Recruiting Caring Adults To Mentor Youth

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 our 14-county service area across the Ozarks during the 2019-2020 school year. Counties include Barry, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Douglas, Greene, Laclede, Lawrence, Polk, Stone, Taney, Texas, Webster, and Wright.

OACAC Foster Grandparents serve as positive role models to children.  They volunteer with:

  • Public schools
  • Head Start classes
  • Schools for exceptional children
  • Youth community centers
  • Agencies for troubled youth
  • Day care centers

For more information, visit our Foster Grandparent Program page or call (417) 864-3420. Watch a YouTube video from the Corporation for National and Community Service about the Foster Grandparent Program.