Chapter 4: Financial Assistance

Section 4: Financial and Emergency Assistance – Tulsa Area

Listing by city

Ability Connection Oklahoma - Tulsa

Email:

tulsa@abilityconnectionoklahoma.org

Based on financial need, Ability Connection provides help for purchase of adaptive devices and medical equipment including wheelchairs and mobility aids, adapted toys, computer related assistive technology, environmental controls and other items. Training, information and help locating other funding sources may also be provided.

6565 S. Yale, Ste. 423
Tulsa , OK 74136

Voice: 

918-794-4655

Alzheimer's Association OK/AR Chapter - Tulsa

Email:

admin@alzokar.org

Limited respite care for persons with Alzheimer's.

2448 E. 81st Street, Suite 3000
Tulsa , OK 74137

Voice: 

918-392-5000

Toll Free: 

800-272-3900

American Legion

Email:

cwrfpost1@aol.com

Helps obtain emergency financial aid from veteran agencies for shelter and utilities. For veterans only.

Carson Wilson Rigney Forrester Post 1 1120 E. 8th St.
Tulsa , OK 74120

Voice: 

918-584-4274

Fax: 

918-584-4423

American Red Cross - Tulsa Area Chapter

Email:

oglem@arctac.org

Counties Served: Creek, Okfuskee, Okmulgee, Rogers, Tulsa, Wagoner. Working together in the communities to prevent, prepare and respond in emergencies.

10151 E. 11th St.
Tulsa , OK 74128

Voice: 

918-831-1100

Fax: 

918-831-1134

Baptist Ministry Center, Tulsa

Provides limited emergency assistance for clothing, household items, and food and medical / adaptive equipment loan.

312 S. 33rd W. Ave.
Tulsa , OK 74127

Voice: 

918-585-5310

Boston Avenue Helping Hands, Inc.

Provides emergency help, limited utility and rent assistance, prescriptions, food and aid limited to once a year; other criteria apply.

dba Helping Hands Ministry, 700 S. Boston
Tulsa , OK 74119

Voice: 

918-582-1356

Fax: 

918-584-5233

Bristow Social Services

Email:

Director@BristowHelps.org

Provides social services and emergency aid for food, clothing, utilities, rent, prescriptions and household items.

206 S. Main St.
Bristow , OK 74010

Voice: 

918-367-5400

Fax: 

918-367-5458

Broken Arrow Neighbors

Food pantry, clothing, coats, free clinic for minor illnesses and no-interest loans for emergency needs.

322 W. Broadway
Broken Arrow , OK 74012

Voice: 

918-251-7781

Catholic Charities

Provides emergency aid, food, clothing, temporary lodging and aid for poor women who are homeless, pregnant or have infants, emergency lodging for poor families and residential care and services for persons with AIDS.

2450 N. Harvard Ave.
Tulsa , OK 74158

Voice: 

918-949-HOPE (4673)
918-585-8167

Fax: 

918-582-2123

Cornerstone Mission of First Baptist Church - Broken Arrow

Email:

info@fbcba.org

Provides emergency assistance, food, clothing and free clinic for minor medical needs.

100 W. Albany
Broken Arrow , OK 74012

Voice: 

918-251-6679
918-258-4575 Church Office

Fax: 

918-258-3965

Creek Nation Program Commodities

Provides commodities to low-income families. Must have Creek Nation roll number to qualify.

3001 N. Wood Dr.
Okmulgee , OK 74447

Voice: 

918-549-2401

Day Center for the Homeless

Email:

www.tulsadaycenter.org

Provides services for the homeless such as day center, transportation, mental health intervention, case management, service coordination, homeless shelter, and free low income clinic for homeless persons for health screenings, limited prescriptions, crisis help.

415 W. Archer St.
Tulsa , OK 74103

Voice: 

918-583-5588

Fax: 

918-583-6745

Dayspring Villa

Email:

mail@dayspringvilla.com

Provides temporary shelter for women and children.

P.O. Box 1588
Sand Springs , OK 74063

Voice: 

918-245-4075

Disabled American Veterans - Tulsa

Provides services to veterans to help obtain emergency financial aid through government veteran agencies.

3131 E. Pine
Tulsa , OK 74110

Voice: 

918-834-4643

Fax: 

918-834-5048

Glory House

Email:

forhisgloryinc@sbcglobal.net

Shelter for homeless women.

106 S. Yorktown Avenue, P.O. Box 14022
Tulsa , OK 74159

Voice: 

918-584-1808

Fax: 

918-583-2360

Habitat for Humanity - Tulsa Metropolitan Area

Through volunteer labor and donations of money and materials, Habitat builds and rehabilitates simple, decent houses with the help of the homeowner (partner) families. Habitat houses are sold to partner families at no profit and financed with affordable loans. The homeowners' monthly mortgage payments are used to build still more Habitat houses.

Habitat is not a giveaway program. In addition to a down payment and the monthly mortgage payments, homeowners invest hundreds of hours of their own labor - sweat equity - into building their Habitat house and the houses of others.

6235 E. 13th St.
Tulsa , OK 74112

Voice: 

918-592-4224

Fax: 

918-592-0607

Indian Health Care Resource Center

IHCRC provides medical, health education, dental, optometry, behavioral health, chemical dependency, HIV/AIDS prevention and pharmacy services directly to the Tulsa Indian community. Quality health care is provided on a sliding scale fee, ability to pay, basis. Members of any federally recognized tribe and their children under the age of 18 are eligible to receive care. No one is refused services due to inability to pay.

550 S. Peoria Ave.
Tulsa , OK 74120

Voice: 

918-588-1900

Fax: 

918-582-6405

John 3:16 Mission

John 3:16 Mission is an interdenominational Christian ministry that provides food, shelter, clothing and rehabilitation services to Tulsa's homeless and at-risk population.

Family & Youth Center
2027 N. Cincinnati Ave.
Tulsa , OK 74186

Men's Shelter
506 N. Cheyenne Ave
Tulsa, OK 74103

Voice: 

918-587-1186 Shelter
918-592-1186 Family Center

Kendall Whittier, Inc.

Email:

info@kendallwhittierinc.org

Provides a food pantry that is limited to Kendall - Whittier Ministry area residents.

P.O. Box 4165
Tulsa , OK 74159

Voice: 

918-829-5394

Fax: 

918-592-3537

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Oklahoma Chapter

Patient aid, information and advocacy and support groups for persons with leukemia or a related disease.

500 N. Broadway, Ste. 250
Oklahoma City , OK 73102

Voice: 

405-943-8888

Toll Free: 

888-828-4572

Fax: 

405-945-8355

Loaves and Fishes

Provides emergency food. Open on Mondays and Wednesdays at noon. Hot meals served till 12:30 p.m.

11321 East 19th St., P.O. Box 33155
Tulsa , OK 74153

Voice: 

918-234-8577

Fax: 

918-234-8574

Morton Comprehensive Health Services

Email:

admin@mortonhealth.org

Low income clinic, sliding scale fees for comprehensive primary health services and dental clinic. Patient transportation available and Satellite homeless clinic. 918-587-4534 (Medical Information Fax)

1334 North Lansing Avenue
Tulsa , OK 74106

Voice: 

918-587-2171

Fax: 

918-587-8175

Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) - Eastern Oklahoma

Serves eastern Oklahoma residents who have any of the 40 neuromuscular diseases covered by MDA. Provides financial help to purchase wheelchairs and other mobility aids when other payment sources are unavailable. Maintains an equipment lending program.

3015 E. Skelly Dr., Ste. 221A
Tulsa , OK 74105

Voice: 

918-749-7997

Fax: 

918-749-3725

Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, Oklahoma Chapter

Email:

oklahoma@myasthenia.org

Oklahoma resource for information.

4606 E 67th St S, Suite 100
Tulsa , OK 74136

Voice: 

918-494-4951

Fax: 

918-494-4951

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) - Oklahoma Chapter in Tulsa

Email:

lisa.gray@oke.nmss.org

Local connections and resources for Multiple Sclerosis

4606 E. 67th St., Bldg. 7, Ste. 103
Tulsa , OK 74136

Voice: 

918-488-0882

Fax: 

918-488-0913

Neighbor For Neighbor

This program provides medical and dental services, legal services, food, housing advice and family assistance. Services include an eye clinic with help for eye exams and glasses.

505 E. 36 St. N.
Tulsa , OK 74106

Voice: 

918-425-5578

Fax: 

918-428-4951

Neighborhood Housing Services of Tulsa

Housing programs, including first-time homebuyer assistance with closing and down payment costs, homebuyer education, and income and other eligibility criteria apply for some programs.

1436 N. Cheyenne Ave.
Tulsa , OK 74106

Voice: 

918-582-3711

Neighbors Along the Line

Email:

info@NeighborsAlongTheLine.org

This program provides a food pantry where the clients must meet income criteria and live in target areas. It also provides free medical clinic services and some medications dispensed. Clients must live within the established service area.

5000 W. Charles Blvd.
Tulsa , OK 74127

Voice: 

918-584-1111

Fax: 

918-584-4954

Oklahoma Caring Van Program

The Oklahoma Caring Vans are mobile units that provide free immunizations to children at licensed child care homes, centers, schools and community events. A registered nurse from the City-County Health Department administers the immunizations.

Patient information is entered into OSIIS (Oklahoma State Immunization Information System) so that children?s immunization records will be portable. The Oklahoma Caring Van program has offices in Tulsa and Oklahoma City, offering clinics in communities statewide.

P.O. Box 3283
Tulsa , OK 74102

Voice: 

918-551-3414 Tulsa
405-316-7250 Oklahoma City

Oklahoma Rural Elderly Coalition Program

The Oklahoma Rural Elderly Coalition (OREC) is a 501(c)3 organization that provides Transportation, Outreach, Assisted Transportation, Home Repair, Access Assistance for Caregivers, Medication Management and Health Promotion. Staff are trained to counsel seniors on Medicare and Medicaid issues through the Senior Health Insurance Counseling Program (SHICP).

Listing of Outreach Workers:

Bobbie Akins, Choctaw Co. (580) 326-3175
Betty Gregg, Antlers (580) 298-2683
Linda Harold, Panama (918) 963-2255
Bernnie McDaniel, Clayton (918) 567-7504
Diannia Laster, Wright City (580) 981-2724
Doc Lightfoot, Rattan (580) 587-2589
Kathleen McClary, Keota (918) 966-3645
Art Cooley, Wilburton (918) 465-4254
Melvin Palmer, Idabel (580) 612-4458
Gloria Sirmans, Pittsburg Co. (918) 297-3433
Mary Trolinger, Crowder (918) 334-3561
Alla Faye Webb, Watson (580) 244-7307
Pamela Whitman, Wister (918) 655-3120
Judith Kull, Talihina (918) 567-3541
Rebecca Going, Broken Bow (580) 584-2690
Robbie Steele, Spiro (918) 962-5423

214 E. Main
Wilburton , OK 74578

Voice: 

918-465-3088

Toll Free: 

800-992-6708

Rebuilding Together Tulsa

Email:

contact@rebuildingtogethertulsa.org

Rebuilding Together is the nation's largest volunteer organization preserving and revitalizing low income homes and communities. In Tulsa, that means that low income neighbors who are aging or living with a disability have help to refurbish and restore their homes to warmth and security.

P.O. Box 52201
Tulsa , OK 74152

Voice: 

918-742-6241

Restore Hope Ministries

Email:

rhm@restorehope.org

Rent Assistance Program. They answer the phone M-Wed. 9am-12pm and Thurs. 9-11am.

2960 Charles Page Blvd.
Tulsa , OK 74127

Voice: 

918-878-7999

Salvation Army - Sand Springs Corps

The Salvation Army offers a wide variety of assistance to help people through tough times. From shelters to groceries to utility assistances, the Salvation Army offers relief and aid.

4403 S. 129th W. Ave.
Sand Springs , OK 74063

Voice: 

918-245-2237

Salvation Army - Sapulpa Corps

The Salvation Army offers a wide variety of assistance to help people through tough times. From shelters to groceries to utility assistances, the Salvation Army offers relief and aid.

1721 S. Hickory
Sapulpa , OK 74066

Voice: 

918-224-4415

Salvation Army - Tulsa Citadel

The Salvation Army offers a wide variety of assistance to help people through tough times. From shelters to groceries to utility assistances, the Salvation Army offers relief and aid.

3901 E. 28th St.
Tulsa , OK 74114

Voice: 

918-747-8844

Salvation Army - Tulsa Metropolitan

The Salvation Army offers a wide variety of assistance to help people through tough times. From shelters to groceries to utility assistances, the Salvation Army offers relief and aid.

Area Command
1616 S. Main
Tulsa , OK 74119

Voice: 

918-587-7801

Sand Springs Community Services, Inc.

Email:

sscslisa@yahoo.com

Provides emergency assistance for Sand Springs area residents that include food, shelter, clothing, medicine and rent and utilities.

15 E. 2 St.
Sand Springs , OK 74063

Voice: 

918-245-5183

Sapulpa Community Care

Email:

ccshop@sbcglobal.net

Community Care is a helping organization founded by Sapulpa area churches and civic groups. They provide basic needs services for families with infants and children ages 0-5, prescriptions and medical supplies, food and clothing assistance, utility and rent assistance, and housing.

12 West Burnham, P. O. Box 1524
Sapulpa , OK 74067

Voice: 

918-224-6464

Fax: 

918-224-6436

Shriners Hospitals for Children

Free hospital treatment for burns and orthopedic conditions for children age 18 and under.

Akdar Shrine Center
2808 S. Sheridan Rd.
Tulsa , OK 74129

Voice: 

918-836-2500

Toll Free: 

800-237-5055 Information on
Shriners Hospitals for Children

Fax: 

918-836-2522

Sooner SUCCESS - Creek County

Email:

erin-strayhorn@ouhsc.edu

Sooner SUCCESS serves families of children and youth, birth to 21 years of age, with one or more of the following: developmental delay or disability, chronic health care needs, abuse/neglect issues and mental health needs.

They offer support for families who need a break and want information on whom to call. They help organizing your child's medical, educational and other information. They know what resources are available in your area and help you network with other parents and learn about children's services and issues. They help find needed services or equipment when you don?t know what to do. They also provide more information on a specific disability or condition.

Voice: 

918-712-0370 (mobile

Sooner SUCCESS - Tulsa and Rogers County

Email:

Tonda-Ames@ouhsc.edu

Sooner SUCCESS serves families of children and youth, birth to 21 years of age, with one or more of the following: developmental delay or disability, chronic health care needs, abuse/neglect issues and mental health needs.

They offer support for families who need a break and want information on whom to call. They help organizing your child's medical, educational and other information. They know what resources are available in your area and help you network with other parents and learn about children's services and issues. They help find needed services or equipment when you don?t know what to do. They also provide more information on a specific disability or condition.

Sooner SUCCESS Program
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Voice: 

405-584-1184

Toll Free: 

877-441-0434

Sooner SUCCESS - Tulsa County

Email:

Tonda-Ames@ouhsc.edu

Sooner SUCCESS serves families of children and youth, birth to 21 years of age, with one or more of the following: developmental delay or disability, chronic health care needs, abuse/neglect issues and mental health needs.

They offer support for families who need a break and would like information on whom to call. They help organizing your child?s medical, educational and other information. They know what resources are available in your area and help you network with other parents and learn about children?s services and issues. They help find needed services or equipment when you don?t know what to do. They also provide more information on a specific disability or condition.

Sooner SUCCESS Program
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Voice: 

405-584-1184

Toll Free: 

877-441-0434

St. Clement's Community Outreach

Provides emergency clothing and food.

15501 S. Memorial Dr.
Bixby , OK 74008

Voice: 

918-366-9721

Total Source for Hearing-loss and Access (TSHA)

Email:

administrator@tsha.cc

Total Source for Hearing-loss and Access (TSHA) is located in Tulsa, Oklahoma and provides comprehensive services to the Deaf and hard of hearing communities throughout Oklahoma. Their goal is to increase the independence of people with hearing loss.

TSHA's programs are far reaching. The Interpreter Referral Program provides sign language interpreters for the entire state of Oklahoma including both Tulsa and Oklahoma City, Projects with Industry (PWI) offers job placement assistance to qualified individuals and serves a large portion of the state, while the Independent Living and the Information and Referral Programs focus mainly on the Tulsa, Oklahoma area.

Summer Day Camps for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children - children ages 7-13 may attend, and youth ages 14-15 can apply for counselor-in-training positions. A deaf education instructor leads camps, with volunteers assisting. Activities include speakers and hands-on activities organized around a central theme that is different each year. Sign language and voice communications are used.

Independent Living Camp - for deaf and hard of hearing teens ages 14 and up. The camp meets at TSHA and is free. Activities focus on developing independent living skills such as cooking, budgeting, making college arrangements, using transportation, etc. Field trips and fun activities are included.

Deaf Teen Club - for youth of middle-school age and up. The Club meets the third Friday of each month, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., and gives deaf and hard of hearing teens a chance to network, connect with peers, learn independent living concepts and have fun.

December Holiday Party - for children and youth who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech-impaired; children of deaf adults; siblings and families. Activities include free holiday stockings, games, crafts, prizes, food and a signing Santa.

8740 E. 11th St., Ste. A
Tulsa , OK 74112

Voice: 

918-832-8742

Toll Free: 

888-311-3523

Fax: 

918-834-4329

Tulsa Center for AIDS Resources, Education and Support (Tulsa C.A.R.E.S.)

Email:

brucel@tulsacares.org

Provides emergency services for persons with HIV/AIDS that include food, prescriptions, medical transportation, housing aid, health and mental health services and case management.

3507 E. Admiral Pl.
Tulsa , OK 74115

Voice: 

918-834-4194
918-834-4782 Food Pantry

TTY: 

918-834-4194

Toll Free: 

800-474-4872

Fax: 

918-834-4189

Tulsa Development Authority

For low income home owners grants for emergency home repair or loans to $20,000.00 for home repairs, for income-eligible owners.

1216 North Lansing Avenue, Ste, A,
Tulsa , OK 74106

Voice: 

918-592-4944

Fax: 

918-592-4948

WA-RO-MA Tri-County Community Action Agency

Provides emergency food, rent and utility assistance, Head Start and Early Head Start, home repair and housing programs.

3324 E. Chestnut
Coweta , OK 74429

Voice: 

918-486-2471

Fax: 

918-486-5967

Western Neighbors, Inc.

Provides services for residents of southwest Tulsa that include financial assistance, food, clothing and rent and utilities based on funds available. They help with Zip codes on the Tulsa side of 74107, 74050, 74131, and 74132. People seeking assistance need to bring a current month's utility bill or rent receipt with their name and address on it and their ID.

4235 Southwest Blvd.
Tulsa , OK 74107

Voice: 

918-445-8840

2-1-1 Tulsa Helpline

Email:

211info@csctulsa.org

Information and referral to community services and crisis hotlines.

P.O. Box 52847
Tulsa, OK 74152

Voice: 

211

TTY: 

918-836-4357 Helpline

Toll Free: 

877-836-2111

Fax: 

918-295-7721

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Oklahoma

Email:

jrohweder@oklahoma.wish.org

Funds gifts to children with life threatening medical problems. "Wishes" can be for travel, gifts, occupational or celebrity categories.

4504 E. 67th St., Bldg. 11, Ste. 208
Tulsa , OK 74136

Voice: 

918-492-9474

Toll Free: 

888-831-9474

Fax: 

918-492-9478