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5 year old child with PTSD/ODD is in need of additional emotional support through positive play activities. Child participates in weekly individual and family therapy and has a 504 Plan at school. "Mightier" games are designed to reward kids for staying cool while they play. There are several payment options up to a one-time payment of $366 for one year. ($204 for 6 months and $40 for one month). Only a one-time payment is being requested. Any assistance with this is much appreciated. Thank you in advance!
The family of 7 has one car, a small SUV as their only transportation that is currently not working. The family has been advised it may be the the computer system, but not sure. The family is needing a reliable mechanic to diagnose the issue and complete the repairs with financial assistance including labor and parts. The family needs reliable transportation to assist in working the treatment plan by attending services and moving towards reunification.
The family is currently involved in a Family Centered Services case to prevent potential intervention through the court system. The family is needing assistance with their utility bill to ease some of the financial strain they are experiencing as there are three children and the family has to get children to appointments throughout the week. The family's utility bill is currently $202 past due and any help would be greatly appreciated to alleviate one stressor in their lives.
A biological mother has been maintaining recovery and working toward reunification with her children. She recently began having unsupervised visits and is in need of a refrigerator in the home. She has recently been able to move back into her home and clean it out. She is working hard toward service on her treatment plan so she can be reunified with her children. Mom works full time but does not make enough money to purchase large appliances.
Client in need includes natural mother and her two year old son. Natural mother is engaged in family time with her son and is dedicated to reunifying with him. However she does struggle with poverty and lack of transportation. She would love to attend her necessary treatment services but struggles finding a way to get there. Helping this mother with transportation via uber assistance would go a long way in ensuring she attends treatment which would assist her in reunifying with her son. Her and her son have a strong, loving bond so reunification for this case is key and lack of transportation right now is a major barrier.
Two foster children are entering new placement and are in need of a bunk bed, 2 mattresses, and bedding. The two teenage girls have moved around from home to home, and unfortunately do not have any sheets, blankets, pillows, or other bedding for themselves. The girls will be sharing a room with each other and would benefit from having a bunk bed (and mattresses) in order to save space.
A new foster parent, older in age, took placement of two teens who are infested with head lice. She is overwhelmed with all the washing and cleaning of the home. One child who has very thick hair has to have it professionally treated at the lice clinic, as well as have a haircut. This is a major expense, along with all the continuing of washing. They will receive a discount for having Soonercare.
Please help us strengthen this family. Grandmother has taken in three of her grandchildren. Grandmother is now taking on the responsibilities of getting the children to and from school, counseling, as well as other daily tasks required for the children to be in her home. She is currently two months behind on her car payment and in need of assistance to bring it current before her car is repossessed. Please bless this family!
Boy age 6 in need of a weighted/autism sensory compression vest and weighted blanket (8-10lbs). Child appears to (attempt) self soothing, similar to children with autism. Child appears to get overwhelmed/overstimulated at school and a weighted calming vest may help alleviate this concern. Kinship foster parents are attempting "least restrictive" methods and/or other alternatives to sedative medications.
An adult sister has placement of her teenage sister and her biological 3-year-old daughter. Foster care payments have not started yet and the teen is eating a lot more and adding to the grocery and electric bills. Her current electric bill is $281. Any help with this older sister-turned-foster mom's electric bill would be a blessing for this family.
A foster family is in need of assistance with their electric bill. The foster parent is currently struggling with finances and has not been fully approved for foster care maintenance payments at this time. Any assistance would help this family maintain placement.
Hello! I have a father who is in need of an assessment at DVIS! This father has fell on some hard times with his truck breaking down and losing his employment. Due to this he does not have the money for the initial assessment which is $95 dollars. I am in the process of getting him a bus pass but it would be extremely helpful if his assessment could be paid for as it is part of his service plan. If anyone is able to help out this Dad it would be much appreciated! Thank you!
Mom needs help with getting a twin bed for a growing young boy. He has outgrown his toddler bed. She is on a very fixed income and is doing everything she can financially just to run the household. If this young boy receives this bed he will be able to comfortably sleep in a twin size bed and no longer in a outgrown toddler bed.
My client is a single father who lives with his great grandmother and the grandmother has been paying all the bills while her grandson works his DHS case. His two, 2 year old twin children are in Trial Reunification with the father and he is a wonderful, loving father to his children. However, the father has struggled with maintaining employment. The great grandmother has supported him and the children for the past year and has run into financial struggles due to this. She has asked DHS for help with her rent this month. Her rent is $650. DHS is hoping two churches could split the cost and pay $325 each. This grandmother will do anything for her grandchildren. She is so embarrassed that she had to ask for help as she has always been able to pay her rent. Thank you in advance for helping this family.
Worker spoke with a biological mother who the department is working on reunifying a 15 year old child with her mother. Biological mother has done everything asked of her by the department which includes multiple UAs and services. All of this have been recommended and not court ordered. Biological mother is willing to do anything asked of her in order for her child to return home. She is needing additional assistance such as a dryer. Her dryer went out and she does not have the funds to buy another one. She is also needing a lock box and a medication divider. This is to help with her 15 year old daughter medication once she is placed in the home so that her daughter takes it as prescribed and not as any self- harm attempts like she has done in the past.
This request is to provide back to school clothing assistance for two children. The children will be attending Tulsa Public Schools where they will need uniforms and potentially school shoes. The children are the following; 9 year old girl, size 8/9 shirt and 6/7 pants ; 7 year old boy, size 7/8 shirt and 6 pants. Both children were recently placed in trial reunification with their natural mother after almost two years of being in a foster home. The family would welcome any assistance whether it was through purchased clothing items or a gift card. We would welcome any amount of financial assistance for the newly reunified family.
Currently a mother engaged in a Family Centered Services case is working on getting out of a domestic violent relationship. She is currently waiting to hear back from an employer to start work and was able to get her child enrolled in daycare. This parent is currently needing $75.00 for the tuition cost, this will help keep the child in daycare and provide support for the family.
I am currently working with adoptive parents who adopted their son 7 years ago. He is now a teenager and has extensive mental health needs. While they are exhausting their efforts to help find appropriate services to address his mental health needs, they have also acknowledged learning more about parenting teens as a whole could be helpful for them in the future so their family can function safely. These parents have enrolled in Active Parenting for Teens, but do need assistance in paying for the classes. The class is $120 for both parents, so a total of $240 would help them get started. Any help is appreciated in getting this family back to a positive place. Thank you in advance!
Location: Sand Springs, OK 74063-County:Tulsa-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #OK-DHS Child Welfare-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$240
This large family of 8 are currently in trial reunification. The bio parents have worked hard to create a safe and stable environment for their children to return back home safely. Despite both parents working everyday, they have recently been struggling financially to provide enough food for their children. With all of their children now back home, these parents have expressed the need for food resources in the home. Any assistance to provide food for this family would be greatly appreciated!
In Kansas, there are 500 children in foster care waiting to be adopted. On Wednesday, September 21st, Kansas Kids Belong will have the privilege to film 25 of these waiting children through our I Belong Project in Wichita! Kids will travel in from all over Kansas to get a video done for their adoption profile. So you know, we don’t just ask the kids questions; we give them a special experience to be seen and heard, and best of all--have FUN! Would you consider coming alongside us to help make the day extra-special? There's lots of ways to get involved! We need help with food, people to volunteer, items off our wishlist, and a group to take the lead on appreciation gifts for the social workers. With our biggest need being a simple meal since we film right through the lunch hour. Check out our Amazon Wish List to order and ship directly to us or give directly to Kansas Kids Belong and we'll do the shopping! Did I mention we need man power? We need people to hand out lunch, help with crafts, and interact/connect with the kids to help them have their very best day! *A background check and signed volunteer agreement is required. With your help, Kansas kids will find belonging in families! How awesome is that?
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