One Church, One Child is incorporated in
the state of Oklahoma as a non-profit, 501 (C)
(3) charitable organization. The program is
a special nationally recognized recruitment
program designed to identify prospective
homes for African-American children in the
state of Oklahoma. One Church, One Child
provides an organized method of reaching
out to the community through churches
and community organizations to explain the
adoption and foster care needs of children,
specifically African-American children.
The Oklahoma program is modeled after
One Church, One Child of Illinois which was
founded in 1980 by Father George Clements,
who was at that time Pastor of Holy Angels
Catholic Church in Chicago.
The One Church, One Child Board of
Directors and the One Church, One Child
staff are committed and dedicated to
carrying out the mission of the program on
behalf of the children who desire stability
and permanency in the state of Oklahoma
The program is sponsored by the Oklahoma
Department of Human Services Division
of Child Welfare in partnership with One
Church, One Child Board of Directors.
The mission of One Church, One Child of
Oklahoma is to inform the community of the
need for foster/adoptive (bridge resource)
homes and identify families interested in
adopting or fostering children, specifically
African American children.
One Church One Child of Oklahoma, Inc.
3129 North Martin Luther King Ave.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73111
1-800-865-0225 or (405) 424-0225
Fax: (405) 424-0975
1504 S.W. N. H. Jones Street
Lawton, Oklahoma 73501
6128 E. 38th Street, Suite 5100
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74135
All tax deductible donations can be mailed to:
Johnson & Associates c/o OCOC
EO. Box 36482
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73136
One Church, One Child
For these are all our children...
And we will profit by, or pay for,
whatever they become.
Wendy's Wonderful Kids sponsor program
Foundation For Adoption
One Family At A Time"
OKDHS Pub. No. 00-55 Revised 03/2013
This publication is authorized by Oklahoma Department of Human Services Director Ed
Lake and printed by OKDHS in accordance with state and federal regulations at a cost
of $1607.04 for 10,044 copies. Copies have been deposited with the Publications Clearinghouse of the Oklahoma Department of Libraries. OKDHS offices may request copies
on ADM-9 (23AM009E) electronic supply orders. Members of the public may obtain
copies by calling 1-877-283-4113 (toll free), by faxing an order to (405) 962-1741, or by
downloading a copy at www.okdhs.org/library.
One chyurch, One Child of Oklahoma