COVID-19 Resource Listing

Tulsa Area United Way has created a directory for basic needs and resources to address challenges created by the coronavirus pandemic.

If you don't find what you need here, please contact 211. You can also search their online database

Housing and Utilities Assistance

211 Eastern Oklahoma

Eastern Oklahoma's easy access system for information and referral to community services for those who need help.

Phone: 211

VISIT WEBSITE

 
Public Service Company of Oklahoma

Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO), Oklahoma Natural Gas and the cities of Tulsa, Broken Arrow and Owasso water departments will not shut off services for non-payment at this time. City of Tulsa municipal court dockets are suspended for 30 days and evictions are on pause. 

 
Cox

Cox is helping families in need connect to the internet during these times of required in-home learning. 

Visit Webiste

 
Eviction Early Settlement Mediation Program
Community Service Council

Through 211, the Community Service Council helps connect those in need with housing resources. 

Call 211 or apply online here.

 

Food

Hunger Free Oklahoma

Make sure kids get food during the COVID-19 school shutdown. Find meal locations near you with this map. 

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Adult and Family Food Assistance

Don't have kids in school? Find food resource locations for adults and families near you with this map based on Hunger Free Oklahoma resource and location data.

View Our Interactive Resource Map

 

Broken Arrow Public Schools

Free grab-and-go meals for students 18 and under, beginning March 23 at the following locations:

Central Park - 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

In front of Sequoyah Middle School - 12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Indian Springs Apartments 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. 

 
Catoosa Public School

Free breakfasts and lunches available for children 18 and under.

Dome Cafeteria - 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 

JW Same Elementary - 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Good News Church - 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

 

Jenks Public Schools

Free "Take-out" for children 18 and under

JHS Dining Hall - 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

 
Owasso Public Schools

Free grab-and-go breakfasts and lunches for students, 18 and under, starting March 23, Mon.-Fri.

Owasso Highschool Parking Lot - 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

 

Sand Springs Public Schools

Free grab-and-go meals to children 18 and under.

Limestone Technology Academy - 11 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Clyde Boyd Middle School - 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Garfield STEAM Academy - 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Central Ninth Grade Center - 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Charles Page High School - 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Early Childhood Education Center - 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

Sapulpa Public Schools

Sapulpa is putting plans in place to provide free meals for children 18 and under, beginning March 23. 

If you believe you will use this service, please fill out the short survey to help the planning process. 

 

Tulsa Legacy Charter School

Free breakfast and lunch to all kids 18 and under. This starts March 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

Children can also receive learning materials at this time. Learn more here.

 

Tulsa Public Schools

TPS is offering grab-and-go breakfasts and lunches for students, starting March 23, at multiple locations. 

Learn More

 

Union Public Schools

Free drive-thru breakfast and lunch meals for children beginning March 23. This is available for all students, not just Union Students.

Ellen Ochoa Elementary - 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

6th/7th Grade Center - 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Jefferson Elementary - 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

 
Carver Senior Center

The Carver Senior Center is providing 30-40 meals each day to seniors between 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Location: 1208 E. Pine St., Tulsa, OK 74106

Phone: 918-585-3307

 

Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma

Find free meals near you. 

Visit Website

 
Lefty's on Greenwood

Lefty's will provide 100 box lunches and dinners, Monday through Friday, and 100 free box meals on Saturday and Sunday.

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Unemployment

Oklahoma Employment Security Commission

File for unemployment benefits.

Phone: 800.555.1554 

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Oklahoma Works

View regularly updated information about unemployment insurance, American Job Centers, companies hiring and other workforce needs.

Visit Website 

 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma

Legal Aid is offering services to help with unemployment, eviction, debt and domestic violence. 

To apply for services, call 888-534-5243 or visit their website

 

Job Opportunities

Oklahoma Works

View regularly updated information about unemployment insurance, American Job Centers, companies hiring and other workforce needs.

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Reasor's

Reasor's is hiring a variety of positions, including temporary online personal shoppers at a number of locations. 

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Schake Turnbo Frank Executive Search

Schnake Turnbo Frank has posted several openings for executive positions. 

Visit website

 

Goodwill Industries of Tulsa

Goodwill Tulsa has compiled a list of job opportunities. 

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Health and Wellness

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma

Learn more about telehealth and access to prescriptions.

Visit Website

 

Mental Health Association of Oklahoma

Mental Health Association of Oklahoma has compiled resources to help with the rise of anxiety during the Coronavirus outbreak, including virtual support groups, podcasts and more.

Visit Website

 

Tulsa World Article
9 tips for dealing with COVID-19 stress.

Read Article 

 

Family & Children's Services

The COPES COVID-19 Emotional Support Line is an easy, 24/7 telephone service for those having a hard time coping and adapting during this pandemic.

Call: 918-744-4800

 

Healthy Minds Policy

In a partnership with Mental Health Association Oklahoma, Healthy Minds Policy has compiled local resources for mental health and substance abuse providers, tools for connecting with real people for help virtually and general information. 

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Tristesse Grief Center

Tristesse Grief Center is providing telehealth appointments to anyone suffering from depression, grief and anxiety. Call to set up an appointment.

Phone: 918-587-1200

 
Emotional Wellness App

Family & Children's Services has partnered with myStrength to provide anyone with a free, personal myStrength account. This resource can help individuals cope with isolation, fear, frustration, anxiety and depression. 

Learn More and Sign Up

Financial Resources for Individuals

Deferment of Loans

To our knowledge, banks and credit unions in our six county region are adapting to changing federal guidelines and restrictions regarding loans, mortgages and other financial products. If you've been financial impacted, please contact your bank for options and financial products available to you. 

Helpful FAQs from FDIC

 

Tax Filing Deadline Extended to July 15

Read FAQs about this change on the IRS website. 

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Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

The FDIC is committed to supporting Americans during the coronavirus health crisis. This website is aimed at helping consumers get the information they need to open a bank account and receive their relief monies electronically.

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Financial Resources for Businesses

Apply to be an Essential Business

Apply on the State of Oklahoma website to classify your business as essential. 

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State of Oklahoma Damage Report

Small business are being asked to submit economic injury impacts through an online survey. This survey allows the state to capture critical information on small businesses and will pave the way for disaster assistance.  

Complete Survey 

 

Tulsa Regional Chamber

The chamber is monitoring rapidly changing situations and provides resources for support, minimizing impact and updates. 

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U.S. Small Business Administration

Learn more about guidance for your small business and loan reserves.

Apply for an emergency disaster loan. Low interest loans can provide up to $2 million through the SBA's Economic Injury Disaster Program.

 

Business Pandemic Checklist

Learn what you can do for your business and the health and safety of your employees. 

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Navigate the CARES Act

George Kaiser Family Foundation, City of Tulsa and Tulsa Community Foundation partnered to help small businesses and nonprofits navigate the CARES Act. 

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Tribal Resources

Cherokee Nation

Cherokee Nation has established a call center for tribal citizens who have questions about Coronavirus. It is open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Phone: 1-833-528-0063

Visit Website

 

National Congress of American Indians

Distance Learning Resources for Families

Resources from School Districts
Amazing Educational Resources

This list provides resources for enrichment to support families during distance learning. 

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Noggin

In partnership with United Way, Noggin is providing a free 90 day service to provide high-quality, digital learning experiences for kids. Noggin features preschool learning games, full episodes, books and activities lead by kids' favorite characters. 

Visit Website

COVID-19 Resources in Other Languages

Center for Disease Control

Visit this CDC webpage for translated fact sheets. 

Eviction Early Settlement Mediation Program
Tulsa Health Department

Coronavirus Disease page. Scroll to the bottom and click "Resources in other Languages" for Spanish, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Zomi, Hmong and Burmese. 

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Coronavirus Fact Sheet in Multiple Languages

This article from the Seattle Times has links to a fact sheet in 11 different languages.

Visit Website

 

Upcoming Events

Sapulpa Virtual Agency Panel

Days of Caring - Urgent Agency Projects

Agency Tour of the Center for Individuals with Physical Challenges

Click here for a
full listing of events

Latest News

The intersection of domestic violence and substance abuse
8/14/2020
Tulsa Area United Way hosted a webinar with experts at Domestic Violence Intervention Services and 12&12 to explain the intersection of domestic violence and substance abuse. Lauren Anderson and Amy Hardy led an engaging discussion on the types of abuse, the cycle of violence, reactions to trauma and common obstacles to substance abuse treatment.
Childcare assistance during COVID-19
8/11/2020
The Opportunity Project has teamed up with the Tulsa Area United Way (TAUW) to provide relief for families and children affected by the COVID-19 crisis.
Tulsa Area United Way on Talk Radio 1170
7/27/2020
Alison Anthony, TAUW President and CEO, spoke on the Pat Campbell Show about the needs people are facing during the pandemic and why itís important for the community to come together and help.
2019 Tulsa Area United Way Annual Report
7/20/2020
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QT and Reasorís among stores distributing child safety information
7/9/2020
In an effort to raise awareness of child abuse risks during these stressful times, the Tulsa Area United Way, Child Abuse Network, Parent Child Center and Family and Childrenís Services have partnered with local businesses to distribute important phone numbers and website information that can help keep children safe.
Tulsa Tenants and Landlords Receive Rent Relief
6/30/2020
Restore Hope Ministries partnered with the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation and the Tulsa Area COVID-19 Response Fund to assist Tulsa tenants and landlords with past-due rent filed on the Tulsa County Forcible Entry and Detainer (FED) Docket.
Alison Anthony: Grounded in love, learning a new way to communicate
6/15/2020
Tulsa Area United Way President and CEO, Alison Anthony, discusses this time of transformation and leaning into empathy and humility in this Tulsa World opinion piece.
New Tax Breaks For Donations
4/21/2020
Federal economic relief measures are providing some tax breaks to encourage charitable giving. Read more for a breakdown of the biggest changes.
NONPROFITS INVITED TO APPLY FOR RESET PROGRAM CARES ACT FUNDING
4/10/2020
Tulsa County has announced that $30 million in CARES Act funding is being made available to small businesses and nonprofits impacted as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the time-sensitive nature of the CARES Act funding which must be used by the end of 2020, the privately and locally raised Tulsa Area COVID-19 Response Fund has placed the application process temporarily on hold.