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Neighborhood Centers

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

Case Management
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
  • Budgeting
  • Money Management
  • Nutrition
  • Health Management
  • Parenting Skills

Upcoming Back to School Fairs:

We have several Back to School Fairs coming up: 

Barry County:

Saturday, August 1st from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Family Life Center in Cassville. Registration is required. 

Dade County:

Thursday, August 11th from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Dade County Neighborhood Center. Registration is required, and the deadline to register is August 7th. 

Dallas County: 

Tuesday, August 4th from 8:30 a.m. until finished at the D.A. Mallory Elementary FEMA Building. 

Lawrence County: 

Saturday, August 8th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Aurora High School.  OACAC is partnering with the Aurora United Methodist Church, Bright Futures, and the Aurora Chamber of Commerce for this event.  Registration is required.

Neighborhood Center Locations:


BARRY COUNTY Neighborhood Center
Phone 417-847-2140
Fax 417-847-2172
700 E Hwy. 248
Cassville, MO 65625 


CHRISTIAN COUNTY Neighborhood Center
Phone 417-581-7631
Fax 417-581-4837
P.O. Box 416/ 204 East Elm
Ozark, MO 65721 


DADE COUNTY Neighborhood Center
Phone 417-637-2701
Fax 417-637-5079
2 North Main
Greenfield, MO 65661 


DALLAS COUNTY Neighborhood Center
Phone 417-345-7964
Fax 417-345-4171
1350 Carlson Lane
Buffalo, MO 65622 


GREENE COUNTY Greene County Center
Phone 417-447-0554
Fax 417-832-0303
560 A North Stewart
Springfield, MO 65802 


LAWRENCE COUNTY Neighborhood Center
Phone 417-678-5031
Fax 417-678-5401
203 Washington, Suites A and D
Aurora, MO 65605


POLK COUNTY Community Center
Phone 417-326-6276
Fax 417-777-7742
P.O. Box 419 2110 South
Springfield, Bldg. 2 Unit B
Bolivar, MO 65613 


STONE COUNTY Neighborhood Center
Phone 417-739-1130
Fax 417-739-1133
15060 Highway 13 Business South
Stoneridge Center, Suite 11
Branson West, MO  65737


TANEY COUNTY Neighborhood Center
Phone 417-239-1882
Fax 417-239-3833
610 South 6th Street
Branson, MO 65616


WEBSTER COUNTY Neighborhood Center
Phone 417-859-4589
Fax 417-859-4094
211 North Clay, Suite D
Marshfield, MO 65706


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