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This Directory of Community Services for Stillwater and the surrounding area is designed to be a one-stop information source. It has been prepared and distributed by Strode Funeral Home in the hope of making this community's resources better known to the public, thus better utilizing our many available services.             
 
It is recommended that the sections that affect you be read through at your leisure and then kept handy for future reference. The Directory is organized alphabetically and also contains a topical index (on the blue paper). You can review the topical index to see which areas best serve you and/or your organization.
 
We will update the Directory on a timely basis and will need your help in doing so. We ask that you notify us of any corrections, additions, or deletions that should be made in this text. The Directory has been compiled in a way that allows us to make corrections easily for publication of revised contents. With your help we can continue to improve and expand this edition of the Directory to include a larger amount of valuable information for the citizens of our community.
 
Each agency listed in this directory may purchase a copy for a discounted price of $10.00. Additional copies will be available for our printing cost of $20.00.
 
Any comments or suggestions that you might have about the Direc­tory and how it may be improved are welcomed. You may call us at (405) 372-5550 or email your comments to fhgail@aol.com.
 
(Inclusion of an organization in this Directory does not mean endorsement nor does exclusion suggest disapproval.)
                                                            
Terri Bernhardt, Associate Editor
Gail Hunt, Editor
Candice Hilbert, Associate Editor
 
 
COMMUNITY SERVICES INFORMATION FORM
 
In order that your organization can meet its full potential, please help us inform the public correctly by completing this short form and returning it to us at Strode Funeral Home, P.O. Box 487, Stillwater, OK 74076. Thank You.
 
Name of organization:  
 
Mailing address: _________________________________________________________________
 
Phone number:
 
President or person in charge: _______________________________________________________
 
Purpose and services provided: _____________________________________________________
 
 
Eligibility requirements:
 
 
Fees: __________________       Hours: ___________________   Age group:_______________
 
Application procedure:
 
Source of support: _____________________________________________________________
 
Volunteers used or needed (please specify): ________________________________________
 
Topics under which your organization should be listed: (Refer to the Topical Index.)
 
Other special information you would like included:  (Use the back of this page if necessary.)
 
 
ORDER BLANK
 
If you would like to have additional copies of the Community Services Directory, they are available for our printing cost of $20.00. Fill out the order blank below and return to Strode Funeral Home, P.O. Box 487, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076, or call the office at (405) 372-5550. You may also fax this form at (405) 372-5608 and please note “Attention Gail Hunt”.
 
Please send _______  copy(ies) of the Directory of Community Services to:
 
 
Name:   
 
Agency: _______________________________________________________________________
 
Mailing address: _________________________________________________________________
 
City, State, Zip: _________________________________________________________________
 
Enclosed is $ _____________   Check____Cash____Money order_____
 
If mailed, postage and handling is an additional $3.00 each.
 
Application procedure: Contact Big Brothers Big Sisters office at (405) 624-9922.

ADULT EDUCATION CENTER
Stillwater High School
1224 N. Husband St.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74075
 
 
Contact:           Holly Frazier
Phone: (405) 533-6399
Email:               hfrazier@stillwater.k12.ok.us
 
Purpose and services: This program serves adults who have not completed high school, those who have a high school diploma but want skills reinforcement, those whose native language is not English, and those with developmental disabilities.
 
Fees:  None for enrollment or materials.
 
Hours:
 
English as a Second Language: Monday and Thursday 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.                                                    
                                                        Monday and Thursday 5:30 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
Basic Education/ GED Prep:    Tuesday and Wednesday 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
                                                  Tuesday and Wednesday 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.
                                                  Monday and Thursday 5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
 
Age group: 18 years and older.
 
Application procedure: Contact Holly Frazier by calling  (405) 533-6399.
 
GED tests are offered monthly. Cost is $60.00.

STILLWATER COMMUNITY AIDS NETWORK, INC.
Mission of Hope
1804 S. Perkins Rd.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Holly Smith
Phone:              (405) 624-3671
Email:               hsmith@cocaa.org       
 
Purpose and services: To create an outlet to coordinate community responses and address community concerns directly or indirectly related to HIV challenges and AIDS. We provide resource information, educators, physical and emotional support for those facing HIV challenges, and address the negative stigma commonly associated with AIDS through education, compassion, and understanding.
 
This group functions to provide a way to meet any need that may arise for an individual or within the community. Anyone should feel free to contact us with question or needs and be assured that confidentiality is one of our primary concerns.  
 
Eligibility requirements: None.
 
Fees:  None.
 
Hours:  Monday through Friday, 9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. 24-hour answering service; call
(405) 624-6600.
 
Application procedure: Contact Holly Smith if interested.
 
 

AIR EVAC LIFETEAM! Bookmark not defined.
 
P.O. Box 948
West Plains, Missouri 65775
 
Phone:                                         (800) 793-0010 - Toll free
Website:                                              www.lifeteam.net
Email:                                                                                             membership@air-evac.com
 
Purpose and services:  The Air Evac Lifeteam is a dedicated group of highly trained pilots, paramedics, and registered nurses who have provided air ambulance care to rural communities since 1985.
 
They were the first air ambulance company in the United States to offer a membership program for its services. Members pay a small annual fee, which entitles them to call the Air Evac Lifeteam during medical emergencies. If Air Evac Lifeteam transports a member for a life-or-limb threatening illness or injury, the member will not receive a bill for the flight. The annual fee is considered pre-payment for all covered flights – no matter how many times the member flies during that year.
 
Air Evac Lifeteam can find you when seconds count. With their Global Positioning System on board every aircraft, they can fly directly to your home – day or night.
 
Fees:  Membership fees are as follows:
           Single .......................................................  $50/year
          Couple ......................................................  $55/year
Household (3 or more)                                           $60/year
AL-ANON
 
 
Contact:           Starting Point II
Phone:              (405) 377-1517
 
Purpose and services: Al-Anon is a fellowship for relatives and families of anyone who has an alcohol-related problem.
 
Eligibility:  Must have a family member or friend who has an alcohol problem.
 
Fees:  None.
 
Hours:  Call the above number for meeting times.
 
Application procedure: Call (405) 377-1517 and ask for information.


ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
 
 
Contact:           Starting Point II
Phone:              (405) 377-1517
 
Purpose and services: Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experiences, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety. Daily meetings are held at Sleepy Hollow, 2106 W. 12th St., Stillwater, OK 74074, please call (405) 377-5803 for more information.
 
Eligibility requirements: An honest desire to stop drinking.
 
Fees:  None.
 
Hours:  Call the above number for meeting times.
 
Application procedure: Call (405) 377-1517 for information.


AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED PERSONS
 
 (Payne County Chapter #440)
 
Stillwater, Oklahoma
 
Contact:           Elfriede Miller, President
Phone:              (405) 624-1460
 
Purpose and services: The AARP Association, composed of persons 50 years of age and older, offers numerous benefits in income tax aid, driver education, investments, health insurance, and legal services. Meetings may include community problems, health and nutrition, home safety, identity theft, money management, and other topics relevant to this age group. Books are awarded to newcomers and to persons having an anniversary or birthday during the meeting month.
 
Eligibility requirements: All persons 50 years of age and above, whether working or not, and residing in Payne County.
 
Fees: Local dues - $5.00 per year
        National dues - $10.00 per year.
        Lifetime:      $75.00 for ages 55-64
                           $55.00 for ages 65-74
                           $35.00 for ages 75 and up    
 
Hours: Meets the first Saturday of the month at the Best Western, at 11:30 A.M. No meetings in July and August
 
Application procedure: Applications accepted at monthly meetings or call Elfriede Miller, President at (405) 624-1460 or Tamara McAnally, treasurer at (405) 533-1495.


AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
 
6525 N. Meridian Rd., # 110
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73116
 
Contact:           Delisa Clark, Patient Services
Phone:              (800) 227-2345
 
Mission:  The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy, and service.
 
Services:   1.  Helping cancer patients and family members locate resources to meet specific needs
2.      Guestroom program for eligible cancer patients while receiving treatment in
Oklahoma City or Tulsa. 
3.      American Cancer Society programs available to eligible patients include: Camp Live-A-Dream, Reach to Recovery, and Look Good—Feel Better.
                 4.  Free wigs, mastectomy bras and prostheses
  
Fees:  None.
 
Hours:  8:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.
 
*Send memorial contributions to the Oklahoma City address listed above.
 
The Auto-Auction number is (877) 999-2277.


AMERICAN RED CROSS
 
Payne County Chapter
 
505 S. Main St.
P.O. Box 1965
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076
 
Contact:           Vicki Henington, Executive Director
Phone:              (405) 372-1833
 
Purpose and services: The Red Cross operates within a flexible framework of humanitarian concern to meet the multiple needs of the American people. Red Cross services have formal names:
 
     Services to the Armed Forces and Veterans – emergency contact between family and military
     Blood Services - to ensure a safe blood supply; blood center located in-house
     Health Services - water safety, CPR, first aid, baby-sitting, HIV/AIDS, youth programs, etc
     Disaster Services - single family as well as large disaster
     International Services - see below
     Community Volunteer Services - providing volunteers for projects both Red Cross
                                                    and community sponsored
 
International Service involves sending volunteers to other countries to work in disasters, wars, humane needs, and to provide communication for families who live in our country while their family lives in a war-torn country. We also are involved in local projects that are unique only to our community. We provide volunteers in many different areas.
 
Fees:  Fees apply to some health and safety classes only. Other services provided free of charge.
 
Hours:  8:30 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. Monday through Friday. Blood Center, Tuesday, 12:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M. and the last Friday of the month, 9:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.
 
24-HOUR EMERGENCY PHONES: Call (405) 372-1833 for after-hours telephone numbers.


A UNITED WAY AGENCY
 
ANGEL FLIGHT, INC.
 
1515 E. 71st St., # 312
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74136
 
Contact:           Doug Vincent, Board Member
Phone:              (918) 749-8992
Fax:                  (918) 745-0879
Email:               angel@angelflight.com
Website:           www.angelflight.com
 
The purpose of Angel Flight is to arrange free air transportation by private aircraft for any legitimate, medically related need or purpose. Angel Flight is also the communication link between medical organizations or patients in need of medical transportation and the available pilot. Created and comprised of pilots, volunteers, and friends. The pilots flying the missions are not only donating their time and skills, but also the airplane, fuel, and other related costs.
 
Eligibility requirements: Must be able to ride in a non-pressurized plane without lavatory or medical facilities for the duration of the flight. Must be ambulatory, have a personally signed letter from a physician, sign a release form, and unable to afford available alternative air transportation.
 
Fees:  None.
 
Hours:  Adjustable.
 
Age group: Any.
 
Application procedure: Call (918) 749-8992 for information.
 
Source of support: Friends, donations, and memorials.


AREA AGENCY ON AGING
P.O. Box 3398
400 N. Bell St.
Shawnee, Oklahoma 74802
 
 
Contact:           John Shea, Director
                        Kristi Tischer, Information & Assistance Specialist      
Phone:              (405) 273-6410
                        (800) 375-8255 - Toll free
Fax:                  (405) 273-3213
Website:           www.coedd.org
 
Purpose and services: Provides senior citizen information, assistance, and referral service. The agency encourages the development of a comprehensive and coordinated system of services for senior citizens. They assist in organizing activities and programs for senior citizens. The Area Agency on Aging funds projects, which provide services such as Legal Aid, meals (both home delivered and congregate), family caregiver services, and transportation. The Long Term Care Ombudsman is also a service of the AAA. The Ombudsman acts as a liaison for nursing home residents and their families and nursing home administration.
 
The agency funds projects that provide legal services, meals (both home-delivered and congregate), transportation, and family caregiver services for persons 60 years of age or older.
 
Eligibility requirements for nutrition sites: Age 60 and up or the spouse of a person 60 years of age or older.
 
Eligibility requirements for AAA services: Age 60 and up.
 
Fees:  None for AAA services.  Meals are provided on a donation basis only. However, no one will be denied a meal due to inability or unwillingness to donate.
 
Hours:  AAA office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. - 12:00 noon and 1:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
 
Application procedure: Call (405) 273-6410,  (800) 375-8255, or FAX (405) 273-3213.


ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION
Oklahoma Chapter
3232 W. Britton Rd., # 200
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73120
 
 
 
Contact:     Arthritis Foundation Aquatic and Exercise Programs
                  Classes are at two Stillwater locations
Phone:        (405) 936-3366 or (8000) 625-5486
                  (405) 624-6592 - Total Health
                  (405) 377-4422 - Total Health Warm Water Pool 
Website:     www.arthritis.org   
 
The mission of the Arthritis Foundation is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control, and cure of arthritis and related diseases.
 
Purpose and services: The following is a list of the chapter services of the Arthritis Foundation, Oklahoma Chapter:
 
                        1) Arthritis Self-help Course - 6-week self-help course
                        2) Aquatic and Exercise Classes - Meet weekly
                        3) Physician Referral - List of Board Certified Rheumatologists in Oklahoma
                        4) Public Education/Public Forums - Free educational literature and
                        speakers’ bureau
                        5) Professional Education - Seminars, in-service training sessions and
                        educational materials
                        6) Juvenile Arthritis Camp - Held every summer
                        7) Research - Supports local and national research
 
For more information on chapter services, contributions, and memorials, contact our office by calling (405 936-3366 or (800) 625-5486.
 
Office hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
 
Ø      Contributions and Memorials are tax deductible and help to fund services and research.


BETTER BREATHERS CLUB
Sponsored by Cimarron Medical Services
 
723 Eastgate St.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
 
Contact:           Steve Murray, Coordinator (c/o Cimarron Medical Services)
Phone:              (405) 377-9735
                        (800) 368-1346 - Toll-free
 
The Better Breathers Club is a support group that provides meetings in which experts are invited to discuss various areas relating to respiratory problems. A few of the topics are nutrition, medicines and inhalers, equipment, etc. The group is geared to helping members adjust efficiently to their own situations. The group meets several times a year or at least once a quarter.  A notice is published in the “News Brief” section of the Stillwater News Press giving the time and location of their next meeting.
 
Eligibility requirements: Anyone who has been diagnosed with respiratory disease or disorder.
 
Fees:  None.
 
Age group: Anyone.
 
Application procedure: Contact Steve Murray for date of next meeting at (405) 377-9735 or (800) 368-1346.


BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS of OKLAHOMA - STILLWATER DISTRICT
1513 S. Sangre Rd.
P.O. Box 2735
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076
 
Contact:           Contact office by phone or fax
Phone:              (405) 624-9922
Fax:                  (405) 624-6227
 
Purposes and services: Big Brothers Big Sisters aims to make a positive difference in the lives of children and youth by nurturing professionally-supported one-to-one mentoring relationships between children and caring adults.
 
Eligibility requirements: Services are available for children at risk between the ages 5 and 17. Volunteers must be 18 or older and available for at least an academic year. All volunteers are carefully screened.
 
Fees:  There is no charge for services.
 
Hours:  Office hours - 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.
 
 
Source of support: Annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake, auction fundraisers, private contributions, and Stillwater United Way.   
 
A UNITED WAY AGENCY


BIRTH CHOICE of STILLWATER, INC.
1309 S. Husband Pl.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Lin Kane, Director       
Phone: (405) 377-5683
                        (800) 848-5683 – Toll-free
 
Birth Choice considers that human life, given by the Creator, is sacred from conception and deserves devoted respect and care at every stage.
 
Purpose and services: Birth Choice is an unplanned pregnancy service that is a non-sectarian, non-political, totally volunteer group that offers free confidential pregnancy tests. We provide viable alternatives to abortion and help for pregnant women, infants, and small children.
 
Birth Choice exists to give loving aid to distressed girls and women who are experiencing a problem pregnancy so that these women may transmit the gift of life to their children and find healing and enhancement of their own lives.
 
Fees:  None.
 
Age group: Pregnant women and children up to age two.
 
Application procedure: Call one of the numbers for an appointment.
 
Source of support: We rely completely on donations.


BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA
Stillwater, Oklahoma
 
Contact:           Jennifer Mooney
Phone:              (866) 677-2688 ext 31 – Toll free
                        (405) 372-5658
Fax:                  (580) 234-3537
                       
 
Purpose and services: Scouting is a program offering character building, citizenship, and personal fitness training. The Boy Scout program consists of:
 
Tiger Cubs, for 1st grade boys
Cub Scouts, for 2nd through 5th grade boys
Boy Scouts, for boys 11 through 17 years
Venturing, age 14 through 21, boys and girls
Exploring – Career based co-ed program for ages 14-20
                                                           
The Boy Scouts assist in many worthwhile community projects.
 
Eligibility requirements: Must fit in the age/grade groups.
 
Fees: National membership fee is $10.00 per year. The subscription fee to Boys Life is $12.00 per year.
 
Hours: The Council office at 317 N. Grand, Enid, is open 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.  (The Council office has a full stock of uniforms and supplies.)
 
Application procedure: Contact unit leader (Pack, Troop, Crew, or Post) or the Council office toll free at (866) 677-2688 ext 23.
 
A UNITED WAY AGENCY


PAYNE COUNTY CASA, INC.
Payne County Administration Building
315 W. 6th Ave., #205
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Carmen P. Miller, Program Director
Phone:              (405) 624-2242
Fax:                  (405) 624-2250
Email:               Carmen@casaforkids.com or info@casaforkids.com
Website:           www.casaforkids.com
 
Purpose and services: Utilizes trained community volunteers appointed by the Juvenile Deprived Court to act as an advocate for abused and neglected children in custody of the Department of Human Services.
 
Eligibility requirements: Must be at least 22 years of age; never been found guilty of, or pleaded guilty to, or nolo contendere to, or have charges pending for, any felony or any crime involving child abuse or neglect, or abandonment of a minor child, or for related acts that would pose risks to children.
 
Fees:  None.
 
Hours:  9:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. Monday through Thursday and 9:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Friday.
 
Age group: 22 years or older.
 
Application procedure: Call office for information.
 
Source of support: Grants, private donations and the United Way.


A UNITED WAY AGENCY 
CENTER FOR FAMILY SERVICES
101 HESW-OSU
Human Environmental Sciences West
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078
 
Contact:           Dr. Matthew Brosi, Clinical Director
Phone: (405) 744-5058
 
Purposes and Services: The services include individual, marital, and family therapy, premarital and marriage enrichment workshops, relationship counseling, and bereavement counseling.
 
Eligibility requirements: None
 
Fees: $50.00- Scholarships are awarded on basis of financial need. No one will be denied services due to inability to pay.
 
Hours: Wednesday and Thursday evenings by appointment.
 
Age Group: All age groups.
 
Application procedure: Call (405) 744-5058 for an appointment.


CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY
(COCAA)
Formerly Action, Inc.
323 W. 9th Ave.
P.O.  Box 282
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076
 
Contact:           Clara Lewis, Outreach Coordinator       
Phone:              (405) 624-2533
 
Purpose and services: This is a countywide, self-help organization designed to assist low-income people in self-help efforts. A few of the services offered to low income people are: VIP (Very Important Patient) program; Mission of Hope Shelter for the homeless; and anti-poverty programs such as food, weatherization, and emergency services. Community Action develops self-help programs for low-income families. COCAA assists with medical needs through the Stillwater Community Health Center.
 
Eligibility requirements: Must meet income guidelines, which vary somewhat from program to program.
 
Fees:  None.                                                     
 
Hours:  8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday by appointment only. Closed 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M.
 
Application procedure: Call (405) 624-2533 and ask for information.
 
Source of support: Federal and state CSBG Grants, and local contributions.


STILLWATER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, INC.
409 S. Main St.
P.O. Box 1687
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076
 
Contact:           Larry Brown, President and CEO
Phone:              (405) 372-5573
Fax:                  (405) 372-4316
Website:            www.stillwaterchamber.org 
 
Purpose and services: The Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit business association with two goals overall: (1) Maintaining the economic well being of the community through job development, promotion of trade, and by attracting new capital investments. (2) Improving the quality of life for Stillwater citizens through coordinated volunteer efforts. The Chamber provides information and referral services to residents, newcomers, prospective residents, business and industry, and to visitors. Some of the publications provided by the Chamber are: city maps, list of clubs and organizations, church directory, historical information, cost of living survey, O.S.U. information, public school information, apartment list, new residents guide, and many more. Provides demographic information to people who are new residents or prospective businesses.
 
Eligibility requirements: None.
 
Fees:  Information services are provided free or at a minimal charge to residents and visitors. Business counseling and other specialized services are provided to members. For membership fees call the Chamber office at (405) 372-5573.
 
Hours:  Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
 
Application procedure: Call the Chamber office at (405) 372-5573.


CHILD CARE
 
1.  First United Methodist Church Early Childhood Center, 400 W. 7th Ave. (Seventh & Duck).               Call (405) 533-2456.  (N.A.E.Y.C. Accredited)
 
     Director: Debbie Williams
 
Preschool sessions are offered 2, 3, or 5 days a week from 9:00 A.M. until 11:45 A.M. The day may be extended until 2:30 P.M.
 
Children's Day Out hours: Full day - 9:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.; half-day - 9:00 A.M.- 11:45 A.M.  (For 10 mos., as of September 1, through 4 years old Monday through Friday.)
 
Fees:  Tuition is paid monthly. Please call for current rates.
 
2. Rainbow Christian School, 821 N. Duck St. Call (405) 624-9135.
 
   óó Two star rating
 
     Hours: 7:00 A.M. - 5:30 P.M. Monday through Friday.
 
     Age: 10 months through 4 years.
 
     Fees: Tuition is charged. Call for current charges.
 
     Sponsor: Church of Christ. 
 
 
3.  Stillwater Early Head Start, 1202 S. West St.  Call (405) 377-1519
 
    Center Director:  Leanne Knight
 
Provides continuous intensive and comprehensive child development and family support services to low-income families, pregnant women, teen parents, and children with disabilities.
 
Hours: Full day, full year program is from 7:30 A.M. - 5:30 P.M, Monday through Friday.
 
     Age: 2 weeks to 3-years old.
 
     Fees: After care fees apply. After care is from 1:30 P.M. – 5:30 P.M. DHS is accepted.
 
 
4. Presbyterian Church Preschool, 524 S. Duncan St. Call (405) 372-5476
 
     Director:  Holly Hartman
 
Educational programs, group activities, playground and snack time are provided. One to five-year-olds have a 2, 3, or 5-day program.  Staff per child ratio ranges from 1-4 to 1-10.
 
     Hours:   Pre-school - 9:00 A.M. - 11:30 A.M. Monday through Friday.
Extended sessions are available 8:00 A.M – 9:00.AM. and 11:30 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.
 
     Fees: Based on the number of sessions attended and charged monthly.
 
 
5. Y.M.C.A., 204 S. Duck St. Call (405) 372-5833
 
     Executive Director: Dan Carman                   Youth & Family Director:  Camille Spears
     Youth Sports Coordinator: Chris Gaedder   
 
The Stillwater Family YMCA currently provides before and after school programs at all the Stillwater Public Elementary Schools.
     Ages Pre-k thru 5th grade
    Hours: 7:00 A.M. - 8:30 A.M. & 3:15 P.M. – 5:30 P.M. Monday thru Friday (only days school is in session)
     School day out program       $20.00             7:00 A.M. – 5:30 P.M.
     OSU football fun club           $20.00             1 hour before game thru 1 hour after game
     Special camps                      Christmas, spring break, summer
                                                (Dates, times, and pricing vary)
     Child Watch             $1.50               4:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M. Monday thru Thursday.
     Childcare while parents work out, swim, attend exercise class.
 
6. Security Blanket Day Care Center, P.O. Box 1266. Call (405) 624-0377
 
     Director:  Carolyn Hall
 
A home day care center that provides educational and developmental programs, pre-school curriculum, hot lunches, 2 nutritional snacks per day, safe and loving environment for all children.
 
     Hours:  7:30 A.M. - 5:30 P.M. Monday through Friday.
 
     Age:  Newborn – kindergarten.
 
     Fees:  Call for current information.
 
 
7. Earlybird Head Start, 111 W. Vine St., Cushing, Oklahoma 74023. Call (918) 225-1029
 
      Director:  Wava Anderson – Center Supervisor/Lead Teacher
 
To provide a pre-school program conducive to learning. Enrolled children receive a range of services, including Health, Nutrition, and Social Services.
 
      Office hours:  7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.    -     Class hours:  8:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
 
      We have our own school bus.
 
      Age:  3 – 5-year-olds (have to be 3 years old by September 1).                                         
 
Fees:  None. Source of support: Federal government and volunteers. Parents are good volunteers
 
      Application procedure: Pre-enrollment applications are taken anytime.
 
 
8. Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma, Rt 1  Box 721, Perkins, OK 74059.  Call (405) 547-5826
 
Contact:  Misty
 
Child care programs
 
Eligibility requirements:  Income requirements are flexible.
 
Fees:  Varied by age.
 
Hours:  7:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M., Monday – Friday.
 
Age group:  0-12 years
 
Application procedure:  Please contact the child care center.
 
Volunteers used or needed: numerous opportunities.


CHILDREN OF AGING PARENTS (CAPS)
 
P.O. Box 167
Richboro, Pennsylvania 18954
 
Phone:             (800) 227-7294 – Toll-free
Website:           www.CAPS4caregivers.org
 
The mission of Children of Aging Parents is to assist the nation’s 22.5 million caregivers of the elderly with reliable information and referrals, a network of support groups, and publications and programs that promote public awareness of the value and the needs of caregivers. Caregivers are ordinary folks doing extraordinary things to insure the security, the physical well-being, the comfort, the peace of mind, the safety, and the dignity of the elderly.
 
Some caregivers provide hands-on care, feeding, bathing, and dressing. They may have to make all the decisions. Others enable relative independence by shopping, cooking, filling out forms, driving, banking, and housekeeping. Caregivers have other responsibilities to consider, (a spouse, a family, a career, community service, and personal needs) that should not be neglected, and CAPS can help.
 
Caregivers need advice and answers fast. CAPS respond to mail or phone requests from all over the United States.
 
Caregivers stay healthy longer and are less stressed through regular association with support groups, which afford practical advice, understanding, and affirmation. CAPS refer caregivers to appropriate groups anywhere in the U.S.


CHURCH DIRECTORY
Stillwater, Oklahoma
 
 
ASSEMBLY OF GOD
 
Calvary Assembly of God                  
Senior Pastor Rusty Rhoads                  (405) 743-4936
2315 E. McElroy Rd.                          
www.stillwatercalvaryag.org                
 
First Assembly of God                          
Reverend Aaron Cole                            (405) 372-7344
1024 S. Lewis St.                                                                                            
 
Hosanna Assembly of God                  
Pastor Leroy Hawkins                          (405) 377-4123
418 E. McElroy Rd.                             Pastor Brandon Garrett
P.O.  Box 2493
 
BAPTIST
 
Bible Baptist                                        
Pastor Wayne Hardy                            (405) 372-7444
115 N. Young St.
P.O. Box 1985
 
Cornerstone Baptist                              
Pastor Ken Felder                                (405) 372-2584
2615 S. August Dr.
Iglesia Bautista de la Herencia Biblica (Spanish church)
Website: www.bibleheritagebaptist.com
 
Countryside Baptist                            
 James (J.B.) Bond, Senior Pastor          (405) 372-2023
2124 S. Western Rd.                            Youth Coordinator, Jay Felker             
www.countrysidebible.com                   College Pastor, Brian Stone
 
Eagle Heights Baptist                                                                                        (405) 624-3422
2617 N. Jardot Rd.                                                                             
www.eagleheights.com
 
Fellowship Free Will Baptist                
Pastor Dale Doss                                  (405) 372-9248
722 W. 26th Ave.
 
First Baptist                                        
Dr. Timothy Walker                              (405) 372-5212
701 S. Duncan St.                                                                                           
P.O. Box 1605
www.fbcstw.org
 
Highland Park Free Will Baptist            
Dr. Norman Richmond,                        (405) 372-6721
1402 E. 6th Ave.                                   Interim Pastor                                      
 
Hillcrest Baptist                                    
Pastor John Dickey, Senior Pastor        (405) 372-7330
902 N. Washington St.
www.advancingthegospel.org
 
Mt. Zion Baptist                                  
Pastor Calvin Miller                              (405) 372-5100
902 S. Knoblock St.                                                                                                   
P.O. Box 844
 
Southside Baptist                                
Ben Lacy, Interim Pastor                     (405) 372-2411
1223 S. Perkins Rd.
 
University Heights Baptist                    
Paul Jones, Asso. Minister                    (405) 372-2744
323 S. Knoblock St.                            Cory Woods, Youth Minister
Website: www.uheights.org                  
                                                           
                                                                                                                                               
BIBLE MISSIONARY
 
Bible Missionary Church                      
Reverend Sam Everhart                        (405) 372-7371          
420 E. 14th Ave. 
 
 
CATHOLIC
 
Saint Francis Xavier Parish                  
Reverend Father Kenneth Harder         (405) 372-6886
601 S. West St.                                    Deacon Paul Govek                 
P.O. Box 909                                       Deacon Emeritus William Moler                                               
www.cowboy.net/~stfrancis                             
saintfrancis@suddenlink.net
 
Saint John the Evangelist                      
Father Stuart Crevcoure, Pastor            (405) 372-6408
Parish and Newman Center                  Deacon Tom Haan
201 N. Knoblock St.                            Deacon Dick Berberet
saintjohnparish@yahoo.com                 Deacon Bill Dunbar
www.stjohn_stillwater.org                     Deacon Tom Doyle
                                                          
 
CHRISTIAN
 
First Christian   Church                        Rev. M. Rick Hendricks,                      (405) 372-7722
411 W. Mathews Ave.             Interim, Senior Minister
Email: firstchristianstill@                       
firstchristianstillwater.com         
www.fcc-stw.org
 
Sunnybrook Christian   Church            
Jim Johnson – Lead Minister                 (405) 377-0923
421 E. Richmond Rd.                           Paul Anderson – Pastoral Services & Senior Adults Minister www.sunnybrookcc.org                        Paul Weece – Adult & Small Groups Minister
                                                            Joe Weece – College Minister
                                                            Drew Henderson – Youth Minister
                                                            Ryan Bennett – Associate Youth Minister
                                                Julie Davis – Children’s Minister                                  
                                                            Steve Broadway, Worship Minister                  
                                                            Sharon Dougherty, Counselor
 
                                                                                                           
CHRISTIAN MISSIONARY ALLIANCE
 
Christian Alliance                      
Reverend Gary Bowden                                   (405) 372-8925
410 S. Berry St.                                                                                                          
 
 
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE
 
Christian Science                               (405) 372-6696
2214 W. 7th Ave.                    
 
CHURCH OF CHRIST
 
Church of Christ                                  
Dean Bryce, Preaching Minister                        (405) 372-7439
821 N. Duck St.                                               Tim Hall, Youth Minister                      
www.stillwatercoc.org              Monty Daffern, University Minister
                                                            Bob Johnson, International Student Minister     
                                                            Matt Mills, Multicultural Minister
 
East 6th Church of Christ                      Percy Wilson, Evangelist                                   (405) 743-2603
2417 E. 6th Ave.
P.O. Box 711
prwilson@brightok.net
 
CHURCH OF THE FIRSTBORN
 
Church of the Firstborn            
Cecil Crowley, Elder                                        (405) 372-7782
P.O. Box 1781                                     Jerry Wittman, Elder                                         (405) 377-0175
 
 
CHURCH OF GOD
 
Church of God in Christ                                                                                                (405) 377-5848
623 W. 11th Ave.                                                                                                        
 
CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS
 
Church of Jesus Christ              
Bishop Brandt Gardner (1st Ward)                    (405) 372-2774
     of Latter Day  Saints                        
Bishop Kim Burnham (2nd Ward)                      (405) 372-0324
Stillwater Community Center                                                          
2324 W. 26th Ave.
Mail: 2121 Shiloh St. – Bishop Gardner
Mail: 701 Hartwood  - Bishop Burnham
 
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter            
Bishop Bradley Barnes                                     (405) 377-1042
     Day Saints, OSU Ward                                                                                           (405) 377-1907
1123 W. 3rd Ave.
Mail: 1721 W. Liberty Ave.
 
CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE
 
First Church of the Nazarene                
Henry Siems, Pastor                             (405) 372-2433
1023 E. Will Rogers Dr.                                                                                  
www.stillwaternaz.org
 
COMMUNITY OF CHRIST
 
Community of Christ                            
Pastor Jerry Dale                                 
2124 N. Husband St.                                          
 
EPISCOPAL
 
St. Andrew's Episcopal            
Father Robert Fellows, Rector  (405) 372-3357
516 W. 3rd Ave.
www.saintandrewschurch.org
                                               
Canterbury Student Center                  
Reverend Mary Hileman                       (405) 624-0141
519 W. University Ave.
 
 
INTERDENOMINATIONAL AND NON DENOMINATIONAL
 
Gospel Chapel                                      
Reverend Daniel J. Sturgeon                 (405) 372-4142
400 S. Union Rd.                                                                                            
 
Lakeview Community Church  
Dr. David Chapman                  (405) 377-3600
1718 W. Lakeview Rd.                                                                                   
www.lakeviewonline.org
 
New Covenant Fellowship                    
Pastor Dale Barnes                               (405) 624-0723
1110 E. McElroy Rd.
www.ncf@ncfok.org
 
The Salvation Army                              
Majors Bart and Margie Deggs (405) 372-1554
1101 S. Lowry St.                               Audrey Tucker, Store Manager
Mailing address:                                                                                            
P.O. Box 638
 
Solid Rock Church                              
Pastor Dan Yankunas                           (405) 743-4128
2917 E. 6th Ave.
Mailing address:
P.O. Box 1094                        
www.solidrockchurch-stillwater.org
 
Victory Christian Center                      
Pastor Phyllis Brown                             (405) 624-9354
3304 N. Perkins Rd.
 
JEHOVAH’S WITNESS
 
Jehovah's Witness                                
Bryan Kinney, Presiding Overseer         (405) 372-5410
Kingdom Hall                                        (405) 743-0060
6100 S. Perkins Rd.
P.O. Box 1424                                                                                    
 
LUTHERAN
 
Salem Evangelical Lutheran                  
Pastor Sally Houck                               (405) 372-3074
101 S. Duck
salemelc@sbcglobal.net                                   
www.salemosu.org
                                                           
Zion Lutheran                                      
Pastor Carlton Riemer                          (405) 372-3703
504 S. Knoblock                                                                                     
zionluth@provalue.net  
www.zionlutheranstw.org
 
           
METHODIST
 
First United Methodist              
Rev. Stanley M. Warfield, Jr. Sr. Pastor (405) 372-5854
400 W. 7th Av.e                                   Rev. Steve Roach, Assoc. Pastor
Website: www.fumcstw.org                 
Email: firstunited@fumcstw.org
                                                                                               
Highland Park United Methodist          
Reverend Derrek Belase                       (405) 372-8001
524 N. Stallard                                     (405) 372-8065
www.highlandparkumc.org
highlandparkumc@suddenlinkmail.com 
 
Lost Creek United Methodist                
Pastor Max Rudd                                 (405) 377-0927
8002 S. Washington St.                                                                                               
www.lostcreekumc.org   
LCREEKUMC@aol.com                                                                               
 
Southern Heights United Methodist      
Reverend Michael Bartley                   
2823 S. Husband St.
 
PENTECOSTAL
 
Apostolic’s of Stillwater                        
Pastor Johnny Horner                           (405) 624-0888
5106 N. Washington St.
 
 
PRESBYTERIAN
 
First Presbyterian PC (USA)                
Dr. B. Gordon Edwards, Pastor            (405) 372-5580
524 S. Duncan St.                                Leah Hrachovec, Associate Pastor
www.stillwaterfpc.org               Jenna Campbell, Director of Youth & Family Ministries                                                            
                                                           
Reformed Presbyterian            
Reverend R. Bruce Parnell                    (405) 377-1689
P.O. Box 531                                                              
Stillwater Community Center - 8th & Duck (meeting)                
www.stillwaterrpc.org
bruceparnell@provalue.net                    
 
 
RELIGIOUS SOCIETY OF FRIENDS
 
The Religious Society of Friends          
Anne Collins                                         (405) 372-4839
      (Quakers)                                       (Contact for information)
Stillwater Friends Meeting                     Jan Michael, Clerk                   
823 W. University Ave.
P.O. Box 94
 
SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST
 
Seventh Day Adventist                          
Elder Bill Burton                                   (405) 377-2424
3823 W. 19th Ave.                                                                                                                                                      
 
 
UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST
 
Unitarian Universalist              
Pastoral Care Minister,                         372-0620
320 S. Stallard St.                    Reverend Carol Fincher           
www.uustillwater.org                                                   
uuchstw@brightok.net

AREA CHURCH DIRECTORY
 
AGRA
   First Baptist Church                          
Pastor Roger Shaw                               (918) 375-2550
   416 Roosevelt St.                                                                                                                 
   P.O. Box 129
 
 
CARNEY
   First Assembly of God Church          
Pastor Darel Louden                             (405) 865-2289
   P.O. Box 158                                                                                               
 
   First Baptist Church  
   Pastor Joe Merrell                                  (405) 865-2702
   311 S. Carney St.
   Mailing address:                                                                                         
   P.O. Box 596
  
 
COYLE
   Assembly of God                              
   Pastor Jeff Twombly                             (405) 466-2286
   P.O. Box 276                                                                                               
 
   First Baptist Church  
   Pastor Randy Green                              (405) 466-3968
   P.O. Box 286                                                                                               
 
   Coyle Christian Church                      
   Pastor  John Pryor                               (405) 372-3462
   P.O. Box 151                                        (405) 466-2525                                                                      
 
   Friends Chapel Church                      
   Pastor Merl Kinser                               (405) 466-2582
   12212 S. Redland Rd.
                                   
  
 
CUSHING
   Big Creek Church of the Brethren      
   Pastor John Holderread                        (918) 225-2571
   101 N. Brethren Rd.
 
 
GLENCOE
    Church of Christ                              
    Pastor Brent Crosswhite                       (580) 669-2301
    P.O. Box 119                                                                                              
    (580) 669-2291
 
    First Baptist Church  
    Reverend Jim Hoipkemier                            (580) 669-2286
    120 W. Main St.
    Mailing address:                                                    
    P.O. Box 127  
 
    First United Methodist Church    
    Reverend Ronal Weathers                          (580) 669-2602
    103 S. Perry St.                              
    Mailing address:                                                                       
    P.O. Box 30                                                                                                
 
 
MEHAN
    Mehan Union Church                        
    Pastor Larry Eslinger                            (405) 743-2097
    8300 E. 68th Ave.
    www.mehanchurch.org
 
MORRISON
    First Assembly of God Church          
    Pastor Will Jenkins                               (580) 724-3262
    104 Woolsey Ave.
     Mailing address: 
     P.O. Box 115                                                                                                                                                                                             
 
    Christian Church                              
    Roy Fleshman, Pastor               (580) 724-3345
    P.O. Box 69
 
    Hilltop Country Church                    
    Pastor Darrel Mote                               (580) 724-3656
    P.O. Box 136                                                                                              
    www.hilltopcountrychurch.net
 
    First United Methodist Church          
    Reverend Marilyn Weathers                   (580) 724-3537
    400 3rd St.              
 
                                                                     
MULHALL
    Christian Church                              
    Pastor Gilbert Forrest                           (405) 649-2534
    P.O. Box 145                                  
    Brandon Forrest, Youth Director          (405) 649-2426
                                                                                   Toll free (888) 506-6588           
                     
    First Baptist Church                          
    Pastor James Tucker                            (405) 649-2239
    300 Sullivan St.                                                                                            
    (405) 649-2433
    P.O. Box 157                                              
 
    Vassar Full Gospel Church              
     Reverend Ralph Yost                            (405) 649-2441
     19817 W. 56th Ave.                                                                                    
     (405) 649-2327          
     Mailing address:
     P.O. Box 28
 
 
PERKINS
    First Assembly of God Church          
    Reverend Gene Herndon                      (405) 547-5111
    304 Main St.                                                                                                
    (405) 377-2908          
    P.O. Box 108
 
    Church of Christ                              
    Nathan Wheeler, Minister                     (405) 547-5393
    1200 N. Lovers Ln.
 
 
    Church of the Firstborn                    
    Elvis Earnest, Brother               (405) 743-1760
    Scott Heddleston, Brother                   
   
    Eden Chapel Church            
    Pastor Stephen Bredesen                      (405) 547-1179
    9211 S. Fairgrounds Rd.
    Mail:  P.O. Box 441
    edenchapel@hotmail.com
 
PERKINS - (cont’d.)
  First Baptist Church                            
  Pastor Albert May                                (405) 547-2494
  500 E. Knipe St.
  Mailing address:                                                                                          
  P.O. Box 369
 
  Christian Church of Perkins                
   David Massey, Minister                        (405) 547-2004
  121 E. Stumbo St.                                                                                                     
  Mailing address:
  P.O. Box 490
 
  First United Methodist Church            
  Reverend Jim Shepherd                        (405) 547-2481
  1005 E. Kirk St.                                                                                            
  Mailing address: 
  P.O. Box 280
 
  Goodnews Community Church          
  Robert D. Johnson, Minister                            
  gnee@provalue.net
                                                                                   
PERRY
   Calvary Baptist Church                      
    Pastor Roger Dunn                               (580) 336-9120
    1102 Cedar St.
    Mailing address: 
    P.O. Box 488
 
   Christ Lutheran Church                      
   Reverend William Metz             (580) 336-2347
   1301 N. 7th St.                                                                                             
   
   Church of Christ                                
   Gerald Stewart, Minister                       (580) 336-2081
   920 7th St.                                                                                                    
   (580) 572-9045
   Mailing address:
   P.O. Box 227
                                                                       
   First Assembly of God                      
    Brett Nation, Pastor                              (580) 336-9538
   401 R.J. Rutherford Rd.                                                                                
   (580) 336-5500
   Mailing address:                                                                                         
   P.O. Box 794                                                                                               
 
PERRY - (cont’d.)
     First Baptist Church            
     Aaron Summers, Pastor                        (580) 336-2282                  
     601 N. 7th            St.                   
      www.firstbaptistperry.org
     Mailing address:
     P.O. Box 46
 
    First Christian Church                      
    Martin Foster, Senior Pastor                 (580) 336-4576
    701 Holly St.                                    
    Matt Meister, Assoc Pastor                  (580) 336-5467
    fccperryok@sbcglobal.net                                            
 
    First Presbyterian Church                                                                              
    (580) 336-9177
    422 8th St.
    Mailing address:                                                                                        
    P.O. Box 489
 
   First United Methodist Church          
   Reverend Ed Cook                               (580) 336-2776
   727 Elm St.
   Mailing address:                                                                                                     
   P.O. Box 206 73077
 
   Grace Baptist Church                        
   Pastor Jack Gert                                   (580) 336-9634                      
   831 Grove St.
 
    Lighthouse Christian Center              
    James (Jim) Matthews                          (580) 336-5757
    522 E. Boundary
    Mailing address:                                                                                        
    P.O. Box 917
 
    St. Mark's Episcopal Church            
    Father William Powell                           (580) 336-9720
    701 7th St.                                                                                    
    Mailing address:    
    P.O. Box 507
 
   St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church      
   Father Tom Dowdell                             (580) 336-9300
   421 9th St.                                       
   Mailing address:   
    P.O. Box 603
 
RIPLEY        
   First Church of God              
   Mike Wheatly, Pastor                                       (918) 372-4646   
   102 E. Phillips St.                                                                                         
 
TRYON
    Assembly of God Church                  
    Pastor Lorn Starling                              (918) 374-2683
    P.O. Box 57                                                                                                
    (405) 865-2554
   
    Christian Church                              
    Pastor Charles Wheeler                        (918) 374-2743
    103 S. Main St.                                                                                            
    (918) 374-2754
    Mailing address:
    P.O. Box 36
 
    Christian Union Church                    
    Pastor Ted Gibson                                (918) 374-2605
    Mailing address:
    Rt. 2  Box 28
   
    First Baptist Church              
    Pastor Bob Fowler                               (918) 374-2496
    122 N. 1st St.                                                                                              
           
      Liberty Free Methodist Church        
      J. Edsel Hall                                         (405) 372-7633
      5715 W. Airport Rd.
      Stillwater, OK 74075                                            
 
 
YALE
 
     Abounding Word Fellowship                           (918) 387-2357
     301 S. Main St.
 
     Assembly of God Church                                  (918) 387-2184
     200 E. Chicago Ave.
 
     Church of Christ                              
     Randy Willingham, Minister                   (918) 387-2200
     826 E. Detroit
     Mailing Address:
     Route 1 Box 4
 
     First Assembly of God Church                   (918) 387-2184
     Boston and “B” St.
 
     First Baptist Church                  
    Steve Lopp, Pastor                                     (918) 387-2235
     202 E. Boston St.                      
    Brother Michael Dershem,                          (918) 387-2410
    Minister of Youth & Education                   (918) 387-2058
 
     First United Methodist Church                  (918) 387-2413
     108 S.”C” St.


STILLWATER COMMUNITY CENTER
 
315 W. 8th Ave.
P.O. Box 1449
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076
 
Contact:           Stephanie Walker, Manager
                        Gloria Short, Program Coordinator
Phone:              (405) 533-8433
Fax:                            (405) 533-8022          
Website:           tickets.stillwater.org 
 
Purpose and services:  Whether you need space for a musical event, theater production, business seminar, group meeting, gallery showing, or even a wedding anniversary reception, the Stillwater Community Center has the accommodations you need. Meeting rooms of all sizes, a dining facility with full kitchen, a state-of-the-art 710-seat theater and a renovated multi-purpose area with stage area provide the flexibility to accommodate any event from banquets and receptions to business meetings, dances, and theater productions.
 
The Center is currently home to a number of community-based groups including the Community Band, Community Singers, Stillwater High School Alumni and Museum, Project Heart, Society of Creative Anachronisms, Stillwater Jazz Band, and Stillwater Community Center Foundation.
 
Mission Statement:  The Mission of Stillwater Community Center is to enhance the quality of life for all citizens of the Stillwater area by providing facilities and resources to support community and cultural activities.
 
Fees:  Varies per room. Website lists information regarding rental information and procedures.
 
Hours:  Office hours are 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday. The Center hours vary depending on events scheduled.
 
Application procedure: Call or come by the office for information.
 
Source of support: Rental revenue, grants, donations, and city tax dollars.


STILLWATER COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER
“A Program of Central Oklahoma Community Action Agency”
1321 W. 7th Ave.
P.O. Box 204
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076
 
Contact:           Paula Williams, Program Director – (405) 743-3171
                        Dorothy Johnson, Assistant Patient Care Coordinator – (405) 743-3171
                        Debbie Traugott, Patient Care Coordinator – (405) 743-3171
Phone:              (405) 743-3171 – Community Health Center
(405) 624-2533 – Central OK Community Action Agency (COCAA)
 
Purpose and services: The mission of the Stillwater Community Health Center is to promote a healthy community by providing compassionate health care to the medically underserved in Payne County.
 
The Center provides medical and pharmacy services during normal hours of operation. Clients who meet eligibility requirements may see a Stillwater Community Health Center caregiver and also receive pharmacy services during the same visit. Some clients are eligible for pharmacy services only, provided they have a current prescription from a local physician.
 
The purpose of the Stillwater Community Health Center is to provide the medically underserved a chance to succeed and be able to contribute in turn to the prosperity of this community. The Center is staffed completely by volunteer professionals.
 
Eligibility requirements: All persons receiving services must provide proof of income. Income eligibility is currently set at 150% of poverty guidelines and is based upon the income of the family unit, that is, all persons living under one roof. Residents of Payne County receive first priority for services. Also eligible are individuals whose doctor, hospital, or job is located in Payne County. Proof of county residency must be provided.
 
Fees:  There is a fee of $5.00 each time a client receives medical services. There is no charge for medications received. No client will be turned away due to the inability to pay.
 
Hours:  Clinics are on Tuesday and Thursday. Patients can call for information. Patients should call Monday 9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. for Tuesday appointment and Wednesday 9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M for Thursday appointment.
 
A UNITED WAY AGENCY


STILLWATER COMMUNITY RELATIONS COMMITTEE
 
c/o City Manager’s Office
723 S. Lewis St.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Paula Dennison, Development Services Director
Phone:                                                 (405) 742-8214
Fax:                  (405) 742-8321
 
The Community Relations Committee consists of nine members who are appointed by the Mayor subject to the approval of the City Council. Two members of the committee shall be currently enrolled students at Oklahoma State University recommended to the Mayor by the OSU Student Government Association. Members serve 3-year terms, except the terms of the student members are for one year and begin in August of each year.
 
The committee acts in an advisory capacity and its functions and duties are to further amicable relations among the various segments of the population which together comprise the City of Stillwater; to help preserve and further the good name of Stillwater for tolerance and fair play and promote better relations among its people; to help make it possible for each citizen, regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability to develop their talents and abilities without limitation; and to aid in permitting the community to benefit from the fullest realization of its human resources.
 
Eligibility requirements: City of Stillwater resident.
 
Fees:  None.
 
Hours:  The committee meets the first Wednesday of the month at the Municipal Building, 723 S. Lewis St.
 
Age group: All.
 
Application procedure: Contact the City Manager’s office, (405) 742-8209.
 
Source of support: City of Stillwater.


COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS
    P.O.  Box 487
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076
 
Contact:           Strode Funeral Home               
Phone: (405) 372-5550
 
Purpose and services: Offered by Strode Funeral Home, this is a grief support group for those who have lost a loved one. Compassionate Friends is a self-help national organization offering friendship and understanding to bereaved parents who have lost children and children who have lost parents and siblings.
 
Eligibility requirements: Anyone who has had a family member die, regardless of age.
 
Fees: None.
 
Application procedure: Call Strode Funeral Home at (405) 372-5550.
 
Source of support: Sponsored by Strode Funeral Home.


CONSUMER CREDIT COUNSELING
118 W. 8th Ave.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Cheryl Pittman Dedrickson   
Phone:              (405) 789-2227
                        (800) 364-2227-toll free
 
Purpose and services: CCCS is a nonprofit agency committed to helping people help themselves become financially strong individuals and families through counseling, debt management, and education.
 
Eligibility requirements: None.
 
Fees:  No fee is charged for counseling or budget help. For the Debt Management Plan, a monthly fee of $10-$35 is charged. Bankruptcy pre-filing briefings are $60.00 and pre-discharged education is $50.00.
 
Hours:  Monday through Thursday 8:00 A.M. - 5:30 P.M. and Friday 8:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. Telephone and Internet counseling are also available.
 
Area Satellite Counseling Locations:
 
      Murphy Building                                                                 317 W. Cherokee St., Suite A
      118 W. 8th Ave.                                                                 Enid, OK 73701
      Stillwater, OK 74074                                                         (800) 364-2227
     (405) 789-2227
 
     First National Bank & Trust                        
      130 E. McArthur St.                                                          
     Shawnee, OK 74801                                                         
     (800) 364-2227                                                                 
                                                                                                                                                          
 
Call the office for other satellite counseling locations in Oklahoma.
 
You may also visit our Website at www.cccsok.org. 
 
 UNITED WAY AGENCY


C  A  N
CORPORATE ANGEL NETWORK
 
Westchester County Airport, 1 Loop Road
White Plains, New York 10604
 
Contact:           One of our personnel by phone or fax
Phone: (914) 328-1313
                        (866) 328-1313 – toll free for patients
Fax:                  (914) 328-3938
                       
Purpose and services: The CORPORATE ANGEL NETWORK (CAN) is a not-for-profit organization that arranges free air transportation to or from recognized treatment centers for cancer patients and bone marrow donors. This nationwide program uses available seats on corporate aircraft flying on routine business. There are NO FINANCIAL CRITERIA. CAN enables patients to access treatment that may not be available locally.  CAN permits patients to travel in comfort and dignity, spared the stresses of commercial air travel.
 
  PATIENT CRITERIA:
Must be going to or from recognized treatment, consultation, or check-up. 
Must be fully ambulatory and able to board the aircraft unassisted.
Must not require life support systems or special services.
Must provide doctor's name and telephone number for medical clearance for flight. 
May be the bone marrow or blood platelet donor for a cancer patient.
May be accompanied by a family member or friend if space permits. Both parents may accompany a child patient.
Must make back-up commercial transportation plans. CAN cannot guarantee to find an appropriate flight.
 
IF A FLIGHT IS ARRANGED, PASSENGER GUIDELINES:
 Must arrive one hour prior to departure, in case executives wish to leave earlier than planned.
 Must not smoke on aircraft.
 Must limit luggage to one suitcase and one carry-on per person.
 Must try to dress appropriately for business travel.
 Must arrange ground transportation at both ends of the flight. CAN may be able to help.                   
 Must maintain strict security concerning flight information.
 Must have 1 form of ID for each person on board
 
Hours:  Monday through Friday, 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. (Eastern Time).
 
Application procedure: Referrals are accepted from social service and medical personnel, family members or friends, but CAN must speak directly to the patient or the person traveling with the patient in order to explain the program thoroughly.


PAYNE COUNTY COUNSELING SERVICES, INC.
801 S. Main St., #5             
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Saundra Neely, Director  
Phone:              (405) 372-0198
Fax:                  (405) 372-0283
Website:           www.paynecountycounselingservices.com
 
Purpose and services:
            1. Substance abuse outpatient counseling for adults.
                        a.  DUI Assessments
b.      Alcohol/drug assessments
                        c.  Substance abuse counseling
                        d.  Substance abuse outpatient treatment
                        e.  Crisis intervention
                        f.  Screening and referral
            2.  Alcohol Drug Substance Abuse Course (ADSAC)
                             State certified D.U.I. School (Level 1 & Level 2)
            3.  Life Skills Training class
            4.  Referrals for support groups (AA, NA, etc.)
            5.  Referrals for community service work
6.      Anger Resolution class
7.      Substance abuse education class
8.      Youth Tobacco Education
9.      Certified Outpatient Problem and Gambling treatment for adults
10.   Referrals for support group (GA)
 
Fees:  Call for fees.
 
Business Office Hours:  Monday- Thursday 7:30 A.M. - 12:00 P.M., 1:00 P.M. - 5:30 P.M.
                                       Friday 7:30 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. and 1:00 P.M. - 4:30 P.M.
 
Application procedure: For more information call (405) 372-0198.


CUSHING REGIONAL HOSPITAL
1027 E. Cherry St.
Cushing, Oklahoma 74023
Contact:           Ron Cackler, Administrator
                        Abbey Kendall, Chief Nursing Officer
                        Kerri Marks, Marketing Director
Phone: (918) 225-8498
 
Purpose and Services:
       Cushing Regional Hospital Physicians
       Women’s Health Center
       Labor and Delivery
       Radiology
       Respiratory Therapy
       Sleep Lab
       Physical Therapy
       Transitions (Inpatient Geriatric Mental Health Unit)
       Senior Concepts (Intensive Outpatient Mental Health Services)
       Senior Focus (Active Senior Program)
       Home Health Services
       Diabetes Education
       Kidney Stone Center
       Pulmonary Rehab Center (Outpatient Services)
       Specialty Physicians
       Dr. Tamie Babb, M.D., Obstetrics & Gynecology
       Glena Caton, M.D., General Surgery
       King Morris, M.D., Urology
       Joel Tupper, M.D., Orthopedics
 
Please call (918) 225-8498 if you have questions about the services we provide or to receive a Cushing Regional Hospital medical directory.


DELAWARE CHILD DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE
AND REFERRAL ASSOCIATION, INC.
Services area includes Kay, Lincoln, Logan, Noble, Payne, Pawnee,
Nowata, Osage, and Washington counties
 
1601 S. Main St.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Debra Gibson – Regional Resource and Referral Manager
                        Pam Davis – Stillwater Resource and Referral Specialist
Phone:              (866) 254-9864
Fax:                  (580) 762-2526
Email:               dgibson@delawarechild.org or pdavis@delawarechild.org
 
Purpose and services:  Delaware Child Development Resource and Referral Association is an organization devoted to serving communities statewide in ways that enhance Oklahoma’s child care resources.
 
Provider services: Information on starting child care centers or homes; assistance with developing or enhancing child care programs; training on topics including health, safety, risk management, and successful business practices; access to resource libraries where one can laminate, check out books, and theme kits.
 
Family services: Help in finding child-care that meets the specific needs of a family and advice on selecting quality childcare. Information is also available on balancing work and family, other community resources, and the Oklahoma Reaching for the Stars Program.
 
Employer services: Cost-efficient ways to address child care needs, on-site seminars, and suggestions for family friendly policies.
 
Eligibility requirements:  None.
 
Fees:  None.
 
Hours:  Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.


DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
711 E. Krayler Ave.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74075             
 
Contact:           Harl Hentges, County Director
Phone:              (405) 707-3700
                        (800) 270-0797- toll free
Website:            www.okdhs.org
Email:  Harl.Hentges@okdhs.org        
 
Purpose and services: Provides social services and referral for families at risk, investigations of alleged abuse, or neglect; TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families); state payments and Medicaid to aged, blind, or disabled; energy bill payments (seasonal); day care program and child care licensing; protective services for abused, neglected, exploited, or deprived children and adults.
 
Provides for adoption, foster care, and help for disabled children; program of long-term care to assist the elderly to remain in their own homes.
 
Administers the Food Stamp program; provides financial assistance in meeting hospital-related bills as well as nursing home payment assistance.
 
Eligibility requirements: Varies according to the program. Generally limited to low income with limited resources to meet need. U.S. citizenship normally required.
 
Fees: Co-payments are sometimes required in some programs such as nursing home care, day care, or medical services. Based on income and resources.
 
Hours:  Office hours - 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday. After hours appointments are available by prior arrangement.
 
Application procedure: Call (405) 707-3700 locally or (800) 270-0797 for general information and referral. Most programs require an initial application and a personal interview.


STATEWIDE HOT LINE FOR REPORTING CHILD OR ADULT ABUSE
 
Toll free: (800) 522-3511
 
(Any person having knowledge of abuse is legally responsible for reporting abuse, neglect, or exploitation!)


STILLWATER DIALYSIS CENTER
406 E. Hall of Fame Ave. – # 300
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Joe Blaw, Facility Administrator
Phone: (405) 707-0408
 
Purpose and services: To provide hemodialysis services to patients with chronic end-stage renal disease.
 
These services include diet counseling, social worker for social services, and visiting patient treatments.
 
Eligibility requirements: Nephrologist referral.
 
Fees: Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance pay Services.
 
Hours: Monday/Wednesday/Friday 6:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.
            Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday 6:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.
 
Age group: 17 and over.
 
Application procedure: Contact the facility administrator.


CUSHING REGIONAL HOSPITAL DIABETES EDUCATION CENTER
1027 E. Cherry St.
Cushing, Oklahoma 74023
 
Contact:           Debbie Moore, Clinical Dietician and Diabetes Educator
Phone: (918) 225-8127
 
Purposes and Services: Diabetes Education and Nutritional Education
 
Eligibility Requirements: None
 
Fees: Covered by most insurances
 
Hours 8:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Monday-Friday
 
Age Group: Any Age
 
Application Procedure: Physician needs to fax the referral to (918) 225-6550, Attention: Debbie Moore
 
Source of Support: Cushing Regional Hospital


OKLAHOMA OFFICE OF DISABILITY CONCERNS
 
2401 N.W 23rd St., # 90
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73107
 
Contact:         Steve Stokes, Director
Phone:              (405) 521-3756
                        (800) 522-8224 – Toll free
                        Website: www.ohc.state.ok.us
 
Purpose and services: The agency's purpose is to improve opportunities for people with disabilities through provision of resource information, technical assistance for compliance with disability laws, employment promotion, public education, and issues advocacy. Services include statewide information and referral, consultation on accessibility and how to comply with laws pertaining to disability, employment information and assistance, training and public education activities, and legislative information. The agency administers the state's Client Assistance Program (CAP), which helps clients and client applicants secure needed services from programs funded under the Rehabilitation Act (e.g. vocational rehabilitation). A free quarterly agency newsletter is available in print and on the Internet.
 
Eligibility requirements: None.
 
Fees: None.
 
Hours: 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday. (Except legal holidays)
 
Age group: All.
 
Application procedure: None.
 
Source of support: State appropriation and federal funds (Client Assistance Program only).


STILLWATER DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICES, INC.
AND PARENTS ASSISTANCE CENTER
115 E. 4th Ave.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Ralph Lindsey, Ph.D.
Phone:              (405) 624-3020 or Toll-free (800) 624-3020, Crisis Hotline
                        (405) 377-2344 - Offices
                        (405) 624-2408 - FAX
 
Purpose and services: Our purpose is to empower individuals and families affected by domestic  violence and sexual assault by providing refuge, intervention services, and prevention services.
Our services include Safe Shelter, Individual & Group Counseling, Referral & Advocacy, Sexual Assault Crisis Response, Parenting Education, Community Awareness, Relief Nursery, and MENders (group therapy for abusive men). The agency also assists individuals who desire to file Emergency Protective Orders.
 
24-HOUR CRISIS LINE - Call (405) 624-3020 or (800) 624-3020.
 
Fees: No fees for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Services for non-victims are available on a sliding scale. MENders Group and Parent Education participants will be charged an intake fee and a per session fee.
             
Application procedure: 
        For Safe Shelter, Rape Crisis, or Emergency Counseling call Hotline: (405) 624-3020 or
      (800) 624-3020.
      For Parenting Education, Relief Nursery, MENders, Counseling and other services call
      (405) 377-2344 or (405) 624-3020.
 
A UNITED WAY AGENCY


EARLY AUTUMNS
A Residence with Assistance
 
908 E. 12th
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
 
Contact:           Sharral L. Tye, Owner
Phone:              (405) 377-2439 – Business
                        (405) 743-2054 - Residents’ line
                        (405) 612-0698 – Sharral’s Cell
Website:           www.earlyautumns.com
           
Purpose and services: Provides a comfortable, residential setting and family atmosphere for those who choose not to live alone. Provides an alternative to institutional living and isolation for the older man and woman. Special features include water gardens, flower gardens, and golf cart rides to nearby Couch Park. Early Autumns has been owner/operated since 1984. The following accommodations and services are offered:   
 
                        Private or semi-private bedrooms
                        24-hour care
                        Home cooking
                        Flat and personal laundry service
                        Maintenance
                        Housekeeping
                        Personal care
                        Three meals a day and snacks
                        Medication administration
                        Exercise for the body and mind
                        Courtesy transportation
                        Planned activities
                        Temporary lodging to give relief to home-care givers, when space is available
                        Unique weekly excursions
                        Personalized exercise programs are available
 
Fees:  From $1100.00. Ask how veteran benefits can help pay for care to the veteran or the widow of a veteran.
 
Hours:  24 hours.
 
Application procedure: Call for information.


EARLY SETTLEMENT ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE
RESOLUTION PROGRAM
 
Lincoln County Courthouse
811 Manvel Ave.,  #3
Chandler, Oklahoma 74834
 
Contact:           Vicki Corbin, Director
Phone: (405) 258-3000 or Toll-free (800) 464-5677
                        (405) 258-5577 – FAX                                                                                         
 
Purpose and services: Early Settlement provides conflict resolution services for all residents, businesses, and levels of government within its eight county service area. Community volunteer mediators help parties to resolve disputes, which may or may not be filed in the courts.
 
Early Settlement mediators are court-certified; neutral facilitators trained in helping the disputants communicate their needs and interests while seeking resolution to their dispute. The mediators have no stake in the outcome of the case and do not render a judgment or give legal advice. Information sharing between the disputants aids in their creating their own solutions.
 
By law, Early Settlement sessions are voluntary and confidential. We strive to schedule at the convenience of all concerned, including evenings or weekends.
 
Almost all issues are appropriate for Early Settlement services, and include cases like the collection of past-due bills, family matters, landlord/tenant disputes, victim/offender cases, divorce and civil disputes, and many other kinds of cases. Child abuse, elder neglect, and violent felonies are referred to other agencies.
           
Fees: A one-time charge of $5.00 per case, which is waived if a court case has been filed, if the disputant cannot afford the fee, or if a party is a student.
 
Hours:  Office hours vary. Call for an appointment whenever possible.
 
Age Group: Any.
 
Application procedure: Call or come by the office.
 
Source of support: Oklahoma Supreme Court.


PROJECT  H.E.A.R.T., INC.
Stillwater Elderly Nutrition
 
312 W. 9th
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
      
Helping Elderly Americans Reach Tomorrow
      
Contact:           Janet Verner, Site Manager   
Phone:              (405) 372-1201
                       
Purpose and services: This project provides the noon meal Monday through Friday for persons 60 and over. Transportation is provided if needed. The outreach worker and site manager along with other social service components provides information and referral services. Meals for the homebound are also available.  Some of the activi­ties provided are:
 
                    Bingo
                    Sing-a-longs
                    Featured speakers
                    Birthday parties
                    Contests
                    Blood pressure checks
                    Blood sugar checks
                    Exercise class
                    Special holiday programs
                       
Eligibility requirements: Must be at least 60 years of age. Their spouse can be any age. Visitors of site consumers are also invited.
 
Fees: Every person will be given the opportunity to make a donation for the meal. No meal will be denied to those individuals unable to pay. The Project Heart Advisory Council sets a suggested contribution of $1.25, and they are authorized to accept food stamps in lieu of cash from participants who are eligible. Visitors below age 60 can purchase meals for $5.25.
 
Hours:  Monday through Friday 7:30 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.                     
 
Application procedure: Contact Janet Verner, Site Manager, at (405) 372-1201.                                                     

OSU EMERITI ASSOCIATION
 
201 Conoco Phillips Alumni Center – OSU
Emeriti Suite # 102
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078
 
Contact:           Dr. Larry Zirkle, President
Phone:              (405) 744-5263 – Emeriti Center (may leave voice mail message)
                       
Purpose and services: The purposes of the Association are to enhance professional, educational, and social interactions among retirees at OSU; to encourage professional interactions among retirees, the faculty, and administration of OSU; and to interact with other individuals and groups in ways which enhance the welfare of retired persons.
 
Association Council meetings are held at 1:30 P.M. on the Monday prior to the first Monday of each month during the academic year. Members and guests meet for dinner at 5:30 P.M. on the first Monday of each month at the Conoco-Phillips Alumni Center, Click Hall (reservations are required, $10.00/person) on the OSU campus. Special interest groups meeting at the Emeriti Suite, Room 102 in the Conoco-Phillips Alumni Center on campus include: the investment club, the bridge clubs. Information about special programs such as The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) and travel opportunities, all sponsored by the Emeriti Association may be obtained at the Emeriti Office.
 
Eligibility requirements: Membership is open to all retirees from OSU and its branch campus/Extension Services, and their spouses, retirees from Langston University and Northern Oklahoma College, and others who wish to support the purposes of the Association.
 
Fees:  The current dues are $15.00 per person ($25.00 per couple) per year or life membership at $150.00 per person ($200.00 per couple), all of which is tax deductible. Make checks payable to the OSU Emeriti Association and send to the Emeriti Treasurer, Conoco-Phillips Alumni Center, # 102, OSU, Stillwater, OK 74078.


EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP)
 
720 S. Husband St., # 15
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Jennifer Gotcher, Clinical Director
                        Veronica Sutton, Office Manager
Phone:              (405) 377-6768
 
Purpose and services: The EAP program is available to all employers for their employees who are enrolled. This is a program developed as a confidential resource for those persons experiencing some form of personal distress. This distress may even interrupt or cause deterioration in work performance. The EAP will assist in helping the employee or family member get back to full productivity at work and at home. Employers can offer the employee assistance program for their employees.
 
EAP offers the following services:
·   Consultation                                                      ·   Resources or Treatment   
·   Problem Assessment/Evaluation                         ·   Follow-up on Client Progress
·   Referral to Community                                       ·   Education and Training
 
EAP can help with the following problems:
         ·   Alcohol/Drug Abuse                                          ·   Marital/Family
         ·   Emotional/Stress                                                ·   Medical
         ·   Financial                                                            ·   Psychological
         ·   Legal                                                                 ·   Career
 
EAP meets with you to explore your concerns, identify potential solutions, provide short-term counseling, or will refer you to appropriate additional resources when necessary. Follow-up will be done by EAP to ensure that you are satisfied with the assistance provided and that effort is being made to resolve your concern. Law protects your privacy.               
 
Fees:  Contracted with employers, but free to employee.
 
Age group:  Any.
 
Office Hours:  9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday. (other hours by appointment) Available 24-hours a day at (405) 880-5000 (Emergencies Only!).


PAYNE COUNTY O.S.U. EXTENSION CENTER
County Administration Building
315 W. 6th Ave., # 103
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Nathan G. Anderson, Extension Educator, Agriculture & CED/  4-H Youth Development
                        Dea D. Rash, Extension Educator, Family & Consumer Sciences/4-H Youth Development
                        J. Brett Morris, Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development
                        Kelsey McCollum, Extension Educator, Horticulture/4-H Youth Development
                        Frankie Baptista, Administrative Secretary
Phone:              (405) 747-8320
                        (405) 747-8323- FAX
Email:               payneco.dasnr@okstate.edu  
 
Purpose and services: The Payne County OSU Cooperative Extension Center offers research-based information on a variety of subjects to enhance the quality of life for Payne County citizens. Educational programs are an important part of this informal adult and youth education process.
 
Teaching methods include: Demonstrations, workshops, tours, videotape library, conferences, fact sheets, newsletters, and news columns as well as curriculum enrichment programs available for classroom teachers and day care centers.
 
Subject matter areas include any which fall under: Agriculture, livestock, crops, including gardening and horticulture: Family & Consumer Sciences, including nutrition, family resiliency, parenting, financial management, food safety, and canning; 4-H and Youth Development, Rural Development, and related areas.
 
The Payne County Home & Community Education includes 8 groups within the county. Each meet locally monthly with educational programs as well as county projects and events scheduled throughout the year.
 
Payne County 4-H is a total youth development program designed to educate boys and girls, ages 6-19, about things in which they are interested. Members learn life skills by actually doing project work under volunteer guidance. In addition, 4-H members are a part of a club in which they participate in leadership and community service activities and have fun. The 4-H program involves the whole family. 4-H is a part of the OSU Cooperative Extension Service. The Payne Co. 4-H programs include 13 community clubs that are led by volunteers.
 
Services performed include: Soil testing, pressure canner gauge testing, water testing, hay and forage testing, plant diagnostic services, and others.
 
Application procedure: Extension programs are open to all persons regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disabilities, and is an equal opportunity employer. To schedule an Extension speaker for your meeting or in your area, or to just ask a question, call or come by! Most services are free.


EYE CARE AMERICA
Seniors Eyecare Program
 
P.O. Box 429098
San Francisco, California 94142-9098
 
Contact:           Gail Nyman-York, Partnerships Manager
Phone:              (800) 222-EYES (3937), Helpline Operators (intake) 24 hrs/7 days
                        (877) 887-6327 (administration – 8-4 PST)
Website:           www.eyecareamerica.org
Purpose:  Program is designed for the elderly, 65 or older.
 
Program:  The Seniors EyeCare program ensures that every senior has access to medical eye care and promotes annual, dilated eye exams. It raises awareness about age-related eye disease, including cataracts, provides free eye care educational materials, and facilitates access to eye care – at no out-of-pocket expense for eligible seniors. People may call the toll free helpline anytime, for themselves and/or family members and friends, to request free eye care educational materials and determine if they qualify for a referral from one of EyeCare America’s 7,500 volunteer ophthalmologists nationwide.
 
Fees: Uninsured: Free
         Insured: Medicare or private insurance is billed, balance waived.
 
Hours:  8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. PST (administration) – 24 hour Helpline, seven days a week (intake).
 
Eligibility requirements: Those who qualify are seniors age 65 and older who are U.S. citizens or legal residents and who have not seen an ophthalmologist in three years. Callers may not belong to an HMO or have VA benefits.
 
Source of support: Co-sponsored by the Knights Templar Eye Foundation, Inc. and endorsed by state ophthalmological societies.
 
Excluded:  Eyeglasses, prescription drugs, hospital services, fees of other medical professionals.


FAITH HOSPICE
2311 W. 7th Place
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Jake Regier, Administrator
Phone:              (405) 385-5003
Fax:                  (405) 385-5031
 
The mission of Faith Hospice is to provide the highest level of spiritual, emotional, and physical care for the patient and their family, always striving to meet their needs and desires with compassion, teamwork, professionalism, and integrity.  In order for us to accomplish our mission, we have assembled an unparalleled team that will carry out Faith Hospice’s mission for the patient and family.  Our team includes nurses, aides, social workers, chaplains, dieticians, therapists, and trained volunteers.
 
To be eligible for hospice services, our patients must have a terminal illness and a physician’s prognosis of a life expectancy of six months or less, if their disease runs a normal course.  The patient must agree to focus on palliative care rather than curative care.
 
Fees: None.  Hospice is a Medicare Part A benefit and services are paid for by Medicare and private insurance.  If the patient does not have a funding source, Faith Hospice will provide all services at no charge to the patient or their family.     
Faith Hospice is a Medicare certified, state licensed agency.  Hospice services are funded by Medicare Part A and private insurance. 
 
Hospice services are available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.  The Faith Hospice office is open from 9 to 5 Monday through Friday.  
 
Age group:  All ages
 
Anyone can make a referral to Faith Hospice at 405-385-5003.
 
J  Volunteers are a vital part of every hospice program.  Virtually anyone and everyone can become a volunteer.  Areas for volunteering include: companionship, patient and family support, clerical and administrative, bereavement support, transportation, public speaking, special projects, yard work, housework, fellowship, baking and cooking.  The arena for volunteering is unlimited.


PAYNE COUNTY FAMILY PRACTICE, INC.
Divorce Visitation Arbitration Service
 
2216 W. 12th Ave.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Marina C. Pepper, M.S., Director/Mediator
                        Laci J. Campbell, M.S., Mediator
Phone:              (405) 377-3766
Email:               FAMANDDIV@aol.com
 
Purpose and services: PCFP serves as an advocate for children who are impacted by marital separation and divorce. Mediation, visitation planning, custody arrangement services focus on the children’s best interests.
 
The Children of Divorce Workshop for parents is conducted each month. This educational program is designed to enhance parents' efforts to ease the effects of divorce on their children.
 
Eligibility requirements: Open to the public.
 
Fees: There is a one-time fee for the Children of Divorce Workshop. All other services are based on a sliding fee scale considering family income.
 
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M., by appointment only.
 
Application procedure: Call the DVA office at (405) 377-3766 to initiate services.
 
A UNITED WAY AGENCY


FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER
 
719 N. Walnut St.                     
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078
 
Contact:           Jill Rohrbacker, Coordinator
Phone:              (405) 744-6539
Email:               JMR@okstate.edu
 
Purpose and services: The goal of the FRC is to enhance the total academic experience of students and student families. The FRC is the center of activity for the University Apartments community. At any time of the day, you can visit with fellow neighbors, work in the computer lab, and attend a class. It doesn’t matter whether you are single or have a family, student, spouse, or child – everyone is part of the FRC family. There are always things to do and people to meet.
 
Family adjustment to academic life: Community information & referral; family health information; toy resource lending library; child care information; 24-hour computer lab. Global focus: American/International discussion groups; trans-cultural adjustment; cross cultural sensitivity. Family resource information: Parent support groups; crisis intervention; professional referral. Community building: Welcome orientation; year round get-togethers; community newsletter; children’s programming; apartment assistant program. Community education: English language classes; cooking classes, and craft classes.
 
The staff is always available to coordinate programs, plan events, or to just talk. Apartment Assistants (AAs) are resident representatives, living in the apartments, who assist fellow residents by providing orientation, support, and friendship.
 
Eligibility requirements: Primarily serving OSU students and student families living on campus. Resources to community at large when available.
 
Fees: Most programs are free. 
 
Hours: 8:00 A.M. - 10:00 P.M. Monday through Friday, 2:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M. Sunday and 6:00 P.M. – Midnight Saturday.  
 
Application procedure: Call (405) 744-6539 for information or for an appointment.


STILLWATER FIBROMYALGIA
EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES
 
2203 W. McMurtry Rd.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74075
 
 
Contact:           Jeanne Barrett, M.S.
Phone:              (405) 624-9748
Email:               jeanneb@brightok.net
 
Purpose and services: The purpose of Stillwater Fibromyalgia Education Resources is to assist individuals in understanding Fibromyalgia Syndrome and Myofacial Pain Syndrome; the anatomical influences on physical movement/activities, as well as the emotional and social aspects of our relationships whether at home or at work. Education is the key to affording individuals symptom-management for overall life. The support group, a portion of this service, is not meeting at this time.
 
Those individuals beginning their search for information are encouraged to contact Jeanne Barrett through email or phone. She will be glad to afford you information by phone, email, and/or schedule a one-on-one meeting to assist you. Resource lists for medical support and/or current medical options are available at the Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck, 405-372-3633. The library maintains our Fibromyalgia “Vertical File” which holds the current articles and information. They also maintain our collection of recommended books. This portion of the collection is vital for gaining a basic understanding.
 
     616.7 STA  Starlanyl, Devin, Fibromyalgia & Chronic Myofascial Pain: A Survival Manual
                        Second Edition
     XX169854.1 Starlanyl, Devin, The Fibromyalgia Advocate: getting the support you need to
                        Cope with Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pain Syndrome
     616.7CHR Starlanyl, Devin, Chronic Myofasical pain syndrome: A Guide to the Trigger
                        Ponts (Video)
     616.44 DOC Wilson, E. Denis, Doctor’s Manual for Wilson’s Syndrome (T3)
     616.9 KAU Kaufman, Doug A., The Fungus Link: An Introduction to Fungal Disease
                        Including the Initial Phase Diet
 
Eligibility requirements:  None.
 
Fees:  None.
 
Source of support:  Donations.


FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
EDUCARE PROGRAM      
Pre-School/Childcare
 
1005 E. Kirk
P.O. Box 280
Perkins, Oklahoma 74059
 
Contact:           Betty Weems, Director
Phone:              (405) 533-2456
 
EduCare is a childcare/pre-school program that is a mission of the First United Methodist Church of Perkins, Oklahoma. It is committed to offer childcare that is based on Christian principles that both provides for and nurtures the physical, social, intellectual, moral, and spiritual development of each child in close harmony with the family structure.
 
EduCare provides:
 
Ø      Breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snack
Ø      Transportation to and from Perkins/Tryon Elementary School
Ø      Theme-based curriculum for all pre-school classrooms
Ø      Before and after school care for Kindergarten through 5th grade
Ø      Summer care for two-year olds through 5th grade
 
Parents must complete enrollment application and provide current immunization records.
 
Ages:  Two-years old through 5th grade.
 
Hours:  7:00 A.M. – 5:30 P.M. Monday through Friday.
 
Tuition:  $70.00 per week for two-year olds through pre-school (full-time).
               $30.00 per week for before and after school care.
 
òò Rated a 2 star by the Department of Human Services.


FOCUS INSTITUTE EAP
720 S. Husband St., # 15
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Jennifer Gotcher
Phone:              (405) 377-6768
Emergency:       (405) 880-5000
Toll free:           (800) 220-6988
Website:           www.focusinstitute.com
 
The purpose of the Focus Institute is to provide marital, family, and individual counseling.
 
Marriage and Family:
 
·        
·     Personality issues
·     Unrealistic expectations
·     Addictions
·     Abuse
 
Communication difficulties
·        Conflict resolution
·        Children & parenting
·        Sexual relationships
·        Family & friends
·        Financial problems
 
Dealing with trauma and emotional stress:
·     Victims of crime
·     Unpleasant childhood memories
·     Anxiety
·     Drug & Alcohol abuse
·     Accident, surgery, & burn victims
  
 
·        Depression
·        Anger management
·        Fears and panic distress
·        Grief and loss
·        Victims of sexual abuse
 
Fees:  $80.00.
 
Hours:  Day and evening hours by appointment
 
Age group:  Any.
 
Application procedure:  Telephone intake.


GIRL SCOUTS OF THE USA
Magic Empire Council
      
Stillwater Service Center
315 W. 12th Ave.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Gayla Rogers, Business Specialist
                        Lacie Kranz, Membership Executive
Phone:              (405) 372-6016 Stillwater
                        (405) 372-0056 – FAX
                        (877) 549-0555 – Stillwater Toll-free
                        (918) 749-2551-Tulsa – Toll free (800) 707-9914
                       
           
Purpose and services: The goals of Girl Scouting are to help girls develop self-potential, increase skill in relating to others, develop values, and contribute to society through varied experiences - from troop meetings and camping to career exploration and travel. Adults can volunteer to be leaders, assistant leaders, or fill other positions to help girls reach these goals.
 
Eligibility requirements: Girls aged 5-18.
 
                        LEVEL                        GRADE OR AGE
 
                        Daisy                Grade K                       or age 5,6
                        Brownie           Grades 1,2,3                or age 6,7,8
                        Junior               Grades 4,5,6                or age 9,10,11
                        Cadette            Grades 7,8,9                or age 12,13,14
                        Senior              Grades 10,11,12          or age 15,16,17,18       
 
Fees: National registration dues are $10.00 per year.
 
Hours: The local hours vary. Most of the time the hours are: Monday, 8:30 A.M.- 6:00 P.M., Tuesday 8:30 A.M.- 5:00 P.M., Wednesday 8:30 A.M.- 3:30 P.M., Thursday and Friday closed.
 
Source of support: Donations, product sales, and United Way.
 
A UNITED WAY AGENCY


GOLDEN OAKS VILLAGE
5505 W. 19th Ave.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:     Bobbie Teal
Phone:                       (405) 377-1114
 
Purpose and services: This is an exclusive assisted living center that enables senior citizens the opportunity to live independently with a variety of different services provided. Individuals do not have the responsibilities associated with home ownership. Our location is the perfect retirement facility for Oklahoma State University alumni. 
 
Eligibility requirements: None.
 
Fees:  Call (405) 377-1114 for information.
 
Hours: Office hours are 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.  Staff on call 24 hours a day.
 
Application procedure: Call (405) 377-1114 for information.


GRACE LIVING CENTER
1215 W. 10th
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Sue Nasalroad, Administrator
                        Rochelle Wheeler, Admission Coordinator             
Phone:              (405) 372-1000
 
Purpose and services: Provides 24-hour nursing care, physical therapy, certified skilled rehab unit, whirlpool, speech and occupation therapy, therapeutic diets, and a beauty shop. Other services are arts and crafts, religious services, adult education, bingo, parties, needlecraft, visitors, and exercise classes. Organized to fill the total needs of residents, including physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual needs. Registered nurse on duty 7 days a week 8 hours a day, with licensed nurses around the clock.
 
Eligibility requirements: Residents may enter the facility from the hospital, the home setting, or other care facilities. Private pay, long-term care insurance, Medicare, or Medicaid.
 
Fees:  Call for information.
 
Hours: Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. or call for an appointment convenient for the family.
 
Application procedure: Call Rochelle Wheeler to make an appointment for your personal inspection of the nursing home.
 
J Volunteers are always welcome.


STILLWATER GROUP HOMES, INC.
904 W. 11th
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Janet Lynn, Executive Director
Phone:              (405) 743-2496
 
Purpose and services: Stillwater Group Homes is a private, nonprofit, Oklahoma corporation with a volunteer Board of Directors providing residential and employment services for people with developmental disabilities. Stillwater Group Homes operates five group homes that are licensed and regulated by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services. Other residential services, Community HTS, Supported Living, and Assisted Living, are available to individuals living in their own homes, or children living with their family. Training is provided in independent living areas through individual plans prepared to offer the least restrictive environment for each resident. Stillwater Group Homes interacts with other social service agencies to benefit the individuals when referrals to outside services are necessary.  Stillwater Group Homes has one "guest" or "respite" room available for use by local families with developmentally disabled relatives living at home. The charge is $20.00 per day. The guestrooms can be utilized for an hour or several weeks. Although wheelchair-accessible, the group home where the guestroom is located is not barrier-free.
 
Eligibility requirements: (1) With the exception of community HTS where children can be served, applicant must be 18 years of age or older; (2) diagnosed as developmentally disabled; (3) Approved by DHS for services.
 
Fees: Room, board, supervision, and training are based on monthly income, not to exceed $16.00 per day. Transportation and other services can be accessed for separate fees.
 
Hours: The Group Homes operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The office hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
 
Application procedure: Call Janet Lynn at (405) 743-2496.
 
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STILLWATER JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL GUIDANCE OFFICE
1900 N. Skyline St.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74075
 
Contact:           Debbie Smith, Counselor
                        Susan Sinderson, Counselor
Phone:              (405) 533-6420
                        (405) 533-6422 - Counselor’s Office
 
Purpose and services: The guidance office provides a full range of school counseling services for students and their parents. These include classroom guidance, individual counseling, parent consultation, referrals, student assessment, academic counseling, and career education.
 
Eligibility requirements: Available for eighth and ninth grade students and their parents.
 
Fees:  None.
 
Hours:  8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.
 
Age group: 13 - 16 years.
 
Application procedure: Call (405) 533-6422 for appointments and information.
 
Source of support: Stillwater Public Schools.


STILLWATER HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
 
P.O. Box 912
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076
 
 
Contact:         Buck Wright, MD, President
Phone:           (405) 372-4619
 
Purpose and services: Works in partnership with families in need to build or rehabilitate simple, decent, low-cost housing. Habitat for Humanity sells homes at no profit-no interest over a 20-year mortgage. All house payments are put into a "revolving fund for humanity" to build more homes.  Partner families work on their own homes as well as other Habitat Homes in a process known as “sweat equity”. They build the community as well as homes.
 
Eligibility requirements: Stable family; character and credit references; need for affordable low- cost housing; present inadequate housing; and willingness to contribute "sweat equity".
 
Fees:  None.
 
Application procedure: Applications may be obtained by calling the phone number listed above and leaving your name and mailing address.
 
Source of support: Donations and volunteers.
 
Board of Directors meetings every fourth Thursday, 6:30 P.M. Call for location. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
 
Note: Meeting locations and other information available on our website at www.stillwaterhabitat.org
 
HARVEST II
P.O. Box 561
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076
 
Contact:           Shauna Clark, Chairman
 
Purpose and services: Harvest II is a community food drive. The goal is to provide enough food for the ten agencies that we work with to help sustain their needs for an entire year.
 
Eligibility requirements: None.
 
Fees: None.
 
Hours: Varied.
 
Application procedure: Please contact the Harvest II chairman.  
 
Source of support: Stillwater Junior Service League.
 
The Harvest II campaign generally runs during the first two weeks of November. Contributions are received from local businesses, churches, schools, OSU, grocery stores, and individuals. The Junior Service League runs the drive with help from many volunteers from all areas of our community.


HEALTH CARE INNOVATIONS, INC.
121 S. Duck St.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Phone:              (405) 742-4726
 
Health Care Innovations (HCIPS) is an Oklahoma-based company that anticipates change and responds to the diverse needs of individuals for independent living at home.
 
Mission:  The Mission of Health Care Innovations Personal Caregivers is to:
 
1.       To provide a broad range of services in the home which create realistic alternatives for individuals to remain independent.
2.       To provide exceptional customer service through continuous evaluation and improvement.
3.       To provide an atmosphere of stability for our employees in which they can grow personally and professionally.
 
Services:
A.     Homemaker services including: housekeeping, shopping, meal preparation, laundry, errands, shopping, transportation in clients vehicle.
B.     Personal care services including:  daytime or overnight companion; personal care for persons who need help with bathing, hair washing, and mobility assistance.
C.     Case Management services.
D.     Respite care to relieve the caregiver.
E.      Medication set-up and nursing assessments.
F.      Monitoring of vital signs.
G.     Transportation of the client in client’s vehicle
H.     Housekeeping
I.        Medicaid ADvantage case management services.
 
Fees:  Services in Categories A-H are available on a private pay basis. Fees are set on an hourly basis. Services in Category I are approved, certified, and paid for by Medicaid.
 
Office hours:  8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday. Service hours:  As arranged seven (7) days a week.
 
Age group:  Any and all.
 
Application procedure:  For private pay services call the office at (405) 742-4726. For Medicaid services call the DHS office for approval, then request Health Care Innovations as your “provider of services”.     
PAYNE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
1321 W. 7th Ave.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Annette O'Connor, Administrative Director       
Phone:              (405) 372-8200 - Health Department
                        (405) 624-0726 – Sooner Start Early Intervention
                        (405) 743-2619 – FAX
                       
Purpose and services: The purpose of our services is to provide technical and programmatic support, as well as specialized services to prevent, limit, or control chronic diseases and promote human health.
 
Guidance Clinic provides educational prevention, early detection, and short-term treatment of speech/language behavioral, learning, and emotional problems of children and their families.
 
The health department provides the following services:
 
            HIV TESTING & COUNSELING
WIC - nutrition program for women, infants, and children
IMMUNIZATIONS
FAMILY PLANNING - fees based on a sliding scale on ability to pay
SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE
COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL
CONSUMER PROTECTION
HEALTH EDUCATION
GENETIC COUNSELING SERVICES
CHILD GUIDANCE - fees are on a sliding scale based on ability to pay          
CHILDREN FIRST
SOONER START EARLY INTERVENTION
 
Hours:  Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
 
Please feel free to call the health department if you have any questions.


STILLWATER PUBLIC SCHOOLS ELEMENTARY
  HEALTH PROGRAM
Elementary School Nurse
Stillwater Public Schools
Skyline Elementary
1402 E. Sunrise Ave.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74075
 
Contact:           Courtney Vollmer, RN
Phone:              (405) 707-5083
Email:               cvollmer@stillwater.k12.ok.us
 
Purpose and services: Plans, develops, and implements elementary level school health programs; provides annual screening of vision, hearing, and scoliosis; acts as resource for medical plans, communicable disease, immunization requirements, medication, first aid, and child abuse reporting; provides health counseling; teaches fourth and fifth grade Human Growth Development classes; is one of the OSHA bloodborne pathogens compliance coordinators; monitors and updates the Comprehensive School Health Program Guide.
 
Eligibility requirements: Enrollment in Stillwater Elementary School.
 
Fees:  None.
 
Hours:  8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.
 
Age group: Grades Pre-5.
 
Application procedure: None.
 
Source of support: Stillwater Public Schools.


STILLWATER PUBLIC SCHOOLS SECONDARY
HEALTH PROGRAM
Stillwater High School
1224 N. Husband St.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74075
 
Contact:           Mary Ellen Holley, RN
Phone:              (405) 533-6416
Fax:                  (405) 543-6488
Email:               mholley@stillwater.k12.ok.us
 
Purpose and services: Plans, develops, and implements secondary level medical monitoring plans and school health programs in the areas of health education and health services; coordinates and provides annual screening of vision, hearing, and scoliosis; is a resource for child abuse reporting, health counseling, communicable disease, teenage pregnancy referral, immunization requirements, medication, First Aid and CPR classes, and OSHA training; blood-borne pathogens.
 
Eligibility requirements: Enrollment in Stillwater secondary schools (grades 6 - 12).
 
Fees:  None.
 
Hours:  8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.
 
Age group: Secondary school students.
 
Application procedure: Call (405) 533-6416.
 
Source of support: Stillwater Public Schools.


HEAR NOW
 
6700 Washington Ave., S.
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
 
Contact:           Joanita Stelter, Program Director
Phone:              (800) 648-HEAR (4327)
Fax:                  (952) 947-4997          
 
Purpose: HEAR NOW is the domestic program of the Starkey Hearing Foundation, an international non-profit charitable organization dedicated to making hearing aids accessible to deaf and hard-of- hearing people with limited financial resources.
 
These hearing aids provide the gift of hearing to sons and daughters, mothers and fathers, grandparents and students -- people from all walks of life.
 
Our services provide hearing aids.
 
Eligibility requirements: The applicant must have a documented hearing loss. Two hearing aids will be provided if needed.
 
Application procedure: To be considered for HEAR NOW assistance, individuals (or in the case of children, their parents/guardians) must complete an application. An application can be obtained by calling (800) 648-4327. All are asked to call the office to discuss eligibility.
 
Fees:  HEAR NOW requires every hearing aid recipient to pay a non-refundable processing fee of $100.00 per hearing aid received through them.
 
Source of support: HEAR NOW’s work is supported by contributions from foundations, corporations, professionals, and charitable individuals. They receive no government funding and allocate no more than 15% of its annual budget for administrative and fund-raising costs.
 
People who don’t realize they still are useful and are fully tax-deductible discard over 500,000 hearing aids every year.
 
The used hearing aids can be mailed in a small box or padded envelope to the above address.


HILLCREST REGIONAL HOME HEALTH.
 
940 E. Cherry St.
Cushing, Oklahoma 74023
 
Contact:           Cathy Reinecke, RN, BSN, MS
Phone: (918) 225-1626
                        (800) 417-0345
 
Purposes and Services: Offers comprehensive in-home services including:
·        Skilled Nursing
·        Physical Therapy
·        Occupational Therapy
·        Speech Therapy
·        Social Services
·        Personal Care Aides
 
We provide physical assessments and vital signs, wound care, IV therapy, and pain control. We also provide patient and family education of the disease process, preventive health to avoid or minimize future health problems, strategies for living with the disease, proper use of medications, oxygen safety, and tube feedings.
 
Eligibility requirements: To qualify for Medicare home coverage, a physician must order the care for you based on the need for skilled healthcare services. To leave the home must be a taxing effort, done infrequently and for short periods of time. In addition to Medicare, a number of private insurance companies include home care coverage.
 
Fees: Call for specific information.
 
Application Procedure: Call the Home Health Office.
 
Hours: 8:00 A.M.. – 5:00 P.M. Monday – Friday.


HOMECALL OF STILLWATER, INC.
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419 S. Monroe St.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Linda Thrasher, RN, Regional Director
Phone:              (405) 377-4434
 
HomeCall of Stillwater is an Oklahoma-based company that tailors home care services to the needs of the communities it serves. 
 
Mission:  The mission of HomeCall is to:
 
               1.  Provide home health  services to maximize health potential in the
                              communities we serve.
               2.  Excel in customer service through continuous evaluation and improvement.
               3.   Provide an atmosphere in which our employees can grow personally and
                               professionally.
 
Services:           A.  Skilled home health care: skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational
                              therapy, speech therapy, and home health aides.
B.     Health screening, drug testing, and flu vaccines for business and industries.
Follow-up education upon request.
C.     Hom Med telemonitoring: daily monitoring of blood pressure, pulse,
blood/oxygen level, blood sugar, weight, and temperature.
 
Fees: Services in Category A are often reimbursed by Medicare or private health insurance.  If the patient qualifies for Medicare home health care, the services are reimbursed at 100% with no co-insurance. Private insurance usually pays 80% of the cost once the deductible is met. Services in Categories B are paid for by the business. Services in Category C are paid for privately or included in other Medicare services.
 
Office hours: 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.
 
Service hours: 24 hours a day - 7 days a week.
 
Age group: Any and all.
 
Application procedure: Call the office – (405) 377-4434.


STILLWATER MEDICAL CENTER
HOME HEALTH SERVICES
 
824 S. Walnut St.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Maria Avers, RN, Clinical Coordinator
Phone:              (405) 624-6578
 
Mission:  Assist clients in maintaining independence at home with medical services to persons of all ages in their homes but especially the Medicare population.
 
Home Health Care services including:
 
                        Skilled nursing to include intravenous therapy, wound care supervision
                        Physical Therapy
                        Occupational Therapy
                        Home Health Aide
                        Speech Therapy
                        Nutritional Services (Dietitian)
                        Medical Social Services
                        Private care
                        Telehealth Monitoring
                        Maternal Child Health Nursing Home Visits
 
Fees:  Medicare, private health insurance, reimburses services or self pay. If the patient meets the criteria for Medicare covered services, the cost is covered 100%. There may be a co-payment if private insurance is used.
 
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.  After hours and weekends call (405) 372-1480 and ask for Home Health Nurse on call.
 
Age group: Any age group.
 
Application procedure: Call the office at (405) 624-6578.


JUDITH KARMAN HOSPICE, INC.
915 S. Main St.
P.O. Box 818
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076
 
Contact:           Mary Lee Warren, Executive Director           
Phone:              (405) 377-8012
 
Purpose and services: Judith Karman Hospice is the only area non-profit hospice, providing care to terminally ill patients and their families within a 50-mile radius of Stillwater. Once the patient and family decide that they are ready to focus on physical, emotional, and spiritual comfort rather then cure, Judith Karman Hospice comes into the home and provides top quality nursing care. The hospice has registered nurses and home health aides who visit patients as often as necessary, including on-call staff available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The hospice provides all medical equipment and prescriptions related to the terminal diagnosis, all at no cost to the patient. Family members are cared for with social services, spiritual counseling, and bereavement support. The hospice bereavement staff stays in touch with families for up to 13 months after the death of their loved one and frequent grief support groups are open to the entire community, not just hospice clients.
 
The following services are available and integrated according to the needs of both patient and family: 
Skilled Nursing
Nurse’s Aides
Physical Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Speech Therapy
Nutritionist
Social Services
Spiritual Counseling
Bereavement Support
Trained Volunteers
 
Fees:  Judith Karman Hospice is supported by Medicare reimbursement, private insurance, the proceeds from Karman Korner Resale Shop, and the generosity of the local community. No patient has ever received a bill from Judith Karman Hospice. Hospice care will never be withheld because of the inability to pay. Judith Karman Hospice is the only non-profit hospice serving Stillwater.
 
Hours: 7:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. Monday through Friday. The telephone is answered 24-hours a day.
 
Application procedure: Call (405) 377-8012.
 
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STILLWATER HOUSING AUTHORITY
 807 S. Lowry St.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           L. Glen Redding, Jr., Executive Director
Phone:              (405) 372-4906
 
Purpose and services: To provide decent, safe, and sanitary housing to low-income families. The Housing Authority operates two programs:  Public Housing and Section 8 Rental Assistance.
 
Eligibility requirements: Requirements are based on total family income according to family composition.  
 
Fees: Rent is based at 30% of family income. Security deposit:  $250.00. Public Housing.
 
Office hours: 8:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M. & 1:00 P.M. - 4:30 P.M.
 
Application procedure: Contact the office for application.


HUMANE SOCIETY
1710 S. Main St.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Shelter Manager               
Phone:              (405) 377-1701               
 
Purpose and services: Promotes humane care for all animals and maintains a no-kill shelter for dogs and cats needing adoption. Runs a placement service for young puppies, kittens, strays, and unwanted animals. Provides educational programs for children and speeches for adult groups.  The Society has occa­sional foster homes that keep pets until they are placed.
 
Eligibility requirements: A love of animals and a desire to help them, either through actively working, fund raising, or by donating funds.
 
Fees:  Whatever the applicant wishes to give.
 
Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, 2:00 P.M.-6:00 P.M.; Thursday, 2:00 P.M.- 7:00 P.M.; and Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 P.M.- 5:00 P.M.
 
Application procedure: Call the above number for information or to volunteer to help.
 
Meetings: The Board of Directors meet monthly, with the general membership meetings held yearly. The general public is welcome at all meetings. Please call for details.


TITLE - VII  INDIAN EDUCATION PROGRAM
Stillwater Public Schools
Board of Education Building
 314 S. Lewis St.
 Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Josie Jake, Indian Education Programs 
Phone:              (405) 707-5401
 
Purpose and services: Plans, develops, and implements elementary and secondary school programs designed to meet the identified needs of Indian school children.
 
       Components include:
                         
          Leadership activities
          Home/school liaison
          Cultural enrichment
          Tutoring coordination and assistance
          Faculty in-service
      
      Activities include:
 
            Cultural Workshops
            Indian family and community activities
            Parent committee activities
 
Eligibility requirements: Proof of American Indian descent.
 
Fees:  None.
 
Hours:  9:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. Monday through Friday.
 
Application procedure: Sign up at the child's school or office, call, or visit.


INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE
Office of Environmental Health & Engineering Services
P.H.S. Indian Health Center
1201 Heritage Cr.
Pawnee, Oklahoma 74058
 
Contact:           Joseph Jones, Engineer   
Phone:              (918) 762-6582
 
Purpose and services: Provides sanitation facilities (sewage disposal systems, water supply facility, [outside of the home], etc.) and environmental health consultation for Native Americans.
 
Eligibility requirements: Must be purchasing or own property and have CDIB card. Call the office for information.
 
Fees:  None, but must have CDIB card.
 
Hours:  8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. Monday through Friday.
 
Application procedure: Call the office to request an application at (918) 762-6581.


IOWA TRIBE OF OKLAHOMA
Rt. 1  Box 721
Perkins, Oklahoma 74059
 
Contact:           Oliver Littlecook, Health Director
Phone:              (405) 547-2473
Fax:                  (405) 547-1060 
Toll free:           (888) 336-4692
 
Purpose and services: The Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma provides, to the Iowa Indian and other Indians that live in the service area, the following services: 
 
           1) Community Health Program                       14) Employment Assistance
           2) Elderly Meal on Wheels                             15) Adult Education                                 
           3) Johnson-O’Malley Program                       16) Vocational Rehabilitation Program
           4) Emergency Youth Shelter                          17) Family Preservation/Family Support
           5) Indian Child Welfare Program                    18) Housing
           6) Social Services                                          19) Library with computer lab
           7) Child Care Block Grant                             20) Environmental protection
           8) Realty Services                                          21) Diabetes Prevention Program
           9) Tribal Court                                              22) Maternal/Child Health Services
           10) WIC                                                       23) Health Professions Recruitment
           11) Substance Abuse Counseling                   24) Fitness Center
           12) Higher Education                                     25) Respite Care
           13) Adult Vocational Training
 
Eligibility requirements: Varies. Contact office for information.
 
Fees:  None.
 
Hours:  Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
 
Application procedure: Call office for information.
 
Source of support: Federal, state, and tribal.


IOWA TRIBE OF OKLAHOMA VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION
 
P.O. Box 728
Perkins, Oklahoma 74059
 
Contact:           Rose Malone, Counselor
Phone:              (405) 547-5721
                        (405) 547-5722
                        (405) 547-1090 - FAX
 
Purpose and services: Provides rehabilitation services for Native Americans in Kay, Noble, Payne, Pawnee, Pottowatomie, Logan, and Lincoln counties. Services provided are physical, mental rehabilitation, training pre-vocational (GED, Vo-Tech, and college), work experience, on- the-job training, supported employment, and emergency maintenance (supportive services) for clients determined eligible.
 
Eligibility requirements: Must have a document (signed by a physician) stating you have a medical disability or handicap and have an outlook for employment as the end result of rehabilitative services. Must be a member of a federally recognized Tribe.
 
Fees:  None.
 
Hours:  Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
 
Age group: 18 - 55 years of age.
 
Application procedure: Medical documentation and medical evaluation both vocational and mental (developmentally-disabled).
 
Source of support: U.S. Department of Education - Special Education Section 121, and Grants.


KARMAN KORNER RESALE SHOP
 
819 S. Main St.
P.O. Box 818
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076
 
Contact:           Cory Beights, Manager
                        Faith Roberts, Assistant Manager
                        Sis Boone, Assistant Manager
Phone:              (405) 377-6410
 
Purpose and services: Karman Korner Resale Shop was opened in 1994 to raise money to support the patients of Judith Karman Hospice (a non-profit agency). Karman Korner carries previously owned clothing and shoes for all ages, jewelry, books, furniture, small appliances, and household goods. All items, which are donated by our friends in the community, are clean, and are in good working order. These items are sold at bargain prices and the proceeds are used to help pay for services for patients of Judith Karman Hospice.
 
Karman Korner is staffed by more than 50 trained volunteers who do what is needed to run a resale shop, from sorting and cleaning to hanging and pressing and working the show room floor.  Additional volunteers are needed and welcomed to work in the shop.
 
Hours:  Store times: Tuesday - Friday, 9:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. and Saturday, 10:00 A.M.- 4:00 P.M.  Donations will be accepted from 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. Tuesday – Saturday.
 
Donations to Karman Korner are tax-deductible. Items that are not sold by Karman Korner are either recycled or donated to other social agencies for their use.


LA LECHE LEAGUE OF STILLWATER
La Leche League International
         1400 N. Meacham Rd.
         Schaumburg, IL 60173
 
Phone:  800-LALECHE (525-3243) – toll free
Website:            www.lalecheleague.org or www.lllokc.org
             
 
Purpose and services:  La Leche League is an international, non-profit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to providing education, information, and support, primarily through personal help to women who choose to breastfeed their babies. It offers mother-to-mother breastfeeding encouragement and educational opportunities as an important contribution to the health of children, families, and society. Members have access to a lending library of books about breastfeeding, parenting, childbirth, and nutrition.
 
Eligibility requirements:  Any pregnant or nursing mother. Also open to the public.
 
Fees:  Optional membership fee is $40 annually.
 
Age group:  Any. Babies and toddlers are also welcome at the meetings.
 
Application procedure:  None.
 
La Leche League leaders are accredited and qualified by experience and training to offer practical information and moral support to mothers through monthly Series meetings and telephone help. The La Leche League Group benefits from members willing to make phone calls, be librarian, treasurer, or secretary.


LEGAL AID SERVICES OF OKLAHOMA, INC.
312 S. Duck St.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           David Bryan, Managing Attorney      
Phone:              (405) 624-1734
                        (800) 256-9601 – Toll free
                        (405) 624-8741 - FAX
 
Purpose and services: To provide service, without charge, to low-income clients in civil legal matters.
 
Coverage areas are Garfield, Grant, Kay, Kingfisher, Lincoln, Logan, Noble, and Payne counties.
 
Senior citizens age 60 and older are covered in all counties except Payne and Lincoln. Seniors are also covered in Alfalfa, Blaine, and Major counties.
 
Eligibility requirements: Must have a low income.
 
Fees:  No charge for services.
 
Hours:  8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.  Closed 12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M.
 
Application procedure: Call (405) 624-1734 or (800) 256-9601 and leave your telephone number.  An intake counselor will call you back to see if you qualify.
 
Source of support: Northern Oklahoma Development Association, Legal Services Corp., United Way, Area Agency on Aging, and Oklahoma Bar Association.
 
A UNITED WAY AGENCY


STILLWATER PUBLIC LIBRARY
1107 S. Duck St.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Lynda Reynolds, Director               
Phone:              (405) 372-3633
TDD:                (405) 747-8007          
Website:           http://library.stillwater.org
 
Purpose and services: The Stillwater Public Library seeks to serve its community by providing: (1) popular materials for all ages in a variety of formats; (2) reference services to meet a wide range of informational needs; (3) programs and materials for children, teens, and adults to stimulate an interest in reading and learning; and (4) meeting rooms for community groups with a variety of audiovisual equipment available for rent. Library collections include books (fiction and nonfiction), newspapers, magazines, books-on-tape and CD’s, computer programs, CD-ROMS, music on CD, DVD’s, and videocassettes. A large collection of reference books is also maintained with professionally trained librarians on duty to help with information needs. Through interlibrary loan, patrons may borrow, without charge, materials from other libraries throughout the U.S. and Canada. Homebound delivery service of library materials is available for residents of Stillwater nursing homes and homebound clients of the Elderly Nutrition and Mobile Meals programs. Programs for children include regular weekly story times, programs for preschool and school groups, lap sit story times for ages 9 months to 22 months, the Summer Reading Club, and other special programs, which are scheduled throughout the year. Equipment available for patron use includes public access Internet terminals, photocopiers, low vision equipment for the visually impaired, typewriter, microfilm/microfiche reader printers, online databases, and a computerized public access catalog. For more information call (405) 372-3633, email askalibrarian@stillwater.org,  or visit the Library’s website at http://library.stillwater.org .
 
The Friends of the Library sponsor a used book sale twice a year in the spring and in September and offer books for sale in the north lobby of the library year-round.
 
Fees: No fee if you live, work, go to school, or own property in Payne County. There is a $15.00 annual fee for out-of-county residents.  There is a $1.00 replacement fee for lost or damaged cards.
 
Hours:  Monday through Thursday, 9:00 A.M. - 9:00 P.M., Friday and Saturday 9:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M., and Sunday 1:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
 
Application procedure: To apply for a borrower's card, photo ID and bring proof of residence (e.g. driver's license, printed checks, utility bill addressed to current address, etc.) to the circulation desk, and fill out a short application. Children’s cards require a parent or guardian’s signature.


LIFE ADULT DAY CENTER
(First Christian Church)
411 W. Mathews Ave.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74075
 
Contact:           Jane Carlson, Director             
Phone:              (405) 377-0978
 
Purpose and services: The LIFE Center provides a variety of health and social-related services designed primarily to meet the needs of older disabled or socially isolated adults in a protective daytime group setting. Services include one meal per day, health screening and monitoring, medication administration, various adapted recreational and leisure activities, physical and speech therapy, assistance with activities of daily living, counseling and referral, supervision, and respite for caregivers.
 
Eligibility requirements: Adults who are socially isolated or have a physical or mental disability, who would benefit from a supervised and structured program offered in a group setting.
 
Fees: Sliding scale.
 
Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.
 
Application procedure: Call the office at (405) 377-0978 or come by the site at 411 W. Mathews Ave., First Christian Church.
 
A UNITED WAY AGENCY


LIFELINE SERVICES
 
Stillwater Medical Center Auxiliary
723 Eastgate St.
P.O. Box 2408
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076
 
Contact:           Katie Mussett, Lifeline Coordinator
Phone:              (405) 742-5762
                        (405) 372-3890 - FAX
 
Purpose and services: Stillwater Medial Center Lifeline Services provide Personal Response and Support Services for the elderly, disabled, recovering patients, and those who live alone. A Lifeline is an electronic unit that is installed to the telephone line of the subscriber’s residence. The subscriber wears a Personal Help Button (PHB), either as a necklace or as a wristband, at all times that they are home. In the event of an emergency, pressing the PHB activates the Lifeline, which automatically transmits a signal to our monitoring service, which is manned 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by highly-trained monitors. Lifeline offers peace of mind, independence, and reassurance to the user and to the family members/caregivers.
 
Eligibility requirements: Lifeline Services is available to anyone who wants the service, elderly and/or disabled individuals, recovering patients, and those who wish to live independently in their own home. The person must have telephone service in their residence.
 
Fees:  A $40.00 installation fee and a $36.00 monthly monitoring fee.
 
Hours:  9:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.
 
Application procedure: If you would like to subscribe to SMC Lifeline Services, become an installation volunteer, or sponsor a subscriber please call (405) 742-5762.


STILLWATER LIFE SERVICES, INC.
1002 N. Duck St.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74075
 
Contact:           Amanda Skaggs, Director                   
Phone:              (405) 624-3332
Website:           www.stillwaterlife.org
 
Purpose and services: Free pregnancy tests; pregnancy consultations; education about abortion and alternatives; post-abortion support; “Bridges to Parenthood” parenting classes offering friendship, emotional support, and practical assistance; the “Earn While You Learn:” program helps women learn about their pregnancy and their baby after the birth while working with a mentoring mom one-on-one; “Mommy Market” with diapers, clothes, and other maternity and baby items that can be earned by getting involved with parenting programs; the “RESPECT” program teaches sexual integrity. “Childbirth Instruction And Preparation Class” educates women on the process of childbirth, information on medical interventions and relaxation methods.
 
Eligibility requirements: None.
 
Fees:  All services are free and confidential.
 
Hours: 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Monday thru Friday and by volunteer availability.
 
Application procedure: Call the helpline at (405) 624-3332 to set up an appointment. Walk-ins are also accepted.
 
Source of support:  Individual donor support.


LINCOLN ALTERNATIVE ACADEMY
 
215 E. 12th Ave.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Caryl Talley, Principal/Director
                        David Hargrove, Counselor
                        Patricia McClain, Counselor
                        Shirley McGuar, Office Manager
Phone:              (405) 533-6331
Fax:                  (405) 377-7725 
 
Purpose and services: Lincoln Academy, whose mission is to help at-risk students graduate, provides a self-paced competency-based education program. Lincoln Academy employs comprehensive student evaluation, individualized student academic planning, and counseling services to help each student experience success. Goals of the Academy include:
·        To “recover” students who have dropped out of grades 9-12.
·        To take students who have been referred by the principal of an area school because that student is at risk of failing or dropping out of school.
·        To establish networking with regional schools and administrators in identifying students who can benefit from non-traditional comprehensive educational services.
 
Eligibility requirements: Students age 11 to 21. If a student is currently attending Yale, Mulhall - Orlando, Coyle, Ripley, or Stillwater High School and wishes to attend Lincoln Academy, a telephone call and referral from the principal along with a transcript and immunization records are required. If a student is new to the district and wishes to attend Lincoln Academy, a transcript and immunization records are required. If a student is 18 or above and has been out of school for a period of time, a transcript and immunization records are required.
 
Fees:  None.
 
Application procedure: Enroll at 215 E. 12th Ave., Principal’s office.
 
Source of support: Stillwater Public Schools.


STILLWATER LITERACY COUNCIL
P.O. Box 1341
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076
 
Contact:           Elizabeth Eidson, President
Phone:              (405) 372-2144  - office
 
Purpose and services: To raise public awareness of the literacy problem in our geographic area and to offer English tutoring services to two groups: (1) persons for whom English is a second language and (2) persons who speak English but want to improve their reading and writing skills.  Tutors must attend a training workshop conducted under the auspices of the Literacy Council. 
 
Eligibility requirements: Open to the public.
 
Fees: Tutoring provided free of charge.
 
Hours: Meetings are the second Monday of each month at 7:00 P.M. in the Stillwater Public Library.
 
Age group: Open to any interested persons 18 and older.
 
Application procedure: Contact the Literacy Council Room in the Stillwater Public Library,
(405) 372-2144.
 
Source of support: Donations and grants. Volunteers are always needed for tutoring.


LOCKS OF LOVE
2925 10th Ave. N., # 102
Lake Worth, FL 33461
 
Phone:              (561) 963-1677
Website:           www.Locksoflove.org
 
Purpose and services: Locks of Love is a not-for-profit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children under the age of 18 with medical hair loss. These custom-fitted hair prosthetics are provided free of charge or on a sliding scale to children whose families meet the Locks of Love Board of Directors guidelines.
 
Donors provide the hair, volunteers help to staff the office, and the manufacturer hand-assembles each piece, which requires approximately four months.
 
The organization, which began in 1997, has helped over 2500 children since its first year of operation. Bundles of donated hair arrive from around the country as a result of national publicity Locks of Love received in newspapers, magazines and television programs. The donations continue to pour in. Children comprise over 80 percent of the donors, making this a charity where children have the opportunity to help other children.
 
Locks of Love provides its recipients with a custom, vacuum-fitted hairpiece made entirely from donated human hair. The vacuum fit is designed for children who have experienced a total loss of scalp hair and does not require the use of tape or glue. Most of the applicants suffer from an auto-immune condition called alopecia areata, for which there is no known cause or cure. Others have suffered severe burns, or endured radiation treatment to the brain stem, in addition to many other dermatological conditions that result in permanent hair loss.
 
Donated hair is evaluated for its usefulness according to the following guidelines:
 
The donated hair must be at least 10 inches (preferably 12") in length
It must be bundled in a pony tail or braid
It must be free of hair damaged by chemical processing - bleach
The hair must be clean and dry, placed in a plastic bag, and mailed in a padded envelope to the address above.
 
Monetary donations to Locks of Love are tax deductible.  Donated hair that is not suitable for use in children's hairpieces may be sold at fair market value to offset the cost of manufacturing.


LOVE FEAST
First United Methodist Church
2823 S. Husband St.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Reverend Steve Roach                      
Phone:              (405) 372-5854
 
Purpose and services: Serves a meal, free of charge, Monday through Wednesday from 6:00 P.M. - 7:15 P.M. at the church.
 
Fees:  None.
 
Eligibility requirements: Open to the public.
 
Application procedure: No application; come eat!
 
MAKE PROMISES HAPPEN
A Program of Central Christian Camp and Conference Center
 
1 Twin Cedar Ln.
Guthrie, Oklahoma 73044
 
Contact:           James Wheeler, Director of Programming – Make Promises Happen & Central Christian Camp & Conference Center
Email:               James@centralchristiancamp.org
                        Susan Sheilds, Director of Operations – Central Christian Camp & Conference Center
Email:               Susan@centralchristiancamp.org 
Website:           www.centralchristiancamp.org  
 
Phone:              (405) 282-2811 Metro Area
Toll-free:          (800) 299-2811
Fax:                  (405) 282-1367
               
Purpose and services: Create outdoor adventures for Oklahoma's handicapped children, youth, adults, families, and caregivers. (One day adventures, overnight retreats, camps - year round)   Make Promises Happen events are designed for persons with physical and mental disabilities and persons who are handicapped by being socially, environmentally, and medically at risk. We serve people who qualify regardless of their race, color, sex, age, religion, or national origin. Some of our objectives are:
 
            1.     Develop new and creative adventures in the outdoor setting for all persons with disabilities.
            2.     Work toward mainstreaming populations with disabilities into existing camping              and recreational adventure. Consult with camping and recreation leaders in the public & private sector as needed to assist them in developing accessible facilities and in preparing programs and staff for mainstreaming persons with disabilities. 
            3.     Develop opportunities for families to take part in outdoor activities with family members who have disabilities.
4.       Be committed to “Professional Volunteerism” and develop networks to identify, recruit, and train the professional volunteer staff necessary to achieve these objectives.
5.      Challenge the churches to be sensitive to the needs of persons who are handicapped and medically at-risk and to take a major role as a leading social concerns promoter in meeting those needs.
 
Age group: Six to adult.
 
Application procedure or to volunteer: Call (800) 299-2811 or write "Make Promises Happen" at the above address.
 
If you would like for us to present a program to your organization please contact us.
 
Source of support: Endowment Fund, donations, and fund raising events.


MARRIAGE and FAMILY COUNSELING SERVICE
118 N. Murray Hall
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078
 
Contact:           Dr. John Chaney, Supervisor
Phone:              (405) 744-5975
 
Purpose and services: Provides counseling for couples and families. This service is available to O.S.U. employees, students, and local residents.
 
Fees: Sliding scale from $10.00 - $80.00 per session based on ability to pay. 
 
Hours: Wednesday evening 5:30 P.M. and 8:00 P.M.
 
Application procedure: Call the office at (405) 744-5975.


STILLWATER MEDICAL CENTER
Department of Social Work Services
P.O. Box 2408                     
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076
 
Contact:           Kerry Cronin, Coordinator of Social Work Services
Phone:              (405) 742-5442
 
Purpose and services: Provides services to patients and their families who may have a need related to the hospital stay. This includes crisis intervention, discharge planning, nursing home placements, counseling with critically ill patients and families, home health care, financial assistance, child abuse, adoption, elderly nutrition, and living wills.
 
Eligibility requirements: Patients and their families; others may contact for information and referral. 
 
Fees: None.


STILLWATER MEDICAL CENTER AUXILIARY
1323 W. 6th Ave.
P.O. Box 2408
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076
 
Contact:           Coordinator of Volunteer Services
Phone:              (405) 372-1480 or (405) 742-5680
 
Purpose and services: The purpose of this organization is to promote and advance the welfare of Stillwater Medical Center through ways approved by the administrator of the hospital. There are approximately 25 service areas where volunteers work. These include patient and non-patient contact, as well as out-of-the-building services.
 
Eligibility requirements: Must be 14 years of age or older. A uniform and dues are required and training and orientation are provided.
 
Fees: Dues are $5.00 per year.
 
Hours: Depends upon service area.
 
Application procedure: Applications are available at the hospital information desk or by visiting www.stillwater-medical.org.


MEDICAL HOT LINE NUMBERS AND ADDRESSES**
 
Cancer Information Service    -           1-800-422-6237
            9:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. CST www.cancer.gov
 
Medicare Hot Line - 8:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.      -           1-800-633-4227
 
SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) www.sids.org     -         1-800-232-7437
                                                                       
STD & AIDS - 24 hours a day (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)
          www.cdc.gov         -           1-800-232-4636
 
Women’s Sports Foundation  www.womenssportsfoundation.org   -    1-800-227-3988
           M-F 9:00 A.M.-4:45 P.M.
 
Alzheimer's Disease (7 days, 24 hrs.) www.alz.org          -           1-800-272-3900
 
American Council of the Blind  www.acb.org 
            M-F 9:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.          -           1-800-424-8666
 
Cocaine (7 days, 24 hours) www.drughelp.org
 
American Kidney Fund  M-F 9:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.          -           1-800-638-8299
          www.kidneyfund.org
 
Lung Disease (National Jewish Medical & Research Center)     -           1-800-222-5864
          www.nationaljewish.org
 
National Cancer Institute www.cancer.gov          -           1-800-422-6237
 
National Rehabilitation Information Center          -           1-800-346-2742
            M-F 9:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.                                                                                                                  
 
Children of Aging Parents: 1609 Woodbourne Rd. #302A, Levittown, PA 19057
     Website:  www.CAPS4caregivers.org     Email:  CAPS4caregivers@aol.com
 
National Association for Home Care: 519 C St. NE, Stanton Park, Washington, DC 20002
 
 
** Most of these numbers are for business hours only (EST).  If 24-hour service, it is indicated.  These numbers can change in time due to specific problems by the associations sponsoring this free medical counsel.


EDWIN FAIR COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER
 (Payne County Center)
 
800 E. 6th Ave.  - Suite B
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Mavonna Ellis, PhD, County Coordinator     
Phone:              (405) 372-1250
Fax:                  (405) 377-5215 
 
Purpose and services: Edwin Fair Community Mental Health Center provides various counseling, educational, and prevention services for the general public and the seriously mentally ill including a speakers bureau and consultation service. The following are some of the services provided:
 
            Counseling – individual, family, and group
            Case Management
            Psychosocial Rehabilitation Groups
            24-hour emergency services and after hours T.D.D.
            Medication Clinic
            Referral/Screening
            Speakers Bureau
            System of care host agency
 
Fees: Most major insurance accepted, Medicaid, Medicare, EAP, or third party payer.
 
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.
 
Application procedure: Call the office at (405) 372-1250 or stop by and fill out a request for services.


MERIDIAN TECHNOLOGY CENTER
1312 S. Sangre Rd.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Dr. Andrea Kelly, Superintendent/CEO
                        Dr. John Howell, Assistant Superintendent 
                        Ms. Beth Buchanan, Chief Financial Officer
                        Mr. Ken Koch, Chief Communications and Marketing officer
                        Mr. Brent Chesney, Director, Business & Industry Services
                        Ms. Jeanie Zagar, Director, Career Planning Center
                        Ms. Amy Polonchek, Director, Center for Business Developement
                        Mrs. Rita Henderson, Director, Full-Time Program
                        Ms. Rena Hines, Director, Short Term Classes
Phone:              (405) 377-3333        
Fax:                  (405) 377-9604
Website:           www.meridian-technology.com
 
Purpose and services: For high school students and adults, the center offers career and technical educational opportunities. Training is available for any skill or trade where a need exists and employment is available. The daytime instruction programs prepare high school students and adults for career opportunities in trade and industry, business technology, and information technology, as well as health and service career areas. Meridian Technology Center also offers full-time adult programs in Radiologic Technology, Practical Nursing, and Massage Therapy.
 
Individuals who are 16 years or older may choose from a wide variety of short-term evening courses. For business and industry, Meridian Technology Center offers specialized training and services from small business management to work team implementation. Management services associates work closely with companies to determine their individual training needs. Career consulting with one-on-one consultation and specialized assessments are also available at the Center.
 
The Meridian Technology Center for Business Development is a 22,400-square foot business innovation facility designed to encourage the development of new and emerging companies by providing offices and work space with a myriad of resources for new company start-ups and light manufacturing companies.
 
Fees: High school students from Agra, Carney, Glencoe, Guthrie, Morrison, Mulhall - Orlando, Pawnee, Perkins-Tryon, Perry, and Stillwater may attend tuition-free. Financial assistance is available to qualifying adult students through grants, loans, scholarships, and veterans' benefits.  Loans and scholarships are also available through the Meridian Technology Center Foundation. Call the Financial Aid Officer for more information.
 
Hours: Monday thru Thursday, 8:00 A.M.-10:00 P.M. and Friday, 8:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.
For enrollment procedures:  Call (405) 377-3333.


AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION
 
MINI-BUS SERVICE
City of Stillwater
P.O. Box 1449
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076
 
Contact:           City of Stillwater Parks, Events & Recreation                       
Phone:              (405) 747-8070
 
Purpose and services: Provides basic transportation for elderly and handicapped. The service runs one car and two small buses equipped with a wheelchair lift. Provides transportation within the city limits, (i.e. to doctors' offices, grocery stores, beauty shops, shopping centers, Senior Citizens' Center, work, and to visit friends).
 
Eligibility requirements: 62-years or older or mentally, physically or temporarily handicapped.
 
Fees:  A 10 - ticket book is $20.00.
 
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. - 4:20 P.M.
 
Application procedure: Proof of age or handicap must be presented to receptionist at front desk at Stillwater Parks, Events and Recreation, 315 E. 9th Ave., between 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday to be accepted into the program and an application has to be filled out and approved before a rider can ride or purchase tickets. 
 
Tickets may be purchased at Stillwater Parks, Events and Recreation, 315 E. 9th Ave. or the Mini-Bus driver.


STILLWATER MINISTERIAL FELLOWSHIP
c/o First Presbyterian Church
524 S. Duncan St.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Dr. B. Gordon Edwards          
Phone:              (405) 372-5580
 
Purpose and services: Provides fellowship among clergy within the community at a monthly breakfast; facilitates communication between congregations and agencies, i.e., Habitat for Humanity, Stillwater Interfaith Counseling Center, CROP; sponsors community Holy Week services; serves as a resource for Stillwater Medical Center Emergency Room.       
 
Eligibility requirements: Any minister in the Stillwater area is invited to participate.


MISSION OF HOPE SHELTER
1804 S. Perkins Rd.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Holly Smith, Director       
Phone:              (405) 624-3671
Email:               hsmith@cocaa.org
 
Purpose and services: The Mission of Hope Shelter is a housing program for the homeless. We offer emergency shelter for 2 weeks’ duration and also a transitional program for housing and supportive services for a 6-12 month stay. Services such as case management, employment counseling, and assistance in locating permanent housing are offered.
 
Eligibility requirements: Anyone homeless; criteria for the transitional program are different from the emergency program. Contact the Mission of Hope for specifics.     
 
Fees: None for the emergency services; minimal rent and other program requirements such as participating in a service plan for the transitional program.
 
Hours: 24 hours - 7 days a week.
 
Application procedure: For services apply at the Mission of Hope.
 
Source of support: Federal and state funds and local contributions.
 
A UNITED WAY AGENCY


MOBILE MEALS
Stillwater Medical Center
P.O. Box 2408
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076
 
Contact:           Carolyn Hunger, Director                                                                      
Phone:              (405) 742-5765
 
Purpose and services: To provide a hot, nutritious noon meal to Stillwater residents who are elderly, homebound, or convalescing. The meals are planned and prepared by the Stillwater Medical Center Nutrition Services Department and delivered by volunteers to the clients home Monday through Friday, between 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.
   
Eligibility requirements: Persons who live alone and are unable to prepare adequate meals for themselves; doctor and hospital referrals; must live within the Stillwater city limits.
 
Fees: $3.50 per meal.
 
Application procedure: Call Mobile Meals office at (405) 742-5765.         
 
Sources of support: Recipients pay for meals at a low cost of $3.50 per meal. The United Way, Stillwater Medical Center, civic organizations, churches, and individuals donate to the program.         
 
A UNITED WAY AGENCY


MULTI ARTS CENTER
1001 S. Duck St.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Jessica Novak, Program Supervisor              
Phone:              (405) 533-8539
Website:           www.friendsofmultiarts.com or www.stillwater.org
 
Purpose and services: Multi Arts Center provides art classes for children and adults, ages 2 and older. Classes offered include (but are not limited to) pottery, painting, drawing, photography, cooking, quilting, sculpture, glassblowing, glass fusing, woodworking, and theater.
 
Multi Arts Center also sponsors special art exhibits, as well as a shopping gallery that features local artists. The Multi Arts Center is also the major organizer of the annual Stillwater Arts and Heritage Festival held in Couch Park in April.
 
Fees: $10.00 - $300.00 depending on the class or workshop.
 
Hours: Monday – Thursday 9:00 A.M. - 9:00 P.M., Friday 9:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M., Saturday 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M., Sunday 2:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. Most classes meet in the evenings or Saturday.
 
Application procedure: Call (405) 533-8539 for information.
 
Source of support: The City of Stillwater, Parks, Events, and Recreation, user fees, and grants.


NAMI OKLAHOMA
500 N. Broadway # 100
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73102
 
Contact:           Steven L. Buck, Executive Director
Phone: (405) 230-1900
Toll free:           (800) 583-1264
Fax:                  (405) 230-1903
Email:               nami-ok@swbell.net
Website:           www.ok.nami.org
 
Purpose and services: NAMI Oklahoma is a not-for-profit organization focused on providing support, education, and advocacy for persons affected by severe mental illness and their families. Their services are offered to family members and consumers of mental health services.
 
They promote humane treatment of the mentally ill by eliminating stigma. NAMI is for you if you have a family member or close friend with one or more of these brain disorders:
q   Schizophrenia                                                   q  Major Depression
q   Schizoaffective Disorder                                   q  Bipolar Disorder (Manic-Depression)
q   Obsessive Compulsive Disorder                        q  Panic Disorder
q       ADHD                                                             q BPD
q       Autism & Pervasive Developmental Disorders
q       PTSD
 
Currently, there is a chapter located in Stillwater: Last Resort – contact Edwin Fair Community Health Center.
 
Families Helping Families meet the first Thursday of each month, except August, at 7:00 P.M. at the First Presbyterian Church located at 524 S. Duncan St. Family to Family Education Class is offered at varying dates especially those with family or friends with brain disorders. It is a no-charge, one-night-a-week class for 12 weeks.
 
Fees:  $35/annually per family or $3.00 per person if cost is prohibitive.
 
Hours:  8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
 
Age group:  All.
 
Source of support: Dues and the National office receives some grants.
 
J Volunteers are always needed.


NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS
 
Contact:           Starting Point II
Phone:              (405) 377-1517
 
Purpose and services: Narcotics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experiences, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from drug addiction. The primary purpose is to stay off drugs and help other addicts abstain.
 
Meetings: Call (405) 377-1517 for meeting information.
 
Eligibility requirements: An honest desire to abstain from drugs.
           
Fees: None.


NEIGHBORHOOD MINISTRY
 
P.O. Box 280
1005 E. Kirk St.
Perkins, Oklahoma 74059
 
Contact:           Trisha Cobb
                        Susan Blubaugh
Phone:              (405) 547-2481
 
Purpose and services: The Neighborhood Ministry provides food for the needy, counseling, and other aids within the Perkins area.
 
Eligibility requirements: Needy.
 
Fees: None.
 
Hours: 12:30 P.M. - 2:30 P.M. Monday through Friday.
 
Application procedure: Call (405) 547-2481, and a card will be provided to complete.
 
Source of support: Perkins First United Methodist Church.


STILLWATER NEWCOMERS CLUB
202 S. 2nd Ct.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Katherine Choate, President
                        Joanne Barrick, Co-President
Phone:              (405) 742-0236 – Katherine
                        (405) 372-7245 – Joanne
                       
 
Purposes and services: To acquaint newcomers to Stillwater with the services and activities available in Stillwater and to provide newcomers with an instant circle of friends. Bridge groups, bunko, books, and canasta groups are organized as well as small dinner groups, and rotating coffees in homes.
 
Monthly daytime meetings provide an opportunity to try restaurants around town and become better acquainted with other members. There are some functions for couples, such as a monthly couples night out to a different restaurant, couples potluck, dinner groups of eight in homes, and couples bridge.
 
Eligibility requirements: Need not be new in town.  Should have an interest in meeting new people and enjoying small group activities, the key to getting acquainted in a new town.
 
Fees: $15.00 per year. - Timely payment insures inclusion in the annual directory. (Supplements are printed periodically for latecomers.)
 
Hours: Meets the 3rd Thursday for lunch out, the 2nd Thursday for coffee throughout the school year. Specific dates and times for the various activities are given in each monthly newsletter and listed in the calendar of events in the Stillwater NewsPress.
 
Age group:  All ages.
 
Application procedure: Call Katherine Choate or Joanne Barrick at the numbers above for information.
 
Source of support: Dues pay for a monthly newsletter and an annual directory.


OKLAHOMA DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE
 
2401 N.W. 23rd St. # 28
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
P.O. Box 53408
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73152
 
Tulsa Office – 3105 E. Skelly Dr. – # 305
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74105
(918) 747-7700 or (800) 728-2906 – Toll-free
 
Contact:           Kim Holland
Phone:              (405) 521-2828
Fax:                  (405) 521-6635 
Toll free:           (800) 522-0071 
 
Purpose and services: Provides insurance claims assistance to consumers; responsible for licensing of insurance companies, agents, limited insurance representatives, brokers, general agents, adjusters, third-party administrators, and funeral trust funds; also responsible for licensing of bail bondsmen, real estate and warranty companies appraisers; regulates policy forms and property and casualty insurance rates.
 
Fees: Various licensing fees and filing fees. Consumer Assistance Services are free.
 
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
 
Application procedures: Call or write.


OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCES
106 Whitehurst Hall
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078
 
Contact:           Anne Matoy, Assistant Vice President, Human Resources
                        Brenda Ganders, Sr. HR Manager                   
Phone:              (405) 744-7401
Website:           jobs.okstate.edu
 
Purpose and services: In Human Resources one of our goals is to assist our units in recruiting qualified applicants for positions at OSU.
 
Fees: None.
 
Hours: 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.
 
Application procedure: Applicants must complete the online application to be considered for positions at OSU. Visit jobs.okstate.edu and choose “Create Application” to begin the process. Computers and staff are available to assist you at the Human Resources office, located at 106 Whitehurst Hall, during working hours (8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Monday-Friday). Additional computers are available at all public libraries and Oklahoma Employment Security Commission offices. The website is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and can be accessed anywhere an internet connection is available.


OPERATION CHRISTMAS STORE
P.O. Box 282
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076   
 
Contact:           April Adams, Area Coordinator
Phone:              (405) 624-2533
 
Purpose and services: To receive monies and material contributions in order to accumulate groceries, household items, adult, teens, and children's clothing, toys, and bedding for needy families in the Stillwater and Payne County area. These items are to be distributed through a temporary store during December. COCCA is an IRS approved (501-C-3) non-profit charitable organization.  Items for the Operation Christmas Store are accumulated all during the year but they mainly receive store items during the month of November. Volunteers are welcome in preparing merchandise for the store.
 
Eligibility requirements: Low-income families apply through COCAA and earn points to shop at the Operation Christmas Store.
 
Fees:  None.                
 
Hours:  The store is open for eligible families during December.
 
Application procedure: Handled through COCAA, which certifies eligibility of low-income families cleared to earn shopping privileges.
 
Source of support: Community and county at large. All contributions should be sent to Operation Christmas Store, P.O. Box 282, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076.


PARENTS, FAMILIES, AND FRIENDS
OF LESBIANS AND GAYS (PFLAG)
Stillwater, Oklahoma Chapter
 
Contact:  Lucy Wilkes
 P.O. Box 1934
 Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076
Phone:    (405) 743-1347
 
Purpose and services: 1) providing support and educational resources to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered people and their families; 2) helping family members understand their gay family members; 3) providing information about homosexuality; and 4) working to ensure a safe, non-threatening environment for all.
 
Stillwater PFLAG provides an opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity. Their monthly meetings are considered a safe place where all information shared remains confidential to the group.
 
They provide public or private speakers to individuals or groups desiring a better understanding of homosexuality.
 
Meetings are the 2nd Thursday of the month at 7:00 P.M. in the parlor of the First United Methodist Church at 400 W. 7th Ave. Helpline hours are 9:00 A.M. – 10:00 P.M. daily.
 
Eligibility requirements: None.
 
Fees: None.
 
Age group: Youth – Adult.
 
Application procedure:  None.
 
Source of support: Member dues (voluntary) - $30.00/household - $20.00/single person - $10.00/student.


STILLWATER PARKS, EVENTS, & RECREATION
315 E. 9th Ave.  
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:    John McClenny, Director                      Jim Scott, Program Manager
                 Barbara Bliss, Adult Sports              Amy Jo Frazier, Recreation Assistant
                 Danny Gaches, Youth Sports                       Roger Bastion, Lake Ranger Manager
                 Valerie Bloodgood, Senior Program Jessica Novak, Multi Arts Program
Phone:      (4050 747-8070
 
Purpose and services: Parks, Events and Recreation provide a wide range of activities. Below is a partial list of events and the month in which to register:
 
            Youth Baseball/Softball – January                                 Soccer - August
            Youth & Adult Basketball – October                            Halloweenfest – October
            Art Classes for Youth & Adults – Year round   Run for the Arts – April
            Adult Softball - March, June, and September    Tennis – May through September
            Adult Volleyball – February and September                   Senior Exercise – Year round
            Swimming – May through August                                  Ballroom dancing – Year round  
            Pioneer Senior Olympics – events in late August, registration begins in June
 
Programs under the direction of Parks, Events and Recreation are:
                        Park Operations
                        Multi Arts Center
                        Senior Citizens Activities Center
                        Lake McMurtry
                        Mini-bus
                        Municipal pool
                        Ballroom dancing
                        Motorcycle park
                        Cultural events
 
Fees: Vary according to the activity.
 
Hours: Office hours - 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.
 
For information call (405) 747-8070.


PAYNE COUNTY CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION TASK FORCE
 
Payne County Health Department
1321 W. 7th Ave.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Mary Melton, Laura Shellhammer, or Leslie Baldwin
Phone:              (405) 372-8200
 
Purpose and services:  A task force providing education and assistance to individuals and agencies that want to initiate or expand their child abuse prevention activities. Training opportunities for the community and increase awareness of child abuse prevention is the focus.
 
Meetings are scheduled on the second Tuesday of the month at 11:30 A.M. Call for location information.
 
Eligibility requirements: Anyone interested in coordinating prevention efforts in Payne county are encouraged to participate.
 
Fees:  None.
 
Application procedure: Call for information.
 
Source of support:  Community supported.


DIVISION OF PROBATION AND PAROLE
NORTHWEST DISTRICT
OKLAHOMA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
 
800 E. 6th Ave. # 11
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74075
 
Contact:           Gina Cosden - Team Supervisor
                        B. Johnson – Stillwater
                        A. Jordan – Stillwater
                        J.C. Wood – Cushing/Perkins/Coyle/Yale/Ripley
M. Lohrenz – Perry (Noble County)/Glencoe
Phone:              (405) 377-3418 - Weekdays
                        (405) 998-0145 – pager
Fax:                  (405) 377-3533 
 
Purpose and services: The primary purpose of this agency is the protection of the community.  Our agency provides counseling and supervision for adult offenders sentenced to community supervision by the courts or those released to the community by the D.O.C. or parole authorities. Provides referrals for substance abuse, financial counseling, mental health, marital/family counseling, employment, health and other social services.  Provides urinalysis for substance abuse monitoring. Provides assessment of needs and risk on all clients. Conducts investigations as ordered by the criminal justice system.
 
Other Services: Provides opportunities for interns and volunteers and LSI’s (Level of Services Inventory) as well as investigations.
 
Eligibility requirements: Adult offenders sentenced to community supervision by the courts and supervision of clients from other states under the Interstate Compact Agreement.
 
Fees: $40.00 per month.
 
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.


OSU SERVICE LEARNING VOLUNTEER CENTER
Campus Life Department
030B Student Union
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078
 
Contact:           Joyce Montgomery, Coordinator              
Phone:              (405) 744-5145 or (405) 744-4697
Fax:                  (405) 744-2680 
Email:  jmont@okstate.edu
Website:           http://union.okstate.edu/volunteer
           
Purpose and services: To provide experiential learning, expanded career and service civic engagement opportunities primarily for university students. The Volunteer Center places students according to their interests and abilities in volunteer positions with nonprofit community service organizations as well as health care, city government, and educational agencies. The volunteer work site provides training and all experiences are documented, supervised, and recognized by the Volunteer Center program.
 
Eligibility requirements: None.
 
Fees: None.
 
Hours: Can be reached by phone Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. and 1:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.  If staff is not available, please leave a message.
 
Application procedure: Call the office at (405) 744-5145 for information.


PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES CENTER
 
118 N. Murray Hall
Oklahoma State University                 
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078
 
Contact:           Larry Mullins, Ph.D., Director  
Phone:              (405) 744-5975
 
Purpose and services: Services are provided to children, adolescents, and adults, and include individual therapy, family therapy, marital therapy, parental counseling/parenting training, play therapy for children, group therapy, treatment of phobias and anxiety disorders, relaxation training, assertiveness training, stress management, intellectual and personality assessment, school consultation, and learning evaluations.
 
Eligibility requirements: None.
 
Fees: There is a sliding fee scale ranging from $10.00 to $80.00 per hourly session, depending on annual income.
 
Hours: 8:00 A.M. - 9:00 P.M. Monday through Thursday; 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Friday.
 
Application procedure: Appointments for confidential assistance can be made by calling the center at (405) 744-5975 or on a walk-in basis, see receptionist.


CUSHING REGIONAL HOSPITAL PULMONARY REHAB
 
1023 E. Cherry St.
Cushing, Oklahoma 74023
 
Contact:           Earl Dethloff, RN, Clinical Director
Phone:              (918) 225-8208
Fax:                  (918) 225-8209
 
Purposes and services: Pulmonary rehabilitation provides individualized treatment for people with chronic lung disease. Patients attend sessions 2-3 days a week for approximately 12-16 weeks for a total of 30 sessions.
 
Program Goals:
·                   Improve quality of life
·                   Reduce respiratory problems
·                   Increase knowledge of pulmonary disease and its management
·                   Enhance ability to perform activities
·                   Help some patients return to work or leisure activities
 
All patients receive a thorough evaluation and individualized treatment plan which includes but is not limited to:
Respiratory Assessment                                                                        Spirometry Testing       
Six Minute Walking Test                                                                       Nutritional Assessment
PT Functional Capacity                                                             Psychosocial Assessment
Therapeutic Strengthening of Muscles                                        Home Exercise Program
Airway Clearance Techniques                                                   Monitored Exercise
Breathing Re-Training                                                               Disease Management
Energy Conservation  Techniques                                                         
Education of Medication Usage, Dosing, and Delivery Techniques
Education on Normal Lung Function and the Disease Process
Addressing relevant emotional issues, such as depression, panic attacks, and stress management
 
Eligibility Requirements: Patients COPD, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Persistent Asthma, Chronic Bronchitis, Bronchiectasis, Lung Transplantation, Emphysema, Cystic Fibrosis, Sarcoidosis, Kyphoscoliosis, and Scoliosis.


RAINDROPS, INC.
 
1104 S. Willis St.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:                                                 Shelly Sherer
Phone:              (405) 372-0449 or (405) 747-9510
Email:               shellysherer@hotmail.com or raindrops@sbcglobal.net
 
Purpose and services: Raindrops is a support organization for families and professionals dealing with pregnancy loss or the death of a child of any age. They provide a caring environment in which families can share their feelings and grief journey with others who have also experienced the grief of pregnancy loss or the death of a child. Speaking with other bereaved parents, including Raindrops trained staff, helps reassure families that they are not alone in their grief. Meetings are informal and non-judgmental as facilitators recognize that all losses are valid and unique, regardless of the child’s age or cause of death. Raindrops offers parents and family members a safe place to express grief and connect with others.
 
Services offered by Raindrops are threefold, including family support, community education, and perinatal loss training and resource programs for hospitals.
Family support may include mailings of newsletters and literature, cards on special days, support group meetings, bi-annual memorial services, support to children, individual visitation, and phone calls.
Educational workshops and presentations are available to schools, hospitals, churches, and other organizations concerned about helping bereaved families.
The Perinatal Loss Support Program offers inservice and workshop training to health care professions and a wide range of perinatal loss materials for use in the hospital setting.
 
Eligibility requirements: Individuals who are dealing with pregnancy loss or the death of a child.
 
Fees:  There is never a charge to families.
 
Meeting time:  For meeting times call Shelly Sherer at (405) 372-0449 or (405) 747-9510.


REHABILITATION AND VISUAL SERVICES
217 W. 5th Ave.
Rehab - Suite 2-A  /  Visual - Suite 1
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Chuck Gressler, Field Coordinator
                        Judy Stanton, Rehabilitation Counselor
                        Karen Fowler, Rehabilitation Counselor       
                        Bob Miller, Visual Services Counselor
                        Wade Sherburn, Placement Specialist
Phone:              (405) 372-1995 – Rehab
                        (405) 372-2017 – Visual
 
Purpose and services: The agency provides vocational rehabilitation services designed to result in an employment outcome for persons with disabilities.
 
Eligibility requirements: 
               
1.   Individual must have a physical, mental, or visual impairment, which for such individual       
    constitutes or results in a substantial impediment to employment.
      2. Individual can benefit in terms of an employment outcome from vocational rehabilitation                services, and requires services to prepare for, enter, engage in, or retain gainful                                       employment.
      3. Some services are based on financial need criteria.
 
Fees: No application fee.
 
Age group:  Adult.
 
Hours: 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.
                                                                           
Application procedure: Call for information or come to the office to apply.
 
Source of Support:  Federal and State funding.


 THE RENAISSANCE OF STILLWATER
Independent, Assisted Living  and Memory Care
1400 E. McElroy Rd.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74075
 
Contact:           Ginny Bond     
Phone:              (405) 743-4900
Fax:                  (405) 624-3639 
Email:               renaissancesw@yahoo.com
Website:           www.renaissanceok.com
 
Purpose and services: Independent & Assisted Living – To provide a comfortable retirement lifestyle enhanced by a range of supportive services. They work with you and for you to provide the support and encouragement you need to remain as independent as possible.
 
The private apartments have kitchenettes, full-size refrigerators, walk-in closets and patios.
 
Memory Care – To provide the personal care for those with memory-related conditions, including dementia and Alzheimer’s, as well as for those who need a little more than an assisted-living environment.
 
The Memory Care includes private rooms with personal bathrooms and showers, a secured environment, three dining rooms, and three living rooms.
 
Services:
Hospitality Package of Services:
·    Housekeeping weekly                                     •  Daily activities
·    Laundry weekly                                              •  All licensed staff 24 hours a day
·    Cable TV hookups                                          •  Three delicious meals a day
                                                                         
 
Personal Care Services May Include:
·      Bathing                                                         •  Assistance with medication administration
·      Dressing                                                        •  Grooming
·      Physical assistance
 
Building Amenities:
·    Individual heating/cooling                                 •  Library
·    Several living and lounge areas                         •  Chapel
·    Landscaped grounds                                       •  Several dining rooms
·    Beauty/barber shop                                         •  Pond with walking paths
·    Secured buildings                                            •  Private rooms and baths
·    Parking for residents


PAYNE COUNTY RETIRED
EDUCATORS  ASSOCIATION
1523 S. Wilson Ave.
Cushing, OK 74023
 
Contact:     Jeneane Campbell, President
                                521 Ridgewood Ave.
                                Stillwater, OK 74074
Phone:       (405) 372-3729
Email:                                                                          jlc76@brightok.net
 
Purpose and services: To afford opportunities for the presentation of information and the exchange of ideas helpful to retired persons and for fellowship, to encourage continued educational growth of the members and their professional recognition, to interact with other organizations that are concerned with the welfare and the quality of life of retired education personnel and of other older persons, and to initiate and cooperate in projects for community improvement.
 
The Association meets monthly at the Quality Inn, 2515 W. 6th Ave. at 12:00 P.M. for a buffet luncheon, followed by a program and short business meeting. Meeting dates are the 2nd Thursday of the month during the months of September through June. The final meeting in June is generally a picnic and is held at another designated location.
 
Eligibility requirements: Any person living in Oklahoma who is retired from the education system. This would include teachers from any state or school, administrators, support staff, etc.
 
Fees: Annual membership dues for PCREA are $15.00 per member each year.


ROXIE WEBER PLAZA
807 S. Lowry St.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           L. Glen Redding, Jr., Executive Director                          
Phone:              (405) 372-4906
 
Purpose and services: This is a housing complex for the elderly and disabled. It is designed for people who want apartment style living and like to be close to others of the same age group. The apartments are comfortable, and rent is based on a person's income.
 
There are 76 units total, nine of which are equipped for the handicapped. The residents have a council that helps determine the needs of the complex.
 
Eligibility requirements: Residents must be 62 years of age or older or be handicapped. There are also income guidelines that must be met.
 
Fees: Rent is based at 30% of a person's adjusted income. A $150.00 deposit is required.
 
Hours:  Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M., 1:00 P.M. - 4:30 P.M.
 
Application procedure: Call (405) 372-4906 or come by the office at 807 S. Lowry St..  


PAYNE COUNTY PROJECT SAFE PLACE
 
2224 W. 12th Ave.
P.O. Box 2647
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076
 
 
Contact:           Executive Director, Janet Fultz
                        Safe Place Coordinator, Angie Freeny
Phone:              (405) 377-3380          
Website:           www.pcys.org
 
Purpose:  Safe Place provides access to immediate help and supportive resources for all young people in crisis through a network of sites sustained by qualified agencies, trained volunteers, and businesses. A site is designated as a Safe Place with a distinctive yellow and black diamond-shaped decal. Should a young person feel they are unsafe, they can access services for themselves by going to a Safe Place. The  Safe Place site employees contact Payne County Youth Services and the young person is immediately taken to Safe Haven.
 
Some of the ways youth handle their problems are by running away, abusing substances, or attempting suicide. Through crisis intervention, though, Safe Place can help identify problems early. Youth often do not know about services available or do not have transportation to access services. Safe Place is designed to easily and quickly provide crisis intervention and counseling.
 
While project Safe Place was developed to provide services especially for young people, anyone who uses Safe Place will be helped.
 
Fees: No cost for youth to access Safe Place
 
Hours: 24-hour service.
 
Age group: Age 17 or younger.
 
Source of support: There is currently not a local, state, or federal funding source for the program. A tax deductible donation by individuals, organizations, or businesses to help offset the cost of implementing the program, is greatly appreciated by Payne County Youth Services.
 
A UNITED WAY AGENCY


STILLWATER S.A.L.T. COUNCIL
Seniors And Lawmen Together
 
PAYNE COUNTY TRIAD
 
Sheriff’s Office
315 W. 6th Ave.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Phone:              (405) 372-4522 – Roy Blankenship Payne County Sheriff’s Office
                        (405) 372-4171 – Randy Dickerson, Stillwater Police Department
Fax:                  (405) 372-1440
 
Purpose and services:  To prevent or reduce crime victimization of senior citizens and others. To provide a forum for law enforcement and the community to share needs and concerns and develop solutions.
 
Eligibility requirements:  Law enforcement agency or representative of senior citizen organization or group.
 
Fees:  None.
 
Hours:  3:00 P.M. the 2nd Tuesday at the Stillwater Senior Activities Center, 1015 E. 12th Ave..
 
Age group:  Law or senior citizen.
 
Application procedure:  Attend Salt Council meetings and submit name and address and senior organization represented.
 
Source of support:  Sheriff’s department or police department.


SALVATION ARMY
1101 S. Lowry St. – Administrative Office    
P.O. Box 638
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076
 
211 E. 9th Ave. – Thrift Store
 
Contact:           Majors Bart and Margie Deggs
                        Audrey Tucker, Store Manager
Phone:              (405) 372-1554
                        (405) 372-1555 – Thrift Store
Fax:                  (405) 624-1315
 
Purpose and services: To meet the physical and spiritual needs of the community. Provide emergency assistance, food, clothing, youth development programs, summer camp program, senior citizens programs, utility assistance through Lend-A-Hand and  Share the Warmth.  The Salvation Army also provides disaster service.
 
Fees: None.
 
Hours: Office hours are 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday. Store hours are Monday through Saturday, 9:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
 
Application procedure: Bring relevant information to the office at 1101 S. Lowry St.
 
After 5:00 P.M., emergency needs only, call Stillwater Police Department at (405) 372-4171.
                                   
A UNITED WAY AGENCY


SCORE
Service Corps of Retired Executives
 
Sponsored by U.S. Small Business Administration
(Small Business Counseling Service)
 
1024 Westwood Dr.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Frank A. Sorrentino, Counselor & District Director for Oklahoma State
Phone:              (405) 372-3555
 
Purpose:           SCORE provides free counseling service to individuals who are:
·        Considering starting a business;
·        Actually starting a business;
·        In business and need advice.
 
SCORE also conducts full day workshops for a nominal fee of $25.00.
 
Application procedure: Call Stillwater Chamber of Commerce at (405) 372-5573 from 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. or the Score office at (405) 609-8004 for more information. The Score office in Oklahoma City is located at 301 N.W. 6th St., # 116, Oklahoma City, OK 73102.


 
SENIOR ACTIVITIES CENTER
1015 E. 12th Ave.
P.O. Box 1449
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076
 
Contact:           Valerie Bloodgood, Coordinator    
Phone:              (405) 747-8080
Fax:                  (405) 747-8017
Website:           senioractivities@stillwater.org
               
Purpose:  Social and recreational activities for seniors 55 years and older, provided by the City of Stillwater Parks, Events and Recreation.
 
                       
Services: Provides art and craft classes, sign language classes, computer classes, yoga, nutrition classes music night, bridge groups, educational speakers, exercise classes, movie night, and birthday dinners honoring those with a birthday during the month. There are also special holiday parties and other activities on a periodic basis. Daily activities include pool, cards, dominoes, and board games. One day and long distance trips are favorite events with the seniors.
 
Eligibility requirements: 55 years and older.
 
Fees: No charge for use of the Center. There are nominal fees charged for classes and trips.
 
Hours:              9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday
                        9:00 A.M. - 9:00 P.M., Thursday
                        1:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M., Weekends
 
Application procedure: Call or come by the center for monthly activity calendar.


SENIOR CONCEPTS
 
Cushing Regional Hospital
941 E. Cherry St.
Cushing, Oklahoma 74023
 
Contact:           Joanne Kaplan, LCSW – Program Director
Phone:              (918) 285-5370
Fax:                 (918) 285-5563          
 
Purpose and services: Program provides outpatient mental health services for senior adults including:
 
     Group/family/individual therapy             
     Coping/positive living skills
     Grief and loss resolution
     Education
           Medication management
           Health and wellness training
           Daily living skills
           Nutritional information
     Stress management/ Depression Management
     Assertiveness training
     Relaxation Therapy
     Lunch and snacks
     Reminiscence Therapy
 
Complimentary transportation is provided for patients within a 30-mile radius of Cushing. The van is equipped with a wheelchair lift.
 
Hours:  Monday through Friday 8:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
 
Eligibility requirements:  Determined by an assessment prior to evaluation.
 
Fees:  Free clinical evaluation provided to determine need of treatment.
 
Age group:  Senior adults and Medicare covered persons.


SENIOR FOCUS
 
1027 E. Cherry St.
Cushing, Oklahoma 74023
 
Contact:           Kerri Marks, Marketing Director, Senior Focus Director
Phone: (918) 225-8498
Fax:                  (918) 225-8206
 
Purposes and Services: Senior Focus is a community service program offered by Cushing Regional Hospital. It was created especially for adults 55 and over. The program is dedicated to promoting healthy lifestyles by providing members with access to comprehensive health care and a variety of benefits and services. Social and educational opportunities will allow seniors to meet other seniors who are interested in staying active and having fun.
 
Eligibility Requirements: 55 and older
 
Fees: $20.00 annual fee
 
Hours: Activities, dates, and times vary. Call for a calendar of events.
 
Application Process: Call and request a brochure that contains an application.
 
Senior Focus benefits and activities include a monthly newsletter, monthly educational in-services, health screenings, senior exercise, two complimentary aqua aerobics classes per month, area business discounts, walking club, social activities, discounts at the Cushing Regional Hospital Auxiliary gift shop, discounts at the Cushing Regional Hospital cafeteria, Complimentary guest meal inpatient admission to Cushing Regional Hospital, first opportunity for private rooms when available (no extra charge), hospital discount program (20% discount on Medicare inpatient deductibles for charges at CRH) and special hospital privileges for Senior Focus members include a flower and visit from a hospital representative.


STILLWATER MEDICAL CENTER
SENIOR PERSPECTIVES
 
1606 W. 7th Ave.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Sherry Driggs, MS, LPC, Program Director
Phone:              (405) 742-5962
 
Purpose and services: To provide assessment and treatment of mental health conditions of the senior adults. To enhance quality of life and maintain level of independence. Services include psychiatric assessment and management of behavioral and mental health disorders. Individual therapy, group and family psychotherapy services are provided on an intensive outpatient basis. Treatment team works closely with the patient’s primary care physician to manage medical issues. Initial screening is free. Senior Perspectives Out Patient Services are provided by Stillwater Medical Center.
 
Persons living within a 30-mile radius of Stillwater are eligible for transportation to and from the program at no additional cost. One hot meal is served daily at no additional cost.
 
Professional staff includes:
Program Director: Sherry Driggs, MS, LPC
Medical Director: Dr. John Rahhal, MD
Program Therapist: Jackie Shamsollahi, MS, LPC
Program Therapist: Becky Farrell, MS, LPC
 
Eligibility requirements: Adults age 60 or older with a psychiatric diagnosis such as depression or anxiety. Not limited to depression and anxiety, however.
 
Fees: Medicare approved.
 
Age group:  60 and up.
 
Hours: Program - Monday - Friday, 9:15 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. and Office – Monday – Friday, 8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
 
Referral: Anyone can make a referral by calling the office at (405) 742-5962. Program admission will be completed with primary care physician approval.


SHELTERED WORKSHOP FOR PAYNE COUNTY, INC.
 
516 Expo Cir. S.
P.O. Box 1509
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076
 
Contact:           Dr. Deborah Tate, Executive Director                   
Phone:              (405) 377-0834
Fax:                  (405) 377-0860
Email:               director@swpcempowerspeople.org
Website:           www.swpcempowerspeople.org
 
Purpose and services: To empower adults with developmental disabilities to make a significant contribution to this community through a variety of employment, community living, and recreational services.
 
The SWPC Supported Employment Program provides individual and crew placements with employers seeking quality work at a fair price.
 
Through our Center-Based Services Program we provide sheltered employment through contracts with local businesses.
 
Through our Residential Services Program, we empower adults with developmental disabilities to enjoy significantly more freedom and responsibility and a higher quality of life through community living services.
 
Eligibility requirements: For employment services, individuals must be 16 years of age or older and have authorization for services through the Department of Human Services.
 
Fees:  Funding sources vary by eligibility. A Case Manager will determine eligibility based on each individual’s disability and need for services. Transportation is available for center-based employment at a charge of $75.00 per month.
 
Application procedure: Contact the Case Manager or the Executive Director for an overview of the program opportunities. Prior to enroll­ment in any program, the Case Manager will determine the applicant’s eligibility for service.
 
A UNITED WAY AGENCY


SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
Lakeview Plaza
518 E. Lakeview Rd.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74075
 
Contact:           Terry Winstone Chaffin, District Manager                    
Phone:              (405) 624-4301
TDD:                (800) 325-0778
Toll-free:          (800) 772-1213
 
Purpose and services: Provides assistance in filing of applications for Social Security, retirement, survivors, and disability benefits, Medicare entitlement and claims, Supplemental Security Income, and Social Security numbers.
 
Social Security’s website, www.socialsecurity.gov is a valuable resource for information about all of Social Security’s program. At that website you can apply for benefits, get forms to request important documents, such as a Social Security statement, a replacement Social Security or Medicare card or a letter to confirm your benefit amount.
 
Social Security also has a national toll-free telephone number at 1-800-772-1213. Representatives are available at the toll-free number 7:00 am to 7:00 pm Monday through Friday, and automated services are available at that number 24 hours a day.
 
The Stillwater Social Security office is available to walk in or by phone at (405) 624-4301 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Monday through Friday


SPECIAL OLYMPICS OKLAHOMA
6835 S. Canton  St.            
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74136
 
Contact:           Mr. Adrian DeWendt, Executive Director
Phone:              (918) 481-1234
Toll-free:          (800) 722-9004
Website:           www.sook.org
 
Purpose and services: Special Olympics Oklahoma provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Participation in the program brings benefits to Special Olympics athletes in improved physical fitness and motor skills, greater self-confidence, a more positive self-image, friendship, and increased family support.
 
Age group: At least eight years of age.
 
Eligibility requirements: All individuals diagnosed with intellectual disabilities regardless of ability.
 
Application procedure: Contact Teri Hockett, Program Director.
 
Source of support: Individuals, businesses, associations, civic organizations, and volunteer support.
                                                  
J Note:  Volunteers are needed year-round for local competitions and events. We need groups and individuals that can volunteer for Summer Games competition at Stillwater in May and Winter Games at Norman and the Oklahoma City metro area in January. For more information call the state headquarters.


SPEECH LANGUAGE HEARING CLINIC OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY
 
110 Hanner Hall
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078
 
Contact:           Donita Tefft, Clinic Coordinator
Phone:              (405) 744-6021
 
Purpose and services: The clinic is concerned with facilitating the normal development of communication, as well as treating speech, language, and hearing disorders. Services include prevention, identification, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation for people with such problems. Both adults and children are served.
 
Fees: The fee schedule is available on request.
 
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
 
Application procedure: Call the secretary at (405) 744-6021 for information.


STARTING POINT II
608 W. Highpoint Dr.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74075
 
Contact:           Sally Gilbert, Director               
Phone:              (405) 377-1517
 
Purpose and services: Provides a wide range of alcohol/drug abuse services in an effort to reduce and prevent substance abuse and its impact on the community, including:
 
      1. Non-medical detox (12 beds)
2. 24-hour Hot Line for information and assistance
3. Outpatient counseling
      4. Referrals
      5. Community education
      6. Continuing-care group counseling
 
Programs for age 18 and over on abuse of alcohol or other drugs are available. CARF Accredited.
 
Fees: Fees are based on a sliding scale according to ability to pay for outpatient and detoxification services. No one is denied services because of inability to pay. 
 
Hours: Twenty-four-hour services for detox and information.
 
Application procedure: Process begins with a request for assistance by calling (405) 377-1517 (24-hour service).
 
Source of support: Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Stillwater Area United Way, client fees and donations.
 
A UNITED WAY AGENCY


STERLING HOUSE OF STILLWATER
 
1616 E. McElroy Rd.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74075
 
Contact:           Phillip Banfeild, Director
Phone:              (405) 624-1616
 
Purpose and services: Sterling House offers assisted living to older and disabled adults who want to retain their independence while receiving personal care services to assist with activities of daily living. Privacy, dignity, and security are supported and protected. Services are personalized to meet the needs of each resident. Private apartments available: studio, one-bedroom, and deluxe one-bedroom.
 
Services:           24-hour staffing
                        Three meals a day (Including special diets)
                        Medication assistance
                        Laundry Service: Personal and linen
                        Housekeeping
                        Activities
                        Transportation arrangement
                        Assistance in bathing, dressing, grooming, eating, and other personal services
                        Dementia, Alzheimer’s, incontinence management
                        Emergency call systems
                        Security systems
 
Eligibility requirements: Call for information.
 
Fees:  From $1784.00 - private pay.
 
Hours: 24 hours a day.
 
Age group: Elderly.
 
J Note: Volunteers are needed for activities and entertainment.


STILLWATER INTERFAITH
COUNSELING CENTER, INC.
 
306 W. 7th Ave.
P.O. Box 1773 
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076
 
Contact:           Lowell Barto, President, Board of Directors
Phone:              (405) 624-5840
 
Purpose and services provided:  SIfCC exists to facilitate the growth and wellness of individuals, couples, families, and groups through professional counseling, consultation, and education. In this endeavor, SIfCC joins local faith communities in a unique partnership of service and ministry that is respectful of individual beliefs and values. There are currently two licensed counselors available by appointments.
 
Eligibility requirements:  All services of the Center are open to the public.
 
Fees: The center has an adjusted fee policy for those unable to pay the full fee. Insurance is accepted.
 
Hours: Call at the above number to schedule an appointment.
 
Age group: Currently, the counselors are taking only clients 15 years of age or older.
 
Application procedure: An intake survey will be provided at the first meeting scheduled with a counselor.
 
Source of support: Churches, other faith communities, private individuals, and United Way, in addition to client fees, give financial support to SIfCC.


STILLWATER POLICE DEPARTMENT TRAINING UNIT
Stillwater Police Department
701 S. Lewis St.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Officer Dale Higgins, Public Information/Training
Phone:              (405) 372-4171
Email:  dhiggins@stillwater.org
Website:           www.stillwaterpolicedept.org
 
Purpose and services: To provide the City of Stillwater with comprehensive crime prevention and educational programs with the goal of decreasing crime through active citizen involvement in recognizing and reporting suspected criminal activity. The programs include child safety, home security, drug identification and a variety of other specialized topics.
 
Eligibility requirements: Resident of the City of Stillwater or Oklahoma State University.
 
Fees:  None.
 
Hours:  Office hours are from 7:00 A.M.- 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.
 
Application procedure: Contact the Stillwater Police Department at (405) 372-4171 and request to speak with an officer in the training unit.
 
Source of support: City tax revenues and donations.


STOREHOUSE
717 S. Duck St.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Reverend Steve Roach
Phone:              (405) 372-5854
 
Purpose and services: The Storehouse is a volunteer-operated, community food pantry supported by many area churches, businesses, individuals, and service organizations. The Storehouse provides emergency food to families and individuals in-need in Payne County. Information on community services is also provided.
 
Fees:  None.
 
Eligibility requirements: Open to the public. One visit per household per month.
 
Application procedure:  No application necessary. Contact information and ID are requested for first visit.
 
Age Group: No age requirement.
 
Hours: Thursdays 4:00 P.M.-6:00 P.M.


STUDENT DISABILITY SERVICES
315 Student Union
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078
 
Contact:           Michael Shuttic, Coordinator
Phone:              (405) 744-7116 – voice/TTY
 
Purpose and services: Student Disability Services at Oklahoma State University is committed to providing support services to students with disabilities taking courses offered through the Stillwater campus. The underlying philosophy of this program is that of providing assistance to students that will facilitate their access to academic programs and services at OSU. In addition to offering services to students, Student Disability Services acts as a resource for faculty and staff members.
 
Eligibility requirements: Must be a student with a documented disability by an appropriate qualified individual and attending OSU.
 
Fees:  None.
 
Hours: Office hours are 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.
 
Application procedure: Applicants must meet general admissions requirements for the university and specific requirements of the program in which they wish to enroll. Upon completion of the admissions process, students are encouraged to contact Student Disability Services to arrange for an appointment to discuss special services and/or accommodations. Campus orientation is available to assist a student in scheduling classes to meet his or her individual needs.


STUTTERING FOUNDATION OF AMERICA
3100 Walnut Grove Rd. #603
P.O. Box 11749
Memphis, Tennessee 38111
 
Contact:           Jane Fraser, President             
Phone:              (800) 992-9392 - Toll free
Website:           www.stutteringhelp.org
Email:               info@stutteringhelp.org
 
Purpose and services: A nonprofit organization that provides books, brochures, and DVD’s on stuttering and referrals to speech/language pathologists. 
 
Eligibility requirements: None.
 
Fees: Available on request; no grants.   
 
Application procedure: Write, call, or email.
 
Source of support: Endowment and donations from the public.


PAYNE COUNTY SMART START
 
1601 S. Main St.
P.O. Box 2021
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076
 
Contact:           Regina Hall
Phone:              (405) 377-2786
Email:               info@smartstartpc.org
 
Purpose and services:  Coordination and collaboration of services within the Stillwater and Perkins communities to assure that children are valued, safe, healthy, eager to learn, and ready to succeed. Projects include strengthening families through early care and education, early literacy, kid’s activity calendar, and health education.
 
Eligibility requirements:  None.
 
Fees:  None.
 
Hours:  8:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
 
Age group:  0-6 years.
 
Application procedure:  None.
 
Source of support:  Stillwater Area United Way, Smart Start Oklahoma, and the Department of Human Services. Corporate and private donations.
 
J    Volunteers for reading projects are needed. Call for details.
 
A UNITED WAY AGENCY


SUNBEAM FAMILY SERVICES, INC.
616 N.W. 21st St.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73103
P.O. Box 61237
Oklahoma City, OK 73146
 
Contact:           Ray E. Bitsche, Jr., Executive Director
Phone:              (405) 528-7721
Fax:                  (405) 528-7731
Email:               rbitsche@sunbeamfamilyservices.org 
 
Purpose:  Sunbeam Family Services, Inc. is a volunteer-led non-profit agency with a 100-year tradition of service to the community’s most vulnerable citizens. Founded as an orphanage for dependent and neglected children in 1907, Sunbeam has, over the years, gradually added services to adults, families, and senior citizens. Sunbeam’s mission is to provide affordable, quality social services that result in improved individual and family functioning.
 
Services:
Therapeutic Foster Care for abused and neglected children (birth to 18 years of age)
Emergency Foster Care (birth to 6 years of age)
Specialized Childcare and Education for children with developmental delays (birth to 5 years)
Individual, family, and group counseling and psycho-educational classes
In-home care and support for frail elderly people
Caregiver Fundamentals training and education for persons providing care for home-bound family members
Emergency Shelter for Senior Citizens who are victims of abuse, neglect, self-neglect, or exploitation
 
Source of support: Sunbeam’s services are funded by the United Way of Metro OKC, government grants and contracts, grants from private foundations, sliding scale fees paid by clients, and contributions from corporations, service organizations, groups, and individuals.


STILLWATER AREA SUPPORT GROUPS
AND AREA ORGANIZATIONS
 
Please call for meeting times and locations. In parentheses ( ) is the page number where that particular organization is listed in this edition of the Community Services Directory.
 
AARP, (405) 624-1460 (page 15)
Africa Matters International, (405) 334-6069
Al-Anon, (405) 377-1517 (page 13)
Al-Anon Support Group, (918) 387-2734
Alcoholics Anonymous Sleepy Hollow Group, (405) 377-5803
Alpha Gamma Rho Oklahoma Alumni Association, (405) 377-5555
ALPS, AgeLess Programming Services, (405) 377-4422         
Altrusa Club of Stillwater, (405) 372-5550
AMBUCS, (405) 744-6025
American Business Women’s Association, Stillwater charter chapter, (405) 880-3048
American Cancer Society, (800) 227-2345 (page 16)
American Coalition for Fathers and Children, (405) 314-2165
American Heart Association, (405) 880-7099
American Indian Chamber of Commerce North Central Chapter, (405) 880-3048
American Legion Post #129, (405) 742-5176
American Legion Auxiliary, (405) 372-1178
American Needlepoint Guild, (405) 377-8780
American Red Cross, (405) 372-1833 (page 17)
Audubon Society, (405) 372-6321
Beginner’s Duplicate Bridge Club, (405) 372-5786
Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks No. 1859, (405) 743-3300
Beta Sigma Phi, Kappa Master Chapter, (405) 372-3316
Beta Sigma Phi, Preceptor Alphs Iota Chapter, (405) 377-0678
Boy Scouts of America, Cimarron Council, (405) 372-5658
Breast cancer support program, Reach to Recovery, (405) 744-5057  
Browning Society, (405) 372-7957
Buddhist Association, (405) 377-2180
Caregiver Support Group, (405) 377-0978
CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocate, (405) 624-2242  (page 25)
Celebrate Recovery, (405) 533-1453
Center Stage Singers, (405) 377-0505
Central Oklahoma Quilt Guild, (405) 340-6082
Cercle Francais, (405) 972-7598
Challenge Chess Club, (405) 372-8351
Chi Omega Fraternity Alumnae, (405) 372-6804 or (405) 624-3114
Children’s Operetta Workshop, (405) 377-0505
Choices, support group for women involved in physically, emotionally,
 psychologically, and abusive relationships, (405) 377-2344
Christian Women’s After 5 Club, (405) v624-9297
Chronic Pain Support Group, (405) 707-9303
Church Women United, (405) 377-2034
Cimarron Business and Professional Women, (405) 743-2457
Cimarron Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, (405) 744-4177
Cimarron Valley Quilters Guild, (405) 372-0370 or (405) 334-3774
Civil Air Control Adult Program, (405) 372-1508
Community Gang Task Force, (405) 742-8357
Companion Animal Assistance Program, (405) 377-0887
Compassionate Friends, (405) 372-5550  (page 50)
Cowboy Country Jaycees, (405) 377-9668
Daughters of the American Colonists, (405) 377-1577
Daughters of the American Revolution, Cimarron Chapter, (405) 372-4519
Delta Delta Delta Alumnae Chapter, (405) 372-3271
Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, Beta Delta Chapter, (405) 377-0986
Delta Zeta Alumnae, (405) 624-9321
Depressive Manic Depressive Association, (405) 372-4031 or (405) 624-2001
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, (405) 372-2468
Down Syndrome Support Group, (405) 372-0883
Drug Policy Forum of Oklahoma, (405) 377-2524
Early Settlement Alternative Dispute Resolution, (800) 464-5677 or (405) 258-3000 (page 62)
Employment Resources, (405) 372-0523
Experimental Aircraft Association, (405) 972-8015
Fibromyalgia Educational Resources, (405) 624-9748  (page 71)
Fraternal Order of Eagles & Auxiliary, (405) 624-1550 (Alberta Ropers)
Friends Investment Club, (405) 624-6610
Frontier Rotary Club, (405) 747-8350
Gamblers’ Anonymous, Mehan Union Church, (405) 762-9350
Gatesway West, (405) 743-3015
Girl Scouts of Magic Empire Council, (405) 372-6016  (page 74)
Greek Neighborhood Association, www.gnastillwater.com
Grief Support Group, Judith Karman Hospice, 377-8012 (page 89)
Habitat for Humanity, (405) 372-4619 (page 79)
Home and Community Education, (405) 747-8324
Humane Society, (405) 377-1701 (page 93)
International Association of Administrative Professionals, Land Run Professionals, (405) 743-5445
International Order of Rainbow for Girls, (918) 454-2224
Kappa Alpha Theta Alumnae, (405) 372-3701
Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumnae, (405) 743-5112
Knights of Columbus, OSU Council 11135, (405) 372-6408
Knights of Columbus, Stillwater Council 5266, (405) 372-4747
La Leche League, (800) 525 3243  (page 97)
Lahoma Club, (405) 372-5024
League of Women Voters, (405) 743-4623
Lupus Support Group, (405) 742-5442
Marriage & Family Counseling Service, (405) 744-5975 (page 108)
Marriage Partners of Stillwater, (405) 377-8368
Masonic Frontier Lodge No. 48, (405) 372-0645
Multiple Sclerosis Support Group, (405) 372-8617
Narcotics Anonymous, (405) 377-1517 (page 120)
National Alliance for Mental Illness, (405) 230-1900 (page 119)
National Association of Retired Federal Employees, (405) 372-9591
National Organization for Women, Stillwater/OSU Chapter (Eva Foster), (405) 707-0185
National Society Daughters of the Union, (405) 377-0678
Oklahoma Chapter of the Wild Ones, (405) 372-8335
Oklahoma Writers Federation, (405) 408-2141
Order of the Eastern Star, Stillwater Chapter 54, (918) 454-2224
Order of DeMolay, Stillwater Chapter, (405) 372-0645
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, (405) 744-5868
OSU Center for Family Services, (405) 744-5058 (page 26)
OSU Emeriti Association, (405) 744-5263  (page 64)
OSU Lifelong Learning Program, (405) 744-6254
OSU Staff Advisory Council, http://fp.okstate.edu/sac
OSU Service Learning Volunteer Center, (405) 744-5145  (page 130)
OU Club of Stillwater, (405) 377-3229
Overeaters Anonymous, (405) 612-8346
Pacesetters Toastmasters Club, OSU (405) 780-7238 or (405) 533-3669
Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, (405) 743-1347  (page 126)
Parenting Resources, (405) 372-2797
Parkinson’s support group, (405) 341-1936 or (405) 810-0695
Payne County Democrats, (405) 678-1336
Payne County Family Practice, Inc., (405) 377-3766 (page 69)
Payne County Fairest of the Fair, (405) 334-4626
Payne County Genealogical Society, (405) 372-0919 or (405) 627-9398
Payne County Junior Miss, (405) 743-0233
Payne County Republican Party, (405) 880-7728
Payne County Republican Women, (405) 372-2113
Payne County Retired Educators Association, Stillwater, (405) 372-3729  (page 136)
Payne County Retired Educators Association, Perkins, (405) 547-7100
Payne County Retired Educators Association, Cushing, (918) 225-0401
Payne County Retired Educators Association, Yale, (580) 669-5499
Payne County Youth Services, (405) 377-3380
PEO, Chapter BU, (405) 372-3373
PEO, Chapter DU, (405) 372-1074
PEO, Chapter EP, (405) 624-3561
PEO, Chapter FU, (405) 377-0616
PEO, Chapter GN, (405) 624-5474
PEO, Chapter U, (405) 372-3988
Perkins AA and Al-Anon Groups, (405) 547-2587
Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Club, (405) 377-9195
Progressive Interfaith Coalition, (405) 624-8452
Project Heart Elderly Nutrition, (405) 372-1201 (page 63)
Prostate cancer support group, (405) 377-1541 or (405) 624-3946
Psychological Services Center, (405) 744-5975
Raindrops, (405) 747-9510 (page 133)
Rebecca Olive Branch, (405) 377-1918
Retired Officers Association, (405) 385-0086
Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Group, (405) 385-0058
Secular Sobriety Group, (405) 624-1075
Senior Citizens Bowling League, (405) 372-8584
Senior Center Pitch Players, (405) 747-8080
Serendipity Book Club, (405) 372-1216
Sexual Abuse & Assault Support Group, (405) 377-2344
Sheerar Museum Associates, (405) 377-0359
Sheltered Workshop for Payne County, (405) 377-0834 (page 146)
Silicone Prairie Interactive Network, (405) 547-5144
Singles of Stillwater, (405) 372-5416
Sister Cities Council, (405) 533-8433
Society for Technical Communication, Oklahoma Chapter, (405) 744-4232
Sons of Confederate Veterans, (405) 743-0103
Sons of Union Veterans, (405) 377-9066
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Captain David L. Payne Camp, (405) 744-7374
Stillwater Airport Memorial Museum, (405) 372-4098
Stillwater Amateur Radio Club, (405) 372-2644
Stillwater Area Family Support Group for Disabilities, (405) 624-5454
Stillwater Area Human Resource Assoc., (405) 744-5379
Stillwater Area Music Teachers Association, (405) 743-4560
Stillwater Art Guild, (405) 377-4766
Stillwater Ballroom Dance Club, (405) 372-5057
Stillwater Barbershop Singers, (405) 377-9282
Stillwater Basha China Burma India WWII Veteran Association, (405) 372-6528
Stillwater Breakfast Kiwanis, (405) 372-1812
Stillwater Business & Professional Women, (405) 743-4750
Stillwater Chess Club, (405) 624-2281
Stillwater Community AIDS Network, (405) 624-3671  (page 11)
Stillwater Community Singers, (405) 377-4410
Stillwater Domestic Violence Service, (405) 377-2344 or (405) 624-3020 (page 60)
Stillwater Girls Choir, (405) 744-6092
Stillwater Girls Fast Pitch Association, (405) 377-6774
Stillwater Kiwanis Club, (405) 377-1670
Stillwater Evening Lions Club, (405) 377-6029
Stillwater Exchange Club, (405) 624-2927
Stillwater Family Cat Club, (405) 377-6108
Stillwater Golden K Kiwanis Club, (405) 624-8552
Stillwater Habitat for Humanity, (405) 372-4619   (page 79)
Stillwater Hash House Harriers, (405) 377-2190
Stillwater High School Alumni Assoc., (405) 377-3656
Stillwater Hockey Club, (405) 624-9747
Stillwater Interfaith Counseling, (405) 624-5840 (page 152)
Stillwater Leaders of Tomorrow, (405) 863-0899
Stillwater Literacy Council, (405) 372-2144  (page 104)
Stillwater Medical Center Auxiliary, (405) 742-5680 (page 110)
Stillwater Mineral & Gem Society, (405) 372-8635
Stillwater Newcomers Club, (405) 372-3162  (page 122)
Stillwater Noon Lions Club, (405) 742-5882
Stillwater Nursing Home Family Council, (405) 372-1203
Stillwater R/C Flyers, (405) 624-6243
Stillwater Running Club, (405) 372-5578 
Stillwater S.A.L.T. Council, Payne County Triad, (405) 377-2874 or (405) 372-4522  (page 139)
Stillwater Skateboard Society, (405) 377-7428
Stillwater Soccer Club, (405) 533-5425
Stillwater Tennis Association, (405) 747-9981
Stillwater Travel Club, (405) 372-4849 or (405) 372-6864
Stillwater Toastmasters Club, (405) 747-9981
Stillwater Vision Support, (405) 377-4325 or (405) 372-3916
Stillwater Wagon Wheel Square Dance Club, (405) 372-7224 
Stillwater Water Garden Society, (405) 612-0698
Stillwater Woodcarver’s Club, (405) 707-7398
Stillwater Woman’s Club, (405) 372-7095
Stillwater Writer’s Group, (405) 372-2254 or (405) 408-2141
Stillwater York Rite Masonic Bodies (Chapter, Council and Commandery), (405) 372-4900
Stroke Recovery Support Group, (405) 744-9955
Sundance Pony Club, (405) 377-2437
Take Off Pounds Sensibly OK No. 488, (405) 372-5694
Take Off Pounds Sensibly OK No. 13, (405) 372-9524 or (405) 547-2652
Theta Chi Fraternity Alumni Association, (405) 372-0894
Timers Street Rods Club, (405) 372-7259
Turning Point Ranch Therapeutic Horseback Riding, (405) 372-7733
Unicef Committee of Stillwater, (405) 377-2180
United Ostomy Association Inc., Stillwater chapter, (405) 372-3464
Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post #2027, (405) 372-5545
Washington Irving Trail Museum, (405) 624-9130
Widow to Widow, (405) v372-5550  (page 176)
Women Plus, support group for women who have experienced violence, (405) 377-2344


TELEPHONE PIONEER LIFE MEMBER CLUB
 
P.O. Box 473
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076
 
Contact:           Wayne Harris, President          
Phone:              (405) 743-3000
 
Purpose and services: Members do volunteer work for organizations such as Lifeline, Stillwater Medical Center, local nursing homes, the Special Olympics, Judith Karman Hospice, and visit the sick and the elderly. In the Lifeline project, they call people monthly to check on their units and also help install the units. They meet the 2nd Friday of the month at the Sirloin Stockade at 11:00 A.M.
 
Eligibility requirements: Persons retired from Southwestern Bell or AT&T or be the spouse of a person retired from SWBT or AT&T.
 
Fees:  None.
 
Application procedure: Call Wayne Harris at (405) 743-3000.


TRANSITIONS
 
1027 E. Cherry St
Cushing, Oklahoma 74023
 
Contact:           Scott Henderson, LCSW, Transitions Program Director           
Phone: (918) 225-8412
Fax:                  (918) 225-1475
 
Purpose and services: Transitions (inpatient geriatric mental health program) is a program designed for older individuals who are experiencing emotional stress or psychological difficulties during this phase in their lives.
 
Transitions focuses on patients with organic affective disorders, acute psychoses, dementia, major depression, and adjustment disorders of aging.
 
Transitions has a variety of approaches to treatment including: medication management, group therapy, individual therapy, family therapy, and various therapeutic activities.    
 
Patient Referral:
Physicians
Healthcare Professionals
Nursing Homes
Residential Care Facilities
Home Health
Service Agencies
Family and Friends
 
Eligibility requirements: Determined by initial assessment.
 
Fees: Transitions is covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and most insurance plans.
 
Age group: Senior Adults.

STILLWATER AREA UNITED WAY
109 E. 9th Ave.
P.O. Box 308
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076
 
Contact:           Ms. Shelley Ricker, Executive Director
Phone:              (405) 377-2161
Fax:                  (405) 372-6122
Email:               shelley@stillwaterunitedway.org
Website:           www.stillwaterunitedway.org
 
Purpose and services: The Stillwater Area United Way is a fundraising organization for other nonprofit organizations serving the Stillwater area. It serves also as a community problem-solving agency.
 
Eligibility requirements: Agencies seeking United Way funds must make application on United Way forms. United Way volunteers meet with the agency directors, staff, and clients to determine the services the applying agency provides. Complete eligibility requirements are lengthy and are outlined in the United Way by-laws.
 
Hours:  Monday through Friday, 8:30 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. and 1:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
 
Application procedure: Applications are available to agencies seeking funds beginning October 1 of each year. Any interested agency should contact the United Way office at (405) 377- 2161 for more detailed information.


UNIVERSITY COUNSELING SERVICES
316 Student Union
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078
 
Contact:           Dr. Suzanne M. Burks, Director
                        Dr. Jason White, Coordinator, Student Counseling Center
                        Dr. Joni Hays, Coordinator, Career Resource Center           
Phone:              (405) 744-5472
 
Purpose and services: Confidential counseling services for OSU students. Services include counseling and programs related to personal, career, and educational concerns. Crisis intervention in emergency situations and psychiatric consultation and evaluation are available. The International Association of Counseling Services, Inc, accredits the University Counseling Services.
 
The University Counseling Services includes:  
 
         Student Counseling Center – (405) 744-5472, 316 Student Union
         Student Disability Services – (405) 744-7116
                                                        Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance Office
                                                        315 Student Union
        Alcohol and Substance Abuse Center – (405) 744-2818, 336 Student Union
        Career Resource Center – (405) 744-6434, 308 Student Union
 
Fees: Individual and group counseling involves a modest fee for services. Charges are also made for counseling-related and career testing.      
 
Eligibility requirements: Currently enrolled OSU student.     
 
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. and 1:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.   
 
Appointment procedure: Call the applicable phone numbers listed above or drop by the appropriate office.


DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Regional Office
 
Benefits Information and Assistance
125 S. Main St.
Muskogee, Oklahoma 74401
 
Phone:              (800) 827-1000 toll free from anywhere in Oklahoma
 
Purposes and services: Determination of eligibility and payment of benefits to veterans, their wives, widows, children, orphans, and dependent parents. Benefits include (but are not limited to) compensation, pension, education, burial, and clothing allowance. Provides information and application assistance to file for any VA benefits. Serves the state of Oklahoma.
 
Eligibility requirements: Honorable military service.
 
Fees: None.
 
Hours: Office hours are Friday 7:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Telephone unit hours are Monday through Thursday 7:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M., and Friday 7:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
 
Application procedure: The proper application form may be obtained by writing or calling the office.


WESTHAVEN NURSING HOME
1215 S. Western Rd.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Susan Kirby, Administrator          
                        Health Systems, Inc. - Owners
Phone:              (405) 743-1140
 
Purpose and services: Westhaven Nursing Home is a skilled-care facility, which offers 24 hour nursing care in a home-like environment. The services provided include speech, occupational and physical therapy, personal care assistance, housekeeping, dietary, and laundry service. Westhaven’s caring employees attend to the resident’s health but also realize the importance of maintaining their spirit and sense of individuality. Therefore, the social and activities department involves the residents in a broad spectrum of activities ranging from exercise classes and religious services to parties and games. Family and community involvement is encouraged. In addition to long-term care, short-term and convalescent stays are welcomed when rooms are available. At Westhaven, each resident is given encouragement, respect, and most importantly, love during their stay.
 
Eligibility requirements: Private, Medicare and Medicaid patients are accepted. Contact the administrator for requirements for skilled nursing.
 
Fees: Call the administrator's office for current charges.
 
Visiting hours: No set visiting hours.
 
Office hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.              
 
Application procedure: See the administrator or nursing director.
 
J Volunteers are always welcome. 


WIA YOUTH PROGRAM
c/o Payne County Youth Services
2224 W. 12th  Ave.
P.O. Box 2647
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076
 
Contact:           Jackie Myles, Program Coordinator
Phone:              (405) 377-3380
 
Purpose and services: The 12-month program will provide youth with the following opportunities:
 
·        Job readiness training
·        Leadership skills
·        Individualized tutoring and study skills training
·        Occupational training assistance
·        Academic and career goal setting
·        Mentoring and guidance/counseling services
·        Work experiences
·        Community-based support
·        Follow-up and supportive services
 
The WIA Youth Program provides valuable information, encouragement, and support in achieving academic and career preparation goals. Participation in the WIA program will assure youth greater success and opportunities in the future.
 
Eligibility requirements:  Call for details.
 
Fees: There is no cost to parents or youth for services provided by Payne County Youth Services.
 
Hours:  Monday – Friday, 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
 
Age group:  14-21.
 
Application procedure:  Parents and/or youth must call to schedule an appointment date and time.
 
Source of support:  Stillwater United Way, Office of Juvenile Affairs, Oklahoma Department of Human Services, Federal Department of Health and Human Services, Oklahoma State Health Department, the City of Stillwater, District Attorney’s Council, and private donations.
 
J Volunteers are needed periodically. Please call if interested.
 
A UNITED WAY AGENCY


WIDOW TO WIDOW
P.O. Box 487                          
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076
 
Contact:           Strode Funeral Home
Phone:              (405) 372-5550
 
Purpose and services: Monthly meetings are potluck suppers with speakers who keep the group abreast of current happenings, such as safety consciousness. Transportation is available to and from the meetings.
 
Eligibility requirements: Must be a widow.
 
Fees:  None.
 
Hours: The group meets the fourth Monday of each month at 5:00 P.M. No meeting in December or May.
 
Meeting Place: First Baptist Church, 701 S. Duncan, east room of the 8th street Annex (small one story building to the south of the church).
 
For more information call Strode Funeral Home at (405) 372-5550.
                                                           
Source of support: Sponsored by Strode Funeral Home.


WORKFORCE OKLAHOMA
STATE EMPLOYMENT SERVICE
711 E. Krayler Ave.
P.O. Box 1987
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076
 
Contact:           Michelle Kitzman, Manager               
Phone:              (405) 624-1450
Websites:         www.oesc.state.ok.us
                        www.oklahomajoblink.com 
                                                                           
Purpose and services: Provides job placement, unemployment insurance, testing, counseling, and statistical information for employers.
 
Eligibility requirements: Visit the office for specific information.
 
Fees:  None.
 
Hours: 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.
 
Application procedure: Come to the office for applications and to set an appointment.


STILLWATER FAMILY YMCA
204 S. Duck St. 
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
 
Contact:           Dan Carman, Executive Director       
Phone:              (405) 372-5833
 
YMCA mission: To serve Stillwater and the surrounding community by providing programs based upon Christian values that promote the health and well being of youth, families, and senior citizens regardless of their economic ability.
 
Purpose and services: Swimming lessons, youth cheer classes, summer day camp, youth sports programs, comprehensive before and after school child care, along with a full range of physical fitness activities including classes, racquetball, weight lifting, basketball, volleyball, indoor and outdoor soccer, flag football, pee-wee t-ball and exercise machines. Aquatics  (lap swim, exercise, arthritic, swim team, recreational), and wrestling team are also provided.                                         
 
Eligibility requirements: The services are available to members and non-members.
 
Fees: The fees charged vary according to which program or type of membership desired.          
 
Building hours:             6:00 A.M. - 9:00 P.M. Monday through Friday
                                10:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M. Saturday
                                1:00 P.M. -  5:00 P.M. Sunday
 
Pool hours:                  6:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M. Monday through Friday
                                   10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Saturday
                                   1:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M. Sunday
 
Summer hours:            6:00 A.M. – 9:00 P.M. Monday through Friday
                                   10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Saturday
                                   Closed Sunday
 
Application procedure: Apply in person at the YMCA, 204 S. Duck St. and for a tour of the facilities.
 
A UNITED WAY AGENCY


PAYNE COUNTY YOUTH SERVICES
2224 W. 12th Ave. - Office
P.O. Box 2647
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076
 
Contact:           Janet Fultz, Executive Director              Youth Shelter
Phone:              (405) 377-3380 - Office                                            
2804 W. 32nd Ave.
                        (405) 377-1452 – Shelter                                             Stillwater, OK 74074  
Email:               janetf@pcys.org
 
Purposes and services: PCYS is proud to offer quality individual and/or family therapy services to adolescents and their families free of charge. Our full-time counselors hold at least a Masters degree in a mental health-related field and are either licensed or under supervision for licensure in their respective counseling fields. PCYS is also proud to have on staff therapy interns who are working toward their Masters degree or Ph.D. in a mental health-related field at Oklahoma State Univeristy.    
 
Drug and Alcohol Counseling: PCYS is now certified through Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services to provide drug and alcohol counseling for adolescents who struggle with drug and/or alcohol abuse or dependence.
 
Scream Free Parenting Class: A psychoeducational group for parents of adolescents. This class offers a unique perspective on parenting, which is designed to educate, encourage, and empower parents who are feeling overwhelmed and stuck in this difficult role as parenthood.
 
Cage the Rage: An anger management group geared toward helping adolescents gain better control of their behavioral responses when they become angry. This group aims to help these young men and women develop more self-awareness and build effective coping skills in relation to their anger.
 
Breaking Free: An alcohol and drug education group designed for teens ages 15-18 who possibly at risk for drug and/or alcohol abuse or dependence. This class uses videos, activities, and open discussion to educate participants on the effects and consequences associated with substance use.
 
Skills for Success: A life skills enhancement program focused on increasing the knowledge and utilization of skills to prevent youth from engaging in future risky or illegal behaviors.
 
Jumpstart: A program also known as Workforce Investment Act, that provides youth with information, encouragement, and support in achieving their academic and career goals. 

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