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Friendship Bikes

Ponca City’s new bike ministry gives wheels and hope to people who need bicycles but cannot afford them. Friendship Bikes is a collaborative, community-wide program to repair and give donated bikes to neighbors of all ages who are in need of basic transportation and/or recreation. Its volunteers also work on bikes for those who have a bike but cannot afford […]

Shelter Registration Program

A safe room or underground shelter is the best place to be during severe weather. But what happens if a storm leaves debris and you are unable to escape your safe place? In response to community concerns, the City of Ponca City has initiated a program to ensure your safety after the storm has passed. Ponca City Emergency Management is […]

Be A Tough Target

Tips on how not to be the victim. FOUR LAWS OF THE JUNGLE Crime can happen to anyone, anytime, anywhere. it can happen to you! The bad guy says, “I won’t get caught” and the victim says, “It won’t happen to me.” They’re both wrong. Bad guys don’t look like Charles Manson, Freddie Krueger or Bluto. The bad guys look […]

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act – Youth Program

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Serving : Alfalfa, Beaver, Blame, Cimarron, Dewey, Ellis, Garfield, Grant, Harper, Kay, Kingfisher, Major, Noble, Payne, Texas, Woods, Woodward Counties in Oklahoma Enrollment Requirements Program Focus Out of School Youth Ages 16 to 24 at enrollment, not attending any school with one or more of the following eligibility requirements: A school Dropout A youth who is school age, but has not attended school for at least one […]

211 Oklahoma

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WHAT IS 2-1-1? Vision Statement 2-1-1 Oklahoma will enhance access to community services by being Excellent, Efficient, Everywhere….Everyday. Mission Statement Advance 2-1-1 Oklahoma as a sustainable, easy-access system for information and referral to community services for those who need help and those who provide help. Core Values Core Values are defined as qualities that represent an organization’s highest priorities. 2-1-1 […]

Partners in Awareness Program

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AN AFFILIATION BETWEEN THE PONCA CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT AND THE RETIRED SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM OF KAY COUNTY When you have an emergency need, the goal of the City Police Department is to get help to you as quickly as we can. Having the right information on hand can help us do our job more efficiently and get the best help […]

Senior Citizen Safety Tips

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Courtesy of the Ponca City Department In Your Car Carry a cell phone to call for emergency help. Keep your car doors locked, whether you are in or out of the car. Keep your gas tank full and your engine properly maintained to avoid breakdowns. Don’t leave your purse on the seat beside you; put it on the floor where […]

Habitat for Humanity

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We’re not a handout….we ‘re a hand up         Ponca Habitat improves the quality of lives and the community by assisting families in building and owning decent and adequate housing HABAT FAMILIES Habitat families must help with the house — earning 350 hours of ‘sweat equity’ — and they must make house payments. Habitat Families can earn their […]

Harmony House – A House of Recovery and Hope

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Approximately thirty years ago, a group of Ponca City citizens became concerned about the lack of adequate meeting places for several 12-step self- help groups operating in the community dealing with the problems of drug and alcohol addiction. The old Salvation Army building (located at the corner of 3rd Street and Oklahoma), was purchased and renovated through funds from three […]


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