Our Service

DO YOU NEED ASSISTANCE WITH EMERGENCY OR NON-EMERGENCY NEEDS?

OACAC offers the following services at our Neighborhood Centers:

Case Management 

Emergency Assistance

School Readiness Fairs

Life Skills Classes

Community Projects

Case Management

Are you looking for help on your path to self-sufficiency?

This program helps you achieve long-term education and employment goals, such as completing your GED.

Upon entering Case Management, you will work one-on-one with a Family Resource Specialist to identify strengths and create a plan to help you achieve your goals and move toward self-sufficiency.

CLASSES

Life Skills Classes

At OACAC, we want you to succeed. We offer a variety of classes throughout the year aimed at helping you overcome obstacles resulting from poverty. Workshops cover a variety of topics:

  • Finding and keeping a job
  • Budgeting
  • Money management
  • Nutrition
  • Health management
  • Parenting skills

SCHEDULE 

Description DateTime Location ContactMore Info
Budgeting 101December 121:30pm - 3:30pmLawrence County Neighborhood Center(417) 678-5031Learn easy, manageable budgeting basics. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Christmas WorkshopDecember 179am - NoonWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589Creating traditions, avoiding holiday stress, meal prep, and more. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided. Limited seating.
Prepping for Tax SeasonDecember 181pm - 3pmCassville United Methodist Church
601 Gravel St. in Cassville
(417) 847-2140Presented by Allene Patterson. Learn what you need to know about filing your income tax. Info on Property Tax Credit and Rent Credit. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Managing your MedicationsJanuary 221pm - 3pmCassville United Methodist Church
601 Gravel St. in Cassville
(417) 847-2140Presented by Judy Lewallen. Everything you need to know about medication management safety. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Within My Reach: Relationship EducationDecember 19, 20, 219am - 1pmWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589Three day relationship skills and decision making program. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided. Door prizes and refreshments.
Energy SaversDecember 209am - NoonChristian County Neighborhood Center(417) 581-7631Learn ways to lower your utility bill. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
BudgetingDecember 201pm - 3pmTaney County Neighborhood Center(417) 239-1882Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Missouri Landlord-Tenant LawsJanuary 31pm - 3pmBarry County Neighborhood Center(417) 847-2140Learn your rights and responsibilities as a renter. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Love & LogicJanuary 4, 11, 18, 25, February 1, 89am - 1pmWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589Practical and proven tools for raising respectful, responsible, happy kids. Must attend all six classes for successful completion. Lunch provided. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided. Door prizes!
Budgeting 101January 49am - 11amLawrence County Neighborhood Center(417) 678-5031Learn easy, manageable budgeting basics. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Energy SaversJanuary 81pm - 3pmLawrence County Neighborhood Center(417) 678-5031Learn practical strategies and tips to save money on energy needs. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Making Financial DecisionsJanuary 81pm - 3pmWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589Presented by Sarah Lowe, Arvest Bank, and others. Review budgeting basics and new tips to stretch your dollars. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided. Door prizes!
Budgeting for rentJanuary 99am - 11amPolk County Community Center(417) 326-6276Goal setting, budgeting, setting priorities, and more. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Love & LogicJanuary 9, 16, 23, 30, February 6, 131pm - 3pmBarry County Neighborhood Center(417) 847-2140Six part series teaching parenting skills for parents with children of all ages. Free for income eligible families, $25 otherwise. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Energy SaversJanuary 109am - 11amLawrence County Neighborhood Center(417) 678-5031Learn practical strategies and tips to save money on energy needs. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Healthy Ways to Cope with Stress and AnxietyJanuary 1010am - NoonStone County Neighborhood Center(417) 739-1130Presented by Monica Mueller of the Stone County Health Department. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Cupboard Creations: DIY Hygiene & BeautyJanuary 119am - 11amChristian County Neighborhood Center(417) 581-7631Budget-friendly homemade hygiene and beauty goods using items from the cupboard. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Stretch your Grocery DollarsJanuary 149am - NoonDallas County Neighborhood Center(417) 345-7964Tips and tricks on stretching your budget. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Energy SaversJanuary 151pm - 3pmLawrence County Neighborhood Center(417) 678-5031Learn practical strategies and tips to save money on energy needs. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Energy SaversJanuary 169am - 11amLawrence County Neighborhood Center(417) 678-5031Learn practical strategies and tips to save money on energy needs. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
BudgetingJanuary 171pm - 3pmTaney County Neighborhood Center(417) 239-1882Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Energy SaversJanuary 221pm - 3pmLawrence County Neighborhood Center(417) 678-5031Learn practical strategies and tips to save money on energy needs. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Budgeting for rentJanuary 239am - 11amPolk County Community Center(417) 326-6276Goal setting, budgeting, setting priorities, and more. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Make a ChangeJanuary 231pm - 3pmStone County Neighborhood Center(417) 739-1130Presented by Amanda McCormick of University of Missouri Extension. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Energy SaversJanuary 249am - NoonChristian County Neighborhood Center(417) 581-7631Learn ways to lower your utility bill. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Spring Into Cleaning & Organizing on a BudgetFebruary 129am - NoonChristian County Neighborhood Center(417) 581-7631Learn how to get cleaning deposits back, make DIY cleaning supplies, and organization tips. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.

CONTACT

Where Can You Find a Neighborhood Center?

For more information, please contact the OACAC Neighborhood Center in your county:

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