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 ClassesSeptember 27
October 4, 11, 18, 25
November 1
9am - 11amBarry County Neighborhood Center(417) 847-2140Six part series teaching parenting skills for parents with kids of all ages. Free for income eligible families, $25 otherwise. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Fall Holidays on a DimeOctober 241pm - 3pmCassville United Methodist Church(417) 847-2140Ideas for holiday meal planning, decorating, time and stress management. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Cupboard Creations: DIY Hygiene & BeautyOctober 2510am - noonGreene County Center(417) 447-0554Make and take recipes for natural alternatives. Pre-registration required by 10/20. No childcare provided.
Landlord/Tenant LawOctober 261pm - 3:30pmChristian County Neighborhood Center(417) 581-7631Presented by Joe Hills of Legal Services of Southern MO. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Energy SaversNovember 69am - 11amWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589Presented by OACAC Weatherization and Webster Electric. Door prizes! Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Within My ReachNovember 7, 8, 99am - 1pmWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589Three day workshop designed to strengthen relationships. Limited seating, door prizes, refreshments. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Eating Smart, Being ActiveNovember 7, 14, 21, 28
December 5, 12, 19, 26
1:30pm - 3:30pmDade County Neighborhood Center(417) 637-2701Learn how to play for shopping and saving, eat better, exercise more. Sign-up with a friend to attend an eight class series. Door prizes, food samples, fun activities. One lucky person who attends all eight classes will receive a reusable bag filled with kitchen supplies! Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Building Effective ResumesNovember 1310am - NoonWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589Presented by Missouri Job Center. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Thanksgiving on a DimeNovember 149am - 11amLawrence County Neighborhood Center(417) 678-5031Food safety, DIY recipes and budgeting, and decorating tips for the holiday season. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Internet SafetyNovember 1410am - NoonWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589Protect your family on the internet. Kindles will be distributed in eligible participants. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Landlord/Tenant LawNovember 161pm - 3pmWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589Presented by Joe Hills of Legal Services of Southern MO. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Budgeting 101November 161pm - 3pmLawrence County Neighborhood Center(417) 678-5031Learn easy and manageable budgeting basics. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Thanksgiving WorkshopNovember 179am - NoonWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589Holiday food safety, budgeting tips and more. Limited seating. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Couponing 101November 281pm - 3pmWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589Learn coupon basics to save money. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Preventing & Managing DiabetesNovember 281pm - 3pmCassville United Methodist Church(417) 847-2140Prevention tips, signs & symptoms of, management of diabetes. 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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