Support Services

Oklahoma Family Network (OFN) is a support group for parents who have children with special health care or disability needs. To speak with someone who has a child with the same disability or health care need as your child, contact OFN. They will connect you with a family who understands and can also help you find resources and services. OFN recruits resource and adoptive parents as mentors. See www.oklahomafamilynetwork.org or call 1-405-203-8745.

Social Media: Tips for Foster Care Workers, Youth in Foster Care, and Foster Parents

The Child Welfare Information Gateway published tip sheets on social media for foster care workers, youth in foster care, and foster parents. Each tip sheet briefly describes the advantages and challenges that may be encountered when using social media, explores issues that should be considered, and offers tips for addressing these issues. (October 2013)