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Mental Health Professional for Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Sisu Youth Services

Award Date: November 16, 2023
Awarded: $52,000
Arnall Community Fund Award

Sisu provides overnight emergency shelter, a drop-in resource center, and comprehensive case management for unhoused transition-age youth. It maintains a low-barrier approach, welcoming all eligible youth regardless of identifying criteria like identification, substance use, sexuality, gender identity, religion, or justice involvement. The Clinical Services Manager’s role fills a critical need for mental health services during these youths' most traumatic times. Their services encompass individual and group therapy, along with vital grief and anger management classes.

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.