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 & LogicMarch 20, 27
April 3, 10, 17, 24
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.
A Healthier YouMarch 269am - NoonChristian County Neighborhood Center(417) 581-7631Wellness, nutrition, and more. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Senior Life SolutionsMarch 261pm - 3pmCassville United Methodist Church
601 Gravel St. in Cassville
(417) 847-2140Presented by Susan Poehling of Mercy Hospital, learn about Seasonal Affective Disorder, screening process for depression, and coping with loneliness and loss. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Eating on a BudgetMarch 271pm - 3pmStone County Neighborhood Center(417) 739-1130Presented by Amanda McCormick of University of MO Extension. Discuss eating healthier on a budget. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Managing DiabetesApril 49am - 11amWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589Join Jamie Holden of the Fordland Clinic and learn about living with diabetes. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided. Door prizes!
Chef on a ShoestringApril 410am - NoonTaney County Neighborhood Center(417) 239-1882Learn how to make simple, affordable meals and save money at the grocery store. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Joys of Green CleaningApril 89am - 11amPolk County Community Center(417) 326-6276Benefits, tips, ideas. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Gardening 101April 99am - 11amLawrence County Neighborhood Center(417) 678-5031Learn the skills to plant your own garden. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Disaster PreparednessApril 99am - 11amWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589Presented by Brent Jones of Webster Co. Health Unit to learn about being prepared when disaster strikes. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided. Door prizes!
A Healthier YouApril 169am - NoonChristian County Neighborhood Center(417) 581-7631Information about wellness and nutrition. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Budgeting for RentApril 179am - 11amPolk County Community Center(417) 326-6276Goal setting, budgeting, setting priorities, and more. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Vegetable Gardening for BeginnersApril 179am - 11amDallas County Neighborhood Center(417) 345-7964Spring is almost here, let's get ready to garden! Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Freezer MealsApril 189am - 11amMiller Senior Center
201 E. First St. in Miller
(417) 678-5031Learn tips to stretch your food budget. A parnership with Home State Health. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Summer LearningApril 181pm - 3pmBarry County Neighborhood Center(417) 847-2140Learn why summer learning is important/summer activities to help your child learn and retain info. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
BudgetingApril 181pm - 3pmTaney County Neighborhood Center(417) 239-1882Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
MO Landlord/Tenant LawApril 22Noon - 3pmWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589Presented by Joe Hills of Legal Services of Southern Missouri. Do you rent? Don't miss this workshop! Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Phone ScamsApril 231pm - 3pmCassville United Methodist Church
601 Gravel St. in Cassville
(417) 847-2140Understanding how to avoid being a victim of a phone scam. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Avoiding Identity TheftApril 231pm - 3pmWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589Join Sarah Lowe of Arvest Bank as she presents how to keep your information secure. No childcare provided. Door prizes!
Joys of Green CleaningApril 2510am - NoonLawrence County Neighborhood Center(417) 678-5031Benefits, tips, ideas. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Healthy FamiliesApril 251pm - 3pmPolk County Community Center(417) 326-6276Learn to prepare delicious, easy foods with kids helping in the kitchen. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Special Education - What I Need To KnowApril 2610am - NoonDade County Neighborhood Center(417) 637-2701Presented by Missourk Parents Act (MPACT), a statewide non-profit parent and training information center. 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.

CONTACT

Where Can You Find a Neighborhood Center?

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

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