Social Innovations

  • Cura Medical Clinic
    This clinic provides free medical care to the underserved low-income residents of Creek County. These funds will allow the clinic to operate a small pharmacy onsite.
  • Communities is Medicine – Urban Strategies
    Community is Medicine (CIM) is a program within the Choice Neighborhoods People Strategy work underway in the River West/Eugene Field Neighborhood. CIM is grounded on the belief that community is an essential factor in personal help. The model includes a 4-part “prescription” that equips community members with the tools to take control of their individual health while creating a place for community members to grow and support one another along their health journey.
  • Domestic Violence Nurse Practitioners Advocate – DVIS
    A program providing two part-time professionals specializing in strangulation to increase access to healthcare services for survivors of domestic and sexual violence, connect survivors who have experienced strangulation or head injuries with follow-up care providers, and reduce financial barriers for clients.
  • Fab Lab Tulsa MaTCH Program
    A program that will serve 48 students covering the topics of Design Thinking, 3D Printing, Precision Laser Cutting, CNC Milling and Electronics. 
  • Family and Children’s Services COPES 9-1-1
    The COPES 911 pilot program will embed COPES (Community Outreach Psychiatric Emergency Services) crisis intervention specialists in Tulsa 911 as a new first responder group. 
  • Growing Together Community Leadership Institute
    A leadership development program designed to equip community members with the knowledge, skills and abilities to elevate their voices in the community.
  • Healthcare Advocacy Program – South Tulsa Community House (STCH)
    This program allows a part-time Health Care Advocate to facilitate access to direct healthcare services, coordinate outreach and community health workshops, and facilitate Medicare and Medicaid enrollment.
  • Housing is Healthcare – Center for Housing Solutions
    A pilot project aimed to disrupt the cycle of individuals discharged from local hospitals to the street and removing barriers that prevent people from accessing healthcare and benefits for individuals experiencing homelessness in the city of Tulsa.
  • Tulsa Advocates for the Protection of Children Mobile Resource Unit
    A mobile resource center that will visit rural Tulsa County as well as Creek, Okmulgee, Osage, Rogers, and Wagoner counties to deliver basic needs to children in foster care. 
  • Met Cares Level Up
    A scholarship program initiative that will invest in individuals from high-need, historically economically disadvantaged areas of the city – with a specific focus on single parents striving to enhance their own career in order to provide a stronger future for their children.