Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children


Children's Hope

mom and daughterChildren’s Hope is a great opportunity for single moms looking for a better life for herself and her children. Requirements to apply are:

  • Single moms must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must have custody of her child/children.
  • Children must be at least six weeks old.
  • Committed to improving parenting skills through positive response guidance from Children’s Hope staff.
  • Able to positively interact with caregivers and other children living in the home.
  • Willing to share common living areas with other families.
  • Children must be able to attend a public school.
  • Must commit to leave behind any bad habits such as smoking, drinking, drugs or other habits that hinder focus on improving parenting skills.
  • Fully separated from entanglements of an ex-husband/boyfriend. Focus must be on being a good mother.
  • Required commitment to improving job skills through schooling or to obtain employment within a career path plan.
  • Must attend church services and agree to become involved in a counseling process.
  • Children’s Hope does not provide any childcare services and children are not permitted on campus without the mother present.
  • Required to attend a weekly Life Skills Class* that includes topics such as parenting, financial planning, relational/emotional well-being and other assorted classes throughout the year.

* Family Advisors care for the mother's children while they attend these training opportunities.

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