CYCLE OF INCARCERATION
Incarceration has long-reaching effects beyond the incarcerated individual. GKFF supports programs that break the cycle of incarceration to reduce the negative impact on Oklahoma families and communities.
Women In Recovery
Women in Recovery (WIR) is an evidence-based alternative to incarceration program for women facing significant prison sentences in Tulsa County. The program, operated by Family and Children’s Services, includes more than a year of gender-specific, trauma-informed mental health and substance abuse treatment and comprehensive employment and family reunification services. WIR provides participants an opportunity to successfully return to their families and communities. Since 2009, WIR has helped nearly 700 women and more than 1,400 children.
Center for Employment Opportunities
Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) is a statewide program that provides employment services to people with recent criminal convictions. Through life-skills education, transitional work, job placement and retention services, CEO helps participants develop behaviors and skills necessary to enter the workforce. CEO helps to create stability for participants and their families.