Tulsa Certification Specialist

At Oklahoma United Methodist Circle of Care, we are committed to providing great foster homes for children across Oklahoma. We believe foster care has a strong correlation with the local community, specifically, the Church has a role in calling people to action as Circle of Care seeks to train, support, and assist those families in…

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Stephanie Peña to emcee Let’s Talk event

Circle of Care is excited to announce that Stephanie Peña will take the stage as our emcee for the Nov. 6 event, “Let’s Talk.” BB King’s Jazz & Blues Club crooner, Stephanie Peña has served as Voice Announcer and National Anthem Vocalist for UnidosUS; the largest Latino, social justice organization in the nation for 20 years.…

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Reflections from a new foster parent

So much has happened in the last fifteen days. I took my first placement on 04/16/2021 very late at night. The two brothers, seven and twelve. It has been very challenging but we have all survived so far. I believe things are beginning to turn a corner. Please pray for these boys, their parents, and…

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STORIES OF REUNIFICATION: The Schlarb Family

Sheila and James Schlarb have been foster parents for 18 years — spending the first 17 as therapeutic foster parents (foster parents with specialized training to care for children with significant emotional, behavioral, social issues or medical needs). A little over a year ago, the Schlarbs switched their fostering agency to Circle of Care. Their…

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