Tag Archives: Oklahoma Department of Human Services

Community members from left Amber Jones, Joe Dorman, Miranda Hines, Scott Bell and Mitchell Rozin behind Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy and OK Foster Wishes’ gift drive for foster children and teenagers encourage the community to donate. | Photo Laura Eastes

OICA and OK Foster Wishes are on a mission to spread holiday cheer to foster youth in the state and need the community’s help.

OICA and OK Foster Wishes are on a mission to spread holiday cheer to foster youth in the state and need the community’s help.

OICA and OK Foster Wishes are on a mission to spread holiday cheer to foster youth in the state and need the community’s help.

Sharon Smith and Marlon Smith protest proposed cuts to the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services at the Oklahoma Capitol last week. (Photo Laura Eastes)

Without a state budget solution, funding cuts pose challenges for mental health consumers, their families and local agencies

Without a state budget solution, funding cuts pose challenges for mental health consumers, their families and local agencies.

Legislators and attendees of the public House Budget Meeting listen to David Hall speak on the funding in Oklahoma. Hall is an Oklahoma resident who aged out of the foster system. (Cara Johnson)

Oklahoma House Democrats hold a budget hearing to prepare for a special session

Oklahoma House Democrats hold a budget hearing to prepare for a special session on the heels of the state Supreme Court reviewing legal challenges on revenue bills.

Oklahomas Kids Belong president Scott Werner provided

Local nonprofit works to place foster children with permanent families

Oklahoma’s Kids Belong helps foster children tell their stories in their own words and connects them with forever families.

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Singer Cami Stinson and Vastye release a new song to follow up a star-studded September EP

The Come Around EP includes ZHU guitarist Mitch Bell, Horse Thief drummer Alberto Roubert and hip-hop artist Jabee.

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