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 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 [...]
Connections Handyman Service offers numerous and diverse opportunities to serve! Individuals skilled in plumbing, carpentry, and other home repair specialties are needed. Groups (youth included!) are always needed for large projects like ramp building and walker step installations. All projects are overseen by professional contractors with years of experience. Providing Read more [...]
Outreach Service organization focusing on compassion service and outreach to the most vulnerable neighbors in the Ozarks. Council of Churches runs the following outreach services: – Ambassadors for Children: Services for Foster Families – Child Care Aware of Southern Missouri/Early Childhood One-Stop Program: Early Childhood Referral services and training. – Read more [...]
Crosslines is the largest client-direct food pantry in Greene County, MO, serving nearly 70,000 people annually with emergency food assistance, case management, and referral services to other resources available in the community. In 2016 we distributed nearly 1.7 million pounds of food to the “food-insecure” of our community. We are Read more [...]
The mission of Freedom’s Rest Family Violence Center is to provide shelter and advocacy to survivors of domestic and sexual violence and to promote education to break the cycle of violence. Every year Freedom’s Rest shelters over 200 victims that are fleeing domestic violence, sexual violence, and human trafficking.
Established in 1976, Harmony House is Missouri’s oldest and largest domestic violence shelter and has served over 17,000 survivors of domestic violence since first opening its doors. Our mission is to provide shelter, advocacy and education to survivors of domestic violence while promoting the principle that all individuals have the Read more [...]
Child abuse and neglect is preventable, which is why Isabel’s House provides 24/7/365 care for the community’s most vulnerable children when the family is in crisis. Families who bring their children to Isabel’s House partner with our team of Family Advocates to create a plan specific to each situation, and Read more [...]
Women’s Addiction & Recovery Center
LFCS is a statewide organization that provides a variety of services to families in MO. Services in the southwest region include: adoption, counseling, crisis pregnancy counseling, foster and respite services, and parenting education and support.