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Section I | Practicum Placement Sites

The following is a list of approved community practicum sites for HDFS 43l4. Contact the practicum instructor if you are interested in doing your practicum at a site that is not on the list.

Some sites require a criminal background check for all volunteers. If your practicum site requires a background check but does not provide this service, please contact Dr. Bell at Nancy.Bell@ttu.edu.


Position Information/Forms


NOTE: Contact persons may have changed since this list was updated. If the person listed is no longer with the organization, ask to talk with someone about doing an internship.



Organizations:

Organization Address Contact Person
Adoption Covenant 1304 16th St. Lubbock, 79401
741-0268
Valerie Slutz
Advanced Home Health & Hospice 4208 19th St., Lubbock, 79407
797-8099
Teresa Sparks
American Heart Assoc. 2514 82nd, Suite B, Lubbock, TX, 79423
748-2500
Lacee Jones
American State Bank Human Resources PO Box 1401, Lubbock, TX, 79408
741-2500
Susan Beardain
Bethphage (group homes) 5901 63rd, Suite D, Lubbock, TX, 79424
794-9334
Les Jackson
Big Brothers-Big Sisters of Lubbock, Inc. 1409 19th #204, Lubbock, TX, 79401
763-6131
Cindy Miller
Bridge of Lubbock P.O Box 667, Lubbock, TX, 79408
687-0772
Mayda Cruz
Buckner's Baptist Children's Home 129 Brentwood Avenue, Lubbock, TX, 79416
795-7151 ext 225
Kathy McGee
Campfire (Also has summer camp opportunities) P.O. Box 5596, 1301 N. University Lubbock, TX, 79408
765-6394
April Walker
Caprock Girl Scout Council 2567 74th, Lubbock, TX, 79423
745-2855
Sharon Spencer
Carillon, Inc. 1717-A Norfolk, Lubbock, TX, 79416
281-6156
Erin Donaldson
Catholic Charities 102 Avenue J, Lubbock, TX, 79401
765-8475
Amanda Peterson
Children's Advocacy Center 720 Texas Ave., Lubbock, TX, 79401
740-0251
Carmen Aguirre
Children's Home of Lubbock P. O. Box 2824, Idalou Hwy Lubbock, TX, 79408
762-0481
Debra Rogers
or
Vickie Russell
Children's Hope Residential Services 1313 W. Washington, Levelland, TX, 79336
897-9735 ext. 205
Melissa Wood
Christ the King Early Childhood Development Center 5502 Nashville Ave., Lubbock, 79413
806-771-2077
Katie Huey
Communities in Schools 1628 19th St., Lubbock, TX, 79401
766-1586
Josett Birley
Community Supervising Office (Adult Probation) 701 Main, Lubbock,TX, 79401
775-1200
Tom Madigan
Division for Blind Services (formerly Texas Commission for the Blind) 5121 69th St, Lubbock, TX, 79424
798-8181
Mark Swoboda
Early Learning Centers 1639 Main St, Lubbock, TX, 79401
765-9981
Joanne Cotter
Family Guidance and Outreach Center # 5 Briercroft Office Park, Lubbock, TX, 79412
747-5577
Leslie Breslin
Grand Court Lubbock (facility for elderly) 4601 71st Street, Lubbock, TX, 79424
792-0111
Rebecca Robinson
Habitat for Humanity 2910 Ave. N, Lubbock, TX, 79408
763-4663
Sandy Anderson
High Point Village (special needs children) 10911 Slide Rd., Lubbock 79424
698-0015
Traci Villanueva
Hospice of Lubbock, Inc. 1102 Slide Rd #3, Lubbock, TX, 79416
795-2751
Gwen Akeroyd
Institute for Creative Learners 1614 Ave. M, Lubbock, 559-1259 Joy Field
Jumpstart for Young Children TTU College of Education, MS 1071
742-1998 ext 465
Dawn Burke
Lakeridge Rehabilitation and Nursing Center 4403 74th Street, Lubbock, TX, 79424
795-0668
Diana Petroske
Life/Run Centers for Independent Living 4902 34th Street, Suite 5, Lubbock, TX, 79410
795-5433
Michelle Crain
Lubbock Boys and Girls Club 1801 E 24th, Lubbock, TX, 79404
763-0204
Barbara Franklin
Lubbock County Community Corrections Facility 3501 North Holly, Lubbock, TX, 79403
765-3395
Carri Colier
Lubbock County Juvenile Justice Center (Prefer students doing 150 hours) 2025 N. Akron, Lubbock, TX, 79415
775-1800
Les Brown
Lubbock County District Attorney's Office Lubbock County Court House
P.O. 10536, Lubbock, TX, 79401
775-1112
Kathy Givens
Lubbock Hospitality House (facility for elderly) 4710 Slide Road, Lubbock, TX, 79412
797-3481
Susan Clowe
Lubbock Rape Crisis P. O. Box 2000, Lubbock, TX, 79457
763-3232
Linsey McCutchin
Lubbock Regional MHMR:
Adult Chemical Dependency Program
PO Box 2828, Lubbock, TX, 79404
766-0238
Joanne Harwood
Triage Intake Crisis PO Box 2828, Lubbock, TX, 79404
766-0327
Judy Austin
Lubbock Transition Center (PAL program) 125 Chicago Ave., Lubbock 79416
252-7972
Meagan Willingham
Mackenzie House (facility for elderly) 8609 Boston, Lubbock, TX, 79423
745-7770
Paula Clark
March of Dimes 5219 City Bank Pkwy, Lubbock, TX, 79407
797-6771 ext 11
Lori Nelson
Meals on Wheels 2304 34th Street, Lubbock, TX, 79411
792-7971
Lorrie Bellair
National Kidney Foundation 4601 50th St., Suite 101, Lubbock, TX, 79414
799-7753
Nicole Harmon
Neighborhood House (Lutheran Social Services) 1318 Broadway, Lubbock, TX, 79401
741-0459
Joy Loper
Parenting Cottage 3818 50th St., Lubbock, 79413
795-7552
Becky Fletcher
Prevent Blindness Texas 3008 50th St., Lubbock, TX, 79413
797-6701
Nancy Smith
Refuge Services (Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy) 10002-R Milwaukee, Lubbock, TX, 79424
632-7327
Patti Mandrell
Rock House (Services for disabled) 3212 34th St., Lubbock, TX, 79410
785-7144 ext 107
Ann Pallasch
Ronald McDonald House Charities 3413 10th St., Lubbock, TX 79415
744-8877
Taylor LoCascio
Science Spectrum 2579 S. Loop 289, Lubbock, TX, 79423
745-1216, ext 273
Georgette McPherson
Shiloh Counseling Services 4630 50th #412, Lubbock, TX, 79414
794-3232
Madoc Thomas
Stork’s Nest 2315 50th #B, Lubbock, TX, 79412
762-6730
Amy Johnson Rubio
South Plains Children’s Shelter PO Box 802, Lubbock, TX, 79408
747-4933
Phyllis Johnson
South Plains Community Action Head Start 1946 Ave. Q (3rd floor)
762-8815 or 893-3145
Kenna Pruitt
South Plains Food Bank 4612 Locust, Lubbock, TX, 79404
763-3003
Trine Solis-Jackson
Supportive Adolescent Services (program in schools) George Comiskey George Comiskey
Texas AgriLife Extension 677-5600 Dr. Angela Burkham
Texas Attorney General: Child Support Enforcement 4630 50th #300, Lubbock, TX, 79414
761-4706
Judy McEachern
Texas Boys Ranch PO Box 5665, Lubbock, TX, 79408
747-3187
John Sigle
Texas Dept. of Human Services Client Self Report (Working with Children in KLB Kids Learning Center) 1716 Parkway Dr, Lubbock, TX, 79403
766-2728
TMC: Teaching and Mentoring Communities 4630 50th #107, Lubbock, TX, 79414 Amanda Fitzgerald
United Supermarkets 7830 Orlando, Lubbock, TX, 79423
791-0220
Shannon Elrod
Vista Care Family Hospice 1717 Norfolk Ave, Bldg A 4th FL Lubbock, TX, 79416
748-1041
P J Webb
Volunteer Center of Lubbock 1706 23rd St.#101, Lubbock, TX, 79411
747-0551
Sharon Bass
Women’s Protective Services P.O. Box 54089, Lubbock, TX, 79453
748-5292
Roy Rios
Nana Sanchez
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Covenant Health System:

Covenant Health System Address Contact Person
Child Development Center 2210 Joliet, Lubbock, TX, 79410
725-0000
Sharon Chatham
Women's and Children's Hospital 3610 21st St, Lubbock, TX, 79410
725-6997
Amy Peck
Foundation 3623 22nd Pl, Lubbock, TX, 79410
725-6020
Heather Hocker
Guest Services 3615 19th St, Lubbock, TX, 79410
794-3813
Gail Spivey
Human Resources 3615 19th St, Lubbock, TX, 79410
725-4528
Heather Smith
Pastoral Care Ministries 3615 19th St, Lubbock, TX, 79410
725-0604
Jan Kelley
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Lubbock Independent School District:

Lubbock Independent School District Address Contact Person
ECI/DEBT (Early Childhood Intervention Developmental Education Birth to Three) 1628 19th St., Lubbock, TX, 79401
766-1172
Brian Sessom
Evans Jr. High (School Counselor’s Office) 4211 58th Street, Lubbock, TX, 79413
766-0722
Beverly Henson
Hutchinson Jr. High (School Counselor’s Office) 3102 Canton, Lubbock, TX, 79410
766-0755
Becky Milner
Lubbock High School Counselor’s Office 2004 19th Street, Lubbock, TX, 79401
766-1419
Alice Chavez
McKenzie Jr. High (School Counselor’s Office) 5402 12th Street, Lubbock, TX, 79416
766-0777
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Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services:

Texas Dept. of Protective & Regulatory Services Address Contact Person
Child Protective Briercroft Ofc Park #7, Lubbock, TX, 79412
762-2680
Kathleen Hudson
Adult Protective Briercroft Ofc Park #7, Lubbock, TX, 79412
762-2680
Kathleen Hudson
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Texas Tech University and Texas Tech University Medical Center

Texas Tech University Address Contact Person
TTU Child Development Research Center (HDFS) 742-3016 Stacy Johnson
TTU Dean of Students Office MS 5022, 742-2984 Gregory Elkins
Early Head Start 515 Zenith Avenue
765-2737
Denise Stovall
TTU Human Resource Services Doak Conference Ctr, 163
742-3851 x234
Vicky Rodridguez
TTU Human Sciences Development Office MS 1162, H – 142
742-3031
Erin Potts
TTU Human Sciences Advising Office H – 159, 742-1180 Jennifer Dean
TTU Marriage and Family Therapy Clinic 742-5050 ext 245 Nicole Springer
TTU University Studies Advising Office Drane, room 164 , 742-7100 Sarah Hatley
University Medical Center 602 Indiana, Lubbock, TX, 79415
UMC Children’s Hospital 775-8836 Hallie Graves
UMC Grand Beginnings 775-8234 Melissa Perez
UMC Pastoral Care 775-8672 Larry Cothrin
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