Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Sequoyah Memorial Office Building, 2400 N. Lincoln Blvd. • Oklahoma City, OK 73105
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November is National Adoption Awareness Month!


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Today, many children in Oklahoma’s foster care system need an adoptive family. If not adopted, these children will enter adulthood without a permanent family connection. And, we always need more foster homes.




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News Releases

DHS-administered program helps older Oklahoma couple following house fire Nov. 25th. 2014 – A tragic house fire in the northern Oklahoma town of Blackwell took everything an older couple had worked for their entire lives.  But thanks in part to the staff and participants of the Senior Nutrition Program administered by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS), the couple was able to find a new place to live in less than 24 hours.


DHS adoptive family will join Governor Fallin to light state Christmas tree Nov. 25th. 2014 – A couple from Noble, Oklahoma with five adopted sibling children will help Governor Mary Fallin light the state Christmas tree at 6 p.m. on Dec. 2, 2014 on the south steps of the State Capitol building.


Seminole County DHS partners with faith community for food drive Nov. 25th, 2014 – The Seminole County office of the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS) recently participated in a local food drive to benefit low income families served by InterFaith Social Ministries.


Older Oklahomans invited to share poetry Nov. 24, 2014 – The 40th Annual Oklahoma Conference on Aging is accepting entries for the 2015 Senior Poetry Contest. The contest is a popular event held in conjunction with the conference, which is sponsored by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS) Aging Services.


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Last Updated:  11/25/2014