According to the most recent American Community Survey, an estimated 11,872 children under age five in Tulsa County lived in poverty.
CAP Tulsa services that focus on both children and parents simultaneously have the most promise for advancing families beyond poverty.
Research suggests that educated, employed and financially stable parents are more likely to foster their children’s positive development.
Learning begins the moment your child is born. According to research, by the time many children from low-income families enter kindergarten, their early math and reading skills are not as developed as their peers.
By age four, children from low-income families can have as much as a 30 million word gap.