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F&CS experts speak at free community forum

TULSA, Okla. — Two Family & Children’s Services mental health professionals spoke Thursday during a women’s forum at Circle Cinema. The event, hosted by the nonprofit journalism effort Oklahoma Watch, included F&CS’ Roxanne Hinther, who directs the Women in Recovery program, and Dr. Nicole Washington, an F&CS staff psychiatrist. Janet Cizek, co-founder and CEO of
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F&CS Central Office to close Memorial Day; parenting class canceled

TULSA, Okla. — Family & Children’s Services’ Central Office at 650 S. Peoria Ave. will close Monday for Memorial Day. That evening’s 1234 Parenting! class is canceled. We wish our clients, employees and other stakeholders a safe and fun holiday weekend. Call 918.587.9471 for more information on the closing, hours of operation or other topics.

News on 6 Anchors Test Brainiac Ball Trivia Knowledge

News on 6 anchors LeAnne Taylor, Rich Lenz and Alan Crone were such good sports as we gave them a taste of Brainiac Ball trivia. Family & Children’s Services biggest fundraiser of the year is coming up on May 30, 2015. Watch the entire segment here Tables, tickets and Best of Live raffle tickets are
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Free Relationship Class May 21, 2015

Sign up today for a free relationship class on May 21, 2015.  

Oklahoma Watch to Hold Forum in Tulsa on Mental Health for Women

  The “Oklahoma Watch-Out” forum will be held from 6-7 p.m. Thurs., May 21, at Circle Cinema at 10 S. Lewis Ave. in Tulsa. Featured guests will be Janet Cizek, Center for Therapeutic Interventions managing partner and CEO; Roxanne Hinther, Women in Recovery clinical director; and Dr. Nicole Washington, Family and Children’s Services psychiatrist. Oklahoma
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TulsaPeople Magazine Article “Sad State of Affairs”

Oklahoma ranks poorly in mental health care, but local organizations, like Family & Children’s Services, are working to reverse the statistics. The May issue of TulsaPeople magazine focuses on mental health care in Oklahoma titled “Sad State of Affairs”.

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Honors Gail Lapidus for Outstanding Community Service

Family & Children’s Services CEO Gail Lapidus was honored Saturday, May 9 by Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority at the Biennial Status of Women Celebration. Lapidus was among 10 honorees who were recognized for their outstanding service to the community. The theme of the program was “The Road to Excellence is Paved with Service”. 2015 Status
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Tulsa Kids Magazine Profiles Family & Children’s Services Gail Lapidus

“When Gail Lapidus walked through the doors of Family & Children’s Services as a young college graduate, she never imagined she would one day be CEO. That was 40 years ago.” The May issue of Tulsa Kids magazine sits down with Family & Children’s Services CEO Gail Lapidus to talk about being in the hope
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Family & Children’s Services Fundraiser, The White Party, Creates Buzz

The Eighth Annual White Party, benefiting Family & Children’s Services, will be held Friday, May 1, 2015, on the rooftop of The Vault. Sponsors and their guests don all-white attire to dine and dance the night away in Tulsa’s unique Art Deco District while sampling craft cocktails specially made by Tulsa’s premier mixologists. Buy Tickets
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Women in Recovery Program Settles Into New Home

Family & Children’s Services Women in Recovery program, which is funded primarily by the George Kaiser Family Foundation, welcomed program partners, funders and supporters to an open house at its new home on Thursday, April 16. Read the complete Tulsa World article here Public support of Women in Recovery evident in Tulsa World editorial A New
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