The Community Service Council is the agent for Tulsa’s Metropolitan Human Services Commission (MHSC) and provides staff support. Formed in 1981, MHSC is a partnership which:
The MHSC promotes the support of human service programs that are effectively dealing with specific community problems and needs. MHSC’s roles include developing information to guide policy and resource decisions, advocating at the state legislature, researching most successful approaches to solve problems, and maintaining formal communications with major state leaders on MHSC priorities and engaging their support.
In addition, MHSC oversees the Tulsa County P-20 Council, a systemic alignment of education,
health and social support resources.
In February 2016, Metropolitan Human Service Commission, Oklahoma Policy Institute, Oklahoma Academy, and the Tulsa Community College hosted Ken Miller, State Treasurer at the Tulsa Community College Center for Creativity. The State Budget Crisis was the theme of the program addressing state budget challenges and solutions. More than 150 participants attended representing opinion leaders, corporate and philanthropic leaders from across the state.