Who We Support
Oklahoma County Detention Center Pre-Trial Release Initiative
The Education and Employment Ministry (TEEM)
Award Date: January 27, 2022
The Education and Employment Ministry (TEEM) assists individuals through the Oklahoma County Detention Center Pre-Trial Release Initiative, a collaborative community program providing immediate access to community support, education, job training, legal assistance, case management services, and job placement services through TEEM’s self-sufficiency and work readiness service model. In addition, the program connects participants with appropriate levels of substance abuse treatment and mental health care. Members of this collaboration include TEEM, the Oklahoma County Public Defender’s Office, the Oklahoma County District Attorney’s Office, Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, members of the Oklahoma County Judiciary, and other community partners.