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Assistance programs Oklahoma City and County.

Find organizations that offer financial help in Oklahoma County, including churches, non-profits, government agencies and charities. Find where to apply at for grant money to help pay utility bills or rent. Or learn where to get free food, personal or household stuff or transportation services. Get financial assistance near you in OKC.

There are even assistance programs for job training, day care, and transportation programs, such as free gasoline vouchers or a car for work among other resources. Or find income producing opportunities in Oklahoma City, including ways to earn or make free money, job placement services, school supplies, and even free Christmas gifts for kids. All these social services and financial assistance programs can help low income families on Oklahoma County.

Emergency financial help with bills, housing and emergency assistance in OKC

Community Action Agency of Oklahoma City and Oklahoma County has a number of grant programs, funds for the low-income, and social services. Financial resources include those below.

  • Mortgage/Rental Payment Assistance: This housing program was designed to assist families and individuals that have experienced a family emergency that rendered them unable to pay their monthly rent or mortgage
  • Crisis Intervention: Funding and cash aid is available on a limited basis for paying for prescriptions and partial payments on utility and cooling bills.
  • Income programs for making money, both traditional or gig positions. There are also apps, cash back programs and other ways to make free money.
  • Other social services are arranged as well. Get bus passes, homeless prevention, Christmas assistance, tax preparation, and other aid.

There are many other programs offered from CAA of OKC. Many are focused on self-sufficiency and long term stability, and those may be free tax advice from VITA, GED training and job placement. They also offer assistance or low interest loans for housing needs, such as rent, home repairs, or a security deposit on a new residence. Or get referrals to emergency shelters or transitional housing programs. The address is 319 SW 25th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73109. Call (405) 232-0199, or read more Community Action Oklahoma City and Canadian Counties.




Neighborhood Services group is an Oklahoma City based non-profit organization that provides rent help, money for mortgage payments, and eviction prevention services. They also help pay utility bills, offer free dental or food boxes and more.

  • The details include first months rent to people moving into a new home or apartment. Eviction prevention can pay someone who is about to be evicted with one months of rent payments. Neighborhood Services Organization can offer you a grant to pay up to one month of your mortgage. the location is 431 SW 11th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73109. Call (405) 236-0452.)

Car or truck loan payment help is available. Oklahoma City and the county area workers rely heaving on their autos for work reasons. There is financial assistance available as well as options such as refinancing and credit counseling. Low income families and households with poor credit can also get help. More on car note assistance.

Oklahoma County DHS – This government agency helps families become self-sufficient over the long term. During the process there may be short term cash assistance or benefits offered. They also help those who are not receiving public assistance to remain self-sufficient.

  • Among other benefit programs and public assistance, they offer the following in Oklahoma County. There is emergency Financial Assistance for Rent and Utilities, including from Government State Programs. Or apply for free EBT cards or SNAP Food Stamps; or free Health Care Home from Medicaid Services. There is also DHS Prescription Assistance; Transportation; and more for low-income families.
  • County Of Oklahoma Department Of Human Services processes applications for government benefits. This includes food stamps, medical bill assistance, TANF/temporary assistance to needy families, child care, and more, such as low income housing. Address is 1115 SE 66th Street, Oklahoma City, OK as well as an address at 2409 N Kelley Ave, Annex Building, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73111.

Statewide benefits are arranged too. Many other low income programs, including grant money, is offered. More details on public assistance in Oklahoma.  Phone number (405) 521-3646 or (405) 522-2273.





Upward Transitions – Individuals who are homeless may receive assistance with legal document retrieval  (birth certificates, marriage licenses, etc.), state ID purchases, deposits for utilities and public housing, and linkage to other services. Families with children under the age of 18 and seniors 55 years or older may receive assistance with rent or utilities if they have an eviction notice or cut-off notice.

  • In addition, case workers can offer social casework to those in crisis situations. Call (405) 232-5507 in advance to ask about availability of services. The address of Upward Transitions is 1134 W. Main Street, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73106.

State of Oklahoma and federal government telephone assistance programs can help help the low income, seniors, and disabled among others. There may be free phones, discounts from Lifeline, help paying for installation costs and much more. Find details on financial assistance for telephone bills.

Financial help Oklahoma City and CountyEpiphany of The Lord Catholic Church – Relies on donations from church members, from the community and volunteers to administer utility bill help. The charity assists with utilities. They only cover these Zip Codes:  73142, 73162, 73078 and portions of 73132 north of Wilshire Blvd.

  • Additional support may include security deposit funds, eviction prevention, free food, and other support. They only cover the zip codes of 73142, 73162, 73078, and portions of 73132. Location is 7336 W Britton Road, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73132. Main phone (405) 722-2110.

Saint Vincent Christ the King Church of Oklahoma County has limited emergency aid. This may be prescription medications, electric bill help, and rental programs. Dial (405) 242-4590 or (405) 242-4500.

Hope Center of Edmond - Clients of this non-profit are assisted financially with utilities, rent, prescription vouchers. Other services may include free food, clothing, household goods and hygiene items, transportation, baby items, and bedding. 1251 N Broadway, Ste A&B, Edmond, OK 73034. Dial (405) 348-1340.

Emergency assistance from Salvation Army - Programs offered by this charity organization prioritize families with children, seniors, and the disabled. If qualified, the organization may provide cash assistance for basic needs if someone is faced with a crisis. Ongoing case management and advice will be provided at the same time.

  • The Salvation Army in Oklahoma City also provides residents financial help. there is money to help paying utility and other energy bills. They will generally provide financial aid to hundreds of people per month, however they are constantly trying to raise additional funds so they can help more people in need. The Salvation Army and ONG have partnered together for decades and together they have helped thousands of families across Oklahoma in the past with a program called Share the Warmth.

Oklahoma County families can receive help with the following. Food and meals; Transitional housing; Holiday assistance including Christmas gifts and meals; Transportation and more. There are also free school supplies emergency funds to pay rent or electric bills, shelter and more. Additional details on Salvation Army Oklahoma County.

Social Services - The county administers a number of cash assistance programs for low income residents. Priority is for families and single moms with children, seniors, and the disabled. Most of the aid is to help pay for basic needs and expenses on a short term basis.

  • In addition, social services offers referrals to medical programs throughout Oklahoma City that treat serious illnesses or medical needs. Medicaid, SoonerCare and other support is arranged. Find additional ways to get free health care.




Examples of what can be paid for include electric and cooling bills, housing, food, and medications. At the same time, individuals can meet with social service workers to gain long term self-sufficiency. Read more public assistance in Oklahoma County.

The following are local churches that may offer some limited financial assistance, mostly with utilities. Some may have some limited funds for rent, medications or free food too. They only help people in their immediate vicinity. There are many other national and regional churches that can help families living in poverty. Find more details on applying for help. Read financial assistance from churches.

  • St Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, Del City, Oklahoma. Call (405) 670-6105 or (405) 677-4873
  • St Monica Catholic Church, Edmond. Call (405) 341-8128 or 405) 359-2700
  • St Teresa Catholic Church, Harrah, Oklahoma Call (405) 343-2938 or (405) 454-2819
  • St Phillip Neri Catholic Church, Midwest City. Call (405) 741-0967 or (405) 737-4476
  • Catholic Charities, 1501 N Classen Blvd, Oklahoma City. Dial (405) 523-3000 or (405) 523-3028
  • Trinity International Baptist Church, 1329 NW 23rd St, Oklahoma City, (405) 528-6327
  • Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 1005 NE 15th St, Oklahoma City. Call (405) 239-2804 or (405) 236-4301
  • Quail Springs Baptist Church, 14613 N May, Oklahoma City, (405) 751-1621 or dial (405) 302-3030
  • Guild of St George, 117 NW 7th, Oklahoma City,
  • Putnam City Baptist Church, 11401 N Rockwell, Oklahoma City, (405) 773-6914
  • Shepherds of Love Ministries Inc., Edmond, Oklahoma (405) 348-5195

In addition to those parishes above, other local churches will often provide help to people from the immediate community. So it may be a street or neighborhood in Oklahoma County. They offer food, clothes, free dental clinics that clean teeth or perform root canals, financial aid for electric bills, and much more. Some even help immigrants, whether legal or not. Find more details on church assistance in Oklahoma County.

Find help for rent and tenant assistance programs in OKC. There are several non-profit organizations, churches, and programs that focus on offering funds for paying security deposits, transitional housing and also rental assistance. While most of the programs are for a crisis or emergency, they may have funds for ongoing payment too. Find a listing of Oklahoma County rent assistance programs.

  • Transitional and low income housing programs operate across the county and Oklahoma City. Some are very short term in nature (such as emergency shelters) and other housing programs are for more mid to long term. In either case, you can partner with case managers to explore permanent solutions to your crisis. The agencies also focus on preventing homelessness in Oklahoma County. More information on transitional housing in Oklahoma City.

Financial assistance for water bills - While the amount of aid available is limited, qualified low income families who are faced with a crisis may be able to receive monetary assistance for paying water expenses. Another option is a payment plan. Learn more on Oklahoma City water bill assistance.

Cooling assistance, including fans and air conditioners - The Salvation Army, Oklahoma Gas and Electric, and Social Services all work together to help individuals make it through the hot and humid summer months. The agencies provide free fans, air conditioners, and emergency financial help with paying utility bills as needed to qualified Oklahoma County families. Learn more on free fans in Oklahoma County.







Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency can provide assistance on federal government programs such as section 8 vouchers and first time home buying programs. In addition, this location usually helps people recover from natural disasters, such as tornadoes. They will often have free grant money for these natural disaster situations. Telephone - (405) 419-8196 or (405) 848-1144

St Francis Catholic Church – Homeless and eviction prevention funds may be issued in the form of loans for paying rent or maybe a cash grant. Christmas assistance and medical care / medications are offered. The agency will offer referrals to non-profits for this, if funds are available and the family is qualified. The church is at 1901 Nw 18th, Oklahoma City, OK 73106. Call (405) 528-0485 for referrals.

Neighbor for Neighbor can help prevent utility disconnection. Financial aid is only for people that do not live in section 8, public housing or HUD apartments., or the address is 300 SW 13th in the city.

St Monica Catholic Church of Edmond has very limited funds for utilities or rent payments. The church partners with the local St Vincent DePaul Society. Services are available as funds and volunteers are available. Call (405) 341-8128. Another similar charity is Epiphany Of The Lord Catholic Church of 7336 W Britton Road in Oklahoma City. This center also has emergency financial aid. (405) 722-2110.

Areawide Aging Agency, Inc. coordinates assistance for the disabled and seniors in Oklahoma County. Services include transportation to appointments, free food and meals, Legal Services, Housing, and information on government health care. The address is 4101 Perimeter Center Dr., Oklahoma City, OK 73112-5910, phone 405-942-8500. Learn more on programs from Areawide Aging Agency.

  • Seniors also have other state and federal programs available to them. There are resources focused on the elderly in both Oklahoma County and across the state. Most do not have income restrictions either. Call a non-profit to make an inquiry, or learn more on Agency of Aging in Oklahoma.

St Joseph Catholic Church is also part of Saint Vincent parish network. Social services, food, free holiday assistance, thrift stores, and more is available. Some money may be offered for paying utilities. Call (405) 917-5999 or (405) 235-4565. The location is  307 NW 4th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73102.

Christ The King Catholic Church, St Lawrence Ministry runs a food pantry and provides prescription, utility bill and rental assistance to the low income and seniors. Call (405) 242-4590 or (405) 242-4500

Bethany First Nazarene Church (address  6789 NW 39th Expy, Bethany, OK 73008) may have one time per year energy bill assistance for people in the zip codes of 73008 or 73122. They can help pay light, gas, or power bills. Call (405) 789-2050 for intake.

Department Of Veterans Affairs (phone number (888) 655-2838) coordinates financial aid and government resources for veterans, their widows and children, wives and others who are experiencing an emergency. These funds and grants are designed for one-time emergency aid and not as a recurring source of income. Applicants need to be facing a crisis such as a medical emergency, illness, or injury.





St Charles Borromeo Conference may offer assistance in the form of partial rent payments. Rent will be paid directly to the landlord or apartment management company. Call (405) 445-0414 or (405) 789-2595 for intake.

Sunbeam Family Services - The agency provides assistance to Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, counseling services on a sliding fee scale, an Early Childhood programs for Pre-K aged children, and the charity also has an Emergency Senior Shelter for adults no younger than 55. Address is 1100 NW 14th Street, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73106, or dial (405) 528-7721.

Grants are offered for the disabled, working poor, low income and others. The funds can pay for bills, cover basic needs for a home in Oklahoma County, and offer other forms of support. Find details on low income grants.

Volunteers of America in Oklahoma provides low income housing assistance, support to the elderly, disabled, and veterans. They operate affordable apartments in the county and offer other services to tenants. This includes payee support (for the elderly and disabled), offer aid to seniors, and more. This is all in addition to the low income homes in Oklahoma City region. Continue Volunteers of America in Oklahoma.

Our Ladys Cathedral Catholic Church of Oklahoma City (call (405) 525-5034) provides one time, limited utility bill assistance. Written script needed for prescription vouchers. Other aid may be hot meals and information on local shelters.

In His Name Ministries of Oklahoma City is a faith based church groups that offers financial aid and guidance to the working poor. Programs are also available for the disabled, single moms, and seniors in Oklahoma County.

  • Referrals to government grants for everything from rent to cooling bills or a security deposit.
  • Food from a pantry, and home delivered meals are offered at a low cost.
  • IHNM provides other social services such as clothing, shelter, and minor repair work to the home of a senior citizen. Continue with assistance from In His Name Ministries.

WestTown Resource Center (the Homeless Alliance)which is part of the Continuum of Care Homeless Alliance, helps with housing issues. It provides both basic needs, such as food, use of a computer, or clothing as well as assistance to families facing an eviction. Other resources include Permanent Housing placement for the disabled, HOPWA, and grants for rent or energy bills. The non-profit is at 1724 NW 4th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73106. Phone: (405) 415-8410.

Catholic Charities has several centers in Oklahoma City. The staff and volunteers from the agency are committed to helping the poor overcome barriers. Programs such as Family Hope will assist clients with finding jobs and housing. While individuals learn through case management workshops, some financial assistance may be offered to help pay bills and rent or provide for other needs. Other resources in Oklahoma City include immigration assistance, food, and help for seniors. Click Oklahoma City Catholic Charities.




Jesus House is a charity organization serving the inner city, and is a non-denominational, nonprofit Christian outreach program. They provide help with rent, shelter, food aid, free clothing, help paying energy bills and other services to local residents. They also support women facing abuse, immigrants and veterans in Oklahoma City.

  • Appliances, clothing, and furniture are provided to those who need help. This form of aid is passed out based on a first come first served basis. While there is no waiting list, the free stuff is limited. Also, those seeking help must transport any goods themselves. Find additional low income furniture programs near you.
  • Some of the other emergency help includes one time payments for short term rent help, funds for energy or light bills, and a one time payment for gasoline for up to $15. There is also a food pantry located on site that distributes free meals.
  • Basic medical is arranged from volunteer doctors. Locate an extensive list of other free community clinics in Oklahoma.

The facility is located at 1335 West Sheridan in Oklahoma City, and can be reached at (405) 232-7164.

Get help with debts or a mortgage. The non-profit Greenpath (formerly Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Central Oklahoma) provide debt help, auto loan refis and credit counseling to Oklahoma City residents. Low income clients can get most of the support for free.

  • They provide free counseling and advice. They can help people improve their credit scores and develop a budget for them. One of the solutions they often recommend, and can help someone enter into, is a Debt Management Plan (DMP). Click here to learn more about DMP (debt management plans).

Gain access to a HUD approved counselor from Greenpath as well. A mortgage counselor will meet one on one with the homeowner. The counselor can  offer mortgage relief, information on refinancing as well as other solutions. Click here to learn more on foreclosure mediation, or dial the agency at 866-476-7284.

Legal aid, free lawyers consultations and advice helps low-income families as well as seniors. They cover civil cases. Legal Aid of Oklahoma provides people who can’t afford an attorney with full access to assistance. The programs and services they provide are extensive.

  • It ranges from mortgage and foreclosure help up through advice to deal with debt collectors and creditors. Also, receive support for landlord and tenant issues, illegal evictions, and utility service disconnection. Click here to learn more, or call them at (405) 557-0020. Find free legal aid in Oklahoma.

Career development and job finding services in Oklahoma County are offered. If you are under or unemployed, or are just looking for increased career development, The Education & Employment Ministry (TEEM) helps the unemployed and underemployed adults through a job training and assistance program. They help people find jobs, give out free computers or phones, and improve their skills with the goal to increase their household income. Call them at (405) 235-5671. The non-profit is at 1501 N Classen Blvd, Oklahoma City, OK 73106.

Places for free stuff in Oklahoma County

Free food assistance, help with groceries and general personal items in Oklahoma City are available. Charities and churches feed the low-income, homeless and working poor among others. Many food banks and pantries are located in the area. There are also soup kitchens, SNAP food stamps, free holiday meals, Meals on Wheels and more. Read more on Oklahoma City free food pantries.





Free clothes, furniture and household goods are offered from churches, thrift stores, and non-profit clothing closets as well as furniture banks. Free goods provided by the centers can include, but are not limited too, baby supplies, back to school items, professional work attire, household furniture such as beds and more. Many of the distribution centers in Oklahoma City also have volunteers and case managers who can provide referrals to other assistance programs. Please also donate any surplus items to a clothing closet if you can. Read Oklahoma City free clothing closets, furniture banks and school supplies.

  • School supplies, uniforms, backpacks, and more assistance is for students in Oklahoma County. Charities, churches, and donation services give them the free stuff they need for the year. Find details on free school supplies in Oklahoma County.

Free help at Thanksgiving and Christmas is available in Oklahoma County. Various resources are dedicated to meeting the needs of struggling families. There may be free toys, unwrapped presents passed out at no cost, or even donated gift cards to buy a turkey or pay for a gift at a store such as Target. Another option are Christmas meal sites which feed anyone in need, including deliveries to seniors. Find free Christmas help in Oklahoma County.

Free dental and medical care is available in the county for the homeless, uninsured and low-income. The clinics give low income as well as uninsured patients the ability to see a primary care provider for their health care or dental needs. Check ups, womens health issues and preventative care is often free. The service helps keep them out of hospital emergency rooms that don’t always provide follow-up appointments to them. Locate low cost/free medical clinics in Oklahoma County.


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