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This case study examines the Standing Capacity model operated as part of the Oklahoma Marriage Initiative (OMI) since 2004. The term Standing Capacity refers to a marriage and relationship education service which operates at the same time and place in a community on an on-going basis. Most community-based healthy marriage initiatives offer workshops on an as-needed or as-requested basis at various locations throughout the community. Standing Capacity differs in that services are scheduled on a regular basis within the same organization. This strategy solved an issue among volunteer-based service delivery systems: having a high quality service available to accept referrals. The development of the OMI and the Standing Capacity model is discussed, as well as the program model, and lessons learned from the implementation. Lessons include: large communities are best for establishing Standing Capacity, a passionate community leader is essential, set clear boundaries, have a reliable pool of workshop leaders, develop referral sources to support the site, and Healthy Marriage Initiative Coordinators are key to Standing Capacity success. (Author abstract modified)