C.A.R.E. for Change, Inc. - About Us
Community Adolescent Rehabilitation Effort (C.A.R.E.) For Change, Inc. is a certified community based not-for-profit agency providing services in Oklahoma for over 23 years. Services are provided free of charge to those that qualify.
C.A.R.E. For Change, Inc. has programs designed to provide intensive and extended substance abuse services to children, adults and their families. Everyone is eligible for services at CARE for Change including individuals participating in the DHS(Department of Human Service) TANF program, and the judicial systems. CARE focuses on issues and problems related to abuse, and or dependency of drugs and/or alcohol.
The curriculum includes: anger management, socialization, decision making, and values and problem solving skills in relationship to substance abuse. The treatment program can be designed with stabilization and moving to intensive and transition phases.
Our program services are provided in conjunction with Federal, State, and County Agencies. Medicaid payments accepted.
C.A.R.E. for Change, Inc. is committed to providing quality substance abuse services that meet the needs of those in the community. Our staff is dedicated to preventing and treating chemical dependency and abuse through education, intervention, and outreach programs. Our staff and Board of Directors share a collective vision of providing innovative and effective services to the citizens of Oklahoma County. We, at C.A.R.E. for Change, Inc. strive to:
- Enhance positive self-esteem
- Provide quality program services
- Assist in improving and enhancing positive family relationships
- Assist Consumer with leading a life substance free
C.A.R.E. for Change, Inc. values the family as the single most important unit of the community. We are therefore devoted to assisting adolescents and adults and their families in remaining drug free, through enhancing and strengthening the individual and family to build a stronger community. We are committed to delivering services and employing personnel in a legal, ethical, and non-discriminatory manner.
It is our philosophy to promote the dignity and respect of all individuals we serve and employ. We believe in the self-worth of every individual and strive to holistically treat our consumers from physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual approach. The cornerstone of our philosophy is the Sankofa which symbolizes “returning to the past to gain wisdom, to build for the future.” A healthy strong community is our future.
- Rev. James Greenwood
- Rev. Dr. John Peoples
- Lillie Buckner
- Rev. Jesse Jackson