A story by Mike Landis and Emilee Kushel published by KOLR10 on September 15, 2021 discussed the ONE initiative, our involvement, and how individuals and businesses can get involved. "Melvin is one of those with OACAC receiving training on how to spot and prevent mental...

All blood types are needed! Can you donate? Sign-up here: https://donate.cbco.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/128895 ...

Today our Executive Director, Carl Rosenkranz, celebrates 50 years with OACAC. He started on a Monday in 1971 and it is fitting his anniversary falls on a Monday. Many things have changed through the years; however, Carl's steadfast determination to strengthening the lives of others,...

We are pleased to be part of Burrell Behavioral Health's ONE Initiative. Springfield News-Leader journalist, Jackie Rehwald, writes: According to recent statistics, one person dies by suicide about every 40 seconds. That's about 800,000 people every year globally. For every adult who dies by suicide,...

We are committed to supporting mental health and are pleased to be a Burrell Behavioral Health Be Well Community partner. At the 9/9/21 Springfield Cardinals game, we helped unveil a beautiful bell created by local artist, Avery Parrish. This bell will be housed at OACAC...

We are seeking volunteers to help sort and prepare donations for distribution to families in our 10-county service area. Do you have some time to spare at our warehouse in Springfield? We'd be happy to talk with you! Give us a call at (417) 409-3054....

Happy first day of school to our Head Start kiddos, families, teachers, and staff! Making friends, having fun, and learning are all well under way. ...

We're collecting coats to distribute to local individuals and families this fall. Thank you for your consideration and generosity. ...

Join us tonight at 6pm on Zoom for this free event! Zoom and Call-In Information Link: https://burrellcenter.zoom.us/j/3288218036 Phone Number: 1-312-626-6799 Meeting ID: 328 821 8036 ...

We're pleased to introduce Kathy Banks as our new Dallas County Neighborhood Center Supervisor. Kathy has been part of the OACAC team for nine years, working most recently as a Family Resource Specialist. She has lived and worked in Dallas County her entire life and...