YOUTH SERVICES (Ages 15 - 24)

 

BE THE CHANGE, INC.

405-415-9901
1724 N.W. 4th St., OKC, OK 73106
www.bethechangeok.org
  • Volunteer service
  • Coordinated street outreach project
  • HIV/HCV counseling and testing

EMBARK TRANSIT (FORMERLY METRO TRANSIT)

405-235-7433 (RIDE)
www.embarkok.com

Buses Run: M-F 5:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Sat, 6:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Night: 7 p.m. - 12 a.m.
300 S.W. 7th, OKC, OK 73109
Monthly pass $50 (Reduced fare: $25 - ages 60+, qualifying disability, Medicare cardholders, kids ages 7-17)
 
Local Bus/Single Trip Cash Fares:
$1.75 Adult (18 & over), $0.75 for reduced fare .
 
Express Bus/Single Trip Cash Fares:
$3.00 Adult (18 & over), $1.50 for reduced fares.
Children 6 under are free.  
For services nights and weekends when regular bus service is not running. Call ahead to make reservations.

OCCC Students receive a 30% discount on a 30-day pass ($35.00), available at the OCCC Bookstore.  (A student or employee ID card must be shown to purchase a pass.)

Embark PLUS (Accessibility)                                                
405-297-2891
All EMBARK buses and ferry's meet Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements, offering wheelchair lifts and other features to accommodate riders with disabilities. Senior adults and people with disabilities readily uses EMBARK to get around. Travel training is available, and we offer special services for those who can't use regular bus service.

Embark LINK                                                                    
405-688-6552
For services nights and weekends when regular bus service is not running
Call ahead to make reservations

GUIDING RIGHT, INC.                                           

405-733-0771
1420 N.E. 23rd St., OKC, OK 
www.guidingright.org

HIV-STI testing, WIC assistance, health screenings, family & individual counseling.

HEALING HANDS HEALTH CLINIC           

405-272-0476
411 N.W. 11th St., OKC, OK 
www.chciokc.org

Healthcare for individuals experiencing homelessness.

HOMELESS ALLIANCE, THE                            

405-415-8410
 1724 N.W. 4th St., OKC, OK 
www.homelessalliance.org

A collaboration of organizations who work together to assist individuals and families in locating and maintaining housing.

INFANT CRISIS SERVICES

405-528-3663
4224 N. Lincoln Blvd., OKC, OK
www.infantcrisis.org

Providing formula, clothing, food and diapers to babies & toddlers in crisis (under age of 4).

METRO CAREER ACADEMY

405-424-8324
1900 Springlake Dr., OKC, OK 
www.metrotech.edu

Non-traditional high school offered on the Metro Tech – Springlake main campus.

NATIONAL RUNAWAY SAFELINE

Call 1-800-RUNAWAY (1-800-786-2929)
Available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week
www.1800RUNAWAY.org

NORTHCARE       

405-858-2700
2617 General Pershing Blvd., OKC, OK  73107
Call for hours.
www.northcare.com
  • Same day, walk-in appointments
  • 24 hour crisis intervention
  • Individual, family and group therapy
  • Parent management training for parents with children 2 and up; includes behavior modification, how to communicate, highly psycho-educational - not suitable for those with high levels of anger and stress
  • Home-based counseling for youth and families
  • Therapeutic foster care
  • Medication clinic
  • Substance abuse therapy
  • Peer support groups
  • Trauma recovery groups
  • Case management
  • Wellness classes
  • English/Spanish
  • Sliding scale, private pay, some insurance accepted  

OKCPD HOMELESS OUTREACH TEAM (H.O.T.) UNIT

Have an emergency? 

Call 9-1-1, 24-hours a day, 7-days a week

Mon - Fri, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sergeant Bobby Prater
Cell: 405-537-1572
  
Sergeant Felix Valadez
Cell: 405-990-9720

Available Mon - Fri, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
(Leave a message outside of these hours.)

Emergency assistance for individuals experiencing homelessness. H.O.T. units are comprised of volunteer officers from the OKC Police Department.  The Homeless Outreach Team connects the homeless population with housing and other services in hopes of getting them off the streets.  They work in close collaboration with homeless service agencies to provide housing and support options as an alternative to incarceration.

OKLAHOMA COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE & SEXUAL ASSAULT

405-524-0700
3815 N. Santa Fe., OKC, OKC 73118
www.ocadvsa.org

Assists in finding local resources for help.

OKLAHOMA COUNTY VITAL RECORDS         

405-271-4040
1000 N.E. 10th St., OKC, OK
www.ok.gov/health

Contact Vital Records for copies of birth certificates.

OKDHS LIVE

405-487-5483 (LIVE)
www.okdhslive.org

Use this site to see if you might be eligible for food benefits, SoonerCare or Medicaid.  You can use this site to renew your eligibility for SNAP, SoonerCare or Child Care or to apply for these benefits.  Key information about these benefits is also included.

OKLAHOMA DEPARTMENT OF REHABILITATION SERVICES   

800-845-8476
3535 N.W. 58th St., Ste. 500, OKC, OK       
www.okdrs.gov

Assistance with applying for Social Security Disability and ongoing support for those who qualify.

OU SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY

405-271-7744
Department of Dental Hygiene
1201 N. Stonewall Ave., OKC, OK      
http://dentistry.ouhsc.edu/Patients

Dental care at reduced rate.

PIVOT, INC. (FORMERLY YOUTH SERVICES OF OKLAHOMA COUNTY)

405-235-7537
201 N.E. 50th St., OKC, OK 73105
www.ysoc.org

  • Counseling, post-incarceration support, food pantry, clothing closet & support services 
  • Telephone answered 24 hours, 7 days a week
  • Provides individual, family, and group counseling services for youth under 18
  • Crisis intervention
  • Emergency shelter for youth (ages 12-17)
  • Homeless youth under 18 may stay 1 night without parent's permission
  • Outpatient counseling services
  • Teen parenting, anger management, and first offender groups
  • First offenders, skills program – an alternative to court intervention
  • Parenting skills education
  • Family planning
  • Services to biological parents, foster/adoptive parents, and relative caregiver
  • Accepts insurance or offers a sliding scale fee; no one is ever turned away

PLANNED PARENTHOOD 

405-528-2157
619 N.W. 23rd St., OKC, OK 

405-732-3836
1200 S. Air Depot, Midwest City, OK 73110

405-348-9904
341 S. Boulevard, Ste. 108, Edmond, OK 73013  
  • Call for appointment (though walk-ins are accepted)
  • Accepts Medicaid for family planning only
  • Sliding scale fees
  • Routine gynecological care (annual exams, pap smears)
  • Contraceptives
  • Testing/treatment of STD’s 
  • Pregnancy testing/counseling
  • Vasectomy (must be at least 25 years of age) 
  • Tubal ligation services (must be at least 25 years of age)
  • Breast exams
  • Colposcopy/cryo-therapy services
  • HIV testing/counseling
  • Midlife services for women
  • Limited primary care

REACH4WORK PROGRAM AT OSU-OKC   

405-945-8636
900 N. Portland Ave., OKC, OK                               
www.osuokc.edu/reach

Offering short-term educational and career skills training with ongoing support.

RECOVERY ACHIEVEMENTS

405-242-2190
email:  recoveryachievementsllc@gmail.com

Case management, group and individual counseling.

RED ROCK BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES   

405-424-7711
4400 N. Lincoln Blvd., OKC, OK  73105
(Statewide offices: Shawnee, El Reno, Elk City, Clinton, Chickasha)                  
www.red-rock.com
  • Individual and family counseling
  • Home based counseling for youth and families
  • Crisis intervention
  • Medication clinic
  • WIC services available 
  • Accept Medicare, Medicaid, SoonerCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Saints, and Health Choice
  • Free confidential HIV testing with 20-minute results, Syphilis testing 
  • HIV/AIDS prevention programs and support services for persons with AIDS and their families 
  • Satellite offices throughout the state

RESCARE WORKFORCE SERVICES              

405-713-1890
7401 N.E. 23rd St.                
www.rescare.com

Workforce and education support services. 

UPWARD TRANSITIONS                                         

405-232-5507
1134 W. Main St., OKC, OK 73106
Call for hours.
www.upwardtransitions.org

Upward Transitions provides assistance to families and individuals who face threats to financial stability or who are homeless or on the verge of becoming homeless.  They provide case management and stabilizing resources to meet basic social needs.

  • Legal document retrieval assistance for clients who are homeless (birth certificates, marriage licenses, etc.)
  • State ID purchase assistance for clients who are homeless
  • Utility and public housing rent deposits
  • Linkage to other services
  • EMBARK bus Routes 9 & 12 pass by Upward Transitions
  • Provide travelers aid at Will Rogers Airport with trained volunteers that provide information on airport services and the Oklahoma City metro area, assist stranded travelers and military personnel, and provide referral resources to individuals (including international students) with social service needs

URBAN LEAGUE OF GREATER OKC

405-424-5243
3900 N. Martin Luther King Ave., OKC, OK           
www.urbanleagueok.org

They only work with incarcerated individuals (non-violent felons).  Faith-based, provides job training, including assistance in obtaining GED and learning job skills (such as computer skills).  Also assists in job search.  No charge for services.  Must be 18 years or over.

VARIETY CARE

405-632-6688
4023 N.W. 10th St., OKC, OK
1025 Straka Terr., OKC, OK 
www.varietycare.org

Income-based Healthcare Services.

YES (YOUTH EQUALITY SERVICES)                

405-415-8449
Group night: Thur, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Located inside Expressions Community Center
2245 N.W. 39th St., OKC, OK 

Community and peer supported services for LGBTQ youth and their allies. Ages 13 – 20.
 

OVERNIGHT SHELTERS/TRANSITIONAL LIVING

BRIDGES OF NORMAN

405-579-9280
1670 N. Stubbeman, Norman, OK 73069 
www.bridgesnorman.org

Independent living housing program for teens who enroll in Norman North High School. 1670 Stubbeman Avenue, Norman, OK

CAROLYN WILLIAMS CENTER

405-604-9442
1416 N.W. 16th St., OKC, OK        
www.nsookc.org

Dorm style transitional/emergency housing for young men 18–23.   

CITY RESCUE MISSION 

405-232-2709
800 W. California Ave., OKC, OK 73106
www.cityrescue.org

Emergency shelter for ages 18 and over.  Families accepted.

GRACE RESCUE MISSION

405-232-2956
2205 Exchange Ave., OKC, OK

Emergency shelter for ages 19 and over.  Single men only.

HOPE COMMUNITY SERVICES

405-634-4400 
6100 S. Walker Ave., OKC, OK  

Mental health case management, substance abuse, and community living programs.

JOB CORPS CENTERS, OKLAHOMA

Guthrie Job Corps Center
405-282-9930
3106 W. University, Guthrie, OK 73044
http://guthrie.jobcorps.gov 
  • Workforce training with dorm style living
  • Stipend/lunch money for students who qualify to enter program

Talking Leaves Job Corps Center
580-246-3203

5700 Bald Hill Road, Tahlequah, OK   
http://talkingleaves.jobcorps.gov

JESUS HOUSE                                                         

405-232-7164
1335 W. Sheridan Ave., OKC, OK  73106
www.jesushouseokc.org
  • Used clothing free of charge; first come, first serve
  • Meals provided daily to public - weekdays-3 hot meals (7:30 a.m., 12 p.m. & 4:30 p.m.), weekends-2 hot meals (10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.)
  • Food baskets (M-W-F, 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.)
  • Furniture and appliance assistance
  • Emergency shelter (single men & women age 18 and over)
  • Utility assistance when possible
  • Travel assistance          

ROSE ROCK RECOVERY CENTER

918-256-9210
24919 S. 4420 Rd., Vinita, OK

Residential addiction treatment center - females only, 18 and over.

SALVATION ARMY CENTRAL OK 

405-246-1100
1001 N. Pennsylvania Ave., OKC, OK                  
salvationarmyokcac.org
  • Emergency financial assistance for utilities (depends on availability of funds), Department of Human Services (DHS) - Call individual offices for information on assist, Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), benefits to help low-income elderly and disabled persons with heating fuel and utility bills (gas and electric only)
  • Transitional housing
  • Emergency shelter for men
  • Emergency family and women’s shelter
  • Red Shield Diner & Kitchen serves meals free to the community
  • Transportation
  • Senior programs
  • Boys and girls club program provides children with meals, homework assistance, character-building activities and recreation activities at the center, located at 2808 S.E. 44th and 201 S. Bickford in El Reno, 73036
  • Disaster programs
  • Serves Oklahoma, Canadian and Cleveland Counties

SISU YOUTH, INC. (Ages 15 - 24)

405-459-7478
1225 Sovereign Row, Ste. 105, OKC, OK 73108
Call for appointment.
www.sisuyouth.org

SISU is a volunteer based day shelter to help connect metro teens (focus is mainly on older teens under the age of 18), with basic need support (food, clothing, personal care items) and case managers in health care, housing, employment, and education.  

Sky is SISU Youth’s goal achievement program. This program offers a campus style approach to providing support services to transition-aged youth experiencing homelessness.   

After enrolling in Sky, at risk youth are then eligible to enroll in The Dorm emergency shelter program.  The Dorm provides a safe and comfortable emergency shelter option (for up to 45 nights).  Currently, the Dorm overnight shelter is only open on weekends.

TRANSITION HOUSE  

405-360-7926 
700 Asp, Ste. 2, Norman, OK 
www.thouse.org                                                            

Transitional living for females only, ages 18 and over with mental illness.

 

DAY SHELTER CENTERS

CATHOLIC CHARITIES ARCHDIOCESE OF OKLAHOMA CITY - SANCTUARY WOMEN’S DEVELOPMENT CENTER   

405-526-2321
2133 W. 11th St., OKC, OK (in the Stockyards area; off Agnew.)
Mon - Fri, 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.; closed 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. for lunch
http://catholiccharitiesok.org

Day shelter that serves women age 18 and over. Provides social services to homeless and at-risk women and their children including resource referral and assistance accessing services such as daycare and Early Head Start, vocational and employment development, solution-focused advocacy and self-efficacy group.

Services:

  • Case management
  • Computer lab
  • Job and life skills development services
  • Employment resources and resume building
  • Health education
  • Linkage to community resources
  • Trauma counseling
  • Community garden
  • Safe place to rest and refocus
  • Linkage to mental health resources
  • Nutritious beverages and snacks
  • Limited financial assistance
  • Community food pantry and clothing closet

SISU YOUTH, INC. (Ages 15 - 24)

405-459-7478
1225 Sovereign Row, Ste. 105, OKC, OK 73108
Call for appointment.
www.sisuyouth.org

SISU is a volunteer based day shelter to help connect metro teens (focus is mainly on older teens under the age of 18), with basic need support (food, clothing, personal care items) and case managers in health care, housing, employment, and education.  

Sky is SISU Youth’s goal achievement program. This program offers a campus style approach to providing support services to transition-aged youth experiencing homelessness.   

After enrolling in Sky, at risk youth are then eligible to enroll in The Dorm emergency shelter program.  The Dorm provides a safe and comfortable emergency shelter option (for up to 45 nights).  Currently, the Dorm overnight shelter is only open on weekends.

WESTTOWN HOMELESS RESOURCE & DAY CENTER 

405-415-8410
Mon – Fri, 6:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Meals: 6:30 a.m. & 11:30 p.m.)
1724 N.W. 4th St., OKC, OK 73106
www.homelessalliance.org

Full service day center for individuals experiencing homelessness. Located on The Homeless Alliance campus. Services include: meals, health clinic, computers, showers, on-site social service organizations.