooler Guide and School Readiness Checklist (PDF 741 KB)

Language Milestones (PDF 1.35 MB)

Language Milestones - Spanish (PDF 824 KB)

Parenting is a Process (PDF 363 KB)

Setting Limits (PDF 316 KB)

Talk, Read, Sing Together: Tips for Families with Infants and Toddlers (PDF 485 KB)

Talk, Read, Sing Together: Tips for Families with Infants and Toddlers - Spanish (PDF 517 KB)

Tips for Families with Preschoolers (PDF 228 KB)

Dual Language

Dual language Learners: 5 Tips for Parents (PDF 399 KB)

Dual Language Learners: 5 Tips for Parents - Spanish (PDF 377 KB)

Tips for Using language at Home and in the Community (PDF 898 KB)

Tips for Using language at Home and in the Community - Spanish (PDF 873 KB)

Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)

Let's Talk About Math: Everyday Fun with Addition and Subtraction (PDF 274 KB)

Let's Talk About Math: Everyday Fun with Addition and Subtraction - Spanish (PDF 303 KB)

Let's Talk About Math: Everyday Fun with Counting (PDF 252 KB)

Let's Talk About Math: Everyday Fun with Counting - Spanish (PDF 229 KB)

Let's Talk About Math: Everyday Fun with Measurement (PDF 257 KB)

Let's Talk About Math: Everyday Fun with Measurement - Spanish (PDF 300 KB)

Let's Talk About Math: Everyday Fun with Patterns (PDF 252 KB)

Let's Talk About Math: Everyday Fun with Patterns - Spanish (PDF 300 KB)

Let's Talk About Math: Everyday Fun with Shapes (PDF 274 KB)

Let's Talk About Math: Everyday Fun with Shapes - Spanish (PDF 241 KB)

Let's Talk About Math: Everyday Fun with Spatial Awareness (PDF 262 KB)

Let's Talk About Math: Everyday Fun with Spatial Awareness - Spanish (PDF 237 KB)

Talk Math Activities Sheet (PDF 161 KB)

Talk, Read, Sing About STEM: Tips for Infant/Toddler Teachers and Providers (PDF 1.52 MB)

Talk, Read, Sing About STEM: Tips for Infant/Toddler Teachers and Providers - Spanish (PDF 1.6 MB)

Talk, Read, Sing About STEM: Tips for Preschool Teachers and Providers (PDF 1.63 MB)

Talk, Read, Sing About STEM: Tips for Preschool Teachers and Providers - Spanish (PDF 1.64 MB)

Playtime Activities

Playtime Activities Sheet (PDF 102 KB)

Visit Vroom for over 1,000 free activities to boost learning

Laundromat

Talk, Read, Sing Together at the Laundromat Tipsheet (PDF 524 KB)

Talk, Read, Sing Together at the Laundromat Tipsheet - Spanish (PDF 594 KB)

Multiple Kids

Tips for Talking with Multiple Children (PDF 129 KB)

Reading

Get Ready to Read