WHO BENEFITS FROM YOUR CONTRIBUTION?
At the United Way of Stephens County, our mission is simple…”Improve our communities’ quality of life by uniting resources in support of programs dedicated to helping people”. We believe in services that focus on the building blocks of a good quality of life: Education, Income, and Health. Our annual campaign raises funds to support our 13 partner agencies, each of which provides much needed services to those less fortunate throughout Stephens County.
702 W. Willow, Duncan, OK 73533 Tel: 580-252-9120
Christians Concerned provides emergency assistance and care to people in need within the county. This confidential assistance includes food, utility bills, rent, and prescription medications.
Douglass Eastside Senior Citizens Center
702 S. King, Duncan, OK, 73533 Tel:580-255-9579
The Douglass Center provides services to the elderly, including blood pressure checks, transportation to doctor's appointments and prescription pick-ups. We have a variety of classes such as art, ceramic and bingo on Fridays. The Center hosts a nutrition site for the noon meal and has many social activities.
Duncan Area Literacy Council
2300 Country Club Road, Duncan, OK, 73533 Tel: 580-736-1170
Duncan Area Literacy Council promotes literacy awareness and provides free tutoring for adults ages 16 and older in order that the individuals may lead more productive lives.
Duncan Community Residence
1510 W. Main Street, Duncan, OK, 73533 Tel: 580-255-3926
Duncan Community Residence provides rooms, meals and supportive assistance to disadvantaged adults with financial, emotional or physical needs. The home houses up to 25 residents with a short or long term need.
Duncan Senior Citizens Center
1110 North 7th Street, Duncan, OK, 73533 Tel: 580-255-6902
Duncan Senior Citizens Center provides a facility to satisfy the recreational, cultural and social needs of senior citizens. Aerobics, art, ceramics, bridge, dominoes and pool are some of the daily activities at the center. The center also provides transportation on a daily basis for doctor’s appointments, prescription pick-ups, running errands etc.
Delta Community Action Foundation
921 W. Maple Street, Duncan, OK 73533 Phone: 580-255-3222
Delta Community Action Foundation, Inc. is a private, non-profit corporation organized for the purpose of executing, coordinating, and planning programs authorized by federal, state, and local entities to alleviate and attempt to eradicate poverty in Garvin, McClain, and Stephens Counties. The foundation administers programs through a county office in each of the three counties.
Post Office Box 883, Duncan, OK, 73534 Tel: 580-252-2271
Gabriel's House is an after school program which provides a safe and caring environment for high risk elementary age students. All planned activities are conducive to healthy mental, physical and spiritual growth with the program focus on improving basic academic and socialization skills as well as an enrichment program with art and music lessons, field trips and character development.
Girl Scouts - Western Oklahoma
6100 N Robinson, Oklahoma City, OK 73118 Tel: 405-528-4475
Located in 39 Oklahoma counties in the central, southwest and northwest region of the state, Girl Scouts - Western Oklahoma builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. Through leadership-building programs, GSWestOK offers girls pathways to explore their interests--including STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), healthy lifestyles, and activities like our High Adventure Team and summer camps, community service projects through our Bronze, Silver and Gold Award programs, environmental stewardships, and more. Currently, GSWestOK has more than 3,500 volunteers donating approximately 420,000 hours of service to girls. Since forming locally in 1935, more than 375,000 girls have benefited from Girl Scouts.
Post Office Box 12832, Oklahoma City, OK, 73157 Tel: 405-840-9396
Heartline, 211 connects Oklahomans to help, hope, and information 24 hours a day. Heartline is a free 24hr/7days/wk phone number that gives information and referral to health and human service agencies both local and statewide. Heartline also answers the following support hotlines: National Suicide Prevention Hotline, Senior Citizen Help Hotline, REACHOUT Hotline (Substance Abuse & Mental Health), and the Oklahoma Problem Gambling Hotline.
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc
12 South 8th Street, Duncan, OK, 73533 Tel: 580-248-4675
Legal Aid provides high quality civil legal services to the poor and elderly; groups that could otherwise be without counsel. United Way of Stephens County funding has helped to make a Duncan office a reality for this agency, which is vital to ensuring client accessibility and confidentiality.
214 W. Main Street, Marlow, OK, 73055 Tel: 580-658-5771
Marlow Samaritans is an all-volunteer organization that provides basic necessities in emergency situations to transients or persons living in the greater Marlow area. This assistance includes food, utility payments, temporary (1 night) lodging, gasoline for medical appointments or job interviews, clothing, and non-narcotic prescription medications.
Post Office Box 555, Duncan, OK, 73534 Tel: 580-252-5324 (Hotline: 580-252-4357)
Women’s Haven is committed to the elimination of domestic violence (DV), sexual assault (SA), & stalking in the lives of all individuals in Stephens & Jefferson County. The goals are to empower victims by providing advocacy, education, assistance with protective orders and emergency shelter to assist them in staying safe. Additional goals are raising awareness in the community to build support systems that are based upon safety models.
Youth Services for Stephens County, Inc
16 South 7th Street, Duncan, OK 73533 Tel: 580-255-8800
It is the mission of Youth Services for Stephens County, Inc. to enhance and strengthen the emotional health and functioning of youth, adults, and families. There are three program areas under the Youth Services umbrella: the Outpatient/Outreach Services Program, the Shelter Program, and the Community Intervention Center (CIC) Program. Each of these program areas has established goals that reflect the purposes of the services. It is the goal of the Outpatient/Outreach programs to counsel, support, educate, and advocate for youth and their families. It is the goal/purpose of the Shelter to provide a safe environment, advocate, and support youth in crisis. It is the goal/purpose of the CIC to provide intervention, supervision, and a structure of accountability to juveniles that commit law violations, and educate to prevent further criminal activity.