New City Care Shelter to Help Rising Numbers of Homeless in Oklahoma City
12.22.20 A new low-barrier night shelter will open two miles west of downtown, scaling up overall bed space and increasing connection to the city’s burgeoning population of individuals unable to find housing.
Diversion Hub to Open
June 8, Help Clients Navigate Criminal Justice System
5.24.20 "The goal is not to duplicate agency efforts, but to create a low-barrier entry point for clients to make their needs known and for case managers to shepherd them through the system with a personalized action plan," said Meagan Taylor, Director of Programs for the Diversion Hub.
Nonprofit Leaders Launch Plan To Help Prevent OKC Homeless Population From Catching Coronavirus
3.26.20 Local nonprofit leaders have launched a plan to combat COVID-19 for those experiencing homelessness. Two new shelter spaces are opening and social distancing regulations will be imposed in the hopes of slowing the contraction of the coronavirus.
12.5.18 The Point in Time count is a real-time examination of the state of homelessness in Oklahoma City. During an annual one-night census, volunteers visit various encampments, meal sites, emergency shelters and other locations to count the number of men, women and children experiencing homelessness on any given night.
11.16.18 “Inasmuch Foundation’s partnership with City Care together with other like-minded nonprofits and funders will provide emergency solutions for Oklahoma City’s homeless population this winter and lay the groundwork for long-term solutions” said Bob Ross, President and CEO of Inasmuch Foundation.