Every child deserves a Christmas, and L-3 Westwood has been making that a reality for 21 years.

L-3 Westwood, a leader in manufacturing equipment for naval vessels including carriers to submarines, has been helping Family & Children’s Services families in need during Holiday Assistance for the last 21 years. Scott Gilman, L-3 production manager, is a firm believer that childhood is fleeting and that every kid deserves a Christmas. He was happy to…

University of Oklahoma Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work Celebrates 100 Year Anniversary

During the past century, the Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work has been dedicated to advancing relevant and high-quality knowledge and values of social work practice. These graduates become competent social workers who are elevating the status of people, populations or communities that experience vulnerability and injustice. Throughout the past year, the Anne…

Backpacks, Big Smiles and Big Hearts

Giggles, happy tears, and smiles filled the room on August 3 at the Greater Tulsa Association of Realtors (GTAR) Backpack for Kids party where children picked up their backpacks and enjoyed free ice cream, pizza, a photo booth and more. Since 2006 GTAR has partnered with Family & Children’s Services to link children with the greatest…

Elizabeth’s Story

Ten-year- old Elizabeth was kidnapped when she was only eight. When she was rescued, Family & Children’s Services was there from the start. Elizabeth wrote and illustrated a book, sharing her experience. Elizabeth shares her struggles and how Family & Children’s Services helped her get her life back. Sometimes even the happiest of children and…