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Community Service Council goals, programs and initiatives

See also: alpha-order list of CSC programs and initiatives

There are many programs, partnerships and initiatives under the Community Service Council umbrella.

All are part of the Council's overall strategy: focusing on prevention--investing in people across the lifespan so they can better care for themselves, their families, and our community.

Here are CSC's main goals and initiatives:


GOAL:

People are linked easily and early with needed help

...increasing efficiency for providing and receiving assistance



Connecting people with help, by phone and online:
2-1-1 Helpline
Child Care Resource and Referral Service
Resource databases and directories; training about community services; identifying callers' needs



GOAL:
Young children are off to the best possible start

...from birth to the beginning years of school



Healthy mothers and babies:
Family Health Coalition
Tulsa Healthy Start

Early screening and treatment for disabilities:
Sprouts Child Development Initiative

Child care quality and access:
Child Care Resource Center, Quality Enhancement Initiative, technical and resource support to providers, consumer education

Coordinated continuity between pre-K and the first years of school:
Linkages Project
P-20 Council

Awareness and action:
Tulsa Community Partnership for Early Childhood Success, JumpStart


GOAL:
Good physical and mental health

...supported by responsible health decisions


Children's behavioral health:

Child Behavioral Health Team

Improving health outcomes:
Healthcare Transformation Initiative

Caring for returning veterans and their families:
Veterans Initiative
Veterans Treatment Court
BRRX4VETS, preventing homelessness

Community integration for persons with disabilities
Tulsa Area Alliance on Disabilities

Preventing substance abuse and impaired driving by young people:
CRASHs Court
Youthful Drunk Driving Program

GOAL:
Student success

...new approaches and decision-making structures for improving student outcomes



Advancing community schools:
Tulsa Area Community Schools Initiative (TACSI)


Preventing teen pregnancy:
The Carrera Project in Tulsa
Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy

Promoting Hispanic students' success:
Conexiones


GOAL:

Reduced incarcerations
...keeping people out of prison--essential to saving resources and increasing opportunities for success



Coordinating "Problem Solving Court" systems:
Drug Court and DUI Court
Mental Health Court
Veterans Treatment Court


Helping people returning from prison with employment and support:
Tulsa Reentry One-Stop

GOAL:
Reduced homelessness

...developing a broad coordinated system of intervention, support, and prevention

Coordination, planning, information, and support:
Homeless Services Network
Homeless Management Information System (HMIS)
Continuum of Care Consortium
A Way Home for Tulsa

Pathways Case Management
BRRX4VETS


GOAL:
Community prepared for emergency/disaster response

...keeping residents safe during health related and other community emergencies

Community preparedness, and keeping vulnerable people safe:
Tulsa Weather Coalition, in conjunction with 2-1-1
Tulsa Heat Coalition, in conjunction with 2-1-1
Tulsa Human Response Coalition, in conjunction with 2-1-1


GOAL:
Informed decision-making about resources, policies and laws affecting the human service system

...data, information, community education, and targeted policy development and advocacy

Analyzing and presenting reliable data on conditions, trends and needs:
CSC data services
U.S. Census Information Center of Eastern Oklahoma (CIC)
The Perfect Storm

Broad-based coordinated decision-making on targeted policy and resource issues:
CSC Public Policy Committee
Metropolitan Human Services Commission (MHSC)
Public Policy Forum



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