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Needs for Day Center Operations:
Personal Items
Toothbrushes
Toothpaste
Mouth Wash
Disposable Razors
Shaving Cream
After Shave
Shampoo
Soap
Bath Towels
Hand Towels
Deodorant
Vaseline
Baby Oil
Nail Clippers
Emery Boards
Shoe Insoles (for men & women)
Chapstick
Sunscreen (SPF 30)
Hydrocortisone Cream
Band-Aids
Orajel
Tylenol
Antacids
Cough Drop
Pepto Bismol Tablets
Feminine Hygiene Products
Diapers

 

Facility Needs
Toilet Paper
Paper Towels
Clear Trash Bags
Dish Detergent
Cups (6 0z. Styrofoam)
Napkins
Coffee
Magazines
Books

Clothing Needs
Underwear
Socks
Shirts
T-Shirts
Sweat Shirts
Jeans and more Jeans
Pants
Shorts
Shoes
Baseball-Type Caps
Coats

Day Center Services
8:00AM 4:00PM

Night Shelter Services
5:00PM 7:00AM

The Tulsa Day Center for the Homeless is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Case Management
Clients work one on one with a Case Manager to identity their barriers to employment and housing. Case Managers provide resources and guidance to help a client develop an individual plan to return to an independent life.

The Day Center Case Management Staff consists of three General Case Managers, three Mental Health Case Managers and two Eviction Prevention Case Managers.

Community Voice Mail
Community Voice Mail provides personal voice mailboxes to clients. Having a personal phone number is crucial when filing out employment and housing applications. The voice mailbox is free and may be accessed from any telephone.

Day Center Clinic
The Clinic provides immediate medical care to people who are homeless. The Clinic is open Monday Saturday mornings from 9:00 11:00AM, Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 1:30 3:30PM and Wednesday evening from 4:30 7:30PM. Clients are seen on a first come, first served bases. All clients who sign up will be seen the same day.

Life Skills Classes
Life Skills Classes are offered twice per year as a means of breaking the cycle of re-entry into homelessness.

Topics Include:
  • Health Care
  • Housing
  • Employment Application
  • Resumes and Interviews
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Risk Prevention
  • Money Management
  • Decision Making

Onsite Access to Other Service Providers
Outreach services from organizations offering services that address the needs of clients are given office space at the Day Center free of charge.

These agencies include:

  • Social Security Administration
  • 12&12 Center for Addiction Treatment and Recovery
  • Tulsa Housing Authority
  • Family and Children's Services
  • Veterans Administration
  • Department of Human Services
  • Legal Aid Services of Eastern Oklahoma