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
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November is National Adoption Awareness Month!


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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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Cleveland County DHS collaborates with local organizations to create visitation room Nov. 6, 2014 ---The Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS) Cleveland county office combined efforts with local organizations to create a new visitation room.


DHS Recognizes National Adoption Month Nov. 3, 2014 -- The Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS) commemorates November as “National Adoption Awareness Month.”  Several statewide adoption celebrations will take place throughout the month of November.


DHS recognizes 'Native American Heritage Day Nov. 3, 2014 -- The 17th annual Native American Heritage Celebration will be held Monday, November 17, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Oklahoma City Farmers Market Auditorium, 311 S. Klein Ave., in Oklahoma City.


DHS names Norman resident Paulette Bushers new Program Manager Nov. 3, 2014  -- The Department of Human Services (DHS) Adult and Family Services division has named Paulette Bushers as the new Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program Manager.


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Last Updated:  11/14/2014