April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and tomorrow’s free community forum, hosted by the Child Protection Coalition, will focus on prevention and offer insight into the changing landscape of child protection in Tulsa County. The two-hour seminar on Tuesday, April 5, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., will be in the Price Turpen Courtroom at More »
Shopping for a good cause has never been so much fun. Today’s Tulsa World Style Scene featured the Family & Children’s Services Abersons & Friends warehouse sale Feb. 24-26 at Family & Children’s Services, 650 S. Peoria Ave. The event benefits the agency’s life-changing programs. A preview sale will be held 4-7 p.m. Feb. 24. More »
TULSA, Okla. – Dozens of case workers, their clients and children were on hand Wednesday for Family & Children’s Services’ annual Holiday Assistance Program bike giveaway with local charity Humble Sons Bike Co.
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.
TULSA, Okla. — Family & Children’s Services thanks each of the 70 volunteers who pitched in for Day of Caring on Friday.
The day started around 8:30 a.m. with volunteers from AstraZeneca, Tulsa Community College, PennWell Corp. and LeadersLife Worksite Benefits assembling at F&CS central office, 650 S. Peoria Ave., for snacks, a send-off and assignments for the day.
The recent death of a lion in Africa at the hands of a Minnesota dentist brought an outpouring of grief, anger and calls for greater efforts to fight trophy hunting.
That furor over Cecil the Lion’s death in July resounded in a traditional and social media firestorm. It even prompted public statements from celebrities expressing outrage over the hunt that led to the death, eventually culminating in the dentist, Dr. Walter Palmer, temporarily closing his office in August.
As Tulsa-area parents take their kids back to school this week, Family & Children’s Services is expanding its much-needed school-based counselor program, adding two schools to its now 35-school operation.
The new schools, Broken Arrow’s Oliver Middle School and Tulsa’s McLain Seventh Grade Academy, respectively, join others in the Tulsa, Jenks, Broken Arrow and Union school districts this fall semester. F&CS also has counselors at 13 Head Start programs in the area.
Parents across the area are headed back to school today with their children.
They’ve got enough on their minds as parents – being sure their kids have the clothes they need, that they’ve had their vaccinations, that they’ve got their school supplies and had their eyes checked, et cetera.