Support Groups

Adair County Family Support Network

City: Westville

County: Adair

When:

2nd Tuesday, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Where:

Impact Church
176 N. Collyge St.
Westville, OK 74965
map & directions

Facilitator:

Brent Riggs
918-776-8084

Childcare Provided?

Yes

Beckham County FPA

City: Elk City

County: Beckham

When:

1st Tuesday of the month, 6:00 PM

Where:

United Methodist Church
720 W Country Club Rd.
Elk City, OK
map & directions

Note: Starts at 6:00 pm with a potluck meal with meeting/training to follow.

Bryan/Atoka/Coal Counties Family Support Network

City: Durant

County: Bryan

When:

1st Thursday, 6:00-8:00 pm

Where:

Community Christian Church-Durant
5325 W. University Blvd.
Durant, OK 74701

Note: Child care is available with a reservation. A light meal will be provided. Please RSVP.

Facilitator:

Jennifer Steen
580-916-7909

Childcare Provided?

Yes. Child care is available with a reservation.

Carter/Love Counties Family Support Network

City: Ardmore

County: Carter

When:

2nd Saturday, 2:00-4:00 pm

Where:

St. Phillip’s Episcopal Church
516 McLish Street
Ardmore, OK 73401

Note: Child care is available with a reservation. A light meal will be provided. Please RSVP.

Facilitator:

Kendra Smith
580-656-4301

Childcare Provided?

Yes. Child care is available with a reservation.

Cherokee County Family Support Network

City: Tahlequah

County: Cherokee

When:

1st Tuesday, 6:00 PM to 8 PM

Where:

First United Methodist Church
Activities Building
300 W Delaware St.
Tahlequah, OK 74464
map & directions

Chosen (OKC Adoption/Foster Ministry)

City: Oklahoma City

County: Oklahoma

When:

1st Wednesday, 6:30 PM-8:00 PM

Where:

Crossings Community Church
14600 Portland Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73134
map & directions

CLASP (Children Lovingly and Successfully Placed)

City: Poteau

County: Le Flore

When:

3rd Tuesday, September and November in 2019,
Even months in 2020, 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Where:

DHS Office
511 S. Harper St.
Poteau, OK 74953
map & directions

Facilitator:

Leslea Abshire
918-413-0714

Childcare Provided?

Yes

Comanche County Family Support Network

City: Lawton

County: Comanche

When:

1st Thursday, 6:00-8:00 pm

Where:

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church
910 NW 38th Street
Lawton, OK 73505

Note: Please RSVP, light meal provided

Facilitator:

Ebony Williams
580-250-3711

Childcare Provided?

Yes

Custer/Washita County Foster and Adoptive Parent Association

City: Clinton

County: Custer

When:

2nd Tuesday, 6:30 PM-8:00 PM

Where:

Cornerstone Church
1900 Lexington Avenue
Clinton, OK
map & directions

ECHO (Encouraging Churches to Help Orphans)

City: Tulsa

County: Tulsa

When:

Wednesday, 6:30 PM-8:00 PM

Where:

South Hills Baptist Church
5590 S Lewis Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74105
map & directions

Facilitator:

Jen Giles
918-743-8897

Childcare Provided?

Yes

Family Ties Oklahoma City

City: Oklahoma City

County: Oklahoma

When:

Last Monday, 6:00-8:00 pm

Where:

Evangelistic Baptist Church of Christ
3129 N Martin Luther King Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73111

Note: RSVP for childcare, light meal provided

Facilitator:

Leslie Berry
405-424-0225

Childcare Provided?

Yes. RSVP for childcare

Foster Care & Adoption Support Group Meeting

City: Durant

County: Bryan, Atoka & Coal

When:

1st Thursday of the month, 6 PM-8 PM

Where:

Community Christian Church
5325 W University Blvd
Durant, Oklahoma 74701
map & directions

Note: Dinner is provided

Facilitator:

TBA

Childcare Provided?

Yes

Foster Parent Support Group

City: Enid

County: Garfield

When:

4th Tuesday of the month, 5:30 PM-7:00 PM

Where:

Emmanuel Church
(meet in the HUB)
2505 W Owen K Garriott Rd
Enid, OK 73703
map & directions

Note: We have a potluck so bring something to share for dinner at 5:30pm. The meeting begins at 6pm. Foster parents will receive training credit. Does not meet on holidays.

Facilitator:

Linda Briggs
hosted in cooperation with TFI and DHS

Childcare Provided?

Yes

Foster/Adoption Support Meeting

City: Bethany

County: Oklahoma

When:

Wednesday, 6:15 PM-7:30 PM

Where:

Council Road Baptist Church
2900 N Council Rd.
Bethany, OK 73008
map & directions

Facilitator:

Carisa Wilsie
405-789-3175

Childcare Provided?

Yes

Foster/Adoption Support Meeting

City: Jenks

County: Tulsa

When:

Wednesday, 6:30 PM-8:00 PM

Where:

First Baptist Jenks
11701 S Elm St.
Jenks, OK 74037
map & directions

Fostering Hope Okmulgee

City: Okmulgee

County: Okmulgee

When:

2nd Monday of each month 6:00pm- 7:30pm

Where:

617 N. Oklahoma Ave.
Okmulgee, OK

Note:  Summer schedule varies please contact facilitator for more information. Please bring a meat dish, side item or dessert for a shared meal.

Garvin/McClain Family Support Network

City: Pauls Valley

County: Garvin

When:

1st Saturday, 10:00-12:00 pm

Where:

Pauls Valley Church of Christ
1509 W. Grant Avenue
Pauls Valley, OK 73075

Note: Child care is available with a reservation. Please RSVP by contacting Michelle Wyant 405-238-6461 by noon of the preceding Wednesday.  A light meal will be provided.

Facilitator:

Larry Winn
405-238-6461

Childcare Provided?

Yes. Child care is available with a reservation.

Grady County Family Support Network

City: Chickasha

County: Grady

When:

1st Thursday, 6:00-8:00 pm

Where:

St. Luke Episcopal Church
124 S. 6th Street
Chickasha, OK 73018

Note: Child care is available with a reservation. Light meal provided. Pleases RSVP.

Facilitator:

Kate Sherman
405-466-7496

Childcare Provided?

Yes. Child care is available with a reservation.

Hughes/Seminole Family Support Network

City: Wewoka

County: Seminole

When:

2nd Thursday, 6:00 PM to 8 PM

Where:

First United Methodist Church
224 S Okfuskee
Wewoka, OK 74884
map & directions

Johnston/Marshall Counties Family Support Network

City: Tishomingo

County: Johnston/Marshall

When:

3rd Saturdays, 10 AM – 12 Noon

Where:

Calvary Baptist
9700 US 377
Tishomingo, OK 73460
map & directions

Facilitator:

Amanda Blue
580-371-8719

Childcare Provided?

Yes

Kay County Family Support Network

City: Ponca City

County: Kay

When:

3rd Monday, 6:00-8:00 pm

Where:

Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church
62 Victory Street
Ponca City, OK 74604

Note: Child care is available with a reservation. A light meal is provided. Please RSVP.

Facilitator:

Michelle Daine
580-401-3491 (call or text)

Childcare Provided?

Yes. Child care is available with a reservation.

Latimer County

City: Wilburton

County: Latimer

When:

3rd Monday, 5:45 PM-8:00 PM

Where:

SonShine Fellowship Church
913 Lutie Road/Highway 270 E
Wilburton, OK 74578

Note: We provide a meal and childcare. Meet Jan-Jun and Aug-Nov.

Facilitator:

Melissa Heath-Lee, Recruiter
918-465-5812 or 918-839-5893

Childcare Provided?

Yes

Lilyfield Foster Parent Support Group

City: Edmond

County: Oklahoma

When:

2nd Tuesday, 7:00 PM-8:00 PM

Where:

Memorial Road Church of Christ
2221 E Memorial Rd.
Edmond, OK 73013
map & directions

Note: meets 6:00 PM-8:00 PM in Jan, April, Jul, and Oct

Facilitator:

Sara Judd
405-216-5240

Childcare Provided?

Yes

Lincoln County Family Support Network

City: Chandler

County: Lincoln County

When:

2nd Thursday, 6:00 PM to 8 PM

Where:

First United Methodist Church
122 W. 10th Street
Chandler, OK 74834

Facilitator:

Tacey Tate
405-380-7345

Childcare Provided?

Child care is available with a reservation. To reserve space, please contact the facilitator.

Logan/Kingfisher Counties Family Support Network

City: Guthrie

County: Logan

When:

2nd Monday, 6:00 PM to 8 PM

Where:

First Presbyterian Church
102 East Noble Ave
Guthrie, OK 73044
map & directions

Note: a light meal is provided while resource parents attend training.

Facilitator:

LeeAnn Rice
405-264-2700

Childcare Provided?

Yes

McIntosh County Foster Family Support Group

City: Eufaula

County: McIntosh

When:

Monthly, date varies by church availability. Contact facilitator for more information.

Where:

First Assembly of God
415832 Hwy. 9 West
Eufaula, OK 74432

Facilitator:

Beth Cooper
918-616-1263

Childcare Provided?

Yes, child care is provided. Meal is provided as well.

Murray County Family Support Network

City: Sulphur

County: Murray

When:

3rd Thursday, 6:00 PM to 8 PM

Where:

The Home Church
1012 W Second St.
Sulphur, OK 73086
map & directions

Newly Approved Resource Parents Family Support Network

City: Tulsa

County: Tulsa

When:

2nd Monday, 6:00 PM to 8 PM

Where:

Harvard Avenue Christian Church
5502 S. Harvard Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74135
map & directions

Oklahoma and Surrounding Areas Family Support Network

City: Oklahoma City

County: Oklahoma

When:

4th Tuesday, 6:00 PM to 8 PM

Where:

The Latino Community Agency

One Church One Child/DHS Resource Family Support Group for Muskogee County and Surrounding Areas

City: Muskogee

County: Muskogee

When:

2nd Monday of the month, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Where:

Power of Love Ministries
2101 Kingston
Muskogee, OK 74403

Note: A light meal and child care are provided, please RSVP.

Facilitator:

Lyn Banks
918-813-1164

Beth Cooper
918-781-5913
or 918-616-1263

Childcare Provided?

Yes, please RSVP

Osage County Family Support Network

City: Pawhuska

County: Osage

When:

2nd Monday, 6:00-8:00 pm

Where:

First Baptist Church – Pawhuska

Note: Child care available with a reservation. Please contact Josh Mason at 405-432-9298 by the preceding Wednesday at noon. A light meal will be provided. Please RSVP.

Facilitator:

Childcare Provided?

Yes. Child care available with a reservation.

Pawnee County Family Support Network

City: Cleveland

County: Pawnee

When:

2nd Tuesday, 6:00-8:00 pm

Where:

Western Heights Baptist Church
200 N. Gilbert Ave.
Cleveland, OK 74020

Note: Child care is available with a reservation. Please RSVP to Allyson Irons at Allyson.irons@okdhs.org or 405-240-6221 by the preceding Thursday at noon. A light meal is provided. Please RSVP.

Facilitator:

Childcare Provided?

Yes. Child care is available with a reservation.

Payne and Noble Counties Family Support Network

City: Stillwater

County: Payne and Noble

When:

1st Monday, 6:00 PM to 8 PM

Where:

World Harvest Church
1718 W. Lakeview Road
Stillwater, OK 74075
map & directions

Pittsburg County Family Support Network

City: McAlester

County: Pittsburg

When:

4th Monday, 6:00 PM to 8 PM

Where:

Main and Oklahoma Church of Christ
1700 S Main
McAlester, OK 74501
map & directions

Facilitator:

Melissa Heath-Lee
918-465-5812 or 918-839-5893

Childcare Provided?

Yes

Pottawatomie County Family Support Network

City: Shawnee

County: Pottawatomie

When:

3rd Thursday, 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Where:

Immanuel Baptist Church
1451 E 45th St.
Shawnee, OK 74804

Facilitator:

Amy Cathey
405-596-1245

Childcare Provided?

Yes, contact facilitator for more information and to RSVP

Sequoyah County Family Support Network

City: Sallisaw

County: Sequoyah

When:

3rd Tuesday, 6:00 PM to 8 PM

Where:

First United Methodist Church
2100 E McGee Drive
Sallisaw, OK 74955
map & directions

South Tulsa County Family Support Network Group

City: Tulsa

County: Tulsa

When:

3rd Tuesday, 6:00 PM to 8 PM

Where:

St. Stephens United Methodist Church
400 West New Orleans St.
Broken Arrow, OK 74011
map & directions

Stephens/Jefferson County Support Group

City: Comanche

County: Stephens and Jefferson

When:

1st Monday, 6:00 PM to 8 PM

Where:

Ray of Hope Church Duncan
US-81 & Refinery Rd
Comanche, OK 73529
map & directions

Facilitator:

DHS Staff
580-483-1773

Childcare Provided?

Yes

Woodward County Support Group

City: Woodward

County: Woodward

When:

4th Tuesday, 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Where:

rotates between 4 different churches in Woodward

Facilitator:

Katie Stewart
580-216-8054

Childcare Provided?

Yes