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OACAC offices and centers will be closed on Monday, Dec. 24 and Tuesday, Dec. 25 in observance of Christmas. We will reopen on Wednesday, Dec. 26. Offices and centers will also be closed Monday, Dec. 31, and Tuesday, Jan. 1 in observance of New Years, and...

This Christmas you can keep a family in the Ozarks from becoming homeless! [email protected] & City Utilities of Springfield, MO have once again teamed up for Share The Light – to benefit Project Share, administered by OACAC Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation, which helps struggling families with utility payments...

Are you receiving Food Stamps? Do you live in Christian or Greene County? Do you have a child or children living in your home? Are you looking for a job, a better job, or additional skills? If you've answered yes to these questions, we would like...

The annual OACAC Head Start Holiday Smiles campaign raises funding to provide exams, preventative care, and critically needed dental work for Head Start children. To reduce expenses, OACAC makes use of cost saving methods such as on-site exams, fluoride treatments, and dental education to families. With...

Would you like to share your talents, love, and encouragement with a child? Are you age 55+? We are recruiting caring adults to serve as Foster Grandparents in Dade, Dallas, and Douglas counties. OACAC Foster Grandparents serve as positive role models to children.  They volunteer with a...

Congratulations to Craig Ragsdale, winner of the 2018 Ozark Mountain Monopoly Tournament held in Branson on 10/13/18. This was Craig's third Ozark Mountain Monopoly Tournament win and last year, Craig's son, Teddy, won the tournament. Thanks to the 38 players who came in from all over...

At our November 27 board meeting, Dallas County Neighborhood Center Supervisor, Judy Hargis, was presented with a 40 year service award. Upon her acceptance, Judy said, "Seriously, I love my job and I’ve always appreciated the opportunity to be paid for doing what I love....

If you want to hear the praises of OACAC, just take a second and speak with Paula. She is familiar with all projects and services and isn’t shy when it comes to educating others in the community. She is the first person to volunteer to...

Congratulations to Greene County board members for having perfect attendance at meetings during our 2017-2018 fiscal year. We appreciate their dedication to OACAC, including all the time they give and advocacy for our organization in the community! Pictured below: Greene County board members Tim Prater, Dave...

Your gift, no matter the size, makes a positive impact on the lives of children, seniors, families, and communities in Southwest Missouri. 100% of your donation to our #GivingTuesday campaign supports empowering people, enriching communities, and alleviating the causes and conditions of poverty in the Ozarks. Following Black...