Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System
VA does not endorse the following community organizations or take responsibility for content on their websites.
Alcohol & Drug Abuse
The following websites offer information and help with alcohol and drug abuse issues.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
The following Alzheimer's Association websites provide helpful information including contact numbers, support groups, newsletters and local special events. Arkansas Chapter Website & Oklahoma Chapter Website
Basic and Urgent Needs
211 Oklahoma Helpline
The 211 Oklahoma Helpline is a free and easy-to-remember phone number that streamlines the process of matching critical health and human services with the clients who need them. Dial 2-1-1 to find services for food, clothing, health care, shelter, housing, support groups, legal aid, employment and many more human services in your area. We can help you access services from over 10,00 programs that exist to help people in need. View Website
Arms Around BA
Provides food pantry, clothing referrals and utility assistance for Broken Arrow and Coweta residents.
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
114 E. Dallas St., Broken Arrow, OK 74012
Boston Avenue Helping Hands, Inc.
Provides once-a-year assistance with utility bills, prescriptions and food.
Hours: Monday to Friday - 9 a.m. to Noon
Bernsen Building, 701 S. Main St., Tulsa, OK 74119
Bristow Social Services
Offers various forms of assistance including information and referral, clothing, utilities, prescriptions, household supplies and food assistance. Website
206 S. Main, Bristow, OK 74010
Broken Arrow Neighbors
This basic needs agency provides a four-day supply of food and personal care items; clothing is distributed year-round; general medical clinic for minor illnesses; legal clinic; no-interest loans for limited assistance with utility cut-offs, prescriptions, eviction notices and gasoline for local work travel only. Eligible only Broken Arrow and Coweta residents who meet financial guidelines. Website
Hours: Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
322 W. Broadway, Broken Arrow, OK 74012
Provides assistance with groceries, clothing and social services-related information and referrals. On Wednesdays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Xavier Medical Clinic (sponsored by Saint Francis Health System) provides limited outpatient primary health care services, some prescription assistance, limited lab and x-ray services to the uninsured or those without adequate healthcare access. Website
739 N. Denver Ave., Tulsa, OK 74106
Community Care of Sapulpa
Provides assistance to families who need basic necessities, such as food and clothing and assistance with utility bills and some prescriptions when funds are available. Serves families in the Kellyville, Kiefer, Mannford, Mounds and Sapulpa areas. Website
12 W. Burnham, Sapulpa, OK 74066
Cornerstone Assistance Network - Tulsa Metro Area
Provides food, clothing, furniture, appliances and car repair for individuals in the Tulsa metro area. Their "Angel Food Program" offers groceries at reduced prices. Website
1120 N. Peoria Ave., Tulsa, OK 74106
Department of Human Services (DHS) Food Stamps
The DHS Emergency Food Stamp Program assists people whose income is less than $150 a month at time of application, or if cost of shelter and utilities exceeds income. Contact the local DHS office to apply. Website
Meals On Wheels
Locate a facility that provides Meals On Wheels that is closest to you. Website
Ministry Center at Allan Davis Building
Provides limited prescription assistance, clothing, food, counseling and referral services for Tulsa County residents. Must accept spiritual counseling.
Hours: Monday to Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. by appointment.
312 S. 33rd W. Ave., Tulsa, OK 74127
Neighbor for Neighbor, Inc.
This community food store provides food to those in need and is free to seniors age 65 or older and adults with disabilities; limited financial assistance is available; medical, dental, vision and prescription programs; circle housing and community projects. Nominal fees apply. Website
505 E. 36th St. N., Tulsa, OK 74106-1812
Neighbors Along the Line
Operates a food pantry that serves residents in Northwest Tulsa. Provides groceries once a month to residents meeting income guidelines; medical clinic provides general medical services to adults and children who do not have medical insurance coverage; legal aid and GED lab. Website
Hours: Tuesday and Thursday from 1:30-3:30 p.m. and Wednesday from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
5000 Charles Page Blvd., Tulsa, OK 74127
Owasso Community Resources
Provides an emergency utility assistance program and emergency food pantry assistance; provides Thanksgiving baskets for seniors in need; provides assistance with utilities available only to Owasso and Collinsville residents of Tulsa County.
109 N. Birch, Ste. 109, Owasso, OK 74055
Osage Nation Social Services
Provides financial assistance with food, utility and medical bills; heating and cooling assistance provided through LIHEAP. Must be an Osage County resident and have a CDIB card. Website
255 Senior Dr., Pawhuska, OK 74056
Phone: 918-287-5335 or 800-460-4615
Tulsa Dream Center
Provides a variety of services, including food pantry, clothing program, auto repair clinic, legal clinic, medical clinic and yard care. Website
200 W. 46th St. N., Tulsa, OK 74126
Restore Hope Ministries
Provides emergency financial assistance for rent, except for those living in subsidized housing; food, clothing and household items available. Website
2960 Charles Page Blvd., Tulsa, OK 74127-8318
Sand Springs Community Services, Inc.
Provides temporary/emergency assistance to Sand Springs residents who need basic necessities, such as food, shelter, clothing, utility payments and prescription assistance. Must meet financial requirements.
15 E. 2nd St., Sand Springs, OK 74063
Skiatook Emergency Assistance Center
Provides food, clothing, utility assistance, information and referrals to residents of Avant, Skiatook, and Sperry.
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
319 E. Rogers Blvd., Skiatook, OK 74070
South Peoria Neighborhood House
Provides information and referrals for individuals requiring services for basic needs, including food, clothing and bus tokens. Must live between 51st St. and 71st St. and between Harvard Ave. and Riverside Dr. in Tulsa.
1208 E. 58th St., Tulsa, OK 74105
Manages an air-conditioner loan program, which is available April through September. Persons must be chair-fast, bed-fast, or have a serious medical condition that limits mobility. There can be no other air conditioner in the home available to the individual. Must meet income guidelines, reside in Tulsa County and have medical documentation or agency referral.
Western Neighbors, Inc.
Provides food assistance once a month, clothing and small household items, some utility and short-term prescription assistance. Pay back contributions are requested. Must live in area south and west of Arkansas River (west to 97th W. Ave., south to 81st St.).
4981 S. Tacoma Ave., Tulsa, OK 74107
Community Grief Services
Center for Counseling and Education
An independent, not-for-profit pastoral counseling center that helps mend the minds, hearts and souls of men, women and children. The Center provides psychotherapy, spiritual growth groups, clergy self-care and community education for the healing of individuals and families.
2761 E Skelly Drive, Suite 700, Tulsa, OK
Offers a 12-week grief recovery workshop for adults, which begin in March and September.
6500 S 129th E. Ave, Broken Arrow, OK
Phone: 918-252-2518 or 918-459-1597
Meetings are held weekly at area churches. Put in your zip code to find an active group and contact information. Website
The Compassionate Friends
Support group for individuals who have lost a child. Website
2448 E 81st Street, Tulsa
Call 918-481-2181 for time and place for meetings.
Widow/Widower Support Group
3515 S Harvard, Tulsa
Call 918-747-8601 for times and details.
Widowed Person Society
Provides dinner every Wednesday from 3:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. and dinner and cards every Saturday from noon to 5 p.m at Western Sizzlin Steakhouse, located at 21st & Sheridan, Tulsa, OK
Contact Jan Paulson, chapter president, at 918-286-7183 for more information.
Disabled American Veterans
Assists Veterans with matters involving the Department of Veterans Affairs and provides temporary emergency financial assistance for honorably discharged Veterans and their families through the state Department of Veterans Affairs. Maximum of $1,000 provided for utility assistance or rent/mortgage payment.
Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
3131 E. Pine St., Tulsa, OK 74110
Easter Seals of Oklahoma
Easter Seals of Oklahoma is committed to enhance the quality of life for children and adults with disabilities so they may live with equality, dignity and independence. Website
701 N.E. 13th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Oasis Statewide Information and Referral System (OASIS)
OASIS provides a statewide information and referral service that can help those with special needs as well as anyone in need, find information about community resources.
PO Box 26901, Oklahoma City, OK
Phone: 1-800-426-2747 or 405-271-6302
Oklahoma State Department of Health
Provides brain injury/disability services and resources for military and Veteran health care in the Nation and Oklahoma; Work Employment & Vocational Rehabilitation; Housing for People with Disabilities in Oklahoma; Office of Disability Concerns Community and Disability Related Services in addition to numerous other sites for Child passenger safety; Traumatic Brain Injury; fall preventions; unintentional poisoning; occupational injuries; burn injury prevention; all terrain vehicle safety; sexual violence prevention; injury prevention rules and statutes; Injury Prevention Advisory Committee; injury and health links. Website
DivorceCare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. Don’t go through separation or divorce alone. Website
Narcotics Anonymous offers recovery from the effects of addiction through working a 12-step program, including regular attendance at group meetings. Website
The following websites have important fall prevention information:
Find information and help with gambling issues. Website
Health & Nutrition Information
The following websites include important health information:
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality - Health Information for Men
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality - Health Information for Women
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Patient Safety Foundation
The National Patient Safety Foundation strives to improve communication between patients and health care providers. Website
John 3:16 Family and Youth Center
Assists persons at risk with food, clothing, counseling, information and referral to other agencies that provide necessary services to maintain independent living. Website
2027 N. Cincinnati Ave., Tulsa, OK 74106
John 3:16 Mission Men’s Shelter
Operates a homeless shelter for adult men only. Overnight only. On-site meal program. Website
506 N. Cheyenne Ave., Tulsa, OK 74103
Phone: 918-587-1187, 918-587-0838
Tulsa County Social Services
Provides emergency shelter and food assistance for Tulsa County residents. Website
2401 Charles Page Blvd., Tulsa, OK 74127
Tulsa Day Center for the Homeless, Inc.
Proivdes a day shelter for persons who are homeless and night shelter for women, children, men with physical disabilities (receiving case management), and men age 55 or older. Offers a variety of on-site services for basic needs. Website
415 W. Archer St., Tulsa, OK 74103
Salvation Army Center of Hope
Provides shelter for homeless individuals and families; morning and evening meals; limited emergency financial assistance for utility bills (Tulsa County residents only), prescriptions, rent, and travel. Website
102 N. Denver Ave., Tulsa, OK 74103
Volunteers of America of Oklahoma Supported Housing
Provides housing to individuals who meet U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) homeless requirements and have a mental or physical disability. Website
9605 E. 61st St., Tulsa, OK 74133
Hospice Association of OK
Locate a hospice and palliative care provider in your area. Website
Mental Health Illness – National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI)
NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raise awareness and build a community for hope for all of those in need. Website
Find resources for mental health, prevention, substance abuse, gambling, DUI services, along with helpline phone numbers. Website
Safe Driving Tips
The following websites have important safe driving tips:
Sexually Transmitted Illness Information
Sexual Assualt Prevention
Sports Club Finder
VA Adaptive Sports
The Sports Club Finder helps Veterans connect with community-based programs, including Paralympic Sports Clubs that have been developed to provide sports programming and physical activity opportunities for disabled Veterans along with youth and adults with disabilities, regardless of skill level. All programs and activities at these organizations are based in the community and are run by the local organization. Website
Suicide Prevention & Suicide Survivor Resources
ACTs Surviving a Suicide Loss
Offers free support group on second and fourth Thursday of the month from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.
American Association of Suicidology
The goal of the American Association of Suicidology (AAS) is to understand and prevent suicide. Founded in 1968 by Edwin S. Shneidman, Ph.D., AAS promotes research, public awareness programs, public education and training for professionals and volunteers. In addition, AAS serves as a national clearinghouse for information on suicide. Website
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is the nation’s leading organization bringing together people across communities and backgrounds to understand and prevent suicide, and to help heal the pain it causes. Website
Crossings Community Church
Survivors of Suicide (SOS) - This free support group offers support to anyone who has lost a loved one to suicide. Through education and sharing, participants learn to cope with the mix of confusing emotions suicide can leave behind, experience encouragement from an understanding community, and find new hope for the future. Meets Monday from 6:30 to 7:45 pm. Website
McFarlin Methodist Church (Norman, Okla.)
Name of Group: Survivors of Suicide - Meets second Sunday of the month at 2:30 p.m.
McFarlin Methodist Church (Room 207)
(corner of University Blvd & Apache), Norman, OK
Mental Health Association in Tulsa
The Association is dedicated to promoting mental health, preventing mental disorders and achieving victory over mental illness through advocacy, education, research, service, and housing. Holds free group meetings for survivors of suicide the first and third Thursday of the month at 6 pm. Website
1870 S. Boulder, Tulsa, OK 74119
S.O.S. of South Oklahoma City
The mission of SOS Oklahoma is to help others who have lost someone to suicide. Offers free support group for survivors of suicide the first and third Thursday of the moneht from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Website
4400 S. Western Classroom 3 Oklahoma City, OK 73109
Offers free support group for survivors of suicide the fourth Tuesday of the month from 7 to 9 p.m.
All Souls' Episcopal Church
6400 North Pennsylvania Avenue, Oklahoma City
405-751-1859 or 405-317-1387
Survivors of Suicide
Oklahoma City Chapter
2109 Silvertree Lane
Edmond, OK 73013
Meetings per Month: One
Survivors of Suicide Oklahoma
Offers a free support group for those who have been affected by a loss from a murder/suicide on first and second Thursday of the month from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Website
Integris Medical Center
South West 4401 S., Western Ave Basement Classroom 3,
Oklahoma City, OK 73109
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)
TAPS is the 24/7 tragedy assistance resource for ANYONE who has suffered the loss of a military loved one, regardless of the relationship to the deceased or the circumstance of the death. Founded out of tragedy in 1994, TAPS has established itself as the front line resource to the families and loved ones of our military men and women. TAPS provides comfort and care through comprehensive services and programs including peer based emotional support, case work assistance, connections to community-based care, and grief and trauma resources. If you are suffering the loss of a military loved one, or if you know someone who can use our support, please call our toll-free help and information line now: 1-800-959-TAPS (8277). Website
Live Your Life Well
Live Your Life Well is a website designed to help you cope better with stress and create more of the life you want. Website
The following are important tobacco cessation resources:
United Way of Central Oklahoma
The mission of the United Way of Central Oklahoma is to improve the health, safety, education and economic well-being of individual families in need in Central Oklahoma by connecting community resources with responsive and accountable health and human service agencies. Website
Other Helpful Websites
Department of Veterans Affairs
Jack C. Montgomery VAMC Facebook
Jack C. Montgomery VAMC Twitter
Make the Connection
Department of Veterans Affairs Mental Health Homepage
VA Dental Insurance Program (VADIP)
Veterans Readjustment Counseling Services (Vet Centers)
Post Deployment Health Information
Wounded Warrior Project
Citizen Soldier Support Program
Returning Service Members Community
Military One Source
Marine For Life
US Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs
House Committee on Veterans Affairs