Oklahoma’s Kids Belong helps foster children tell their stories in their own words and connects them with forever families.
The Come Around EP includes ZHU guitarist Mitch Bell, Horse Thief drummer Alberto Roubert and hip-hop artist Jabee.
Faith communities in the state help Oklahoma Department of Human Services provide for children in foster care.
Oklahomans wait years for help with developmental disabilities and might wait even longer due to recent budget cuts.
DHS provides information about Oklahoma’s high rate of suicide and help with support groups and a lecture series.
Emerson Mid-High School provides a productive environment and help for alternative students.
Then the dead child gets her name put on a piece of meaningless legislation. It is all too common for the children of Oklahoma. A few years ago, my wife and I attended a DHS-sponsored forum on how to become foster parents. One of the first slides explained the main problem with DHS: “The central…
Harvest Foster Kids Camp is a free, four-day camp for children aged 7 to 11 who are in foster care. Some children attending the camp have been in as many as 11 foster homes. Of the 8,605 cases of child abuse and neglect in the state, more than 2,000 of those cases were reported in…