Reaching families in rural communities, one iPad at a time

Michael and his family live in a rural northeast Oklahoma community. Due to the pandemic, his family had lost touch with Rose, a Family & Children’s Services specialist who had only been speaking to his parents via telephone. Because of the interruption, they are only able to complete half of their assessment required to start therapy.  But one day, the postal carrier delivers a pleasant surprise – an iPad from Family & Children’s Services. For the…

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Important Election Dates & Deadlines in Oklahoma

Oklahoma State Primary Election – June 30, 2020Get Election Reminders Early Voting: Jun 25, 2020 – Jun 27, 2020 (In-Person Absentee Voting: Not available) The BallotSee Ballot Sample Voting Absentee?1. Apply for Absentee Ballot Applications can also be downloaded from the State Election Board website at elections.ok.gov. Deadline to Request an Absentee Ballot: Wed Jun 24, 2020 5:00PM…

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Pride Month and Mental Health in LGBTQ+ Community

If you are a member of the LGBTQ+ community and you are struggling with a mental illness, suicidal thoughts, stigma, discrimination, or something else entirely, contact Family & Children’s Services at 918-587-9471.  Family & Children’s Services has experience working with LGBTQ+ clients and excel in understanding, empathizing with, and assisting these individuals with managing or resolving these issues.  It’s…

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