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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Our mission is to facilitate and promote the building of resilient children, healthy families, and strong neighborhoods and communities through collaboration, programming and resource development.
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 [...]
Faith-based humanitarian organization
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 [...]