Services

Shelter from the Storm:

 

A 24- hour, residential safe place for  young people who are at risk and need refuge due to neglect, abuse,  abandonment or are in need of supervision.

Shelter Coordinator: Brandi Pierce, bpierce@childrenshelter.org

202 youth spent an average stay of 14 days at the emergency shelter.

Outpatient Services:

 

We are the only Trust Based Relational  Intervention (TBRI) provider in Southern Oklahoma. We serve children,  youth and families on a regular or intensive basis on-site, in school or  in a community setting.


*Now  accepting new clients for individual, family, and group counseling. We  would be glad to serve you. For more information please contact:

Executive Director, Kaylyn Weldon-Gary MA, LPC 

Office: 580-226-1838 

Email: kweldongary@childrenshelter.org


126  youth through intervention outpatient services, 54 adolescences needing  community at-risk services, 60 young people in the First-Time Offender  Program, and 32 teens needing community service supervised hours for a  total of 474 young adults wrapped in positive supports. 

Prevention:

 

Providing  short-term educational services for children, youth and families for  identifying and promoting positive behaviors and enhancing relationships. 

  • First-time offender  Program- Service geared  for the first time offender, giving a second chance to our youth who  finish the program. We teach proper communication, anger management, and  drug and alcohol abuse education. Bringing together our youth and their  parents/guardians.
  • Education Programs -  School based Botvin Life Skills Classes, and No-Cost Parenting Classes
  • Assessments- S.A.S.S.I. - Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory