Who We Support
Oklahoma County Jail Pre-Trial Release Initiative
The Education and Employment Ministry
Award Date: September 28, 2018
The Education and Employment Ministry (TEEM) assists women and men through the Oklahoma County Jail 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.