Last month at a CarePortal training in an Oklahoma County DHS office, we heard from Kelly, a child welfare supervisor. We had been explaining CarePortal and sharing stories of the impact it has had. Kelly raised her hand to speak to the group. Here’s what she said: I have been... read more →
In April, we heard about 14 year Kale through a request his caseworker made on CarePortal. Through no fault of his own, Kale was living in the state foster care shelter in Tulsa. Unfortunately, there had been many activities that Kale hadn’t been able to take part in because of... read more →
In August, a request came through CarePortal telling of a foster family that had recently encountered a problem with bed bugs in their home. This foster family had taken in three children whom they loved and cared for well. Unfortunately, this foster placement led to an infestation of bed bugs... read more →
We are excited to share stories over the next few weeks about what the local church is doing with 111Project through the CarePortal. We hope you will be encouraged by the impact the Church is making. In March, a caseworker in Tulsa County shared that a single mother of three... read more →
The first week of October, a request went live on Care Portal that would break anyone's heart. MJ, is an 8 year old girl who has been sleeping in different foster homes at night and spending her days in the DHS office. Her case worker placed the request on Care... read more →
Often, we can feel if we can't do that one great, big thing then we can’t do anything. The local crisis known as foster care is not that way. Every hour spent loving a biological family is critical. Every week spent as a foster family is precious. Every donated item of clothing is... read more →
5 Years of Worthwhile Ministry! It was back in April of 2011 that the 111Project was formed. In those days our shelters were full and the Church was not aware, let alone had much engagement in the issues surrounding children in state care. How do we know we have made... read more →
Giving Tuesday was a great success. Thanks so much for giving and being an inspiration and support. We are changing the landscape of Oklahoma Foster Care through the faith and service of the church!