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
Container GardeningMay 2510am - NoonLawrence County Neighborhood Center(417) 678-5031In partnership with Home State Health, this workshop will teach the skills needed to establish container gardening and stretch food dollars. Supplies provided! Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Summer InfoMay 281pm - 3pmCassville United Methodist Church
601 Gravel St. in Cassville
(417) 847-2140Info on how to save on cooling, staycations, keeping your child learning all summer, staying healthy, and more. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Gardening May 299am - NoonDallas County Neighborhood Center(417) 345-7964Learn what to plant and when, weed and bug control ideas, and more. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
BudgetingJune 59am - 11amWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589Presented by Sarah Lowe of Arvest Bank. Budgeting basics and new tips to stretch your dollars. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided. Door prizes!
Budgeting for RentJune 59am - 11amPolk County Community Center(417) 326-6276Goal setting, budgeting, setting priorities, and more. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Understanding Yourself and OthersJune 119am - NoonTaney County Neighborhood Center(417) 239-1882Presented by Dr. Jim Wirth, this engaging workshop helps to understand personality styles and gain and understanding of strengths and motivators. Breakfast provided. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Women's HealthJune 189am - 11amWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589Presented by the Webster County Health Unit. Join us for an informational session on women's health topics. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided. Door prizes!
Men's HealthJune 199am - 11amWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589Presented by the Webster County Health Unit. Join us for an informational session on men's health topics. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided. Door prizes!
Budgeting for RentJune 199am - 11amPolk County Community Center(417) 326-6276Goal setting, budgeting, setting priorities, and more. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Changing to Healthy HabitsJune 209am - 11amWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589Presented by Della Miller of Univ. of MO Extension for this class on nutrition education. A snack will be prepared during the workshop. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided. Door prizes!
How to Help Control Allergies & AsthmaJune 2610am - NoonDade County Neighborhood Center(417) 637-2701Presented by Dr. Huebner, this workshop offers helpful hints to help control allergies and asthma. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Energy SaversJune 261pm - 3pmPolk County Community Center(417) 326-6276Efficient ways to cool your home, change filters, weatherization tips, and more. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Diabetes Self-ManagementJuly 16, 23, 30
August 13, 20, 27
9am - 11amDade County Neighborhood Center(417) 637-2701An evidence based program that provides tools & tips for people with diabetes to improve their quality of life. Topics include nutrition, exercise, pain, fatigue, difficult emotions, medications, & making treatment decisions. 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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