Oklahoma’s First Pay for Success Contract Addresses Female Incarceration

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, right, looks on as state Sen. Kim David, R-Porter, speaks Tuesday during a news conference in Oklahoma City. Fallin announced that the state of Oklahoma and Tulsa-based Family & Children’s Services have entered into a contract aimed at reducing Oklahoma’s female incarceration rate. OKLAHOMA CITY — Governor Mary Fallin today announced…

Family & Children’s Services Demands Immediate Legislative Action to Fix State Budget Hole

TULSA, Okla.  – Family & Children’s Services (F&CS) implores state legislators to take immediate action to fill the budget hole to ensure that our most vulnerable citizens receive necessary mental health care. Today, the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) announced devastating cuts of $75 million to 700 statewide agencies effective Dec. 1. This will…