OACAC offers the following services at our Neighborhood Centers:
School Readiness Fairs
Life Skills Classes
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.
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:
|Love & Logic||January 6, 13, 27|
February 3, 10, 24
|9am - 11am||Barry County Neighborhood Center||(417) 847-2140||Six 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 Savers||January 30||9:30am - 11:30am||Lawrence County Neighborhood Center||(417) 678-5031||Learn practical strategies and tips to save money on energy needs. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.|
|Budgeting for Rent||February 12||9am - 11am||Polk County Community Center||(417) 326-6276||Goal setting, budgeting, setting priorities, and more. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.|
|Energy Savings 101||March 3||10am - Noon||Dade County Neighborhood Center||(417) 637-2701||Ozark Electric presents tips on ways to save energy in your home. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.|