OFFICE OF PLANNING AND COORDINATION • PROGRAMS
The Office of Planning and Coordination (P&C) works collaboratively with agencies, service providers, and community partnerships to better the needs as well as improve the quality of life for Oklahoma's children, youth, and families. A list of various programs P&C is currently working with is listed below.
Parent Partnership Board
The aim of the Parent Partnership Board is to connect individuals with lived experiences with OCCY Commissioners for the purpose of advising the Commissioners and the agency in its efforts to improve Oklahoma’s child-serving systems.
Strengthening Custody and Transition Services
A partnership between OCCY, Office of Juvenile Affairs, Gordon Cooper Technology Center, and Department of Rehabilitation Services - the program provides transition to work services for eligible youth in custody of the Office of Juvenile Affairs by providing paid work experiences.
Oklahoma Mentoring Children of Incarcerated (CIP) Parents Program
In accordance with Title 10A § 2-10-101 and Title 10A § 2-10-102, OCCY is charged to annually issue a request for proposal to establish one-to-one mentoring for children whose parents are incarcerated or youth who are at risk of becoming involved in the juvenile justice system. The purpose of the program is to provide effective intervention services through one-to-one mentoring relationships to children of incarcerated parents who are either currently placed outside the home or have been identified by the Office of Juvenile Affairs as at risk of becoming involved in the juvenile justice system. Entities eligible to submit applications to administer to the program are limited to non-profit organizations. [2020 Annual Report]