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Due to inclement weather, the following OACAC offices and centers will be closed on Friday, Feb. 15: Central Office on Barnes in Springfield, Greene County Center, and all Head Start and Early Head Start Centers across our 10-county area. Additional Neighborhood Centers may close and...

Join the Homestead Pickers on Friday, March 8 for an evening of bluegrass, gospel, and country music, along with good old fashioned humor and entertainment. Since 1996, the band, composed of Greg Bailey, Greg Becker, Danny Eakin and Walt Morrison, has performed at the McHaffie...

Due to inclement weather, OACAC offices and centers will close today, February 7, at 2pm. This includes all Head Start locations across our 10 county area, as well as Neighborhood Centers in the following counties: Greene, Lawrence, Webster, Polk, and Dade. Additionally, the New...

Due to inclement weather, we have rescheduled the make and take stove top cover event for Wednesday, Feb. 27. Thanks for understanding! Details other than the date remain the same, as listed below. Join OACAC, Beautiful Fight Woodworking and The Pitch Pizza and...

Ticket sales end on Wednesday, Feb. 6 for this event! Join OACAC, Beautiful Fight Woodworking and The Pitch Pizza and Pub on Thursday, Feb. 7 for a Make and Take Stove Top Cover project. Beautiful Fight Woodworking will provide all materials, tools, and instructions and The...

OACAC offices and centers are open today with the exception of the Dade County Neighborhood Center in Greenfield and the Stone County Neighborhood Center in Branson West. Early Head Start 101 has late start at 9am today. Bundle up and be safe! ...

Gray Nordan serves on the OACAC Polk County Advisory Board as well as the Area Board. He is helpful in recruiting volunteers for REALL simulations, he carries out the mission of helping others in a number of ways in the county, and he always brings...

On January 17, 2019, OACAC hosted a community collaborative meeting with more than 20 area non-profit organization representatives. The purpose: Community agencies and non-profits will objectively discuss the current impact of the government shutdown, share relevant and factual information from funding sources, and collectively determine...

OACAC offices and centers will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. We'll reopen for regular business hours on Tuesday, Jan. 22. We're pleased to be part of the Springfield Multicultural Festival 2019 and we hope you'll visit with...