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Life.Church Owasso@Skiatook Life Group
114 N Bighorn Apt#3, Skiatook, Oklahoma 74070
Team Leader(s) Johnna James, Kentra Best
Partner in the Greater Owasso/Osage Counties, OK Community
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A single foster to adopt mother of two plus an adopted child in the home, has been having to take time off work (unpaid) in order to get one of the foster children psychiatric help. Due to the loss of income and due to the extra expenses of having to travel to the facility weekly where the child is inpatient for family therapy, the foster mother is struggling with meeting all her monthly financial obligations. The foster mother is committed to engaging in all that is required in order to get the foster child the help needed. This permanency worker is advocating for grocery assistance to help lessen the financial burden on the family. Any assistance in meeting this need will be greatly appreciated by the family and DHS.
A single foster to adopt mother of two has been having to take time off work (unpaid) in order to get one of the foster children psychiatric help. The facility where the child is inpatient is requiring the foster mother to attend in person family therapy. The facility is a three hour round trip drive. The foster mother is committed to engaging in all services that is required in order to get the foster child the help needed. This permanency worker is advocating on the family's behalf for a gas card to help foster mother attend weekly therapy sessions. Any assistance in meeting this need will be greatly appreciated by the family and DHS.
Two amazing pre teen girls are in the process of being adopted by their paternal aunt, the only thing standing in the way is that she needs to finalize her divorce before the adoption can go through. She has been making payments to start the process but she could use assistance in getting it paid off so that these girls can finally be adopted and know that they really have achieved permanency.
Hi there! I have a non-paid kinship placement that is in need of some financial assistance. They have fallen behind on some bills and would greatly benefit from any help that you may be able to provide. Again, this is a non-paid kinship placement and they have been such a blessing to the girls placed in their care. Any help you may be able to provide would immensely appreciated. Thank you so much in advance for your time and consideration!
Please help us strengthen this single mother by assisting her with paying her court fines. This single mother has overcome her addiction to alcohol and is maintaining her sobriety by attending treatment. However, in the midst of her addiction she accrued several fines that resulted in her license being suspended. She is now having trouble getting to and from services as well as having trouble accomplishing daily parental duties as her driver's license has been suspended. Please help this mom cover her court fines so she can get her driver's license.
Mother of three has taken placement of four children who are related to her. These children were removed from their past placement and in need of immediate care. Maintaining this placement would keep the children near family and reduce the trauma of relocation. In order to effectively keep them in her care she is in need of transportation that would accommodate all seven children, two of which are still in car seats and one in need of a booster seat. She currently drives a car that seats five and is unable to coordinate transportation to and from school or even take everyone out for fast food. DHS is hoping to at least be able to assist foster mom with a significant down payment or tax and title for her to purchase a vehicle that would meet their needs. However ideas for assistance of any type would be welcome.
This need is for a mother and child who have recently reunified. The mother frequently rides her bike or takes the bus. This one child bike trailer/stroller would allow her child to not have to walk so far to catch the bus and enable her to take the bike when necessary. The one that I found to be the best bargain is at Walmart and is the Allen Sports Deluxe 2-Child Bicycle Trailer & Stroller. It does not need to be this specific brand and can be donated one that is donated rather than purchased new.
We have a family, whose children have been put into a kinship placement. Two of the children are school age and to be able to get them from their kinship home to school, which is about a 45 minute drive each way, they need monetary assistance in the form of gas cards.
Young mother is trying the get her driver's license reinstated. The Department of Public Safety requires that she take a drug and alcohol assessment to do so. The cost for the assessment is $160. Mother is being very vigilant is engaging with her treatment plan for the Department and has been testing negative for our treatment plan. However, the DPS requires a very specific drug and alcohol assessment in order to issue a driver's license for individuals with prior convictions.
Please help strengthen this father. He has lost his job and place to live. He only has his car left and is need of assistance with his car payment, so he can get to and from services for substance abuse treatment. Please help strengthen this father by assisting with his car payment so he can get to and from treatment.
Please help strengthen this single mother of two. Mom has separated from the father of her children, and is gaining her independence. She does not have a driver's license, and is in need of driver's education. Please bless this single mother by paying for driver's ed course. Blessings.
Worker has a low income family that is in need of a bunk bed to help house their three girls in the same bedroom. Currently, the child is sleeping on the living room couch, and the family does not have the funds to be able to meet the need. A triple bunk bed would be ideal for the family if at all possible.
Location: Sand Springs, OK 74063-County:Tulsa-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #OK-DHS Child Welfare-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$439
Hello there. I have a family who is in need of some assistance paying their water bill. Two weeks ago, one of their children (he is 2 years old with a birthday coming up in April) came down with a very bad case of RSV. He had to be hospitalized for 3 nights. As he began to recover, the rest of the household became ill. As a result, the family has faced some unforeseen financial hardships (caregivers missing work, multiple doctor's visits, paying for medications, etc.). This family would really appreciate any kind of help you may be able to provide at this time. Thank you so much in advance for your time and consideration!
Hello there. I have a family who is needing assistance with some bills. They have had some unforeseen financial challenges over the past month and could really use some help. The family is currently in trial reunification and they have been working very diligently to become a happy, healthy, successful family unit again. Any assistance you may be able to provide would be immensely appreciated. Thank you so much for your time and consideration!
I am working with a foster family who has placement of an 11 month old boy. He is becoming mobile, and the family has been able to obtain some safety devices for the home to help with physical safety. However, the foster family is still lacking a baby gate and has requested assistance in getting one. The space where the baby gate is needed is 90 inches in length, and would greatly help this family. We appreciate any assistance that can be offered.
A local group home would love to make a day trip for a teen very special. An outing in February is planned for this teen and the GH staff would love to make this a day just for him. They plan to attend an event he is very interested in; the Monster Truck Jam. They also plan to go out to eat, buy souvenirs, and just make the day very special for him. This young man has been in this home for a number of years and he has formed many friendships. Some of his group home peers have moved on however, and they're move has put a damper on his spirits. The staff at the GH would really love to make the day very special and just for him.
The family consist of a single mother of an 8 yo boy, 6 yo girl, 2 yo boy and is due to give birth to a baby boy in February. The family is currently participating in services through the agency due to some safety concerns. The mother has dealt with several bouts of being homeless and domestic violence issues in the last few years and is working to overcome these obstacles. The mother is in the process of working towards providing a safer atmosphere for herself and her children. In November, the mother had back surgery due to having herniated discs and continues to suffer aches and pains in her back. As of right now, the family is financially impaired as the mother is not employed, nor is she receiving any monetary assistance from anywhere. With that being said, the mother could really benefit from a queen size bed set (as her current one has springs poking through the top) and a mattress protector (as she is very nauseous). Having a mattress in better shape, would take some stress and pressure off her back and may provide some much-needed rest. Mom is also expecting the arrival of her newborn in February and could benefit from some things as well. She was donated a Baby Brezza formula maker and is need of some parts so she can use it. The parts needed are Replacement water tank ($19.99), Funnel and cover ($12.99) and a Bottle grate and drip tray ($11.99). Other baby necessities such as newborn and size one diapers and wipes would be of enormous help as well. Updated on January 27, 2023 by an Agency Worker Three of the four needs have been met. The family could still use some help with supplies ($50).
We can supply a nice, used queen mattress and new mattress protector. I can also pick up some diapers and wipes. Thanks!
Bartlesville Southern Baptist Church. 3 days ago
Hi. My name is Priscilla Jarrett on behalf of Greater Baptist Church. We are interested in helping with the remainder of this request. More information is needed. I can be reached at(###) ###-####.
I am currently working with a maternal grandmother who has taken placement of her two young grandchildren, ages 17 months and 3 months. This foster mother/grandmother is in need of a dresser to help store all of the baby items such as clothing, diapers, wipes, etc. for the children. She has utilized some of the space she has, but is currently folding clothes and lining them along the wall as she does not have anywhere to put them. This grandmother would greatly appreciate assistance in obtaining a dresser so she has a place to put the children's items. Thank you in advance for whatever assistance can be provided.
I have a family who is attempting to get reunification of their three children. They could use assistance with heaters as they do not have heat in the home. Additionally, due to dad working lawn care, their income is very limited right now so they could use assistance with groceries. Also, they have a window in their home that needs replaced. They could use assistance with a new window and/or installation of the window.
Hello! I am an OKDHS Family Centered Services child welfare specialist. I am reaching out on behalf of a family currently involved in a FCS case. This family consists of 4 small children and a single parent. The parent has asked me to assist in obtaining some items to help make their house a home. Some things they are in need of are: Cleaning Supplies, 2 Medium sized couches, a dining table and 4 chairs. Some other items that would greatly assist in the parent sompleting all necessary case plan tasks are: Work Shoes and a Buss pass. The children are in need of Toys for ages 1-10 yo and pull ups size 3-4. Thank you for all that you do!
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