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 ClassesAugust 16, 23, 30
September 6, 13, 20
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.
Making Financial DecisionsAugust 179am - 11amWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589Presented by Sarah Lowe, Bear State Bank. Budgeting basics and new tips to stretch dollars. Registration required, no childcare provided.
Learning with Amazon FireAugust 171pm - 3pmBarry County Neighborhood Center(417) 847-2140Internet safety, Amazon Fire basics, learn how your child can use a tablet for homework and learning. Must have a school age child to receive a free tablet. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Creating a Spending PlanAugust 171pm - 3pmTaney County Neighborhood Center(417) 239-1882Presented by Nellie Lamers, Missouri Extension. Income and expense managment. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Love and Logic Parenting ClassesAugust 19 and 268am - 2:30pmLawrence County Neighborhood Center(417) 678-5031Six part series, covered in two days, which are both required. Free for income eligible families, $25 otherwise. Registration required, no childcare provided.
Taking Care of YouAugust 221pm - 3pmCassville United Methodist Church
601 Gravel St. in Cassville
(417) 847-2140Stress management and self-care tips. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Small Steps to Health & WealthAugust 2410am - 2pmLawrence County Neighborhood Center(417) 678-5031Improve your health and wealth by setting goals and taking action. Registration required, no childcare provided.
Crock Pot CookingAugust 241pm - 3pmStone County Neighborhood Center(417) 739-1130Presented by Amanda McCormick University of MO Extension. Learn recipes and tips for crock pot cooking. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Internet SafetyAugust 241pm - 3pmWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589Protect your family on the internet. Kindles will be distributed in eligible participants. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Couponing with HeatherSeptember 69am - NoonLawrence County Neighborhood Center(417) 678-5031Learn the skills needed to stretch your food dollars. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Kindle Fire ClassSeptember 99am - NoonChristian County Library, 1005 N. 4th Ave in Ozark(417) 581-7631Do you have a child in K-12 who would benefit from having a Kindle Fire? Registration required, no childcare provided.
Chef on a ShoestringSeptember 121pm - 3pmLawrence County Neighborhood Center(417) 678-5031Save and stretch money, make your own cleaning products. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Making Financial DecisionsSeptember 219am - 11amWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589Presented by Sarah Lowe, Bear State Bank. Budgeting basics and new tips to stretch dollars. Pre-registration required, no childcare provided.
Internet SafetySeptember 229am - 11amWebster County Neighborhood Center(417) 859-4589Protect your family on the internet. Kindles will be distributed in eligible participants. 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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