This page is dedicated to community resources including legal assistance, recovery support groups, felon friendly employers, drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities, and other outreach programs in the Oklahoma City area. We have designed this page to assist those working to build a life after addition and incarceration.  We have also included resources for their friends and families.  Please contact us if you know of an organization that you think should be added to this list.  Please know that Rodney’s Bail Bonds is not associated with any of these groups or organizations. These resources are provided to assist our clients, along with their friends and families, begin the process of finding help.

  • Legal Resources

    Oklahoma COUNTY Public Defenders Office is available to represent individuals who cannot afford to hire private counsel. If you have not bonded out, the court will automatically appoint a public defender for you at your first court date, called your arraignment. If you have bonded out and wish to be represented by a public defender, you must fill out an application and present it to the judge at your next court date. Applications can be picked up at the Public Defender’s Office, or downloaded online.

    Oklahoma CITY Public Defenders Office  provides free and low cost services to defendants that are eligible. This link will direct you to the Public Defender’s office for those with Oklahoma City cases who wish to apply for legal assistance. Only jury division and juvenile charges are eligible.

    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma is a non-profit law firm that provides free or low cost services to eligible low income people, and senior citizens.   Attorneys and paralegals at Legal Aid can also help with civil, non-criminal cases involving basic needs.

    Oklahoma Bar Association‘s list of Low Cost or No Cost Legal Assistance programs across the State of Oklahoma. To take advantage of low cost or no cost assistance, you will need to meet certain income or other qualifications before service can be provided.

    Immigration Legal Services (Catholic Charities) provides information and legal services to low-income individuals and families who face obstacles to family unity and/or diminished personal, social, and economic opportunities as a result of their immigration status.  Those ineligible for this program include prisoners/detainees who are serving prison sentences, employment-based cases, those with a criminal record, and those who exceed income requirements.

    Rodney’s List provides a list of attorneys that practice criminal law in Oklahoma and Cleveland Counties.

    LegalMatch is a website that can provide additional help in finding a local lawyer that fits your needs.

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  • Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation

    Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centFreedom from addiction.ered, 12 step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, pain or addiction of any kind.  There are a number of chapters in the Oklahoma City Metro area, to search for a group near you please click here.

    Narcotics Anonymous offers recovery from the effects of addiction through working a twelve-step program, including regular attendance at group meetings. The group atmosphere provides help from peers and offers an ongoing support network for addicts who wish to pursue and maintain a drug-free lifestyle.

    TRC- The Recovery Center specializes in medically supervised detoxification of persons that suffer from alcohol & other drug addictions.  TRC is the only private, not-for-profit program in central Oklahoma available 24-hours a day, seven days a week to assess (and admit when appropriate) consumers—persons identified as needing substance abuse services that meet state eligibility criteria. Private detoxification and outpatient services are available for consumers who do not meet state eligibility criteria.

    Amethyst House (sober living environment) is for any woman who you believe can benefit from a sober living environment.  The house has 6 openings and is open to any women who are looking for a safe, sober, structured environment.

    Mission Academy High School provides state-accredited academics in a recovery based learning environment.  Sober School students master curriculum at an individualized pace through a blended approach of both traditional and computer-based coursework. One of only 40 recovery high schools in the U.S., it is located on NW 70th and Classen in Oklahoma City.

    Teen Recovery Center provides resources to help teens struggling with addiction recovery.  In addition to the Mission Academy High School, they run a program called Mission Peer Group which provides an evening and weekend recovery support program combining sober social events, individual and group sessions, and recovery skills beyond the classroom. Led by counselors and recovery coaches, teens and parents share experiences and build a supportive community.

    Specialized Outpatient Services OKC is a comprehensive network of providers that provide an array of substance abuse, mental and behavioral health, physical health, wellness and prevention along with other community services that will ensure a holistic continuum of care. Inherent to this vision is a commitment to utilize a community based approach designed to offer services that will increase knowledge, hope and understanding to those individuals and families who normally could not afford it. Services include DUI and substance abuse services, drug testing, and intervention. is an organization that provides information, resources, and treatment options for people battling addiction and related conditions.  Their mission is to equip patients and families with the best information, resources and tools to overcome addiction and pursue lifelong recovery. is based out of Orlando, Florida.  They have a very informative website, and are a good source if you are trying to locate a private rehab facility. is a referral service that provides information about addiction treatment practitioners and facilities. They are focused on educating people on the whole treatment process: from selection, to what you can expect during treatment, to entering back into a healthy and more fulfilling life after the program ends.

    American Society of Addiction Medicine website offers an array of resources of interest to those in the battle with addiction.  It was founded in 1954, is a professional society representing over 5000 physicians, clinicians, and associated professionals in the field of addiction medicine. ASAM is dedicated to increasing access and improving the quality of addiction treatment, educating physicians and the public, supporting research and prevention, and promoting the appropriate role of physicians in the care of patients with addiction.

  • Job Resources

    Jobs for Felons Hub is a great resource listing companies in Oklahoma that will hire individuals with felony convictions.

    Dress for Success provides affordable business clothing options for women. lists jobs opportunities for ex-offenders.

    Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma offers assistance in finding job opportunities for ex-offenders in Oklahoma City.

    Ex-Offenders Guide to Employment  Jobs for Felons: A Career and Employment Resource Guide from Fiscal Tiger, a website focusing on providing resources for people to help with their finances. This free guide — with topics ranging from companies who hire former felons to tips on interviewing (and more)

    Helpful information if you have been recently released from prison-

    Upon your first year out of prison, a felon released from prison gets a $2,400 tax credit incentive for an employer that provides that provides a former inmate with at least 180 days of employment. The rules are simple.

    1. First, go to the Workforce agency in your county & fill out your paper work.

    2. Secondly, take the appropriate applications to the place you are seeking employment; the government provides the employer a $2,400 incentive to hire you.

    3. This lets them know up front that you were once convicted & provides them the incentive to hire you.

    If you get the job before you fill out the application at Workforce Oklahoma, your employer will get no tax incentive.

  • Churches and Community Outreach

    CJAMM-Criminal Justice and Mercy Ministries of Oklahoma, Inc.   is a ministry of the United Methodist Church.  Volunteers and CJAMM staff minister to inmates, former inmates, and their families by: transporting them to churches, teaching Bible classes, cooking and serving meals, helping clothe newly employed and recently released inmates, and providing mentoring and structure as they re-enter society.  They run the New Day Camp, a Summer camp for children, ages 8-14, who have at least one incarcerated parent.  They also have the Exodus House which is an inter-denominational Christian organization established for the purpose of helping released ex-offenders and their dependent children to become productive, cohesive family units. They offer assistance in job placement, budgeting, homemaking, living skills and parenting. Families and individuals selected for the program are given rent-free housing in their Oklahoma City apartment community.

    Substance Abuse Ministry (SAM) is a program of the Catholic Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, they help those struggling with substance abuse and addiction.  Volunteers use their training to provide education about addictive disease and refer those in need. Their mission is to bring the message that the Church offers support and help for those battling addiction.

  • Domestic Violence Resources

    Rodney’s Bail Bonds has no affiliation with any specific treatment provider or support organization. These resources are provided to assist our clients, along with their parents and families, begin the process of finding help.

    Women’s Resource Center in Norman is dedicated to supporting individuals who have experienced violence in the Cleveland County community. With specialized services catered to domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.  They operate an emergency shelter, provide victim and crisis advocacy, crisis intervention, community outreach, and education programs. Their crisis line is answered 24 hours a day. Callers receive confidential crisis intervention, referrals, and information about domestic violence, sexual violence, and stalking at any hour of the day or night, 365 days a year.  They also offer group resources including a 12 week domestic violence education group.  There is no cost to any of WRC’s services. You do not have to be a resident of the shelter to receive services from WRC.

    Daisy’s Place is a kennel for the residents of the WRC Shelter in Norman. It provides a safe and secure environment for pets.  In partnership with the Wilshire Charitable Foundation and OKC Pet Food Pantry, Daisy’s Place was created as a haven for pets to be safe while their owner is living safely in the Shelter. Right now, they have 2 kennels and a play area for families at the shelter.

  • Family Support Groups

    Rodney’s Bail Bonds has no affiliation with any specific treatment provider or support organization. These resources are provided to assist our clients, along with their parents and families, begin the process of finding help.

    Parents Helping Parents is an organization of parents offering hope through resources, education, and shared experience.  Their goal is empowering parents to exchange the chaos that addiction brings for peace, as they learn tools to support recovery.  They have local chapters in Edmond, Norman, Enid, and Tulsa.  Click here to download Parents Helping Parents full-color brocher.

    Al-anon offers help and hope for the friends and family of alcoholics.  Their members share their own experience, strength, and hope with each other. You will meet others who share your feelings and frustrations, if not your exact situation, whether the alcoholic is still drinking or not.

    Families Anonymous  is a 12 step fellowship for the families and friends who have known a feeling of desperation concerning the destructive behavior of someone very near to them, whether caused by drugs, alcohol, or related behavioral problems.

  • Other Resources

    Oklahoma Transitional Services and Resources also provides useful resources and links including information for legal services, basic needs, employment opportunities and more.

    Housing for Felons  is a valuable resource for felons, including those recently released from prison.  They provide a list of organizations and resources in Oklahoma that will help you in your pursuit of felon friendly housing.

    Oklahoma Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services

    Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

    Oklahoma Dept. of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services provides various resources for Oklahomans struggling with mental health or substance abuse.

    Open Arms Clinic is open to the public and the uninsured, providing general health care services.

    United Way provides a variety of assistance to those in need, including gaining access to clothing, food and shelter. can provide analysis of and repair options for credit and debts.

    Food and Shelter provides meals and housing for those in need.

    Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma offers a food pantry open to the public in need of assistance, including free meals for students during the summer.

    The Urban Mission is a food resource center providing low-cost access to groceries.

    CityCare OKC assists those in need with gaining access to food and shelter.

    US Dept. of Housing of Oklahoma can answer questions about homeownership and loan opportunities for ex-offenders.

    Homeless Shelter Directory and Social Services assists in finding local options for the homeless looking for emergency shelters or transitional housing.

    Metro Fair Housing Council of Oklahoma is a nonprofit agency providing homeownership opportunities for minority groups.

    Oxford House of Oklahoma provides addiction recovery homes to Oklahomans.

    Neighborhood Services Organization offers various resources for the successful transition back into the community.

    Homeless Alliance provides comprehensive resources and a day shelter for the homeless in Central Oklahoma.

    Tulsa Day Center for the Homeless provides shelter options for the homeless in the Tulsa area.

    Be the Change Oklahoma provides youth and adult transitional services, including housing, food and health.

    Oklahoma Bondsman Association provides information on bail bond related news and legislation.

Rodney’s Bail Bonds has no affiliation with any specific resource provider or support organization. These resources are provided to assist our clients, along with their friends and families, begin the process of finding help.