Life Resources

NOC Programs & Advocates

This page lists possible resources students who need help with needs outside of class.

Foster Alum Students:

R is for Thursday (R4T): This program is for any person who spent time in an out-of-home placement (such as a group home or state custody) in any state or country from ages 13-18 and who is currently enrolled at, has graduated from, or is college-bound to an Oklahoma college or university.  

NOC R4T Advocates:

Tonkawa Campus
Enid Campus:
Stillwater Campus:
Milynda WadeAmy HartlingSherryl Nelson

Statewide program:

Single Parent Students:

Project Achieve & Project Achieve - EXTENDED: Project Achieve helps parents through education and training move their families towards self-sufficiency and re-entry into the workplace by meeting workforce demands. Project Achieve offers support to TANF applicants who meet the eligibility criteria and Project Achieve - EXTENDED offers support to single parent students who do not receive TANF. 

All Campuses contact: Deborah Garoutte
Phone: 580.548.2257
Web page: Project Achieve ( 

Community & State resources

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program:
Phone: (405) 521-3444 OR 1-866-411-1877
SNAP webpage (