Prenatal, Children & Youth

Prenatal, Children and Youth: Little Dixie Community Action Agency offers a wide-array of services for expectant mothers, infants, toddlers, children, youth and parents or primary caregivers. From Education, Nutrition, Substance Use Prevention and Mentoring to Improving Child Safety and well-being, the provision of services for our most vulnerable populations has historically and continues to be a priority of the agency. Click on the links below to learn more.

Court Appointed Special Advocate Program

Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program utilizes trained volunteers to be the “Voice” for children in the Courts and Child Welfare System. A CASA volunteer advocates on behalf of a child who has been court-declared as “deprived” meaning abused, neglected or abandoned. Join our team of volunteers today.
CASA

Child & Adult Care Food Program

Little Dixie’s CACFP program is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture and has been proudly serving Oklahoma communities for more than four decades! On average, the CACFP Program is able to provide 160 Daycare Home Providers with meal reimbursement incentives. Check out CACFP’s site to learn more about what CACFP can do for you!
CACFP

Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems

ECCS is funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services- Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The program goal is to reduce health disparities among children under age five by enhancing and coordinating early childhood systems, to demonstrate improved outcomes in population-based children’s developmental health and family well-being indicators. Visit our page to learn more.
ECCS

Early Learning Centers

Little Dixie operates Early Learning Centers in Swink, Idabel, Antlers, Hugo and Broken Bow. These centers support working families by providing full-day full-year childcare services for youth from birth to age three years. Each site has a three-star rating, the highest rating possible under Oklahoma’s quality rating and improvement system. Click on our page to find out if you qualify for free childcare.
Early Learning Centers

Head Start / Early HS / Early HS Childcare

Serving youth from 6 weeks through four years of age with educational opportunities to help prepare them for Kindergarten continues to be a core service of Little Dixie Community Action Agency, Inc. Collectively, these programs serve more than 600 youth each year. These youth show improvements in social, emotional and cognitive skills. Support services are also provided to the parents/primary caregivers. Check out our pages to learn more.
Head Start Programs

Healthy Start

This program serves pregnant women, new mothers and the extended family by connecting them with health care and other resources in order to improve women’s health before, during and after pregnancy. The program goal is to improve health outcomes and reduce and/or prevent infant mortality rates in high risk areas.
Healthy Start Program

YouthFirst

YouthFirst provides services and support for at-risk youth and their families. Activities are designed to build skills that serve to strengthen the entire family unit. The program utilizes coordinators who encourage healthy lifestyles, provide coping tools and create a safe environment for adolescents and their families.
Youth First Program