White Fields's Blog

Changing Lives – One Hug at a Time

My son, James, and I were looking for a new volunteer opportunity for our family and stumbled across White Fields. We scheduled a tour to see the facility and talk about the different volunteer opportunities. The drive home was a quiet one for the first few miles. James got a bit teary eyed and made […]

A Different Mission Field

Gary and I are celebrating 31 years of marriage this month.  We have two grown, married children and 4 grandchildren.  We have always felt called into ministry and actually met at Bible College.  We served on the mission field in Peru and Argentina for 26 years, as Bible College teachers and Pastors. We returned home […]

Oklahoma TBRI Collaborative

White Fields is excited to announce our participation in a project in conjunction with OKDHS, The Halo Project, and Texas Christian University. Over the last 10 years or so, Drs. Karyn Purvis and David Cross of the TCU Institute for Child Development have developed a model of caregiving called Trust-Based Relational Intervention, which is designed […]

A Grand Adventure

WOW,  10 years at White Fields! It has been a journey of personal and professional growth. White Fields is doing amazing things with the boys that live on campus. We have had our hard times and good times, but in the end White Fields staff comes together digs deep to fight for these boys to make it in […]

Healing through Art

The Art Therapy Program at White Fields is a truly unique aspect of the treatment services and is one-of-kind in the state of Oklahoma. Art therapy is an essential part of the boys’ development because traditional modes of therapy alone can be limited. Children who have experienced complex trauma struggle with emotion regulation, impulse control, […]

White Fields’ Agriculture Program

The agriculture program, White Fields’ newest program, is in its second year and becoming an integral part of healing our boys. The agriculture program includes seven show pigs and promotes the physical, cognitive, and social development of our boys. The boys in our C level of care learn responsibility, increase their social interactions, and gain […]

Hope for a Future

Q: How long have you been living at White Fields? A: About 2 years Q: What is your favorite thing to do at White Fields? A: I like to go on outings. My favorite outing is when we go to Elevation. Q: What do you want to be when you grow up? A: I want […]

Executive Director’s Report: 2016

We are truly grateful for the people that make White Fields a place our boys can call home. What a year 2016 has been for White Fields. Nearly all of our boys officially integrated into the Deer Creek Public School system. Many are excelling and we are seeing real results from therapy, structure, and most […]

Recreational Therapy

I started my journey at White Fields as the Recreational Coordinator in 2012 and my heart knew instantly that this was the right place for me. My time at White Fields has been filled with great experiences and outings with the boys. I’ve had the pleasure of taking our boys to Oklahoma City Dodgers games, the Wichita Mountains, Thunder […]

Small Gifts

Working as a Youth Guidance Specialist is often a thankless job but I love it. I have had the great pleasure of watching our boys grow in leaps and bounds. Our boys come to us broken and sometimes hopeless and it is my job to ensure that they all find their worth. I get to […]