Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Sequoyah Memorial Office Building, 2400 N. Lincoln Blvd. • Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(405) 521-3646 • Fax (405) 521-6684 • Internet: www.okdhs.org
 
The Oklahoma Pinnacle Plan
An Improvement Plan for Child Welfare Services
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You may contact the Director’s Office by phone at 1-877-751-2972 or email 8-5, Monday - Friday.


 

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Would you like to foster or adopt?


Today, many children in Oklahoma’s foster care system need an adoptive family. If not adopted, these children will enter adulthood without a permanent family connection. And, we always need more foster homes.

 

 
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Think.Prevent.Live. - Hot Car

 

Hot Car Dangers

 

A child’s body temperature rises at a rate at least three times faster than an adult’s. Vehicles heat up quickly. If it’s 85 degrees outside, a car can heat to 120 degrees in just 30 minutes. Remember, it is now a misdemeanor in Oklahoma to leave a child 6 years old or younger unattended in a motor vehicle.



For more information, visit the Think.Prevent.Live. website

News Releases

Seminole County DHS partners with Salvation Army to distribute school supplies  Aug. 18, 2014 -- The Seminole County office of the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS) recently partnered with the Salvation Army to help collect and distribute school supplies to low income children.

 

Tulsa county couple adopts five siblings Aug. 14, 2014 -- Jeremy and Michelle never would have dreamed they would be adopting a sibling group of five children from the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS) foster care system.

 

Jackson County DHS worker remembers being a DHS client Aug. 13, 2014 -- The Jackson County office of the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS) serves hundreds of people every day. Diana Wilson used to be one of the people seeking assistance. Now she seeks to help others.

 

Former TANF recipient now works for Pottawatomie County DHS Aug. 12, 2014 -- The Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS) administers the program that provides Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

 

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2013 Annual Report

 

Last Updated:  8/18/2014