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OACAC Neighborhood Centers are “the point of entry” for those in need of services. After making an appointment at one of our Centers, a Family Resource Specialist will meet with you and discuss your situation and refer you to the OACAC community programs that can help.
Assistance is available for emergency and non-emergency needs. Income-eligibility and conditions apply.
As a non-profit organization, OACAC relies on grants, donations and federal and state funding. Some services may not be offered at all times, depending on available funds.
Neighborhood Center Services
The following services are offered through our Neighborhood Centers:
• Case Management • Emergency Assistance • School Readiness Fairs
• Life Skills Classes • Community Projects
A program providing support to address barriers which may be getting in the way of self-sufficiency. This long term program focuses on helping you achieve your education and employment goals, such as obtaining a 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, and we offer a variety of classes throughout the year aimed at helping you overcome obstacles resulting from poverty. Workshops cover many subjects including:
- Finding and Keeping a Job
- Money Management
- Health Management
- Parenting Skills
Upcoming Back to School Fairs:
Christian County: Tuesday, July 26 from 10:30am - 4pm at Aldersgate Church in Nixa. Registration is required by June 30.
Barry County: Saturday, July 30 from 9am - noon at the Family Life Center in Cassville. Registration is required by July 1.
Webster County: Friday, August 5 from 9am - noon at Faith Southern Baptist Church in Marshfield. Registration is required by June 24.
Dallas County: Tuesday, August 9 from 9am - noon at the D.A. Mallory Elementary FEMA Building. This fair is for students entering grades pre-k - 6. Grades 7-12: A REALL Simulation will be held on Thursday, August 11, 8:30am - noon. Students who participate in one of these two events will be invited to a Shoe Party at Shoe Carnival in Springfield on August 14. Deadline to register is July 29, registration is required.
Dade County: Tuesday, August 9 from 9am - noon at the Dade County Neighborhood Center. Deadline to register is July 29, registration is required.
Lawrence County: Saturday, August 13 from 10am-1pm at Aurora High School. OACAC is partnering with the Aurora United Methodist Church, Bright Futures, Grace Lutheran, Engage, and the Aurora Chamber of Commerce for this event. Registration is required by July 26.
Neighborhood Center Locations:
BARRY COUNTY Neighborhood Center
700 E Hwy. 248
Cassville, MO 65625
CHRISTIAN COUNTY Neighborhood Center
P.O. Box 416 / 204 E. Elm
Ozark, MO 65721
DADE COUNTY Neighborhood Center
2 North Main
Greenfield, MO 65661
DALLAS COUNTY Neighborhood Center
1350 Carlson Lane
Buffalo, MO 65622
GREENE COUNTY Greene County Center
560 A North Stewart
Springfield, MO 65802
LAWRENCE COUNTY Neighborhood Center
203 Washington, Suites A and D
Aurora, MO 65605
POLK COUNTY Community Center
P.O. Box 419 2110 South
Springfield, Bldg. 2 Unit B
Bolivar, MO 65613
STONE COUNTY Neighborhood Center
15060 Highway 13 Business South
Stoneridge Center, Suite 11
Branson West, MO 65737
TANEY COUNTY Neighborhood Center
610 South 6th Street
Branson, MO 65616
WEBSTER COUNTY Neighborhood Center
211 North Clay, Suite D
Marshfield, MO 65706