FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER
The Lamb County Family Resource Center provides a variety of services including Parent Education, Alcohol and Drug Intervention, Self-Development and Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT). Services for a fee available through private providers include: Anger Management, Individual and Marital Counseling, DWI and MIP classes for adults and youth.
The staff is trained in areas of benefit to youth and families. Jere Newton, BSW, is the Parent Educatior and Family Intervention Specialist for Lamb County Juvenile Probation. She is a certified Family Partner for the Rural Children's Initiative of West Texas, a Children's Mental Health Collaborative.
David Simpson, PRL (Peer Recovery Leader) is employed by Central Plains Center of Plainview, to provide non-clinical services and supports that help young people ages 13 to 21 initiate and sustain their recovery from substance misuse or substance abuse disorder. The PRL works to assist youth and their families by providing encouragement, offering emotional support, drug/alcohol free socialization and recreation activities and community projects.
Erma Ellis, BSW, is an Anger Management Facilitator.
Carrie Barden, BS, is the Lamb County Juvenile Probation Chief who oversees all programs and services offered at the Center.
Tony Luccro, BS, is a Probation Officer for Lamb County and a program facilitator of MRT, Moral Reconation Therapy, which has to do with learning to make good decisions.
Dr. Peggy Skinner, PhD, is a counselor who is available for individual and family counseling by fee through insurance, Medicaid, or private pay.
David W. Allison, LPC, LCDC is a program provider and is available by fee for individual, family and marital counseling.
All Lamb County residents are invited to contact the center for information about available services. Families do not need to be referred to the Probation department to receive help.