Improving Oklahomans’ Lives through Research, Planning and Action 

Our mission is to be a leader in confronting challenges to health, social, education and economic opportunities, and strategically advancing effective community-based solutions.

Expert Leadership

For 75 years, CSC has provided leadership for community-based planning and mobilization of resources using a collective impact model to meet health and human service needs. 

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Data-Informed Solutions

We convene the community around key trends and issues affecting Oklahomans, promoting data-informed decisions to effectively invest in all people across the lifespan. 

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Innovative Initiatives

We sponsor and support multiple results-based initiatives, all focused on identifying community needs, analyzing data and formulating steps for improvement and future success.  

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Spotlight > Our Work

Educational Videos

Tulsa Healthy Start

Tulsa Healthy Start is focused on creating healthy outcomes to reduce infant mortality and providing parent support to create the most favorable foundation for infant and child development.

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Infant Mortality Rate is the number of infant deaths per every 1,000 live births. It is used as an indicator to measure the health and well-being of a community. Oklahoma’s infant mortality rate consistently remains above the national rate. 
U.S. rate of infant mortality: 6 in 1,000 births*
Oklahoma rate: 8 in 1,000 births**
*The World Bank**Oklahoma State Department of Health

Spotlight > Data

The new CSC Data Center, fully launching in 2017, is a premier, comprehensive source for data on population trends, socioeconomic conditions, health and well-being, and other important community indicators that shine a critical light on the challenges and opportunities currently facing Oklahomans. Our Data Center team compiles data around several key focus areas to provide leaders, partner agencies, service providers and residents with a clear picture of Oklahoma to support informed decisions and policy. Read our latest e-newsletter Data Blast >


CSC is home to the Census Information Center of Eastern Oklahoma which helps data users across the state access, analyze and interpret census data by publishing a multitude of population and socioeconomic data trend reports and by providing various data training opportunities. Census Information Centers (CICs) are recognized as official partners of the U.S. Census Bureau, serving to improve access to and utilization of census data to underserved communities. Learn More >

As a Census Information Center we provide
community access to census data and trainings on using census data for research, planning and decision-making.

Latest News

CSC Celebrates 75 Years of Serving Oklahoma

In 2016, CSC celebrates our 75th year of research, planning and action around improving the lives of Oklahomans. Throughout these seven decades, the Community Service Council has continuously brought people together to research, plan, coordinate action, and assess progress to address some of Oklahoma’s most critical social service, health, education and civic challenges. Read Our Story >

CSC Helps Residents during Extreme Heat

CSC offers Tulsa County residents the following supports in extreme heat:
* 2-1-1 provides locations of cooling stations
* The Weather Coalition program provides loaner air conditioners for eligible low-income residents whose medical conditions may be life threatening in extreme heat

New Grant Increases Accessibility of Fresh Produce

The U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded a Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI) grant to CSC to increase fruit and vegetable consumption through the Double Up Oklahoma (DUO) program. Read More >

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Upcoming Events

8.4.16 | CSC 75th Anniversary Celebration

Join us as we honor our veterans and celebrate 75 years of serving our community. Learn More or Purchase Tickets >

8.9.16 | Understanding Trauma in the Classroom

Free training open to the community! For teachers, principals and anyone who works with children and families. The panel will discuss strategies, interventions and myths about adverse childhood experiences. Learn More >

9.10.16 | Tulsa Stand Down for Homeless Veterans

On September 10, a collective group of nearly 45 community agencies and businesses will serve approximately 350 homeless Veterans or those at risk of homelessness at First United Methodist Church in downtown Tulsa. Learn More >

CSC Events Calendar > Coming Soon!