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Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, Inc.
1501 N Classen Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK 73106-6699
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Most Reverend Paul S. Coakley, Archbishop
Board Chair Company Affiliation
Archdiocese of Oklahoma City
Associated Catholic Charities (1999)
The mission of Catholic Charities is to provide help and hope to all through the Catholic tradition of service. Catholic Charities has provided services to the poor and disenfranchised of this community since 1912.
The goals of Community Development organizations can be described as a group of practices and disciplines by activists, civic leaders, professionals and involved citizens to enhance certain aspects of their communities. In central Oklahoma, this includes civic clubs, public and private foundations, groups promoting equality and all-volunteer organizations.
Religious organizations covers a variety of groups including but not limited to churches, synagogues, mosques, student-based groups and faith-based social services. These organizations each bring value to the community through outreach programs and services. We've also included faith-based schools.
Social services organizations seek to improve the quality of life and wellbeing of an individual, group or community through research, policy, community organizing and direct practice on behalf of those afflicted with poverty or any real or perceived social injustices and violations of their human rights. Benefits and facilities provided through these organizations will include food, education, health care and housing as well as other basic needs.
Oklahoma County Vital Signs has been published for more than a decade, offering significant trend data related to the overall well-being of the citizens of central Oklahoma. Revised in 2009, Vital Signs is now being published in issue-focused editions relating to each of United Way of Central Oklahoma's five Focus Areas: Successful Kids, Strong Families, Independent Living, Healthy Citizens, and Community Preparedness. Through Vital Signs, United Way offers the only broad-based study of its kind in the area.
Click on read more to view the 2012 report that focuses on barriers for children and youth.
In times of need, there are nonprofit organizations who can assist those affected whether it be a personal disaster or a wide-scale disaster. The organizations listed in this area are members of the national Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (National VOAD). Oklahoma VOAD is a forum where organizations share knowledge and resources throughout the disaster cycle—preparation, response and recovery—to help disaster survivors and their communities.
In addition to these organizations, many churches and faith-based groups also provide emergency and disaster services.
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United Way of Central Oklahoma creates lasting changes in people's lives right here in our community. No longer just a fundraising organization, today United Way is on the front lines of some of our community's most pressing problems through the work of 60 agencies.
Click on "view organizations" to view the United Way of Central Oklahoma agencies with current GiveSmartOKC profiles.
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