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
Does Cooking Matter To You?March 12, 19
April 2, 9, 16, 23
11am - 1pmCassville United Methodist Church
601 Gravel St.
(417) 847-2140Presented by University of Missouri Extension. Cooking tips, nutrition info, budgeting, shopping on a limited budget, and more! You'll receive a bag of free groceries for one of the lesson's recipe's each week; hands-on learning; graduation certificate; recipe book; food prepared by the class. No childcare provided.
Love & LogicApril 4, 11, 18, 25
May 2, 9
9am - 11amBarry 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.
Internet Safety April 1710am - NoonWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589Learn how to set-up the kindle, parental control tips, helpful apps, and protecting yourself and family online. Kindles will be distributed to income eligible participants. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Understanding Yourself & OthersApril 181pm - 4pmTaney County Neighborhood Center(417) 239-1882Presented by Dr. Jim Wirth. Understand personality styles and gain an understanding of strengths, needs and motivators. Meal provided. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Love & LogicApril 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 269am - 11amLawrence County Neighborhood Center(417) 678-5031Six part series teaching parenting skills for parents with children of all ages. Must attend all six classes. Free for income eligible families, $25 otherwise. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
BudgetingApril 201pm - 3pmTaney County Neighborhood Center(417) 239-1882Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Money Saving Cleaning ProductsApril 241pm - 3pmCassville United Methodist Church
601 Gravel St.
(417) 847-2140Learn how to save money with easy to make cleaning products and tips on making house cleaning easier. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
GardeningApril 261pm - 3pmWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589Presented by Kathy of Baker's Seed. Learn about gardening and heirloom seeds. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided. Door prizes!
Spring Cleaning & OrganizationMay 39am - 11amLawrence County Neighborhood Center(417) 678-5031It's time to clean, de-clutter and organize your home and we can help! Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Managing Your HouseholdMay 31pm - 3pmBarry County Neighborhood Center(417) 847-2140Budgeting, meal planning, calendar organization, and more. Everyone will receive a binder and forms for their home. Attend this class and register early for the 2018 School Readiness Fair. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Stress Management WorkshopMay 91pm - 3pmTaney County Neighborhood Center(417) 239-1882Presented by Dr. Jim Wirth. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Couponing with Heather May 149am - NoonLawrence County Neighborhood Center(417) 678-5031Learn the skills needed to stretch your food dollars. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Avoiding Identity TheftMay 159am - 11amWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589Presented by Sarah Lowe of Bear State Bank. Learn how to keep your information secure and avoid scams. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided. Door prizes!
Couponing 101May 211pm - 3pmWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589Learn the basics of using coupons to save money. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided. Door prizes!
BudgetingMay 229am - NoonTaney County Neighborhood Center(417) 239-1882Presented by the Taney County Neighborhood Center. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Safety First: How to have a safe summerMay 221pm - 3pmCassville United Methodist Church
601 Gravel St.
(417) 847-2140Info on water safety, preparing and storing food safely, staying healthy. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Love & LogicMay 22, 23, 249am - 1pmWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589Practical and proven tools for raising respectful, responsible, happy kids. Must attend all three classes for successful completion. Lunch provided. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided. Door prizes!
School Readiness Fair Sign-UpMay 29 - July 3By appointmentBarry County Neighborhood Center(417) 847-2140Students in Barry County enrolled in grades pre-K - 12 are eligible. Pre-registration required.

CONTACT

Where Can You Find a Neighborhood Center?

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

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