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Upward Transitions has reached its funding capacity for this week and can no longer receive requests for assistance. Please call 2-1-1 to be connected to other resources that may be able to assist you. 

Upward Transitions will resume weekly rent and utilities assistance screening applications on Monday, January 23, 2023, at 7:00 a.m. through our ONLINE website form or by calling 405-232-5507 at 9:00 a.m. until we receive the number of qualifying requests that meet our funding capacity for the week.
We do not accept requests during weeks with a holiday. Upward Transitions is closed Monday, January 16, 2023. If you need assistance, please call 2-1-1 to be connected to other resources that may be able to help you.

PLEASE NOTE: Families with children under the age of 18 living in Oklahoma City limits may be eligible for a special rent assistance program and may apply online each Monday beginning 7:00 a.m.  Click here for more information.
Our weekly rent and utilities assistance phone screening will open each Monday beginning at 9:00 a.m. for families with children under the age of 18 or seniors age 55 or older living in Oklahoma County. Call 405-232-5507 beginning at 9:00 a.m. and follow the phone prompts for Rent and Utility assistance to access screening.  Click here for more information. 
We will respond to requests for assistance in the order they are received until we reach our funding capacity for the week. We will not receive requests during weeks with holidays.

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American Tourist 2023

SAVE-THE-DATE: American Tourist May 5, 2023! American Tourist is Upward Transitions' annual fundraiser to support our Community Outreach Programs.
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Our methods of serving our community may have changed over the last few months, but we are still here for you when you need support. If you can't find what you need on our website, please call our office for more information.
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Serving Oklahoma City since 1925, Upward Transitions strives to prevent generational poverty through community collaboration, emergency relief and empowerment, therefore inspiring hope with our neighbors experiencing housing instability.

In 2018-2019, more than 3,300 people received direct assistance from Upward Transitions including transportation, housing, food, legal documents, and state IDs.

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