Candy Land drive-thru event ushers in holiday cheer for WIR families

Family & Children’s Services Women in Recovery’s Continuing Care Team takes pride in annual traditions such as a holiday party. Due to COVID-19 restrictions this year, a large in-person holiday party was not possible. However, the Continuing Care Team enthusiastically transformed the annual holiday party into a holiday drive-thru event. In all, 113 women and…

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)…

WIR zooming through graduation

COVID-19 can’t stop a WIR graduation Family & Children’s Services (F&CS) Women in Recovery (WIR) is an outpatient alternative to incarceration program. WIR participants have strict weekly structured agendas that include addiction and trauma treatment, parent education, job readiness training, GED and other education groups and recovery support. Due to COVID-19, face-to-face contact was replaced…