What does OCS stand for? - OCS stands for Our Children's Story.
What is OCS? - OCS is an up and coming 501c3 that strive to help families find resources for their loved ones with special needs.
Does OCS pocket any of the donations received? - OCS is not a for-profit organization. Funds are used to help run the organization overhead as well as create programs and outings at no cost to families.
Does OCS have any partnerships? - Currently, OCS partners with Yblimited, Goldfire Chefs, AJ's Catering, Greenlite PR, and Make A Girl A Woman.
How long has OCS been a functional organization? - OCS has been established since 2010.
Will OCS provide any workshops and any other events for the special needs community? - Yes, OCS will be launching workshops as well as support groups in the year 2018.
Does OCS host any fundraiser events? - Yes, OCS has a host of events to raise funds. Please look under the "What We're Doing Tab and see a list of things we do during the year to raise money.
Will OCS consider any partnerships? - Yes, we will ask for credentials when approached for partnerships.
Will OCS entertain speaking engagements? - Our Children's Story will entertain speaking engagements. OCS will charge a speaking fee which will be discussed at the time of the request. If the organization is a non-profit organization that is working for the betterment of the special needs community, OCS will significantly reduce the rates to accommodate the cause.
Does OCS have any current sponsors and or supporters? - Yes OCS has current supporters (which can be found by looking under About Us and clicking on Sponsors)
Can anyone volunteer with OCS? - Yes, we will be looking to have volunteers starting in the year 2018. We will conduct background checks on anyone looking to volunteer and work directly with our children. We must protect the children 1st and foremost. If you are not willing to undergo a background check, we will not be able to accept you as a volunteer.
Is OCS working on obtaining a 501c3? - Yes, OCS has had it's 501c3 since Nov 7th 2017
If I need personalized one on one assistance will OCS provide that? - Yes OCS will provide personalized help at a rate of $15 per hour (non-negotiable) minimum of 2 hours. Please be advised, OCS cannot promise a result that is expected by the family. OCS can promise that the one on one time will be utilized accordingly so that the best result possible can be achieved.
Will OCS attend an IEP meeting? - Yes, OCS will attend an IEP meeting at a starting rate of $15 per hour. OCS will come support the family and assist in negotiations. OCS cannot promise the results expected by the family. If a family is looking for someone to come and advocate on their behalf, it is recommended that the family hire an advocate, which can be found under Resources /Advocacy and Legal Services
Can Anyone Register for the Special Mommy Makeover? - Yes, mom's can nominate themselves or someone can nominate you. Once we receive notification of the request, we will then consult with our partner, YBLimited, LLC for assistance in making sure we can grant a mommy makeover to the nominee.
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