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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:


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

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

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

Student success 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:


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

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

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

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