Southwest Foster Care, Inc. is a foster care agency providing both Traditional and Therapeutic family placement and support options to foster youth in Oklahoma between the ages 0-18, who have been assessed through the Department of Mental Health and determined eligible to receive services according to the medical necessity criteria.
These youth are in the custody of the State of Oklahoma, referred by the Department of Human Services. Private referrals / placements are considered on an individualized basis. Southwest Foster Care, Inc., strives to have dedicated staff and therapists who care about children and believe they can make a difference.
Our mission is to establish, maintain, and enhance quality foster care service. We strongly promote the foster care youth's self-respect and maturity by building or increasing self-esteem through multiple positive experiences and relationships.
In addition, Southwest Foster Care, Inc., provides a structured but nurturing environment that helps to promote responsibility while teaching the youth to control their behavior and make better choices. Southwest Foster Care, Inc., also helps foster youth resolve trauma, loss and separation from families or previous placements.
There are over 8000 children in Oklahoma tonight in need of:
- a safe place to sleep
- a responsible adult to notice they need help
- someone who sees them
- someone who cares