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Tulsa County’s contribution to state female incarceration rate falling

TULSA, Okla. — Oklahoma remains tops for incarcerating women in the United States, but Tulsa County’s contribution to that rate is falling, the Tulsa World’s Ginnie Graham reports.

Oklahoma Department of Human Services and F&CS partnership helps foster children

An innovative partnership begun last year between Family & Children’s Services and Oklahoma Department of Human Services is helping foster children with a unique set of needs that can lead to them falling through the cracks.

Dedicated donors give to 24-hour emergency psychiatric team

TULSA, Okla. — Dedicated Family & Children’s Services donors Sarah and John Graves have donated $100,000 to the nonprofit’s 24-7 psychiatric crisis response team.

The money will help COPES – or Community Outreach Psychiatric Emergency Services – ensure the team remains available 24 hours a day.

My Fit Foods’ F&CS donation provides 20 meals daily

TULSA, Okla. – Family & Children’s Services has partnered with a Midtown Tulsa health food retailer that’s benefiting clients in need.

The partnership with My Fit Foods, a Houston-based chain with more than 50 locations in five states, provides F&CS Early Childhood Program clients about 20 free healthy meals – packed with vegetables and other fresh ingredients – per day.

Care Cards sales, events to benefit Family & Children’s Services

Get ready for Care Card events and more to be happening all over Tulsa in the next 10 days. The annual shopping event features local retailers who are participating in the Care Card promotional fundraisers that benefit Tulsa’s Family & Children’s Services. Read the entire Tulsa World article right here. Channel 8 Good Day Tulsa
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Recovering from traumatic events: talk about it, get help if problems persist

Events like what happened Saturday in Stillwater can affect people for the rest of their lives in profound and unrealized ways, depending on how they and others around them handle it, said Claudia Arthrell, Family & Children’s Services director of professional services.

Volunteers of America Oklahoma CEO praises partnership with F&CS

TULSA, Okla. – The president and CEO of a state nonprofit raves about her organization’s partnership with Family & Children’s Services.

Women in Recovery: Video from Champions of Health

Have you seen this? This is video from our Champions of Health award Women in Recovery recently won.

F&CS lauds outstanding donor

TULSA, Okla. — F&CS honored one of its most dedicated donors during its board meeting Tuesday.

Buford and Eileen Nash were presented with the Outstanding Donor Award for their 12 years’ and 95 donations’ worth of support to F&CS. Buford retired recently from his post as maintenance and biohazardous waste director at Tulsa Center for Behavioral Health.

F&CS fetes Care Card participating merchants

  We had a lot of fun at our #CareCardOK merchant kickoff at Utica Square. It was a beautiful fall morning, and tons of… Posted by Family & Children’s Services Care Card on Thursday, October 15, 2015 Family & Children’s Services hosted its Care Card participating merchants last week at Utica Square to kick off the
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