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It is with sadness we share the passing of our longtime friend, Judy Hargis. Judy began her career at OACAC in 1978 and retired last August. Through the years, Judy made many positive impacts in the community she loved, and she was truly a difference...

We are pleased to recognize Ron Locke as our board member for May. Ron is very involved with our New to You Thrift Store and Dallas County Neighborhood Center. Whether helping in the community or in other ways, we appreciate all he does! Thanks, Ron....

Due to inclement weather, these centers are closed today: Dade County Neighborhood Center, Dallas County Neighborhood Center, Lawrence County Neighborhood Center, and Stone County Neighborhood Center. The New to You thrift store in Buffalo is also closed. The Barry County Neighborhood Center will open...

We're pleased to introduce Kathy Banks as our new Dallas County Neighborhood Center Supervisor. Kathy has been part of the OACAC team for nine years, working most recently as a Family Resource Specialist. She has lived and worked in Dallas County her entire life and...

Judy Hargis, Dallas County Neighborhood Center Supervisor, began her career with OACAC in October 1978. She started as a Housing Counselor in Dade County and a few years later, moved to Dallas County where she has dedicated her time to building up the community and...

Back to school assistance registration is open! If you live in one of the counties listed below and would like assistance with school supplies, give us a call. If you live in a county which isn't listed, our Neighborhood Center is not hosting a school...

The annual Dallas County back to school shoe party held at Shoe Carnival in Springfield on August 13 was a success!  Each summer, the OACAC Dallas County Neighborhood Center hosts a back to school fair for income eligible students in grades K-12.  In addition to...