Media Coverage

An inside view of Governor Stitt’s dissolution of the GICH

As we continue to advocate for the most vulnerable Oklahomans, we recognize and applaud the innovative leadership at all levels who work alongside us in this fight to end homelessness. As our own Kelly Dyer Fry said in Sunday’s op-ed for the Oklahoman (a paper at which she was the editor for nearly a decade), …

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Developing: the dissolution of the Oklahoma Governor’s Interagency Council on Homelessness

As the premier boots-on-the-ground nonprofit whose expertise and work primarily exists at the intersection of mental illness and homelessness, we were disheartened to learn of Governor Stitt’s decision to disband the 19 year-old Oklahoma’s Governor on Interagency Council on Homelessness (GICH). 2News Oklahoma reached out to us for comment, and past chair of the GICH …

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Our community partnerships are key in this winnable fight to end homelessness

The strong partnerships MHAOK has formed with other statewide organizations are instrumental in serving the most vulnerable Oklahomans. Some of the Association’s closest allies in the fight to end homelessness are Homeless Alliance, Pivot and Oklahoma City Housing Authority, and the four organizations formally came together when the the City of Oklahoma City sought applications …

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Arie Fife with Oklahoma Watch goes out with our boots-on-the-ground team

This winter, Arie Fife with Oklahoma Watch took a deep dive into our boots-on-the-ground efforts to serve vulnerable Oklahomans. She’s gone out with our Oklahoma City A Better Way team, as well as our Street Outreach and Street Medicine teams, speaking with those who run the programs and those who benefit from their services. Fife …

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MHAOK celebrates the grand reopening of Taylor Ridge Apartments with a ribbon cutting ceremony

Mental Health Association Oklahoma celebrates the grand reopening of Taylor Ridge Apartments with a ribbon cutting ceremony  OKLAHOMA CITY – Mental Health Association Oklahoma (MHAOK) is pleased to celebrate the grand reopening of Taylor Ridge Apartments in Northwest Oklahoma City with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The event will take place at 4759 NW 36th Street …

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True homeless count overflows ONEOK Field: an op ed by Terri White

As advocates for the most vulnerable in our community, it is imperative that we continue to raise awareness, strategically and comprehensively. Saturday’s edition of the Tulsa World included a valuable piece on the alarming affordable housing deficit and its clear impact on our fight against homelessness. Click here for the digital version of the latest …

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Tulsa World writes on community service providers and how federal funding has helped us to address homelessness

Our dedication to working with both community partners and elected officials to assist those in need of housing and mental health services made the front page of the Tulsa World, this weekend. Kevin Canfield dives into Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum’s Homelessness Task Force, examining the needs of those experiencing homelessness along with strategies to address …

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Oklahoma Watch highlights Street Outreach, Mobile Medical, and A Better Way efforts

Last month, we spent a lot of time working with two of the Oklahoma Watch journalists as they covered our boots-on-the-ground efforts to assist fellow Oklahomans who are struggling. Arie Fife was the lead reporter on this story, and she did an excellent job highlighting the work our Street Outreach, Street Medicine, and A Better …

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