H.O.P.E . Classes

Help Offered in a Pregnancy Experience

What is it?

H.O.P.E. is a free, 12 week program consisting of three phases. Each phase is 4 weeks long. There is a 2 week break between each phase. Classes are offered on Tuesday evenings from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. No childcare is provided.

Who can attend?

Any woman or man who is expecting a baby and wants to learn about being a good, godly parent. Open to single moms, with or without the dads, single dads and married couples.

Class Requirements

Classes are to be taken as offered. There are no make-up classes. Participants are expected to be on time for each class and schedule other appointments around their class time. Graduation will be held when phases are completed. At graduation, participants will receive baby items earned for their particular phase. To take part in HOPE, call PHC at 979-297-3622 or come by to register. You must fill out the HOPE Class application located below and return it to the PHC in person so you can be interviewed at that time. Registration is not complete until the application is turned in and an interview has been completed. Confidentiality is important for you and your classmates. Please assist us by maintaining the confidence of your peers.

2017 Schedule

January 3 – 24
February 14 – March 7
March 28 – April 18
May 9 – 30
June 20 – July 18
August 1 – 22

Finances

Debt elimination, budgeting and saving

Career Skills

Interviewing, networking and how to build an effective resume

Nutrition

Taking the best care of you and baby during pregnancy

Childbirth

Skilled nurses explain the birthing process

Parenting

Teaching our children by example

Getting Plugged into a Church

There’s a church for you!

Breastfeeding

WIC explains the benefits and procedures of breastfeeding

Infant CPR

You will be taught this life saving skill

Dental Hygiene

Having a healthy mouth for you and baby

Newborn Care

Information you need to care for your newborn

3 Bible Studies

Helping you to become the parents God designed you to be

Shaken Baby Syndrome

Learning what this is and how to avoid it

Postpartum Depression

What to watch for and how to get the help you need if necessary

Job Interviewing

True to Life Ministries gives advice for improving your job situation

L.I.F.E. Classes

Learning and Improving Family Enrichment

What is it?

These are stand-alone classes to help improve individual and family enrichment.

Who can attend?

All classes are open to the community.

When are classes held?

The following classes are offered periodically.

What’s This Thing Called Parenting?

You will learn skills and techniques to help you connect with your child. You will also discover your parenting style, the effects of birth order, positive discipline and other childhood responsibilities.

Introduction to Baby Signs

Teaches baby to communicate with signs until they can use the proper word to communicate.

Read to Me

Reading together is a fun way for you as a parent and your children to develop your powers of communications, as well as give them a head start when they enter school. Free books are given to participants upon completing the class.

The Legacy Project

Dads and Moms, this class will help you leave something in your child’s life, not something for it.

Bible Study Basics

If interested, call the PHC to set up a time to study God’s Word together.

Volunteer Trainings

Interested in becoming a volunteer at the PHC? Call the PHC and set up a time to tour the facility and talk to the Executive Director about training opportunities. We will be holding a training class sometime in the spring of 2017. Please call Jackie at 979-297-3622 to register.

Baby & Me

The Baby and Me series is a tool to actively help a woman in a crisis pregnancy through her pregnancy, set goals, and work out the best decision concerning her child.

Call to set up an appointment with the Executive Director.

Shaken Baby Syndrome

A shaken baby simulator will help you to see what happens to our baby when we are not in control. This class will help increase awareness of the injuries involved in Shaken Baby Syndrome and to help reduce the incidents of Shaken Baby Syndrome through education.

This class is taught in our H.O.P.E. program. To schedule a class for Shaken Baby Syndrome please contact the office.

Postpartum Depression

What are baby blues? What is depression and what are the symptoms? What is post partum depression? About one in eight women suffer from Post Partum Depression. This class will help to understand depression and protect you and your child.

This class is taught in our H.O.P.E. program. Call if you would like to talk to someone about this very important matter.

Car Seat Safety Class

Learn how to safely install your car seat and secure your child. A free car seat is included.

Seasons of Grace (Post-Abortion Syndrome)

If you are experiencing one or more of the symptoms listed on our Post-Abortion Syndrome link under “Information”, there is help. Our goal is to help you find restoration and peace in your life relationships. We offer “Seasons of Grace”, a time where you can talk to someone that has been where you are and to begin receiving that peace. We work around your schedule.

Call Pregnancy Help Center and talk with a staff member for more information.

You must call and register for all classes. For more information or questions, contact Jackie Fuller: