Payne County Youth Services

Payne County Youth Services, Inc. is a private, non-profit outpatient community-based and substance abuse treatment provider, emergency shelter, transitional living, prevention, and crisis services.  Programming is designed to assist children, youth, young adults, and families to improve their overall quality of life.


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Getting Involved

It’s All for the Kids

Making a Donation

PCYS offers multiple ways for those that believe in our mission to provide support through the donation of time, talent, and treasure.  These opportunities include:

  • Cash donation to general fund
  • Endowment fund contribution through Tulsa Community Foundation
  • Donation to Friends of the Shelter
  • Memorial/Honorarium Gifts
  • Sponsorship and reservations to annual gala, An Evening to Remember
  • Periodic bank drafts
  • Legacy/planned giving
  • Designation of stocks, bonds, art, insurance policy, etc. (evaluated on a case-by-case basis)
What we do

Our Services

Transitional Living Program

18-22 years of age

Prevention Programs

  • Life skills
  • Parenting
  • Art, poetry, and photography contest
  • Safe Place

Emergency Youth Shelter

7-17 years of age

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counseling

  • Community At-Risk Services (OJA)
  • Outpatient
  • School-based

Building a Competent Community for Suicide Prevention

  • Businesses
  • Civic clubs
  • Faith-based organizations
  • Community individuals
  • First responders
What Drives Us

Our Mission

Payne County Youth Services, Inc. is dedicated to providing free quality services for the positive development and recovery of children, youth, and families.

Get Involved

Volunteers are proof to our youth that someone cares.  There are many ways to volunteer at PCYS. Learn more by clicking the button below.

Upcoming Online Events

Tuesdays - Coffee with a Counselor-Teen Edition

5:00pm Facebook Live – Join PCYS Clinician, Alicia, for an open chat on topics of self-care, staying connected, emotions, and so much more while enjoying a cup of java.

Thursdays - Coffee with a Counselor

8:30am Facebook Live – Join PCYS Clinician, Alicia, for coffee and discussions on topics of self-care, routines, conflict resolution, and other relatable topics and what PCYS can do for you!

Thursdays - The Many Faces of Grief Group

10:30am Zoom – Join PCYS Clinician, Laura, in open discussion of different topic points each week, tailored to each individual’s unique grief. We will always be here for you!

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