Tulsa partnership announces a new effort to address Tulsa’s methamphetamine addiction crisis on a bigger scale than ever before 

The Tulsa Methamphetamine Treatment Continuum is a strategic effort to address Tulsa’s methamphetamine addiction crisis on a bigger scale than ever before, with more funding, enhanced treatment practices and stronger community partnerships. This is an urgent community crisis and we must take it seriously. Methamphetamine has surpassed opioids in killing more Tulsans than any other…

WIR clients continue GED studies thanks to partnership with school district

Valerie has endured a tough life of no stability or structure. She dropped out of school, and due to trouble, was essentially incarcerated.  As with many Family & Children’s Services Women in Recovery (WIR) participants, Valerie learns lifelong skills that she hopes will improve options for her and her son, Ben, aged 6.   In January, Valerie joined the GED program. For her, the program provides structure and stability, and her drive to achieve success is heartfelt and sincere.  “I have learned so much from my classes…

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)…