Comanche Residential Youth Shelter


Our mission is to provide a secure, stable environment for our children while they are in our care.


CRYS provides the following:

  • Emergency shelter placement (placement in shelter 24 hours or less)
  • Residential placement (placement in shelter several months or longer)
  • Independent Living Skills (15 yrs. of age and up preparing monthly for daily living skills outside of shelter care, shared program between DHS & Tribal liaison)
  • Respite services (up to 4 days per month short termed care for children in tribal custody, requiring placement due to foster family emergency) Staff consists of diverse, educated, trained, and experienced individuals who nurture and nourish children in our care. Services provided are meals, snacks, individual rooms, clothing, events, outings, cultural events, counseling, medical and dental care. We are an intricate part of the community, volunteering and assisting other departments throughout the year. CRYS is the proud sponsor of Comanche Nation Fair Hot Dog Feed.



Comanche Residential Youth Shelter

Physical Address:
584 NW Bingo Rd
Lawton, OK 73507
Phone: (580) 492-3240
Mailing Address:
PO Box 908
Lawton, OK 73502
Deborah Wright

Hours of Operation

Always Open

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