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Oklahoma Covering Kids & Families Initiative

Grant Overview
The Oklahoma Covering Kids Partnership (CKP) seeks to ease the barriers to enrollment, streamline systems to encourage and support retention of clients, coordinate with statewide agencies and organizations and gain new expertise on reaching families via a myriad of outreach campaigns. These campaigns include reaching out to Hispanics, adolescents, rural communities, faith based organizations, pregnant women, families of newborns, school lunch programs and Native Americans. Another CKP goal is to create a bilingual standard for Medicaid in Oklahoma.

Grant Amount
Children: $700,000

Start Date
April 1, 2002

Target Populations
Adults (search other projects targeting Adults)
African Americans (search other projects targeting African Americans)
Immigrant families (search other projects targeting Immigrant families)
TANF recipients (search other projects targeting TANF recipients)
Vulnerable urban populations (search other projects targeting Vulnerable urban populations)

Business (search other projects using this intervention)
Child care providers (search other projects using this intervention)
Providers (search other projects using this intervention)
Schools (search other projects using this intervention)

Lead Organization
Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy

Bonnie Bellah
420 NW 13th
Suite 101
Oklahoma City, OK 73103

p (405) 236-5437 x108

Local Projects in Oklahoma

Northeastern Oklahoma Community Health Centers (NEOCHC)
Variety Health Center (VHC)

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