Homelessness in Tulsa

The only one true end to homelessness is a safe and stable place to call home.

Tulsa has made significant progress in supporting those in our community who are experiencing homelessness, or at-risk of homelessness, through the leadership of two local initiatives: A Way Home for Tulsa and A Better Way.

A Way Home for Tulsa (AWH4T)  is a collaboration of 30 local organizations coordinated by the Community Service Council working together to prevent and end homelessness. 

A Better Way is a collaborative employment program between the City of Tulsa, Tulsa Area United Way and Mental Health Association Oklahoma. The Community Service Council is accepting and managing donations for A Better Way. 

What can you do? While our progress is promising, we need your support. Donate to A Better Way or join the collective impact work of A Way Home for Tulsa. Because working together is what works best. Learn more about homelessness in Tulsa >

CSC’s mission is to confront challenges to health, social, education and economic opportunities,
and strategically advance effective community-based solutions.

2019 Tulsa Equality Indicators is out now!   Public Meetings Calendar

The City of Tulsa and the Community Service Council have released the 2019 Equality Indicators report, which uses data to measure equality as it relates to economic opportunity, education, housing, justice, public health and services in Tulsa.

In 2018, we released the first Equality Indicators Report to establish a statistical baseline for understanding inequality in Tulsa. In 2019, Tulsa received an overall score of 41.74 out of 100, compared to a 40.02 from 2018. 

Learn more about our Equality Indicators work at tulsaei.org

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In July 2019, we released these data dashboards on HOMELESSNESS IN TULSA.

July 2, 2019 / CSC News: Education

CSC Hosts Community Conversation on Child Care in Tulsa

On June 28, the Community Service Council's Child Care Resource Center engaged community members in a focus group, called a...
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July 1, 2019 / CSC News: Housing/Homelessness

CSC Accepting Applications on behalf of HUD to Fund Homelessness Programs

Attention nonprofits and local government agencies with interest in developing programs for people experiencing homelessness: Funding opportunity available for new...
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July 1, 2019 / CSC News: Housing/Homelessness

CSC Releases Annual Homelessness “PIT” Data

The Community Service Council has released the 2019 Point-in-Time Homelessness Data for Tulsa, now available for the first-time as an...
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