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Coalitions Committed to Kids Initiative

Youth & Family Resource Center

Award Date: August 25, 2021
Awarded: $228,887
Arnall Community Fund Award

Youth & Family Resource Center (YFRC) is a community-based nonprofit that serves as an umbrella agency for multiple programs and initiatives, which are all aimed at providing specialized services to children and families at risk of child maltreatment and involvement with the juvenile justice system. YFRC provides 24-hour emergency shelter services for children across the state, as well as evidence-based prevention outpatient and outreach services, including the following: Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), Nurturing Parents Parent Education Program, Parent CPR Parent Education Program, Parent Assistance Program for Teen Parents, trauma-informed individual and family therapy, First Time Offenders for the prevention of youth delinquency, Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Services for the advocacy of children in foster care, Supervised Family Visitation, and Partners In Caring Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Initiative.

The Coalitions Committed to Kids Initiative is a joint project between the Pottawatomie Child Welfare Collaborative coalition, the Lincoln County Partnership for Child Well-Being coalition and YFRC. It is aimed at improving child well-being in Pottawatomie and Lincoln Counties through expanding and strengthening evidence-based prevention programs aimed at child maltreatment prevention and recidivism and creating an Early Childhood Council.

The Arnall Community Funds are administered through Oklahoma City Community Foundation (OCCF) and provide grants to nonprofit organizations throughout the state of Oklahoma that are working to improve outcomes for individuals, children and families involved with animal welfare and in the child welfare and criminal justice systems. The OCCF staff will manage the grant administration process and all grantmaking decisions will be made by OCCF Trustees. Learn more about the process.