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Chapter 4: Financial Assistance

Section 4: Financial and Emergency Assistance – Tulsa Area

 

Listing by city.

Sooner SUCCESS - Creek County


       

918-378-5632 Voice

mindy-littlefield@yahoo.com
devbehavpeds.ouhsc.edu/ssindex.asp

Sooner SUCCESS serves families of children and youth, birth to 21 years of age, with one or more of the following: developmental delay or disability, chronic health care needs, abuse/neglect issues and mental health needs.

They offer support for families who need a break and would like information on whom to call. They help organizing your childís medical, educational and other information. They know what resources are available in your area and help you network with other parents and learn about childrenís services and issues. They help find needed services or equipment when you donít know what to do. They also provide more information on a specific disability or condition.

Sooner SUCCESS - Rogers County


       

918-694-5568 Voice

deeann_brown@sbcglobal.net
devbehavpeds.ouhsc.edu/ssindex.asp

Sooner SUCCESS serves families of children and youth, birth to 21 years of age, with one or more of the following: developmental delay or disability, chronic health care needs, abuse/neglect issues and mental health needs.

They offer support for families who need a break and want information on whom to call. They help organizing your childís medical, educational and other information. They know what resources are available in your area and help you network with other parents and learn about childrenís services and issues. They help find needed services or equipment when you donít know what to do. They also provide more information on a specific disability or condition.

Sooner SUCCESS - Tulsa County


       

918-619-4753 Voice

gina-ferman@ouhsc.edu
devbehavpeds.ouhsc.edu/ssindex.asp

Sooner SUCCESS serves families of children and youth, birth to 21 years of age, with one or more of the following: developmental delay or disability, chronic health care needs, abuse/neglect issues and mental health needs.

They offer support for families who need a break and would like information on whom to call. They help organizing your childís medical, educational and other information. They know what resources are available in your area and help you network with other parents and learn about childrenís services and issues. They help find needed services or equipment when you donít know what to do. They also provide more information on a specific disability or condition.

St. Clement’s Community Outreach

15501 S. Memorial Dr.
Bixby,   OK   74008

918-366-9721 Voice

 
 

Provides emergency clothing and food.

Bristow Social Services

206 S. Main St.
Bristow,   OK   74010

918-367-5400 Voice
918-367-5458 Fax

Director@BristowHelps.org
www.bristowsocialservices.org

Provides social services and emergency aid for food, clothing, utilities, rent, prescriptions and household items.

Habitat for Humanity - Bristow

P.O. Box 1132
Bristow,  OK  74010

918-337-0182 Voice

wyatt.k@sbcglobal.net
www.habitat.org/

Through volunteer labor and donations of money and materials, Habitat builds and rehabilitates simple, decent houses with the help of the homeowner (partner) families. Habitat houses are sold to partner families at no profit and financed with affordable loans. The homeowners' monthly mortgage payments are used to build still more Habitat houses.

Habitat is not a giveaway program. In addition to a down payment and the monthly mortgage payments, homeowners invest hundreds of hours of their own labor - sweat equity - into building their Habitat house and the houses of others.

Broken Arrow Neighbors

322 W. Broadway
Broken Arrow,   OK   74012

918-251-7781 Voice

 
 

Food pantry, clothing, coats, free clinic for minor illnesses and no-interest loans for emergency needs.

Cornerstone Mission of First Baptist Church – Broken Arrow

100 W. Albany
Broken Arrow,   OK   74012

918-251-6679 Voice
918-258-4575 Church Office
918-258-3965 Fax

info@fbcba.org
www.fbcba.org

Provides emergency assistance, food, clothing and free clinic for minor medical needs.

WA-RO-MA Tri-County Community Action Agency

3324 E. Chestnut
Coweta,   OK   74429

918-486-2471 Voice
918-486-5967 Fax

 
 

Provides emergency food, rent and utility assistance, Head Start and Early Head Start, home repair and housing programs.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Oklahoma Chapter

500 N. Broadway, Ste. 250
Oklahoma City,   OK   73102

888-828-4572 Toll Free
405-943-8888 Voice
405-945-8355 Fax

 
www.lls.org/aboutlls/chapters/ok/

Patient aid, information and advocacy and support groups for persons with leukemia or a related disease.

Creek Nation Program Commodities

3001 N. Wood Dr.
Okmulgee,   OK   74447

918-549-2401 Voice

 
 

Provides commodities to low-income families. Must have Creek Nation roll number to qualify.

Dayspring Villa

P.O. Box 1588
Sand Springs,   OK   74063

918-245-4075 Voice

mail@dayspringvilla.com
www.dayspringvilla.com

Provides temporary shelter for women and children.

Salvation Army - Sand Springs Corps

4403 S. 129th W. Ave.
Sand Springs,   OK   74063

918-245-2237 Voice

 
217.196.234.204/uss/www_uss_aokdiv.nsf

The Salvation Army offers a wide variety of assistance to help people through tough times. From shelters to groceries to utility assistances, the Salvation Army offers relief and aid.

Sand Springs Community Services, Inc.

15 E. 2 St.
Sand Springs,   OK   74063

918-245-5183 Voice and Fax

sscslisa@yahoo.com
 

Provides emergency assistance for Sand Springs area residents that include food, shelter, clothing, medicine and rent and utilities.

Salvation Army - Sapulpa Corps

1721 S. Hickory
Sapulpa,   OK   74066

918-224-4415 Voice

 
217.196.234.204/uss/www_uss_aokdiv.nsf

The Salvation Army offers a wide variety of assistance to help people through tough times. From shelters to groceries to utility assistances, the Salvation Army offers relief and aid.

Sapulpa Community Care

12 West Burnham
P. O. Box 1524
Sapulpa,  OK   74067

918-224-6464 Voice
918-224-6436 Fax

ccshop@sbcglobal.net
www.caringcommunityfriends.org

Community Care is a helping organization founded by Sapulpa area churches and civic groups. They provide basic needs services for families with infants and children ages 0-5, prescriptions and medical supplies, food and clothing assistance, utility and rent assistance, and housing.

2-1-1 Tulsa Helpline

P.O. Box 52847
Tulsa,   OK   74152

211 Helpine
877-836-2111 Toll Free
918-836-4357 Helpline (Voice and TTY)
918-295-7721 Fax
918-295-1284 Business Line (Voice and TTY)

211info@csctulsa.org
www.211tulsa.com

Information and referral to community services and crisis hotlines.

Ability Connection Oklahoma (United Cerebral Palsy - Tulsa)

6565 S. Yale, Ste. 423
Tulsa,  OK  74136

918-794-4655 Voice

tulsa@abilityconnectionoklahoma.org
www.ucpok.org

Based on financial need, UCP provides help for purchase of adaptive devices and medical equipment including wheelchairs and mobility aids, adapted toys, computer related assistive technology, environmental controls and other items. Training, information and help locating other funding sources may also be provided.

Alzheimer's Association OK/AR Chapter - Tulsa

2448 E. 81st Street, Suite 3000
Tulsa,  OK  74137

800-272-3900 Toll Free
918-392-5000 Voice

admin@alzokar.org
 

Limited respite care for persons with Alzheimer's.

American Legion

Carson Wilson Rigney Forrester Post 1
1120 E. 8th St.
Tulsa,  OK   74120

918-584-4274 Voice
918-584-4423 Fax

cwrfpost1@aol.com
post1tulsa.tripod.com

Helps obtain emergency financial aid from veteran agencies for shelter and utilities. For veterans only.

American Red Cross - Tulsa Area Chapter

10151 E. 11th St.
Tulsa,  OK  74128

918-831-1100 Voice
918-831-1134 Fax

oglem@arctac.org
 

Counties Served: Creek, Okfuskee, Okmulgee, Rogers, Tulsa, Wagoner. Working together in the communities to prevent, prepare and respond in emergencies.

Baptist Ministry Center, Tulsa

312 S. 33rd W. Ave.
Tulsa,   OK   74127

918-585-5310 Voice

 
 

Provides limited emergency assistance for clothing, household items, and food and medical / adaptive equipment loan.

Boston Avenue Helping Hands, Inc.

dba Helping Hands Ministry
700 S. Boston
Tulsa,   OK  74119

918-582-1356 Voice
918-584-5233 Fax

 
 

Provides emergency help, limited utility and rent assistance, prescriptions, food and aid limited to once a year; other criteria apply.

Catholic Charities

P.O. Box 580460 2450 N. Harvard Ave.
Tulsa,   OK   74158

918-949-HOPE (4673) 918-585-8167 Voice
918-582-2123 Fax

information@catholiccharitiestulsa.org
catholiccharitiestulsa.org

Provides emergency aid, food, clothing, temporary lodging and aid for poor women who are homeless, pregnant or have infants, emergency lodging for poor families and residential care and services for persons with AIDS.

Creek Indian Community of Tulsa

8611 S. Union
Tulsa,   OK   74132

918-298-2464 Voice
918-298-2466 Fax

tcic@sbcglobal.net
tcic-online.com

Services provided for Creek Community Center members that include diabetic supplies, medical trips to Indian health facilities and grants for education beyond high school.

Day Center for the Homeless

415 W. Archer St.
Tulsa,   OK   74103

918-583-5588 Voice
918-583-6745 Fax

www.tulsadaycenter.org
 

Provides services for the homeless such as day center, transportation, mental health intervention, case management, service coordination, homeless shelter, and free low income clinic for homeless persons for health screenings, limited prescriptions, crisis help.

Disabled American Veterans - Tulsa

3131 E. Pine
Tulsa,   OK   74110

918-834-4643 Voice
918-834-5048 Fax

 
www.davmembersportal.org/chapters/ok/32/default.aspx

Provides services to veterans to help obtain emergency financial aid through government veteran agencies.

Glory House

106 S. Yorktown Avenue
P.O. Box 14022
Tulsa,   OK   74159

918-584-1808 Voice
918-583-2360 Fax

forhisgloryinc@sbcglobal.net
gloryhouse.com

Shelter for homeless women.

Habitat for Humanity - Tulsa Metropolitan Area

6235 E. 13th St.
Tulsa,  OK  74112

918-592-4224 Voice
918-592-0607 Fax

 
www.tulsahabitat.org

Through volunteer labor and donations of money and materials, Habitat builds and rehabilitates simple, decent houses with the help of the homeowner (partner) families. Habitat houses are sold to partner families at no profit and financed with affordable loans. The homeowners' monthly mortgage payments are used to build still more Habitat houses.

Habitat is not a giveaway program. In addition to a down payment and the monthly mortgage payments, homeowners invest hundreds of hours of their own labor - sweat equity - into building their Habitat house and the houses of others.

Indian Health Care Resource Center

550 S. Peoria Ave.
Tulsa,   OK   74120

918-588-1900 Voice
918-582-6405 Fax

 
www.ihcrc.org

IHCRC provides medical, health education, dental, optometry, behavioral health, chemical dependency, HIV/AIDS prevention and pharmacy services directly to the Tulsa Indian community. Quality health care is provided on a sliding scale fee, ability to pay, basis. Members of any federally recognized tribe and their children under the age of 18 are eligible to receive care. No one is refused services due to inability to pay.

John 3:16 Mission

Men's Shelter
506 N. Cheyenne Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103

Family and Youth Center
2027 N. Cincinnati Ave.
Tulsa,   OK   74186

918-587-1186 Shelter
918-592-1186 Family Center

 
www.john316mission.org

John 3:16 Mission is an interdenominational Christian ministry that provides food, shelter, clothing and rehabilitation services to Tulsa's homeless and at-risk population.

Kendall Whittier, Inc.

P.O. Box 4165
Tulsa,   OK   74159-0165

918-829-5394 Voice
918-592-3537 Fax

info@kendallwhittierinc.org
www.kendallwhittierinc.org

Provides a food pantry that is limited to Kendall - Whittier Ministry area residents.

Loaves and Fishes

11321 East 19th St.
P.O. Box 33155 Tulsa, OK 74153
Tulsa,   OK   74128

918-234-8577 Voice
918-234-8574

 
loavesandfishes.net

Provides emergency food. Open on Mondays and Wednesdays at noon. Hot meals served till 12:30 p.m.

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Oklahoma

4504 E. 67th St., Bldg. 11, Ste. 208
Tulsa,   OK   74136

888-831-9474 Toll Free
918-492-9474 Voice
918-492-9478 Fax

jrohweder@oklahoma.wish.org
www.oklahoma.wish.org

Funds gifts to children with life threatening medical problems. "Wishes" can be for travel, gifts, occupational or celebrity categories.

Morton Comprehensive Health Services

1334 North Lansing Avenue
Tulsa,   OK   74106

918-587-2171 Voice
(918) 587-8175 (Administrative Fax)
(918) 587-4534 (Medical Information Fax)

admin@mortonhealth.org
www.mortonhealth.org

Low income clinic, sliding scale fees for comprehensive primary health services and dental clinic. Patient transportation available and Satellite homeless clinic.

Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) - Eastern Oklahoma

3015 E. Skelly Dr., Ste. 221A
Tulsa,  OK  74105

918-749-7997 Voice
918-749-3725 Fax

 
www.mda.org

Serves eastern Oklahoma residents who have any of the 40 neuromuscular diseases covered by MDA. Provides financial help to purchase wheelchairs and other mobility aids when other payment sources are unavailable. Maintains an equipment lending program.Serves eastern Oklahoma residents who have any of the 40 neuromuscular diseases covered by MDA. Provides financial help to purchase wheelchairs and other mobility aids when other payment sources are unavailable. Maintains an equipment lending program.

Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, Oklahoma Chapter

4606 E 67th St S, Suite 100
Tulsa,  OK  74136-4950

918-494-4951 Voice
918-494-4951 Fax

oklahoma@myasthenia.org
www.myasthenia.org/livingwithmg/mgfachapters.aspx

Oklahoma resource for information. Prescription discounts for Myasthenia Gravis medicines.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) - Oklahoma Chapter

4606 E. 67th St., Bldg. 7, Ste. 103
Tulsa,  OK  74136

918-488-0882 Voice
918-488-0913 Fax

lisa.gray@oke.nmss.org
Oklahoma Chapter website www.nationalmssociety.org/OKE/home/

Neighbor For Neighbor

505 E. 36 St. N.
Tulsa,   OK   74106-1812

918-425-5578 Voice
918-428-4951 Fax

 
www.neighborforneighbor.org

This program provides medical and dental services, legal services, food, housing advice and family assistance.

Neighborhood Housing Services of Tulsa

1436 N. Cheyenne Ave.
Tulsa,   OK   74106

918-582-3711 Voice

 
 

Housing programs, including first-time homebuyer assistance with closing and down payment costs, homebuyer education, and income and other eligibility criteria apply for some programs.

Neighbors Along the Line

5000 W. Charles Blvd.
Tulsa,   OK   74127

918-584-1111 Voice
918-584-4954 Fax

info@NeighborsAlongTheLine.org
www.neighborsalongtheline.org

This program provides a food pantry where the clients must meet income criteria and live in target areas. It also provides free medical clinic services and some medications dispensed. Clients must live within the established service area.

Oklahoma Caring Van Program

P.O. Box 3283
Tulsa,   OK   74102-3283

918-551-3414 Tulsa - Voice
405-316-7250 Oklahoma City - Voice

 
www.bcbsok.com/caringvan_schedule.html

The Oklahoma Caring Vans are mobile units that provide free immunizations to children at licensed child care homes, centers, schools and community events. A registered nurse from the City-County Health Department administers the immunizations.

Patient information is entered into OSIIS (Oklahoma State Immunization Information System) so that childrenís immunization records will be portable. The Oklahoma Caring Van program has offices in Tulsa and Oklahoma City, offering clinics in communities statewide.

Rebuilding Together Tulsa

P.O. Box 52201
Tulsa,   OK   74152

918-742-6241 Voice

contact@rebuildingtogethertulsa.org
www.rebuildingtogethertulsa.org

Rebuilding Together is the nation's largest volunteer organization preserving and revitalizing low income homes and communities. In Tulsa, that means that low income neighbors who are aging or living with a disability have help to refurbish and restore their homes to warmth and security.

Restore Hope Ministries

2960 Charles Page Blvd.
Tulsa,  OK   74127

918-878-7999 Voice

rhm@restorehope.org
www.restorehope.org

Rent Assistance Program. They answer the phone M-Wed. 9am-12pm and Thurs. 9-11am.

Salvation Army - Tulsa Citadel

3901 E. 28th St.
Tulsa,   OK   74114

918-747-8844 Voice

217.196.234.204/uss/www_uss_aokdiv.nsf
 

The Salvation Army offers a wide variety of assistance to help people through tough times. From shelters to groceries to utility assistances, the Salvation Army offers relief and aid.

Salvation Army - Tulsa Metropolitan

Area Command
1616 S. Main
Tulsa,  OK   74119-4410

918-587-7801 Voice

 
217.196.234.204/uss/www_uss_aokdiv.nsf

The Salvation Army offers a wide variety of assistance to help people through tough times. From shelters to groceries to utility assistances, the Salvation Army offers relief and aid.

Shriners Hospitals for Children

Akdar Shrine Center
2808 S. Sheridan Rd.
Tulsa,   OK  74129-1014

800-237-5055 Information on Shriners Hospitals for Children
918-836-2500 Voice
918-836-2522 Fax

 
www.akdarshrine.org

Free hospital treatment for burns and orthopedic conditions for children age 18 and under.

Total Source for Hearing-loss and Access (TSHA)

8740 E. 11th St., Ste. A
Tulsa,  OK  74112-7957

888-311-3523 Toll Free
918-832-8742 Voice
918-834-4329 Fax

administrator@tsha.cc
www.tsha.cc

Sertoma Hearing Aid Recycling Program provides reconditioned hearing aids on a long-term loan basis to needy persons age 65 and over. A nominal processing fee is charged but may be waived in some cases. Direct Link: www.tsha.cc/sharp.htm.

Tulsa Center for AIDS Resources, Education and Support (Tulsa C.A.R.E.S.)

3507 E. Admiral Pl.
Tulsa,   OK   74115-8211

800-474-4872 Toll-Free
918-834-4194 Voice and TTY
918-834-4189 Fax
918-834-4782 Food Pantry

brucel@tulsacares.org
www.tulsacares.org

Provides emergency services for persons with HIV/AIDS that include food, prescriptions, medical transportation, housing aid, health and mental health services and case management.

Tulsa Development Authority

1216 North Lansing Avenue, Ste, A
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74106
P.O. Box 480980
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74148
Tulsa,   OK   74106

918.592.4944 Voice
918.592.4948 Fax

 
www.tulsadevelopmentauthority.org

For low income home owners grants for emergency home repair or loans to $20,000.00 for home repairs, for income-eligible owners.

Western Neighbors, Inc.

4981 S. Union Avenue
Tulsa,   OK   74107

918-445-8840 Voice

 
 

Provides services for residents of southwest Tulsa that include financial assistance, food, clothing and rent and utilities based on funds available.

Oklahoma Rural Elderly Coalition Program

214 E. Main
Wilburton,   OK   74578

800-992-6708 Toll Free
918-465-3088 Voice

 
 

The Oklahoma Rural Elderly Coalition (OREC) is a 501(c)3 organization that provides Transportation, Outreach, Assisted Transportation, Home Repair, Access Assistance for Caregivers, Medication Management and Health Promotion. Staff are trained to counsel seniors on Medicare and Medicaid issues through the Senior Health Insurance Counseling Program (SHICP).

Listing of Outreach Workers:

Bobbie Akins, Choctaw Co. (580) 326-3175
Betty Gregg, Antlers (580) 298-2683
Linda Harold, Panama (918) 963-2255
Bernnie McDaniel, Clayton (918) 567-7504
Diannia Laster, Wright City (580) 981-2724
Doc Lightfoot, Rattan (580) 587-2589
Kathleen McClary, Keota (918) 966-3645
Art Cooley, Wilburton (918) 465-4254
Melvin Palmer, Idabel (580) 612-4458
Gloria Sirmans, Pittsburg Co. (918) 297-3433
Mary Trolinger, Crowder (918) 334-3561
Alla Faye Webb, Watson (580) 244-7307
Pamela Whitman, Wister (918) 655-3120
Judith Kull, Talihina (918) 567-3541
Rebecca Going, Broken Bow (580) 584-2690
Robbie Steele, Spiro (918) 962-5423

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