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Resources

Welcome to our village!

We are here to support you.

 

Support will look different for every family but we want to make sure that you have help with clothing extra curricular activities, and gifts at Christmas at the minimum. As needs arise we want to hear from you! We also want to provide support with additional training and support groups as well as fun events for your whole family to connect with other families!

LICENSING-RELATED

CPR – BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification

Some local certification resources used by our families:

NTX CPR (Adrian Graham) www.ntxcpr.com

 Texas OnSite CPR

 CPR First Aid Instructor / Teresa / 214-542-8346

 CPR First Aid Instructor / Gregorita Smith / 817-999-6155

 Heart Trust CPR
                           
FIRE INSPECTION CHECK-LIST
Review this information first: Here
                           
SHERMAN FIRE MARSHALL:

4909 Texoma Pkwy,

Denison, TX 75021

 

texfire123@gmail.com

 

1-800-446-0385

 

www.texomafire.com

You can also reach out to your local police department and ask if they will perform your Home Health and Fire Inspection. You can also contact the State for a “Fee Based Inspection” and schedule an appointment: Here
                           
GAS LINE INSPECTION
Most licensed and insured plumbers can perform this work.

                           
PROPANE LINE INSPECTION
Most licensed and insured propane distributors can perform this work.

                           
FIRE EXTINGUISHER INSPECTION COMPANIES
                           

 

DAY CARE
 

THE CLOTH OPTION / FREE CLOTH DIAPER LOAN PROGRAM

**This also includes adult size diapers**

Contact: Sarah Spikeson / 425-502-0421 Website: here

 

GRAYSON COUNTY DIAPER BANK

 Now distributing in Cooke County

 First Friday of Every Month at Workforce Solutions Texoma / 8:00AM – 11:00AM

 Made possible through Texoma Council of Governments / 903-813-3541

 

AMAZON PRIME

Foster families qualify for discounted Amazon Prime Memberships: Here 

 

FOSTER CLOSETS

Gigi’s Closet of North Texas

The Isaiah Closet

 

New Bedroom Furniture/Mattresses

Ashley Home Furniture-Application Here


 

PEDIATRICIANS

This is not an exhaustive list of dentists used by our families, but feel free to start with this list:

Ashley Trowbridge / Sherman-Denison / 903-416-6200

Texoma Medical Center Pediatrics/ 903-416-4000 

Hilltop Pediatrics/ 903-957-0050


 

DENTISTS

Pediatric Dentistry of Sherman/ 903-892-2246

Peppermint Dental & Orthodontics Sherman/ 903-686-1897

Van Alstyne Dental/ 903-712-4440

McKinney Pediatric Dentistry/ 972-984-7890
                       

                         

VISION PROVIDERS        

Patterson Optical/ 903-868-2020    


 

COUNSELORS

JJ Robinson – Hope for Texoma / Sherman / 903-375-0055 / Website

 

THERAPISTS

Play Therapy -Suzonne Schroeder with Stonegate Behavioral / Website

Early Childhood Services (ECI) – Birth through 36 Months: Here

Through MHMR; You or Your CPS worker can make a referral



 

STAR HEALTH / SUPERIOR MEDICAID

Superior Information: Here

(Locate Superior HealthPlan Doctors and Resources)

Health Passport: Here

(Foster Children’s Medical Records Online)


 

TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES (DFPS) - RESOURCES

Texas Service Levels Resource Guide: Here

Information for Older Youth

Services Available to Older Youth: Here

Transitional Living Services: Here / Overview of Transitional Services: Here Preparation for Adult Living (PAL) Program: Here

State College Tuition Waiver Information: Here

 

TEXAS WIC

Foster children are eligible for WIC: Here


 

FOSTER/ADOPTION AGENCIES

This is not an exhaustive list of agencies used by our families, but feel free to start with this list:

 CK FAMILY SERVICES / 817-516-9100 / Website

 HARBOR OF HOPE / 817-304-8207 / Website

 ARROW CHILD & FAMILY MINISTRIES / 817-672-2300 / Website    

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