Community Resources

 

COMMUNITY RESOURCES


 

AGENCIES
 
• Greene County Children's Division
        Address: 149 Park Central Square, Springfield, MO 65806
        Phone: (417) 895-5677  
        Website:  https://dss.mo.gov/cd/
• Lutheran Family and Children's Services
        Address: 2130 N Glenstone Ave, Springfield, MO 65803
        Phone: (417) 862-1972
       Website:  http://lfcsmo.org  
• FosterAdopt Connect 
       Address: 509 S. Cavalier, Springfield, MO 65802
       Phone: (417)866-3672
• Missouri Alliance for Children and Families  
       Address: 630 W Kearney St, Springfield, MO 65803
       Phone: (417) 865-1777
       Website:  http://http://www.ma-cf.org/
• Missouri Baptist Children's Home
       Address: 1837 E. Cherry Street, Springfield, MO 65802
       Phone: (417) 831-2342
       Website:  http://www.mbch.org/index.php
 
PREGNANCY 
 
• The Doula Foundation
       Address: 1111 S. Glenstone, Suite 2-101, Springfield, MO 65804
       Phone: (417)832-9222
       Website:  http://www.doulafoundation.org
• LifeHouse Crisis Maternity Home
       Address: 424 E Monastery St, Springfield, MO 65807
       Phone: (417)720-4213
 
• CASA of SW MO
       Address: 1111 S Glenstone Ave, Springfield, MO 65804
       Phone: (417) 864-6202
       Website:  http://http://casaswmo.org/
 
 CHILDCARE
 
• Childcare Aware of Southern Missouri
       Address: 1710 E Chestnut Expy, Springfield, MO
       Phone: (417)887-3545
       Email: [email protected]
 
CLOTHING
 
• Abundant Blessings Ministry
       Address: 460 W. Aldersgate Drive, Nixa, MO 65714
       Contact: Barb Villanueva (417)761-2881 or Tammy King (636)284-1023
• Ambassadors for Children 
       Phone: (417) 708-0565
       Address: 500 W Battlefield St, Springfield, MO 65807
       Website:  http://ambassadors4children.org/
• Other Mothers – Discounts for Foster Families
       Address: 332 S. Glenstone, Springfield, MO 65804
       Phone: (417)866-3099
       Website:  http://www.othermothers.webs.com
• Peek a Boutique – 10% discount for Foster Families
       Address: 904 N. Main, Nixa, MO 65714
       Phone: (417)595-4935
• Sammy’s Window
       Address: 509 S. Cavalier, Springfield, MO 65802 
       Phone: (417)866-3672
• Selfless Blessings
       Address: 153 1st Street, Hollister, MO 65672
       Phone: (417)337-0829
• Sweet Repeats – Foster Parents get 20% discount
       Address: 106 W. Sherman Way, Nixa, MO 65714
       Phone: (417)725-2972
• The Childrens Closet
       Address: 865 N. Nicholas Rd., Nixa, MO
       Phone: (417)725-6036
• Ambassadors for Children 
       Phone: (417) 708-0565
       Address: 500 W Battlefield St, Springfield, MO 65807
       Website:  http://ambassadors4children.org/
 
 EDUCATIONAL TUTORING
 
• Ambassadors for Children 
       Phone: (417) 708-0565
       Address: 500 W Battlefield St, Springfield, MO 65807
       Website: http://ambassadors4children.org/
 
FINANCIAL RESOURCES
 
• Housing and Financial Counseling
       Address: 424 E Monastery St, Springfield, MO 65807
       Phone: (417)720-4213
• Sammy’s Window
       Address: 509 S. Cavalier, Springfield, MO 65802 
       Phone: (417)866-3672
       Website:  https://www.fosteradopt.org/southwest-mo/programs/sammys-window/
 
FUN STUFF TO DO WITH THE FAMILY
 
• Cherish Kids Run & Family Fun – GAMES, FOOD, BOUNCE HOUSES, FREE HAIRCUTS
       Website:  http://www.cherishkids.org
• Silver Dollar City - $17 + tax per ticket – must go through your caseworker for the discount – only Christian, Greene, Stone, and Taney County Residents
       More Info: 1-800-417-7770
• YMCA: Present travel paper to head scholarship membership.
       Phone: (417) 862-7456 
       Address: 417 S. Jefferson Ave, Springfield, MO or 1901 E. Republic Rd., Springfield, MO
       Website:  http://www.ymca.net. MENTORING
• Parenting Life Skills Center
       Address: 600 S Jefferson Ave, Springfield, MO 65806
       Phone: (417) 831-9596
• Big Brothers Big Sisters
       Address: 3372 W Battlefield Rd, Springfield, MO 65807
       Phone: (417) 889-9136
       Website:  http://www.bigbro.com/
 
RESPITE CARE
 
• Abundant Blessings Ministry
       Address: 460 W. Aldersgate Drive, Nixa, MO 65714
       Contact: (417) 725-4949
       Email: [email protected]
 
 SCHOOL SUPPLIES
 
• Sammy’s Window
       Address: 509 S. Cavalier, Springfield, MO 65802 
       Phone: (417)866-3672
• Stuff the Bus
       Phone: (417)581-5433