Chapter 9: Programs for Minorities and Underserved Populations


Section 3: Organizations and Resources Serving Minority Populations American Indian Tribes and Resources are listed in the preceding sections


Asian-American Community Service Association - Tulsa

English classes, immigration and naturalization assistance and civics education.

11322-F E. 21st St.
Tulsa , OK 74129

Voice: 

918-234-7431

Fax: 

918-234-3148

Breaking New Ground (BNG)

Email: bng@ecn.purdue.edu

Provides information and resources on rehabilitation technology for persons working in agriculture. The National AgrAbility Project offers education and assistance to help identify ways to accommodate disabilities, eliminate barriers, and create a favorable climate among rural service providers for people with disabilities. BNG also has a newsletter, and its web site provides rural assistive tech links and other resource links for persons with disabilities in rural areas.

Purdue University

225 S. University St., ABE Building
West Lafayette , IN 47907

Voice: 

765-494-5088

TTY: 

765-494-5088

Toll Free: 

800-825-4264

Fax: 

765-496-1356

La Puerta de Oro

420 S.W. 10
Oklahoma City , OK 73109

Voice: 

405-235-4243

Latino Community Development Agency

420 S.W. 10th St.
Oklahoma City , OK 73109

Voice: 

405-236-0701

Fax: 

405-236-0737

Metropolitan Tulsa Urban League

Email: info@mtul.org

The Metropolitan Tulsa Urban League is an affiliate of the National Urban League (NUL), the nation's oldest and largest community-based movement devoted to empowering African Americans and other underserved individuals to enter the economic and social mainstream. Service programs include areas of Education, youth and community development, housing services, financial assistance for housing rental or house payments, and related resources.

240 E. Apache St.
Tulsa , OK 74106

Voice: 

918-584-0001

Fax: 

918-584-0569

Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City

Provides social and community services, food bank, affordable housing, employment services, minority business development and more.

3900 N. Martin Luther King Ave.
Oklahoma City , OK 73111

Voice: 

405-424-5243

Fax: 

405-424-3382

Variety Care

Health Care Centers

1025 Straka Terrace, OKC 73139
4023 NW 10th St, OKC 73107
500 SW 44th ST OKC, 73109
3851 Tinker Diagonal, Del City 73115
5622 N. Portland Ste 200, OKC 73112
7710 NW 10th St, OKC 73127
211 E. Baseline Rd, Tipton OK 73570
307 W Main, Fort Cobb OK 73038
203 W. 2nd St, Grandfield OK 73546

Nonprofit health center that accepts Medicare, Medicaid and other insurances. Offers services on sliding fee scale based on household income. Provides medical, dental, behavioral health, optometry, WIC, and many other community services.

Dental

1025 Straka Terr. Oklahoma City, OK 73139
4023 NW 10th St, OKC 73107
500 SW 44th ST, OKC 73109* Pediatrics only
307 W Main, Fort Cobb OK 73038

Optometry

1025 Straka Terrace OKC 73139

Voice: 

405-632-6688

Vietnamese American Association

Refugee Center: Assists in resettlement and adjustment of refugees; English training; employment assistance.

2316 N.W. 23 St.
Oklahoma City , OK 73107

Voice: 

405-524-3088

YWCA Intercultural Service Center - Tulsa

YWCA Immigrant and Refugee programs offer professional translation services in Spanish, Vietnamese, Russian, and many other languages. This program eases the transition into a new society by providing support and information with medical, legal, business and educational issues. It has also developed a special assistance telephone connection called Tele-Ayuda. It is designed to help Spanish-speaking individuals receive information and referrals to area agencies.

8145 E. 17th St.
Tulsa , OK 74112

Voice: 

918-663-0377

TTY: 

800-506-6211 Toll Free / TELE-AYUDA

Toll Free: 

800-506-6211 TELE-AYUDA

Fax: 

918-663-0001 TELE-AYUDA