Our Service


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.


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


Description DateTime Location ContactMore Info
Budgeting for RentNovember 209am - 11amPolk County Community Center(417) 326-6276Goal setting, budgeting, setting priorities, and more. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Holidays on a DimeNovember 219am - NoonChristian County Neighborhood Center(417) 581-7631Cooking safety, planning with less stress, DIY gifts. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Budget Holiday Meal PrepNovember 2210am - NoonDade County Neighborhood Center(417) 637-2701In partnership with MU Extension, join us for this hands on, informational workshop. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Happy Holidays November 261pm - 3pmCassville United Methodist Church
601 Gravel Street in Cassville
(417) 847-2140Holiday menus, food safety, budgeting, decorating, and more. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Healthy Ways to Manage Grief and LossJanuary 1710am - NoonDade County Neighborhood Center(417) 637-2701Have you lost someone close to you? Having a hard time coping? Please come join us for this special class set up just for you. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.


Where Can You Find a Neighborhood Center?

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

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