All Early Childhood Education and Development

  • Child Care Aware/Early Childhood One Stop

    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

    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.

  • Council of Churches of the Ozarks

    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 [...]

  • Discovery Center

    The Discovery Center of Springfield is an interactive, hands-on museum committed to inspiring people of all ages with a life-long love of learning and an appreciation for the world and our place in it. Because we are a non-profit organization we depend on the time and effort of volunteers to Read more [...]

  • Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation

    Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation (OACAC) is a non-profit agency that works to alleviate the causes and conditions of poverty in the 10 counties we serve; Barry, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Greene, Lawrence, Polk, Stone, Taney, and Webster. As part of a nationwide network of Community Action Agencies, OACAC offers innovative Read more [...]

  • RSVP

    If you are ready to make an impact in your community and aged 55+, consider volunteering in one of our 4 programs! Pre-K Pals is looking for volunteers to interact with preschoolers during the school year for at least 2 hours per week to help them to be socially and Read more [...]

  • The Doula Foundation

    The Doula Foundation is a non-profit organization located in Springfield, MO. We assist mothers and their families before, during, and after pregnancy in Greene County and the surrounding areas. Doulas give new mothers the support they need to give their children a healthy, happy start in life.