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.
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.
January 2 – 23
February 13 – March 6
March 27 – April 17
May 8 – 29
June 19 – July 10
July 31 – August 21
September 11 – October 2
October 23 – November 13
January 8 – January 29
February 19 – March 12
April 2 – April 23
Debt elimination, budgeting and saving
Interviewing, networking and how to build an effective resume
Taking the best care of you and baby during pregnancy
Skilled nurses explain the birthing process
Teaching our children by example
WIC explains the benefits and procedures of breastfeeding
Local pediatrician, Dr. Richard Hardoin, MD facilitates this one-session class to explain the factors that put babies at risk and the measures you can take to protect your baby. Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the unexplained death, usually during sleep, of a seemingly healthy baby less than a year old. SIDS is sometimes known as crib death because the infants often die in their cribs.
You will be taught this life saving skill
Having a healthy mouth for you and baby
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
What to watch for and how to get the help you need if necessary
8 Q's for First Impression
True to Life Ministries gives advice for improving your job situation
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.
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 near future. Please call Jackie at 979-297-3622 to register.
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.