The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
Ambassadors for Children provides new clothing and self-esteem items for children and teens in foster care. At present, there are over 1,000 children in foster care in Greene, Christian, and Taney Counties and local child abuse rates continue to be higher in comparison with the rest of the state. Many Read more [...]
The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. We fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide critical tools and information to save and improve lives. To improve the lives of all Americans, we provide public Read more [...]
The American Red Cross has served the people of Southern Missouri for more than 100 years. Red Cross volunteers and staff work to deliver vital services – from providing relief and support to those in crisis, to helping you be prepared to respond in emergencies. Each day, thousands of people Read more [...]
We provide mental health services for everyone ages 3+, regardless of the ability to pay.
As the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, our mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. We have three programs where we need volunteers who can commit to spending anywhere between 30 Read more [...]
Our Mission: To recruit, train and support community volunteers who assist the court in protecting the best interests of abused and neglected children in Southwest Missouri. Our Vision: As a partner with other agencies, CASA advocates for the highest quality of care for abused and neglected children, providing them a Read more [...]
Kindergarten Readiness and School Success through Family Supports and Provider Education: – Assisting child care professional through group training, technical assistance and other professional development resources. – Offering a clearinghouse of information for families and caregivers of young children. Services include a community referral service based on needs, as well Read more [...]
Child Care Food Program is a reimbursement program for licensed and registered day care/group home providers. It is administered by the United States Department of Agriculture and managed and directed by the Missouri Department of Health.
Since 1995, the Community Blood Center of the Ozarks has one simple mission: “To provide a quality blood supply, in a timely manner, at the lowest reasonable fee, while remaining accountable to the local community, blood donors and health care providers.” We have become the sole provider of blood products Read more [...]