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 [...]
C.A.R.E. is dedicated to the prevention of cruelty to animals. We have saved over 20,000 lives since establishment in 1992. We are southwest Missouri’s largest no-kill shelter. Everyday we strive to ease the pain that victims of neglect and abuse endure, offering safety and hope, and finding them the homes 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 [...]
Champion Athletes of the Ozarks builds self-esteem, self-confidence & everyday life skills, therefore enhancing the lives of children & adults with disabilities through education, sports competition, teaching basic life skills, creating job experiences & reinforcing good social skills.
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.
Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at CoxHealth is dedicated to raising funds and awareness for the medical care of children, birth through age 18. Unique to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at CoxHealth is the fact that 100 percent of gifts and proceeds directly benefit local children. Thank you to all who Read more [...]
CMH Hospice provides support for terminally ill patients and their families. Hospice caregivers strive to help patients remain as comfortable as possible at home, or in a homelike setting, with family and friends. The program also provides support to the family after a death of their loved one through a Read more [...]
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 [...]