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
Love and Logic Parenting Skills ClassesFebruary 6, 8, 13, 16, 22, 2310am - noonGreene County Center(417) 447-0554Six part series, registration required, no childcare provided. Free for income eligible families or $25.
Love and Logic Parenting ClassesFebruary 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 249am - 11amLawrence County Neighborhood Center(417) 678-5031Six part series, registration required, no childcare provided.
CouponingFebruary 219am - 11amLawrence County Neighborhood Center(417) 678-5031Learn the skills needed to stretch your dollars. Registration required, no childcare provided.
Chef on a Shoestring BudgetFebruary 221pm - 3pmTaney County Neighborhood Center(417) 239-1882Learn to save money and make simple, affordable meals. Registration required, no childcare provided.
It's Simple!February 241pm - 3pmBarry County Neighborhood Center(417) 847-2140Menu and shopping planning on a budget, basic cooking techniques. Registration required, no childcare provided.
DIY for Saving MoneyFebruary 281pm - 3pmCassville United Methodist Church
601 Gravel St.
(417) 847-2140Save money by making your own cleaning and beauty products. Registration required, no childcare provided.
Life Gets Better Without TobaccoJanuary 17, February 16, March 23, April 18, May 16, June 209am - 11amWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589Take the first step toward your tobacco free life. Free, open to the public. Registration required, no childcare provided.
Landlord Tenant LawMarch 11pm - 4pmTaney County Neighborhood Center(417) 239-1882Presented by Joe Hills, Legal Services of MO. Know your rights: leases, deposits, rent, repairs, evictions. Registration required, no childcare provided. *Door prize*
Budgeting 101March 29am - 11amLawrence County Neighborhood Center(417) 678-5031Learn budgeting basics. Registration required, no childcare provided.
Clothing GiveawayMarch 39am - 11amBarry County Neighborhood Center(417) 847-2140Registration required.
Kindle Fire ClassMarch 74pm - 7pmChristian County Library, 1005 N. 4th Ave in Ozark(417) 581-7631Protect your family on the internet, learn Amazon Fire basics. Registration required, no childcare provided.
Head Lice and Bed BugsMarch 81pm - 3pmStone County Neighborhood Center(417) 739-1130Presented by Monica Spittler of the Stone County Health Dept., learn about lice and bed bugs. Registration required, no childcare provided.
Love and Logic Parenting ClassesMarch 8, 15, 22, 29
April 5, 12
9am - 11amBarry County Neighborhood Center(417) 847-2140Six part series, registration required, no childcare provided. Free or $25 based on income.
Internet SafetyMarch 99am - noonDallas County Neighborhood Center(417) 345-7964Protect your family on the internet, learn Amazon Fire basics. Registration required, no childcare provided.
Household Budgeting & Smart ShoppingMarch 91pm - 3pmBarry County Neighborhood Center(417) 847-2140Prepare a family spending plan, tips for smart shopping. Registration required, no childcare provided.
Eating Smart & Being ActiveMarch 101pm - 3pmWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589In collaboration with University of Missouri Extension and Family Nutrition Education Programs. Registration required, no childcare provided.
Internet SafetyMarch 109am - 11amWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589Protect your family on the internet. Kindles will be distributed in eligible participants. Registration required, no childcare provided.
Job ClubMarch 141pm - 4pmStone County Neighborhood Center(417) 739-1130Presented by Helene Von Seckendorff, Workforce Development Specialist. Tips on job searching, preparing a resume, interviewing, and more. Registration required by March 3, no childcare provided. *Certificate of completion provided*
Connecting with your kids through technologyMarch 149am - 11amLawrence County Neighborhood Center(417) 678-5031How to help your children use technology safely. Registration required, no childcare provided.
Amazon Fire ClassMarch 1410am - noonBarry County Neighborhood Center(417) 847-2140Protect your family on the internet, learn Amazon Fire basics. Registration required, no childcare provided.
Making Financial DecisionsMarch 169am - 11amWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589Budgeting tips. Free, door prizes. Registration required, no childcare provided.
Landlord Tenant LawMarch 161pm - 4pmChristian County Neighborhood Center(417) 581-7631Presented by Joe Hills, Legal Services of MO. Know your rights: leases, deposits, rent, repairs, evictions. Registration required, no childcare provided.
Connecting with your kids through technologyMarch 1710am - noonGreene County Center (417) 447-0554How to help your children use technology safely. Registration required, no childcare provided.
GardeningMarch 219am - noonDallas County Neighborhood Center(417) 345-7964Free seeds, what to plant and when, weed control ideas, soil prep, and more. Registration required, no childcare provided.
Energy SaversMarch 229am - 11amLawrence County Neighborhood Center(417) 678-5031Strategies and tips to save money on energy. Registration required, no childcare provided.
Cooking with VeggiesMarch 221pm - 4pmStone County Neighborhood Center(417) 739-1130Presented by Amanda McCormick, MU Extension. Bring your favorite veggie recipes to share. Registration required, no childcare provided.
Making Wise Decisions about MoneyMarch 231pm - 3pmTaney County Neighborhood Center(417) 239-1882Presented by Nellie Lamers, MU Extension. Registration required, no childcare provided.
Freedom from SmokingMarch 27
April 3, 10
1pm - 3pmStone County Neighborhood Center(417) 739-1130Presented by Monica Spittler of the Stone County Health Dept., learn how to quit tobacco. Registration required, no childcare provided.
Start Your Day RightMarch 281pm - 3pmCassville United Methodist Church
601 Gravel St.
(417) 847-2140Quick, easy, healthy breakfast ideas. Presented by MU Extension. Registration required, no childcare provided.

CONTACT

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