Program offers F&CS clients reentry support during COVID-19

The Returning Citizens Stimulus (RCS), a new program through the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO), supports 32 Tulsans who have been released from incarceration in the past 12 months and are unemployed or underemployed. The program started in April as a result of COVID-19. The Family & Children’s Services Women’s Justice Team (housed within the Women in Recovery – WIR – program)…

FREE myStrength Subscription for YOU!

We all have our struggles. Finding ways to focus on your emotional health is important. This app can help. Family & Children’s Services continues its partnership with myStrength to provide you with a FREE personal myStrength account. We are all overly stressed during COVID, so this is a fantastic resource that helps you cope with…

Minority Mental Health Awareness Month: Understanding Racial Trauma

Racial trauma refers to the stressful impact or emotional pain of one’s experience with racism and discrimination. Those exposed to racially traumatic events may experience posttraumatic symptoms similar to survivors of domestic violence and/or sexual assault. Symptoms may include depression, increased use of alcohol consumption, health complications, and decreased self-esteem. Family & Children’s Services can…