Bethesda is the proud beneficiary of the University of Oklahoma's IBC company, Greener Co. This group of dedicated students is working hard to learn the business trade while supporting a worthy cause. All proceeds go to our mission of healing children who have suffered the trauma of sexual abuse.

This year, Greener Co. is selling eco-friendly multi-purpose BOOMER BAGS! This multi-purpose and eco-friendly bag is great for groceries, toys, books, or any of your must have items. Order your Boomer Bags HERE. Not only do you get a great product, you're helping students kickstart their careers and provide support for Bethesda. Thank you, Greener Co.!


The response has been amazing. So many people are excited to support Bethesda by attending the 2015 Come Blow Your Horn Fundraiser. They must of heard of the great food, live and silent auctions and live music. This is after changing locations and increasing the capacity! We look forward to seeing everyone at the event. If you are unable to attend, please join us next year.




Where Healing Begins

The only facility in Oklahoma devoted solely to helping children and families heal from the trauma of childhood sexual abuse, Bethesda, Inc., has offered thousands of children and families a healing place for broken hearts for more than 30 years. 

Specially trained therapists provide age-appropriate individual and group counseling in a comfortable setting. Therapists use a variety of therapeutic interventions to help children process the abuse and heal. 

Bethesda, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) (non-profit) agency.

Our Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Address: 1181 E. Main St. Norman, OK 73071


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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What happens at Bethesda?

Your child will attend group counseling with other children near the same age who have also experienced sexual abuse. Specially trained therapists offer a variety of interventions to help your child heal. Interventions may include reading stories, playing games, creating art, discussions, or movement activities.

Adults also have the opportunity to attend group counseling sessions to discuss and process their feelings related to the abuse.

Bethesda maintains strict confidentiality.

Q: Can a therapist come to my home (school, day care, church, etc.) to provide services?

All services are provided at Bethesda.

Q: How much will I have to pay? I don't have insurance, what will services cost me? My child has Medicaid, can she still receive services? 

Services are available at no cost to families, regardless of income, government benefits received, insurance, or Medicaid eligibility. 

Q: Is Bethesda a residential facility? Will my child be staying at Bethesda? 

Bethesda is not a residential facility. It is a nonprofit agency devoted solely to helping children and families heal from the trauma of childhood sexual abuse. 

Q: What do I do if I suspect a child has been abused?

If you suspect abuse, contact your local Child Welfare Services office, the 24-hour, Oklahoma Child Abuse Hotline, the Department of Human Services and/or your Police department. If you believe a child is in immediate danger, please call 911 or your local police department first.

» See a list of additional numbers to call here