Lottie House Peer-Run Drop-In Center celebrates 10 years

OKLAHOMA CITY – Mental Health Association Oklahoma (MHAOK) is hosting an afternoon celebration from 1 to 4 p.m., Friday, October 13 at Lottie House Peer-Run Drop-In Center in honor of the drop-in center’s tenth anniversary.

The Lottie House is Oklahoma City’s only peer-run drop-in center, which is located in Northeast Oklahoma City. It offers nonclinical and voluntary peer-run services for anyone 18 years-old or older experiencing the challenges of homelessness, mental illness or substance use disorder. Participants can engage in services and experience positive social connections while on their paths to housing, healing and wholeness.

“The Lottie House is such a special place and a staple in the community. It is wonderful to be able to celebrate 10 years doing what we love,” said Lindsay Yisrael, Lottie House Program Manager.

This year’s Juneteenth celebration will be complete with vendor resource booths, music, food and history. Dancing music by Sunset & A Band Called Moon will fill the air, and Big O’s Pork & Dreams and Chef Ray’s Chicken Kitchen Food Truck will be on-site. Assurance Wireless, as well as MHAOK Community Health and Wellness, Veterans Services, and Housing Options are among the participating vendors.

The tenth anniversary celebration will take place at Lottie House Drop-In Center, 1311 North Lottie Avenue in Oklahoma City from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, October 13, 2023. It is free to attend, and no RSVP or registration is required.

ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OKLAHOMA: MHAOK is the state’s premier boots-on-the-ground non-profit serving at the intersection of mental illness and homelessness – fighting everyday to promote mental health, prevent suicide and end homelessness.


If members of the media would like to learn more, contact Adi McCasland at 405-250-6331 or amccasland@mhaok.org, and she will help coordinate interviews.