Already An Approved Foster Home?

If you are already an approved foster home in Oklahoma and have room in your heart and home for a foster child please review the list of current children in need of a home here.

There are children across the state who are in need of immediate assistance. If you are an approved foster parent, you can help.

Not already an approved foster home? Contact the Bridge Resource Support Center for more information at 1-800-376-9729.

Safe 4 Me- April 25, 2015

Join us for the Safe 4 Me event on April 25, 2015 at the Autry Tech Autry Technology Center located at 1201 W. Willow Road Enid, Oklahoma 73701

Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the day will conclude at 3:00 p.m.

The Safe 4 Me event is a collaborative effort with the Garfield County Domestic Violence Task Force (DVTF) members, the Oklahoma Department of Human Services and the University of Oklahoma National Resource Center for Youth Services. The DVTF mission is to educate the community and young adults on the truth about domestic violence. Presenters will provide information about healthy relationships and how to identify red flags in questionable situations. Speakers from the community will provide participants information on domestic violence, unhealthy relationships and the effects of trauma experienced by individuals and children who witness or are victims of domestic violence.

For those who have young children and do not have other options for childcare arrangements, on-site child care will be provided by Child Welfare staff.

To register for this event, please contact the Garfield County office at 580-548-2120. You may also register via mail to the Garfield County office at P.O. Box 3628 Enid, OK 73702. Please provide the names of the people who will be attending and the names and ages of any children who will be utilizing on-site childcare.

Save the date: Cops and Kids Picnic May 30, 2015

The Comanche Nation will be having a Cops and Kids picnic on May 30th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Comanche Nation Complex located at 584 NW Bingo Rd. Lawton, OK 73507. Children will have the opportunity to meet Comanche Nation tribal police and ride in their police cruisers. For more information about this event, please contact 580-492-3789.

Save the Date-May 17, 2015-Salsa De Mayo

Salsa De Mayo is a fundraising event that will be held on Sunday, May 17, 2015 from 2:30 p.m.- 4:40 p.m. at The Union Multipurpose Activity Center located at 6836 S. Mingo Road, Tulsa, OK 74133 .

This event will support 111Tulsa, a networking and training organization for the foster care and adoptive community.

There will be taste testing of salsa and other foods, eating contests, face painting, dance lessons, piñatas, inflatables and more!

For more information about 111Tulsa and to purchase tickets, visit 111Tulsa.org or call 918.200.9681.

Immediate Foster Homes Needed Across the State

Across the state there are children who are in need of an immediate Foster Home. If you are currently an approved Bridge Resource home in the state of Oklahoma there is a specific contact listed for every child below. Please keep calls between 8:00am and 9:00 pm. When you reach this individual please be ready with the tracking number or ID Code associated with the child you would like to provide care to.

 

In Region I (Northwest Oklahoma):

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for an 11 year old female with severe behaviors who qualifies for a higher level of care than traditional foster care.
  • This child will require extra supervision and patience.
  • She will need to be monitored around animals, babies, and other children.
  • If you are already an approved foster parent within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Debbie Murry-Kerns at (580) 748-2013 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the ID Code NW14.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 9 year old male with severe behaviors.
  • Tracking #232A
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Debbie Murry-Kerns at (580) 748-2013 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking number 232A.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a sibling group of   2 and 3 year old males and their 1 year old sister.
  • The children have no reported behavioral issues.
  • Tracking #75A
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Jan Petty 405-538-8842 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing these children with the tracking #75A.

 

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 3 year old male with moderate behaviors which will require extra supervision.
  • He is very sweet and has a big personality.
  • Tracking #338A
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Angela Murphy at (918) 697-8839 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking number 338A.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 2 year old female with extensive medical needs which will require follow up care.
  • Tracking # 308A
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Wendy Battenfield at (918) 698-8729 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking #308A.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 8 year old male whom qualifies for Therapeutic Foster Care.
  • He has severe behaviors.
  • He will require extra supervision and patience.
  • He likes to color and draw, he loves to play video games.
  • He is smart and likes to read books.
  • Tracking NW13
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Joyce Terry 580-729-1286  between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the ID Code NW13.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 10 year old male whom qualifies for Therapeutic Foster Care.
  • He has severe behaviors which will require extra patience.
  • He has difficulty with peers and younger children.
  • Tracking NW12
  • If you already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Matt Hill at (580) 304-5035 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the ID Code NW12.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 3 year old male with no behavioral issues.
  • He does tend to be a little shy.
  • He is very sweet, fun, and easy going.
  • Tracking #323A
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Matt Hill at (580) 304-5035 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking number 323A.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 8 year old male and a 7 year old male.
  • The children do have some moderate behaviors which will require extra supervision.
  • Tracking #313A
  •  If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Matt Hill at (580) 304-5035 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing these brothers with the tracking number 313A.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a set of siblings 3 and 5 year old males.
  • The 3 year old has no medical or behavioral issues.
  • He is a quiet child who likes to play with toys by himself.
  • The 5 year old has moderate behaviors that will require extra care and attention. The 5 year old is very loving and affectionate.
  • Tracking #277A
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Terra Hines at (405) 343-3690 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking number 277A.

 

  •  We are in urgent need of placement for a 3 year old male with who qualifies for Therapeutic Foster Care.
  • He will require extra supervision around other children and animals.
  • He would benefit from a patient home in which he is the youngest child that will also offer lots of attention and guidance.
  • Tracking # 301A
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Georgia Wessel at (580) 304-6733 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking #301A.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for 15 and 9 year old brothers.
  • Both have mild behaviors which may require extra patience.
  • They are very well behaved and get along well with others.
  • These children are extremely close and need to be placed together.
  • Tracking # 174A
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Sue Malla (405) 343-3690 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing these children with the tracking #174A.

 

  • We are in urgent of placement for 14 and 13 year old sisters.
  • Tracking #215A
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Crystal Williams at (580) 216-8054 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing these children with the tracking number 215A.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for an 8 year old male whom qualifies for Therapeutic Foster Care.
  • This child has severe behaviors and will need to be monitored around younger children and animals.
  • He is very talkative and friendly and loves riding his skateboard.
  • He also enjoys playing video games and being on the computer.
  • Tracking # NW9
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Martha Jones at (580)729-1282 or (580)530-0523 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the ID Code NW9.

 

  •  We are in urgent need of placement for a sibling set including a 12 year old female, 11 year old female, 8 year old male, and a 6 year old male.
  • These children have no reported behavioral or medical concerns.
  • They are all very active in sports.
  • These children are part of the Choctaw Tribe, and in order to maintain the connection to her culture, we are searching for a Native American foster home.
  • If you are already an approved Native American foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Lacie Kranz at (405) 334-1530 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing these children with the tracking number 179A.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 4 year old male whom qualifies for Therapeutic Foster Care.
  • Due to his behaviors, he needs to be in a home where he is either the youngest or only child.
  •  If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Matt Hill at (580) 304-5035 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the ID Code NW8.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 15 year old female who requires a Therapeutic Foster Home.
  • She has moderate behaviors.
  • Tracking NW7
  • If you are already an approved Therapeutic Foster Home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Crystal Williams at (580) 216-8054 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the ID Code NW7.

 

  •  We are in urgent need of placement for a 3 year old male.
  • He has moderate behaviors which will require extra patience.
  • Tracking #165A
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Anne Dinsmore at (580) 660-6187 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking number 165A.

 

  • We are in need of a placement for a 4 year old female.
  • She has mild behaviors.
  • She loves the music from movies like Disney’s Frozen and The Little Mermaid.
  • Tracking # 148A
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please call Elicia Reynolds Medaris at (405) 343-3690 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child using the tracking number 148A.

 

  •  We have three sisters in need of a foster home.
  • They are 4, 2, and 3 months old.
  • The 4 year old is very sweet and loves helping with her sisters and playing baby dolls.
  • The 2 year old likes to be cuddled and enjoys watching Dora the Explorer and Blue’s Clues.
  • The 3 month old is generally a happy baby who does not get fussy often. She is described as a good sleeper.
  • The children have no reported behaviors.
  • They do have some mild medical issues which will require follow up care.
  • If you are an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Wendy Battenfield at (918) 698-8729 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing these sisters with the tracking number 101A.

 

  • We have two brothers; 3 and 5 years old in need of a Foster Home.
  • They both love Scooby Doo and other cartoons.
  • Both boys are described as well behaved and have no known medical concerns.
  • The brothers are close and look out for each other.
  • Tracking #73A
  • Contact: Brandi Starr at 405-250-1365

 

  • We have a 10 year old girl in need of a Foster Home.
  • She loves to be outside, play with animals and sports such as basketball and baseball.
  • She does have come behaviors which will require frequent supervision.
  • Tracking #NW2
  • Contact: Jodie Kincanon at 405-397-9952

 

  • We have a 6 year old boy in need of a Foster Home.
  • He is hyperactive with some educational delays.
  • Tracking #558
  • Contact: Amy Barnes at 580-362-5829

 

  • We also have a 13 year old girl in need of a Foster Home.
  • She has severe behavioral issues which will require frequent supervision.
  • ID Code: NW1
  • Contact: Jennifer Gooden at 405-343-3690

 

In Region II (Southwest Oklahoma):

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 16 year old male with severe medical issues.
  • He requires assistance with most tasks.
  • He loves OU sports, rap and R & B music, and watching the news.
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Todd Lyon at (405) 213-8603 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the ID Code SW11.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 2 year old male and his 1 year old brother.
  • These children have moderate behaviors for their ages.
  • Tracking #374B
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Ellen Hogue at (405) 620-7584 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing these children with the tracking number 374B.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 12 year old female.
  • She has extensive medical needs, requires more supervision than most children her age, and requires extra assistance with most activities.
  • Tracking #423B
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Ebony Williams at (580) 483-3970 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking #423B.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a sibling group including a 14 year old female, 13 year old female, 11 year old male, 9 year old female, and a 7 year old female.
  • The 14 year old has moderate behavioral issues, and the 11 year old has mild behavioral issues.
  • It is requested these children find a home together and not be separated from one another.
  • Tracking #366B
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Amanda Bradley at (580) 341-8872 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing these children with the tracking #366B.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 14 year old female with moderate behavioral issues.
  • She is very helpful and does well in school.
  • Tracking 398B
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Amanda Bradley at (580) 309-2796 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking number 398B.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 10 year old female and her 11 year old brother.
  • These children have mild behaviors.
  • Tracking # 403B
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Keesha Howard at (580) 215-8369 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing these children with the

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 6 year old male.
  • He has moderate behaviors which will require extra patience.
  • Tracking #350B
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Joni Rice (580) 618-3039 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking number 350B.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 14 year old girl whom may qualify for Therapeutic Foster Care.
  • She has moderate behaviors which may require extra patience.
  • Tracking code SW8
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Heather Tovar at (580) 471-8605 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing these children with the ID Code SW8.

 

  •  We are in urgent need of placement for a 4 year old boy.
  • The child has mild behaviors. No other behaviors are reported.
  • They are reported to be very sweet, funny, and charming.
  • This child is part of the Apache Tribe, and in order to maintain the connection to their culture, we are searching for a Native American foster home in or around Cleveland County.
  • Tracking #257B
  • If you are already an approved Native American foster home within the state of Oklahoma please contact, Jan Adkins at (405) 200-9238 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking number 257B.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 2 year old, 1 year old, and 5 year old brothers.
  • They have mild medical needs which may require follow up care.
  • Tracking # 3B
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Annette Anderson at (580) 319-8862 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing these children with the tracking number 3B.

 

  •  We have a need for a TFC  placement for a 9 year old male.
  • He has severe behaviors which will require a patient home that can provide lots of supervision.
  • He is high energy.
  • He loves Transformers and Legos.
  • He really enjoys taking things apart and putting them back together again.
  • Tracking # SW6
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Joni Rice at (580) 618-3039 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the ID Code SW6.

 

  • We have a need for a TFC placement for a 12 year old male.
  • He has severe behaviors that will require a patient home which can provide lots of supervision.
  • Tracking # SW7
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Joni Rice at (580) 618-3039 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the ID Code SW7.

 

 

  • We have a 13 year old boy in need of a Foster Home.
  • He enjoys sports and has recently become involved in gymnastics.
  • This young boy will need a home with stability and structure.
  • Tracking #111B
  • Contact: Heather Tovar at 580-471-8605

 

  • We have a 16 year old boy in need of a Foster Home.
  • He enjoys hunting, fishing and anything else outdoors.
  • He also likes to work on computers and do arts and crafts.
  • His behavior is generally typical of a boy his age.
  • Tracking #1150
  • Contact: Kelly Guyton at 405-912-2071

 

  • We have an 11 year old boy who is currently in a shelter.
  • He does have a medical condition which he participates in managing.
  • He is friendly, but a bit shy.
  • He is well behaved and is performing well in school.
  • Tracking #8
  • Contact: Leslie Smith at 580-250-3684

 

Region III (Central Oklahoma):

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 2 year old male.
  • He has no reported behaviors.
  • Tracking #310C
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Jayme Howard at (405) 206-7836 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking number 310C.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 13 year old male and his 11 year old sister.
  • Both children have mild behavioral issues which are typical for their ages.
  • The 13 year old enjoy playing video games and being outside.
  • The 11 year old does well in school and makes friends easily.
  • Tracking # 276C
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Jayme Howard at (405) 206-7836 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing these children with the tracking number 276C

 

  •  We are in urgent need of placement for a 14 year old make and his 7 year old brother.
  • Both children have mild behavioral issues.
  • The 7 year old enjoys playing with super hero toys and playing make believe.
  • The 14 year old enjoys playing sports.
  • Tracking # 295C
  • If you are already an approved foster home with the state of Oklahoma, please contact Jayme Howard at (405)206-7836 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing these children with the tracking number #295C

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 13 year old male whom qualifies for Therapeutic Foster Care.
  • Tracking C4
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact the Oklahoma County On Call worker at (405) 249-4751 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking number for this child C4.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 3 year old male with moderate behaviors.
  • Tracking #280B
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Jayme Howard at (405) 206-7836 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing these children with the tracking number 280C.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 10 year old female and her 2 year old sister.
  • The 10 year old has mild behaviors.
  • The sisters are very close and need placement together.
  • The 10 year old is very protective of her sister.
  • Tracking # 260C
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact the Oklahoma County On Call Worker at (405) 249-4751 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing these sisters with the tracking number 260C.

 

  • We are in need of temporary placement for 3 year old male and female twins.
  • Temporary placement is needed starting 3/27/15 for one week.
  • The children have no reported behavioral issues.
  • If you are already an approved foster home, please contact the Oklahoma County On Call Worker at (405) 249-4751 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing these children with the tracking number 267C.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 4 year old male and his 8 year old brother.
  • The 3 year old has moderate behavioral issues which will require extra patience and supervision.
  • The 8 year old has mild behavioral issues.
  • The 8 year old loves to cook and be outdoors.
  • He is very much like a caregiver to his younger brother.
  • Tracking # 160C
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Jayme Howard at 405-206-7836 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking number 160C.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 6 year old male whom qualifies for Therapeutic Foster Care.
  • He has moderate behaviors which will require extra supervision.
  • Tracking #153C
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact the Oklahoma County On Call Worker at (405) 249-4751 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking number 153C.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 15 year old female and her 12 year old brother.
  • These children have severe behaviors.
  • Both children qualify for a higher level of care than traditional foster care.
  • The 15 year old does enjoy getting her hair done.
  • The 12 year old enjoys playing with action figures.
  • Both children really enjoy dancing.
  • ID Code C3
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact JC Howard at (405) 206-7836 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing these children with the ID Code C3.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 2 year old male with mild behaviors which will require extra patience and supervision.
  • Tracking #24C
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Jayme Howard at 405-206-7836 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking number 24C.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 10 year old female whom qualifies for Therapeutic Foster Care.
  • This child has severe behaviors which will require extra supervision.
  • She would do best in a home without younger children.
  • She does very well in school, enjoys shopping for clothes, listening to Taylor Swift, and is very social.
  • She has shown interest in cheerleading and archery.
  • Tracking code C2
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact the Oklahoma County On Call Worker at (405) 249-4751 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the ID Code C2.

 

  • We are in urgent need of a foster home for an 11 year old male whom qualifies for Therapeutic Foster Care.
  • He has severe behaviors which will require more supervision than a typical child of his age.
  • Tracking # 185C
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact the Oklahoma County On Call Worker at (405) 249-4751 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking number 185C.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a sibling group including a 3 year old male, 4 year old male, and a 5 year old female.
  • These children have no reported behavioral issues.
  • Tracking #219C
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact the Oklahoma County On Call Worker at (4050 249-4751 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing these children with the tracking number 219C.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 16 year old female and her 11 year old brother.
  • Both children have mild behaviors.
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact the On Call Oklahoma County Worker at (405) 249-4751 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing these children with the tracking #184C.

 

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 10 year old female with moderate behaviors.
  • Tracking #168c
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please call the Oklahoma County On Call worker at (405) 249-4751 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking number 168C.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for 4 year old and 6 month old sisters.
  • The 4 year old has some moderate behaviors which will require extra supervision.
  • Tracking # 163C
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact the Oklahoma County On Call Worker at (405) 249-4751 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing these children with the tracking number 163C.

 

  • We have a need for a 10 year old female.
  • She has moderate behaviors.
  • Tracking # 151C
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact the Oklahoma County On Call Worker at (405)249-4751 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing these children with the tracking number 151C.

 

  • We have a need for a foster home for an 8 year old male.
  • He has moderate behaviors which will require extra supervision.
  • Tracking # 152C
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact the Oklahoma County On Call Worker at (405) 249-4751 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking #152C

 

  • We are in need of a Foster Home for a sibling set of 3.
  • 2 brothers; 2 and 5 years and their 3 year old sister.
  • These children have no known medical or behavioral issues.
  • Tracking #60C
  • Contact: Stephanie Bean at 405-767-2920

 

  • We have a 7 year old boy in need of a Foster Home.
  • He does have some challenging behaviors which will require constant supervision.
  • He loves Jordan’s basketball shoes and is described as respectful and kind.
  • ID #CQ
  • Contact: Amy Ryan at 405-420-5294

 

In Region IV (Southeast Oklahoma):

 

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 1 year old male and his 9 month old brother.
  • The children have no reported behavioral issues.
  • The 9 month old has some mild medical issues which will require follow up care.
  • Tracking #290D 
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Roxanne Clark at (580) 212-5376 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing these children with the tracking #290D.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a sibling set including a 10 year old male, 6 year old female, and a 3 year old male.
  • The 10 year old male has mild behaviors.
  • The 6 year old loves Doc McStuffins and other Disney cartoons.
  • The 10 year old loves being outside and riding his bike.
  • The 3 year old is very quiet and has behaviors typical for his age.
  • The children are part of the Chickasaw Tribe.
  • In order to keep the children connected with their culture, OKDHS is currently seeking a Native American foster home.
  • Tracking #299D
  • If you are an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Jodi Maxwell at (580) 775-2959 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing these children with the tracking number 299D.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 2 year old male with severe behavioral issues.
  • He does not qualify for Therapeutic Foster Care at this time.
  • He is very loving when he is calm, but he does have out of severe behavioral issues when he is upset.
  • Tracking # 280D
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Brandy Hoover at (918) 348-9714 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing these children with the tracking number 280D.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 15 year old male.
  • He has mild behaviors which are fairly typical for his age.
  • Tracking # 176D
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Dana Rogers at (918) 822-3993 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking number 176D.

 

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 12 year old male with moderate behaviors.
  • Tracking #277D
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Rick Hensley at (918) 839-3495 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking #277D

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 13 year old male with severe behaviors.
  • Tracking # 174D
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Brent Riggs at (918) 315-7791 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking number 174D.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for an 11 year old female who qualifies for Therapeutic Foster Care.
  • This child has some challenging behaviors due to the trauma she has suffered.
  • She was described as a very intelligent young lady and can be very loving.
  • She wants to grow up in a home where she can be accepted and be a child.
  • Tracking # SE4
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Vanessa Burris at (580) 212-8651 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the ID Code SE4.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for 10 and 12 year old brothers with moderate behaviors which will require extra patience and supervision.
  • Tracking #228D
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Rick Hensley at (918) 720-3910 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing these children with the tracking number 228D.

 

  • We are need of a placement for a 4 year old male.
  • He will require constant care and will be provided in home nursing care to assist the foster parent.
  • Tracking # SE3
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Rick Hensley at (918) 720-3910 or Richard Ledbetter at (918) 439-6450 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child using the ID Code SE3.

 

  •  We are in need of placement for an 11 year old female.
  • She has some mild behaviors.
  • She is very polite, enjoys making crafts, and has a positive outlook on life.
  • She wants to be a doctor or a hair dresser.
  • Tracking # 159D
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Emily Woods at (918) 348-4916 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking #159D.

 

  •  We are in need of placement for a 15 year old female.
  • She has moderate behaviors.
  • Tracking #155D
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Vanessa Burris at (580) 212-8651 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking number 155D.

 

  • We have a sibling set of 3; 2 sisters ages 3 and 2 and their 11 month old brother in need of a Foster Home.
  • The sisters have mild behavioral issues including fighting with each other when angry.
  • Tracking #101D
  • Contact: Vanessa Burris at 580-212-8651

 

In Region V (Northeast Oklahoma):

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for an 8 year old female and her 9 year old sister.
  • The children have no reported behavioral issues.
  • Tracking # 243E
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Amanda (918)606-3107 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing these children with the tracking number 242E.

 

  •  We are in urgent need of placement for a 9 year old make and his 7 year old sister.
  • The 9 year old has some moderate behavioral issues.
  • He likes to play basketball and is very outdoor oriented.
  • The 7 year old has no reported behavioral issues outside of those typical of her age.
  • They are in need of long term placement.
  • These children are part of the Cherokee tribe.
  • In order to keep them connected with their culture, OKDHS is currently searching for a tribal home.
  • Tracking # 242E
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Amanda (918)606-3107 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing these children with the tracking number 242E.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a sibling group including a 15 year old male, 9 year old female, 5 year old male, and a 1 year old female.
  • The 15 year old has moderate behavioral issues.
  • The 5 year old has mild behavioral issues.
  • The girls do not have any reported behavioral issues.
  • The children are part of the Cherokee Tribe.
  • In order to keep them connected to their culture, OKDHS is searching for a Native American home.
  • Tracking #245E
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Amanda Damon at (918) 606-3107 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing these children with the tracking number 245E.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 2 year old male and his 4 year old brother.
  • Both children have some medical needs which will require extra care and patience.
  • Tracking #240 E
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Amanda Damon at (918) 606-3107 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing these children with the tracking number 240E.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 16 year old male with moderate behaviors.
  • Tracking #231E
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Amanda Damon at (918) 606-3107 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking #231E.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 17 year old female with moderate behaviors.
  • Tracking # 188E
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Kerri Henderson at (918) 804-9294 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking number 188E.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for an 8 year old female with mild behavioral issues.
  • Tracking #241 E
  • If you are already an approved foster parent within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Amanda Damon at (918) 606-3107 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking number 241E

 

  •  We are in urgent need of placement for a 5 month old female.
  • This child is part of the Cherokee Tribe, and in order to maintain the connection to her culture, we are searching for a Native American foster home.
  • Tracking # 126E
  • If you are already an approved Native American foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Amanda Damon at (918) 606-3107 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking number 126E.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 15 year old male with severe behaviors which will require a patient home.
  • Tracking # 71E
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Amanda Damon at (918) 606-3107 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking number 71E.

 

  •  We are in urgent need of placement for a 17 year old male.
  • He has moderate behaviors.
  • Tracking #96E
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Amanda Damon at (918) 606-3107 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking number 96E.
  • We are in urgent need of placement in or around Tulsa for a 6 year old male with moderate behaviors.
  • He would do best in a home which can provide lots of supervision and patience.
  • Tracking # 132E
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Amanda Damon at (918) 606-3107 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking number 132E.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for an 11 year old male with moderate behaviors.
  • Tracking # NE2
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Amanda Damon at (918) 606-3107 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the ID Code NE2.

 

  •  We are in urgent need of permanent placement for a 13 year old male with mild behaviors.
  • Tracking #141E
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Amanda Damon at (918) 606-3107 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking number 141E.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 15 year old female and her 7 month old son.
  • Tracking #30E
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Amanda Damon at (918) 606-3107 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing these children with the tracking number 30E.

 

  • We are in urgent need of placement for a 15 year old male.
  •  He has moderate behaviors which will require extra patience.
  • Tracking #NE1
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Jacci Connell at (918) 244-0326 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the ID Code NE1.

 

  • We have a 9 year old male in need of a foster home.
  • He has some moderate medical needs which will require extra attention.
  • Tracking # 125E
  • If you are already an approved foster home within the state of Oklahoma, please contact Amanda Damon at (918) 606-3107 between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm referencing this child with the tracking number 125E.

 

  • We have a 13 year old girl in need of a Foster Home.
  • She is the mother to a baby whom she visits.
  • She has no known behavioral issues.
  • Tracking #121
  • Contact: Stephanie Windisch at 918-237-6025

 

Want to help? Not an approved Bridge Resource yet? Please contact the Bridge Resource Support Center at 1-800-376-9729 for more information.

Empower to Connect Conference

On April 10th and 11th  from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. a simulcast will be held to provide information to foster and adoptive parents, professionals and ministry leaders on how to understand and care for children who come from hard places. The information presented will be based on the Trust Based Relational Intervention approach by Dr. Karyn Purvis. The simulcast will be broadcast at the following locations:

 

South Oklahoma City – Family Legacy Therapeutic Services, Destiny Christian Center and 111 Project

To register: https://familylegacy.wufoo.com/forms/empowered-to-connect-simulcast-registration/

Northwest Oklahoma City – Deaconess Pregnancy & Adoption Services, OKC First Church of the Nazarene and Council Road Baptist Church at the Cole Community Impact Organization (OKC First)

For registration and event details specific to this location, you may e-mail:

bbryan@deaconessadoption.org

Edmond – HALO Project and Angels Foster Family Network at Coffee Creek Church.

To register:   www.haloprojectokc.org

Edmond-Henderson Hills Baptist Church.

To register: http://www.hhbc.com/ministries/local-kingdom/mercy/fam/

Norman – Trinity Baptist Church

For registration and event details specific to this location, you may e-mail:

kara@trinitynorman.org

Stillwater – Church of Christ

For registration and event details specific to this location, you may e-mail:

etcstillwater@gmail.com

Tulsa- Southern Hills Baptist Church

For registration and event details specific to this location, you may e-mail:

mollyshockley@gmail.com

Tulsa-Crisis Pregnancy Outreach

To register: http://crisispregnancyoutreach.org/etc-registration.

Broken Arrow – Liberty Church

For registration and event details specific to this location, you may e-mail:

pmcdaniel@libertychurchba.com

 

For additional simulcast host sites throughout the nation you may visit http://showhope.org/be-hope/equipping-families/etc/etc-simulcast/#live-simulcast.

Registration must be completed by February 27, 2015 to have a workbook available at the conference.

“Love, Don’t Fix-Redefining Failure in Foster Care”

A partnership between the Christian Alliance for Orphans and the 111 Project brought together leading thinkers in foster care to create the first ever National Foster Care Initiative Symposium. This event was held on August 21, 2014 and provided the opportunity to share ideas and experiences that are making a difference in foster care. The featured presenter was Chelsea Geyer, Director of DC127, a faith-based initiative in Washington, D.C. that is dedicated to reversing the foster care wait list.  Click on the following link to watch the video of her presentation. “Love, Don’t Fix-Redefining Failure in Foster Care”

Save the Date – Collabroshop – December 10, 2014

Join us December 10, 2014, 9:30 am – 4:00 pm at the Gilcrease Museum, 1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Rd, Tulsa, Ok 74127.

There is no cost and space is limited. Please RSVP with Amanda Beard at Amanda.Beard@okdhs.org. Registration closes December 1st!

All tribal child welfare staff, public and private agency foster care staff, foster care recruiters and foster parents are invited to this event.

There are 11,000 children in DHS care; nearly 5,000 of the children in Oklahoma child welfare system are Tribal. The goal of this Collabroshop is to better service Tribal children and families by ensuring that there are Tribal families available for children and teens that need to be placed away from their parents.

All tribal child welfare staff, public and private agency foster care staff, foster care recruiters and foster parents are invited to this event.

Topics will include:
• Insight into how ICWA impacts the foster care process
• Learn ways to support Tribal Children in foster care
• Identify culturally appropriate services/resources for children & families
• Develop skills to conduct culturally respectful homestudies and
strategies to support Tribal Families through the approval process
• Become familiar with culturally respectful recruitment strategies

Foster Parent Liability Insurance

Liability insurance for foster parents is available through James River Insurance Company. For more information about insurance for foster parents, please visit http://jamesriverins.com.  If you would like a copy of the 2014 Foster Parent Summary of Insurance, please contact your worker or the Bridge Resource Support Center at 1(800)-376-9729.

 

If you have a claim to file, please contact James River Insurance directly:

By FAX: (804) 420-1058,   Attention: Claims Department
By E-mail: New.Claimsnotices@jamesriverins.com
Online: Login to   the Broker Access Area
By Mail: Claims Department
James River Insurance Company
P.O. Box 27648
Richmond, VA 23261
Street Address for
overnight deliveries:
Claims Department
James River Insurance Company
6641 West Broad Street, Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23230

Immediate Foster Homes Needed in Northeast Oklahoma

The following children are located in Region V (Northeast Oklahoma). They are each in need of an immediate Foster Home. If you are already an approved Resource in the state of Oklahoma, please call the contact listed between 8:00am and 9:00pm. When you call please be ready with the tracking number or ID Code (if one is provided) associated with the child to whom you would like to provide care.

 

  • We have a sibling set of 3 in need of a Foster Home.
  • 1 boy; 3 years old and his two sisters; 2 and 6 years old.
  • The 3 year old has some mild behaviors which will require extra supervision.
  • All of the children are described as loving.
  • The girls love Disney’s Frozen and playing with dolls. Their brother loves to play with trucks, cars and trains.
  • Tracking #71A
  • Contact: Lacie Kranz at 405-334-1530

 

  • We have a 10 year old girl in need of a home
  • No  known medical issues.
  • no behavioral problems.
  • Tracking #21E
  • Contact: Amanda Damon at 918-606-3107

 

  • We have a 4 year old boy.
  • He has exhibited severe behavioral issues in the past, but has recently been progressing.
  • Tracking #455
  • Contact: Amanda Damon at 918-606-3107

 

Want to help? Not an approved Bridge Resource yet? Please contact the Bridge Resource Support Center at 1-800-376-9729 for more information.