F&CS achieves national re-accreditation

Family & Children’s Services (F&CS) has achieved national re-accreditation through the New-York based Council on Accreditation (COA).  F&CS was expedited through the re-accreditation process and did not receive any out of compliance ratings in any of the fundamental practice standards. F&CS was recognized as an outstanding provider, meeting high-performance standards by delivering the very best…

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COVID-19 procedures ensure safety of Community Response Team

After a brief hiatus due to the pandemic, the Community Response Team (CRT) has resumed services in Tulsa. CRT is an integral part of the City of Tulsa’s Community Policing program. This 3-person co-responder model consisting of Tulsa Police Department (TPD), Tulsa Fire Department (TFD) and Family & Children’s Services Community Outreach Psychiatric Emergency Services (COPES) responds…

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F&CS communicator obtains 2020 Bronze Quill Award of Merit

Natasha Mitchell, F&CS communications specialist, has received a 2020 Bronze Quill Award of Merit – Social Media Programs from IABC/Tulsa. Natasha, who joined F&CS in 2018, handles the agency’s external social media channels and assists with internal and external content management. The Tulsa Chapter’s International Association of Business Communicators’ (IABC) Bronze Quill Awards recognize outstanding…

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Pandemic drives GTAR to complete back-to-school tradition

The summer’s biggest back-to-school party for kids unfortunately won’t happen this year, but secret elves worked behind the scenes to make magic happen. The coronavirus has forced many organizers of initiatives including the Greater Tulsa Realtor Association’s (GTAR) Backpacks for Kids event to rethink strategically on how to best distribute items safely to those who need it most.   Thanks to the efforts of GTAR member Shelley Carson and other realtors in the Tulsa metro area, the delivery of 438 backpacks to…

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