COPES: Innovative community resource

Most people think about crisis services as telephone intervention, a suicide hotline, and/or mobile response, and they are right. Family & Children’s Service’s Community Outreach Psychiatric Emergency Services (COPES and COPES for Kids) is that, but it’s also so much more. As Oklahoma’s only 24-7 free mobile crisis program serving adults and children in psychiatric…

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Who we are

Family & Children’s Services is a leading provider of behavioral health care and family services for people of all ages in Tulsa and surrounding communities. Today, we provide over 53 life-changing programs in mental health, substance abuse and family services. Our dedicated staff heal traumatized and hurting children, strengthen individuals and families, and provide hope…

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Natalie’s Story

This is the story of Natalie Dolan, an adoptive parent in Oklahoma who has taken in two children in need. Their lives have been changed for the better thanks to Family & Children’s Services’ child abuse and trauma services. Produced by Rough House Creative Producer/Director – Christopher Long Cinematographer – Charles Elmore Additional Footage –…

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Lapidus celebrates 30 years as CEO

Twenty years ago, there were no female CEOs on the Fortune 500 list. Thirty years ago Gail Lapidus broke through the ranks of male applicants to become CEO of F&CS. Lapidus has held her CEO position since 1986.  Since that time, the agency has grown significantly and operates over 50 programs with a budget of…

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