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 & LogicJanuary 6, 13, 27
February 3, 10, 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.
Love & LogicFebruary 6, 13, 20, 27
March 5, 12
9:30am - 11:30amLawrence County Neighborhood Center(417) 678-5031Six 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.
Job FairFebruary 1911am - 2pmThe MARC
822 W. Mt. Vernon Blvd in Mt. Vernon
(417) 678-5031 or (417) 235-0133Free community employment event in partnership with Penmac. Space is limited. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Healthy Heart, Healthy YouFebruary 252pm - 4pmStone County Neighborhood Center
15060 Business 13 South in Branson West
(417) 739-1130Learn the benefits to keeping your heart healthy, tips on exercising, and more. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Shopping SmartFebruary 262pm - 4pmStone County Neighborhood Center
15060 Business 13 South in Branson West
(417) 739-1130Tips to save time and money on groceries. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Energy Savings 101March 310am - NoonDade County Neighborhood Center(417) 637-2701Ozark Electric presents tips on ways to save energy in your home. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Developmental Assets TrainingMarch 59am - NoonWebster County Neighborhood Center
50 York Drive Suite 8 in Marshfield
(417) 859-4589about the 40 Developmental Assets Framework along with concrete ways to build Developmental Relationships with youth. Participants will be equipped with the tools needed to be effective asset builders in the lives of youth. Parents who attend and have school aged children will be eligible to receive winter clothing assistance for each school aged child in the home. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Within My ReachMarch 9, 10, 119am - 1pmWebster County Neighborhood Center
50 York Drive Suite 8 in Marshfield
(417) 859-4589Relationship skills and decision making workshop to help achieve relationship goals. Beneficial for any relationship! Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Coping with Stress and AnxietyMarch 121pm - 3pmStone County Neighborhood Center
15060 Business 13 South in Branson West
(417) 739-1130Learn how to cope with daily stress and anxiety while helping better your overall health. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Improve your Credit ScoreMarch 189am - 11amDallas County Neighborhood Center(417) 345-7964Do you know?...What your credit score is? FICO? How to obtain a free credit report? Fix mistakes on your report? Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Making a Change to Healthy HabitsMarch 251pm - 3pmStone County Neighborhood Center
15060 Business 13 South in Branson West
(417) 739-1130Learn how to cope with daily stress and anxiety while helping better your overall health. Pre-registration required. No childcare provided.
Coping with Stress and AnxietyMarch 269am - 11amStone County Neighborhood Center
15060 Business 13 South in Branson West
(417) 739-1130Learn how to cope with daily stress and anxiety while helping better your overall health. 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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