Oklahoma Department of Human Services

About Oklahoma Department of Human Services

The Department of Human services is the largest state agency in Oklahoma. DHS provides a wide range of assistance programs to help Oklahomans in need including: food benefits (SNAP); temporary cash assistance (TANF); services for persons with developmental disabilities and persons who are aging; adult protective services; child welfare programs; child support services; and child care assistance, licensing and monitoring. DHS also handles applications and eligibility for Sooner Care, the state’s Medicaid program offering health care to families with low incomes.


Department of Human Services Internship

June 2019 - July 2019 Oklahoma City, OK
“The best thing was being in the field and learning how Child Protective Services works.”

Child Protective Services Social Worker

September 2019 - November 2019 Comanche, OK
“I loved that everyone was helpful and welcoming. I was able to attend meetings, training, and interact with clients. ”
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