being in poor or fair health
health education, physical activity instruction, & mental wellness services
for over half of residents seeking a healthier lifestyle
The Food 4 Kids program provides a sack of nutritious food for school children, identified by teachers who are at risk of going hungry, to take home with them for the weekend. Often, this is the only food they have.
Agape Mission in the only soup kitchen in Bartlesville that offers a hot meal to all people in need six days a week and allows clients to take home food three days a week so that the day we take off, there is still food available to those that are in need.
This program that responds to home fires 24/7 and provides immediate financial and assistance to home fire victims. The program also offers food and water to firefighters and other emergency personnel.
Provides food for low-income children who are at risk of going hungry over the weekend.
The Residential Maternity Home Early Childhood Development program was created to enhance the bond between mom and baby by utilizing an Early Childhood Specialist. The majority of The Cottage’s clients, especially the maternity home residents, have experienced trauma at some point in their life. If it was during childhood, they most likely never experienced a healthy attachment with their parents. This directly coincides with their inability to make a secure attachment with their own children. The Early Childhood Specialist will be addressing topics with clients that will create a secure attachment bond.
The In-Home program provides house management, housekeeping, meal planning and preparation, shopping, chore services, health screening and up-to-date education regarding senior health issues. The In-Home program also provides socialization for our clients, many of whom are isolated due to physical limitations or a rural location. This program serves low income seniors.
DayBreak is an adult day health program that offers a safe and stimulating environment with therapeutic activities, socialization, exercise programs as well as medical and personal care services for seniors. It provides caregivers an important day time respite that allows them to continue their employment, run errands or simply recharge. DayBreak is a fun, safe and uplifting environment and is the only provider of these services in our area.
Care Management helps seniors remain safely in their own homes. Many seniors, especially those that are low income or isolated due to a rural address, need an advocate that can provide information and assistance in order to assure that all available resources are utilized and to maintain a safe home environment. This program allows seniors to delay nursing home placement.
This program provides a pregnancy prevention education to those in Dewey, Nowata and Bartlesville, teaching both abstinence and safe contraceptive methods.
This program provides accessible, affordable, primary health care where the underserved, underinsured and uninsured patients can be seen for medical needs and services. Patients have quality care in order to address immediate health issues.
It allows those who are underinsured, uninsured or without financial resources to afford counseling services and receive the treatment they need.
This support group is for those who have a cancer diagnoses and need an on-going network of support. Led by a trained facilitator, the program provides help understanding the diagnoses, discussion of treatment options and a group of caring, understanding people to talk with.
It helps individuals over age 18 who do not have the financial resources to pay the minimum fee for mental health assessments and short-term counseling.
Washington Country Child Guidance Program supplies fee assistance for individuals ages birth to 21 with (12) sessions of short-term counseling or psychological evaluation. The goal of the program is children referred for services will develop the skills need for healthier living.
Samaritan Counseling & Growth Center believes that a process or behavioral addiction group is just one more approach to helping people, who currently struggle with this kind of addiction to find relief and return to a life that is free of addictive control.
These classes provide seniors and disabled individuals with fitness classes to increase muscular strength, range of motion and improve activities of daily living. Individuals who suffer from stiff joints, pain, arthritis, limited range of motion or recovering from hip, knee or shoulder surgery benefit from the program services.
It teaches the fundamental skills of football and cheerleading with an emphasis on character building through these sports. Scholarships are provided for children who qualify through funding from the United Way.
It teaches swim lessons to those six months to junior high school age to help prevent drowning accidents.