COVID-19 Emergency Services Bulletin

During this COVID-19 pandemic crisis, the following resources may be particularly helpful. The information below includes organizations and links to how to contact them for services.
Parent Promise reminds everyone to practice safe social distancing habits (at least 6 feet) and stay home if at all possible. Together, we will get through this crisis.

2-1-1 Oklahoma: Provides general services along with food, housing, bills, mental health, child care, and other needs 24 hours/7 days a week. Call 2-1-1 or text your zip code to 898-211.

Be a Neighbor: Provides different resources including food, housing, health, mental health, clothing, etc. to the community from county to county in Oklahoma. Visit Be a Neighbor and select County.

Catholic Charities: Provides emergency assistance Monday mornings at 8:00am call 405-523-3000. Walk-in services at 1232 N. Classen from 8:30am – Noon.

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention: Learn more about Coronavirus.

DHS: Provides a variety of services including fostering, child care, financial, SNAP, WIC, TANF, Medicaid, and other services. Click here for more information.

Hunger Free Oklahoma: Provides COVID-19 food resources.

Northcare: Screening all individuals who walk-in for services. Most services are being delivered via telehealth/telephone. Call 405-858-1700 Monday/Wednesday 8:00am – 5:00pm, Tuesday/Thursday 8:00am – 7:00pm, and Friday/Saturday 8:00am – 3:00pm. After hours call 405-858-2700. Entrance is at the north side of the building.

OCCHD: Information about COVID-19 Updates. OKC COVID-19 hotline for the uninsured patients, contact 405-425-4489 Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm.

Palomar: Due to covid-19 is closed but is providing services throughLiveChat or call to speak to a navigator @405-552-1010.

Regional Food Bank: Currently providing free meals and snack during the week to any child ages 1-18. Click here for sites.

SafeCare: Provides parenting services for children under the age of five. Currently accepting and recruiting families who are in need. Contact Ellie Pochyly @405-708-2652. SafeCare Flyer.

Variety Care: Provides different services including medical, dental, women’s health, vision, and others. Triage nurses are available @405-632-6688 or telehealth visits through patient portal. COVID-19 Resources.

WIC: Now accepting online applications to reduce exposure to COVID-19. Visit WIC for more information.

YWCA: Emergency shelter and homes are open 24/7 to serve victims and their children during COVID-19. For help call SafeLine 1-800-522-7233.

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All Things Baby, Inc. (Open Tuesdays 10am-3pm; closed for the summer until the first Tuesday of August 2016. Offers two visits per year to families with babies and young children. Items available are diapers, baby wipes, children’s clothes, and a variety of baby items.)

Infant Crisis Services (Services available four times annually to children birth thru age 3. Each visit must be at least a week apart. At each visit, the child receives diapers, baby wipes, formula, and other baby supplies as they are available. They have a Baby Mobile which is scheduled to be at various locations throughout the community to help alleviate transportation issues. See the website for information regarding the Baby Mobile schedule.)

Advanced Counseling (Counseling and case management services provided to you in your home. Accepts Medicaid.)

Affinity Counseling (Counseling and case management services provided to you in your home. Accepts Medicaid.)

Start Your Recovery (a free and confidential tool that helps individuals take steps toward a healthy relationship with drugs and alcohol by linking them to drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers in their area.)

Variety Care (Must call for appointment; offered on sliding scale; accepts Sooner Care and private insurance.)

Oklahoma City-County Health Department (Find the location nearest you on the website, then call that location to ensure that an appointment is not necessary for the service that you are needing.)

Planned Parenthood (Accepts Sooner Care and private insurance for a variety of birth control options; locations are listed on website.)

Sooner Plan (Family planning coverage for low-income individuals)

Birth Choice (Free pregnancy test and ultrasound. Prenatal care also provided here. May be able to help with diapers and formula; call Birth Choice for more information.)

Quit Now Hotline (Tobacco Cessation) (Ready to quit smoking cigarettes? This hotline will connect you with a ‘Quit Coach’ and gum or lozenges to help you in the quitting process. Coaches are former smokers who are dedicated to helping other people quit smoking. )

Crossings Community Clinic (Medical and Dental care)

Skyline Urban Ministries (Vision Clinic)

Hearts for Hearing (Provides devices and services to help restore hearing to both children and adults. Provided at low cost or free.)

Cross and Crown Medical Clinic

Good Samaritan Clinic (Edmond)

Good Shepherd Clinic (OKC)

Hope Center Clinic (Edmond)

Mary Mahoney Memorial Health Center

OKC Indian Clinic

Variety Care

Ocean Dental

Crossings Community Clinic (Call first for an appointment. No one turned away due to inability to pay.)

OU School of Dentistry (Low-cost quality care by dental students in an educational environment.)

Safe Kids Oklahoma (Browse this website for a list of ‘car seat events’. Find an event near you; car seats are distributed on a first come, first serve basis. Review the details about the event; car seats are given for free at some events, and they are given out for a small cost.

Consumer Affairs A car seat is one of the most important purchases you will make as a parent or caregiver. Your child will need an age appropriate car seat every time they ride in a car until they are big enough to use an adult seat belt, usually around age 8. Compare car seats here.

Rainbow Fleet (This agency serves as a resource for parents who are searching for quality child care. Call or visit them, tell them what type of child care you are searching for, and they will give you a list of child care options that meet your criteria.)

YWCA – offers a variety of support services for victims of domestic violence, such as counseling for children and adults, emergency shelter, and transitional housing. The 24-hour domestic violence hotline is listed. The domestic violence shelter is a place where parents and their children can stay together.

Oklahoma Safeline– listed on this website are all domestic violence resources throughout the state and their hotline information.

Oklahoma Breastfeeding Support Hotline (Breastfeeding resources are provided on this website, as well as a FREE 24-hour breastfeeding support hotline.)

LaLeche League (Support from other moms who are also breastfeeding their babies.)

Hope Chest OKC (Must have referral. This nonprofit provides beds and other household items to families who are in need of furnishings.)



OCCC Citizenship (Assistance with preparation for the Citizenship test.)


Emerson Alternative High School

Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City (See their website for information regarding job fairs and other assistance regarding finding adequate employment.)

Dress for Success (referral required; women who are referred are given professional attire and coaching regarding resume and interview skills. Must have an interview scheduled to qualify for services.)

Suited for Success (referral required from partner agency; women who are referred are given professional attire; must have an interview scheduled to qualify for services.)

SMART (Single Mothers Academic Resource Team) – assists with resources and guidance for single mothers who are interested in continuing their education. (GED, College…)

Sooner Start (If child is showing signs of a delay, Sooner Start will provide in-depth screening and developmental services to ensure that the child is ready to enter school at grade level. )

Metropolitan Library System (find the library nearest you for fun story times and access to lots of books!)

Sooner Success (Support for families who have a child with a disability)

Early Birds (parents of young children can sign up for this free one-time class. Participants will receive developmental information along with new books and toys for their children.)

Sleep and Pregnancy (This guide is a free resource from Tuck Sleep in which sleep during each stage of pregnancy is explained, and valuable tips are given on ways to get your much-needed rest during pregnancy!)

Parent’s Guide to Kids’ Sleep Habits (Another free resource from Tuck Sleep. This one is dedicated to explaining typical sleep cycles and issues of infants and toddlers, and it provides you with tips for helping your little one get restful sleep.)

Skyline Urban Ministries Food Pantry –follow link to website for hours of operation. No referral necessary.

Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma –visit this website to find a food pantry close to you.

WIC (Women, Infants, Children) Assistance

Bethel Foundation – focused on assisting single mothers with clothing and food and other services aimed at helping single mothers gain stability.

Salvation Army – Food Pantry

SNAP (Oklahoma Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)


Oklahoma City Housing Authority

Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency

Neighborhood Services Organization (Transitional Housing; this agency also has a WIC and dental clinic.)

Salvation Army Center of Hope– Family Shelter

Rose Home Shelter -emergency shelter for pregnant women

Catholic Charities Holy Family Home – shelter and case management services for women and their children.

Salvation Army (Emergency financial assistance for utilities, dependent on availability of funds.)

LIHEAP (Utility assistance program)

Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma (there is information on the website, and if more information is needed, call and leave a message.)

OKC Legal Advice Clinic 3rd Saturday of each month from 9am-12pm

Catholic Charities Immigration Services

Hispanic American Mission – Assistance with immigration process for a small fee. (Bilingual)

Military OneSource Support for the military community, including spouses, children, and veterans.

Tips for restful sleep during pregnancy– are some bedding products better for pregnancy? Find out with this free resource from Tuck Sleep!

Online community resource binder –for more resources, follow the link to visit this online resource binder brought to you by one of our community partners, Smart Start of Central Oklahoma.

Healthy sleep for children: what you need to know! “It is widely recognized that sleep is important for children’s health and well-being and that short sleep duration is associated with a wide range of negative health outcomes.”