Educational Institutions

The Little Light House, Inc.

  • Tulsa, OK
  • www.littlelighthouse.org

Mission Statement

The Little Light House is called to glorify God by improving the quality of life for children with special needs, their families and their communities.

Main Programs

  1. Children's Services
  2. Global Outreach
  3. College and Professional Training
  4. Affiliates
  5. Training Conferences

service areas

International

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ruling year

1974

chief executive for fy 1972

Marcia Mitchell

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co-chief executive

Jean Winfrey

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Keywords

special needs, , Tulsa, Oklahoma, Education, developmental delays, disabilities, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, Autism, speech delays, cognitive delays, physical therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, preschool, handicap, pediatrics,

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EIN

73-0939422

Physical Address

5120 E 36th Street

Tulsa, OK 74135

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (B01)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (X01)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Impact statement

This year the Little Light house has launched a Capital Campaign that will more than double the enrollment of our current facility. With over 100 children on our waiting list and an increased demand for professional training, we knew an expansion plan was necessary to continue to accomplish our mission.

Programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

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Program 1

Children's Services

Preschool aged children with special needs such as autism, down syndrome, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, and many other disabling conditions receive tuition-free special education, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and low-vision therapy. Education is in a classroom environment with a Bible-based curriculum, professional educators, and volunteers.

Category

Education

Budget

$1,700,000.00

Population Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Program 2

Global Outreach

This program is funded by designated funds. Each year the LLH receives requests from organizations and individuals from around the world who want to come and learn how to work with children with special needs so they can take the knowledge back to their home. Many countries such as Germany, China, the Philippines, and others have sent individuals to learn at the Little Light House.

Category

Education

Budget

$0.00

Population Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Program 3

College and Professional Training

The LLH provides training to college students and professionals from the Tulsa area and around the world who want to work with children with special needs.

Category

Education

Budget

$12,500.00

Population Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Program 4

Affiliates

This program is funded by designated funds. The LLH has two affiliate locations and provides training and resources to those organizations.

Category

Education

Budget

$0.00

Population Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Program 5

Training Conferences

The LLH hosts annual training conferences for career professionals.

Category

Education

Budget

$0.00

Population Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

service areas

International

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Blog

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Funding Needs

We are a tuition-free school and receive all funding through private and corporate donations.

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LITTLE LIGHT HOUSE, INC.
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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The Little Light House, Inc.

Leadership

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CHIEF EXECUTIVE FOR FISCAL YEAR

Marcia Mitchell

co-chief executive

Jean Winfrey

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Denise Wright

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Term: July 2010 -

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