We recruit, train and support volunteer advocates who work with children in the foster care system.
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 [...]
Our mission is to provide mental health services to the community, regardless of the client’s ability to pay.
We need volunteers willing to step up and stand with the most vulnerable children in our community. By becoming a mentor, you can change a Little’s life, change your life and change the future of our region for generations to come. Being a Big is simple — show up when Read more [...]
We are an after school program who’s mission is to enable all young people especially those who need us the most to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
Does it break your heart when you read an article in the newspaper about a child who was severely abused, hurt, maybe died, at the hands of his own parent? Do you think about your own children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and how different their lives are surrounded by adults 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 [...]
Cents of Pride is a positive behavior program which provides tools for success to under resourced students. The program consists of stores located at elementary schools with Free & Reduced lunch rates of 60% or more. Students attending a school with a Pride Store, earn “pride bucks” for good behavior 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.