Filling out U.S. Census expands federal funding for essential services

Did you know that Tulsa is in friendly competition against Oklahoma City in this year’s U.S. Census drive? That’s how important it is for the city to obtain funds needed to support vital programs — such as housing, education, transportation, employment, health care and public policy. Mimi Tarrasch, program director of Family & Children’s Services…

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Letter from F&CS CEO

Dear F&CS Friend, I am deeply proud of our extraordinary staff for their response to our clients’ needs during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. To protect the safety of our clients and team, we rapidly transitioned to a remote work environment using virtual technology and new telehealth platforms that could support all Family & Children’s Services…

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Client finds stability thanks to F&CS Homeless Outreach team

Sam’s options had run out just as he managed to find a bed for the night at the local shelter. After speaking to a case worker, the next day, Sam obtains help from the Family & Children’s Services Homeless Outreach program just as the pandemic begins in March.  Although Sam feels reassured with his therapy, he still longs to find a place to call home. His case worker Don reaches out to other community organizations and essentially finds an…

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