The mission of One Church, One Child of Oklahoma is to inform the community of the need for foster/adoptive homes and identify families interested in adopting or fostering children, specifically African-American children.

Executive Director


Valarie is the Executive Director for One Church, One Child of Oklahoma. She has been the leader of the OCOC team since 2003. She joined OCOC after retiring from the Oklahoma Department of Corrections as a Probation and Parole officer.

Our Staff

Valarie E. Howard

Administrative Assistant


Annie L. Parker is the Administrative Assistant for OCOC. She has been on the OCOC team since 2004. She manages all of the daily operations for the Oklahoma City, Lawton and Tulsa offices and provides assistance to the Executive Director and Executive Board of Directors.

Ann L. Parker