Local community resources available for individuals, families

Food: Tulsa Dream Center 200 W. 46th St N Tulsa, OK 74126 (918) 430-9984                                                                                                             Provides food baskets every Tuesday and Thursday at 1:00pm.  Assistance can be received 1x per week Hot meals are served every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 12 to 12:45 p.m. No ID is required. Boston Ave Helping Hands 700 S Boston…

Family & Children’s Services awarded $4M federal grant to expand behavioral health services

Family & Children’s Services (F&CS), Oklahoma’s largest Community Mental Health Center, has been awarded a $4 million federal grant from The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to establish a Certified Community Behavioral Health Center (CCBHC) –  a new national model of care which increases access and integrates physical care with expanded mental…

Daniel, Maya and Ellie

Protracted, contentious divorce proceeding were taking a toll on Daniel’s* children. A judge recommended the family contact Family & Children’s Services for professional help. In therapy sessions, little Maya and Ellie voiced their worries, received reassurance and began to adjust to their new family dynamic. Daniel participated in several sessions with his children. He also…

Marilyn’s Story

Marilyn* was 53 years old when we first got to know her. Marilyn was single and unemployed, but her biggest concern was her 32-year-old son, Jason. Jason had a serious medical condition and a mountain of medical bills. Marilyn, though, had a sure-fire plan to get Jason out of debt. She’d kill herself. You see,…

Taylor’s Journey

Nine-year-old Taylor* was a friendly girl. She performed well at school and enjoyed attending church with her family. But everything changed after Taylor was sexually abused by her uncle. She began avoiding others and spent many a Sunday morning crying in the church parking lot. Classrooms were unbearable, so Taylor’s parents withdrew her from school.…