PADRE

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Mommy & Me 

What is Mommy & Me?

What is PADRE?

How can I contact Mommy & Me or PADRE?

Mommy & Me is a Pregnant Postpartum Intervention (PPI) Program. The purpose of Mommy & Me is to provide community-based, gender-specific, outreach and intervention services for pregnant and postpartum females with substance use disorders or who are at risk of developing substance use disorders. 

Who qualifies? 

Pregnant and postpartum females who are Texas residents and who are identified as being at risk of having, or who have, a substance use disorder. Females may also be referred by the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS). 

PADRE is a Parenting Awareness and Drug Risk Education (PADRE) program. The purpose of PADRE is to provide community-based, gender-specific intervention services to parenting males and expecting fathers at risk for involvement or currently involved with Department of Family Protective Services (DFPS) with substance use disorders or who are at risk of developing substance use disorder. 

Who qualifies? 

Males referred by the DFPS or at risk for DFPS involvement who are identified as being at risk of having, or who have, a substance use disorder and who have children under the age of 6. 

You may contact Leslie Broadwell, Director of Intervention Programs at lbroadwell@pbrcada.org or 432-580-5100.

SERVICES

The Mommy & Me program offers: 

  • Education on: 

    • Overdose prevention

    • HIV 

    • Parenting​

    • Current infant and child safety guidelines

    • Fetal and child development

    • Family violence and safety

    • Pregnancy planning and reproductive health

    • Effects of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs on the fetus

  • Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) services

  • Tobacco cessation services

  • Trauma-informed services with motivational interviewing techniques

  • Outreach

  • Screening

  • Assessment

  • Referral

  • Case management

  • Alternative activities

  • STD/HIV testing

The PADRE program offers: 

  • Education on: 

    • Prevention of perinatal transmission of HIV and STDs​

    • Parenting

    • Current infant and child safety guidelines

    • Fetal and child development

    • Family violence and safety

    • Family planning and reproductive health

    • Effects of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs on the fetus

  • Trauma-informed services using motivational interviewing techniques

  • Outreach

  • Screening

  • Assessment

  • Referral​​

  • Alternative activities that promote healthy lifestyles and father/child bonding

  • Case management

  • Coordination with DFPS, OSAR providers and/or substance abuse treatment providers, smoking cessation providers, mental health providers, intimate partner violence providers, Office of the Attorney General child support division, Early Childhood Intervention services, probation departments, local housing authority, unemployment assistance programs, transitional services, and more.