About us


YouthCare of Oklahoma (YCO) is an outpatient, integrated health care company that has served children, families and adults throughout the State since 1995. With our humble roots in Western Oklahoma, YCO has grown to support more than twenty offices throughout Oklahoma with a staff of 300 healthcare professionals.

YCO is certified to provide mental health, primary care, and care coordination services. We are accredited by both the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) and the Joint Commission. Our programs of service include Mental Health Outpatient, Substance Abuse Outpatient, and Foster Care. We are proud to serve the most rural regions of our State with quality health care services.

Our Management Team



Executive Consultant


M Ed. / LPC / Sup

Clinical Director West


MS / LPC / Sup

Clinical Supervisor SW


M Ed. / LPC / Sup

Quality Assurance


MS / LPC / Sup

Chief Operating Officer
West & Tulsa OK


MS / LPC / Sup

Clinical Director
Northeastern & Durant OK

Our Founder

Robert Lobato

Robert founded YouthCare of Oklahoma in 1995. He was born in Durango, Colorado and graduated from Colorado State University in 1976 with a Master’s degree in Accounting. In 1978 he was licensed by the state of Colorado as a Certified Public Accountant. After making Oklahoma his home in 1981, he purchased a small hospital in Kansas and several medical clinics. He was co-founder of a publicly traded company that had 40 hospital-based chemical dependency and alcohol rehabilitation centers. In addition, he established two hospital-based psychiatric facilities in western Oklahoma. In 1997 he graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Master’s degree in Public Health. YouthCare of Oklahoma is a family-owned and operated business, and continues to retain its core values of family, community, and integrity.

Our Mission

The mission of YCO is to provide effective, professional and fiscally responsible health care services to children, adolescents and adults.

YCO Mail

File Manager

Corporate Office:222 E Sheridan, Suite 2 Oklahoma City, OK 73104

Call Us: 1.866.926.6552

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