Community Resources

 

Community Resources For Foster Families


Agencies

  • Greene County Children's Division  
  • Lutheran Family and Children's Services    lfcsmo.org   (417)862-1972
  • FosterAdopt Connect   fosteradopt.org  (417)866-3672
  • Missouri Alliance for Children and Families    (417)865-1777
  • Missouri Baptist Children's Home   mbch.org

Resources 

  • Abundant Blessings Ministry – Clothing, undergarments, socks and PJs. Appointment Only. Contact: Barb Villanueva (417)761-2881 or Tammy King (636)284-1023, Address: 117 W. Sherman Way, Suite 104, Nixa, MO.
  • Ambassadors for Children – Educational tutoring and The Prom Closet. Phone: (417)862-3586, Address: PO Box 3947, Springfield, MO 65808, Website: www.ccozarks.org.
  • Assistance for Transitional Kids in Foster Care (Ages 17-21). Website: www.otc-edu/mcsp.php.
  • Better Beginnings/Health Families (Greene County) – Home visiting program for pregnant and parenting teens. Phone: (417)831-9596, Website: www.great-circle.org.
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks - Address:  3372 W. Battlefield St., Springfield, MO  Phone: 417-889-9136  Website: www.bigbro.com
  • Birth and Postpartum Services – Phone: (417)832-9222, Address: 1111 S. Glenstone, Suite 2-201, Springfield, MO 65804, Website: www.doulafoundation.org.
  • ​CASA of Southwest Missouri - 1111 S. Glenstone Springfield MO 65807 Phone: 417-862-6202  Website:  casaswmo.org
  • Cherish Kids Run & Family Fun – GAMES, FOOD, BOUNCE HOUSES, FREE HAIRCUTS, FREE DENTAL CHECK UPS (8:00am to 10:00am).
  • Early Childhood One Stop Assistance – Assistance in finding financial help, family activities, childcare, and other resources. Phone: (417)887-3545, Email: [email protected].
  • FosterAdopt Connect – Phone: (417)866-3672, Address: 509 S. Cavalier, Springfield, MO 65802, Website: www.fosteradopt.org.
  • Life House – Crisis Maternity Home – Phone: (417)720-4213, Website: www.ccsomo.org.
  • Other Mothers – Discounts for Foster Families. Phone: (417)866-3099, Address: 332 S. Glenstone, Springfield, MO 65804, Website: www.othermothers.webs.com.
  • Peek a Boutique – 10% discount for Foster Families. Phone: (417)595-4935, Address: 904 N. Main, Nixa, MO 65714.
  • Sammy’s Window – Clothing and more for all children in Foster Care. Phone: (417)866-3672, Address: 509 S. Cavalier, Springfield, MO 65802, Website: www.fosteradopt.org.
  • Selfless Blessings – Clothing for children. Hours of Operation: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10-4, Saturday 11-2. Phone: (417)337-0829, Address: 153 1st Street, Hollister, MO 65672.
  • Silver Dollar City; White Water; Branson Belle – Discount $10. Call in advance to request date for visit – (NO HOLIDAY, WEEKENDS, NOR THE WEEKEND BEFORE OR AFTER).
  • Stuff the Bus – FREE BACKPACKS with school supplies for children in need. Phone: (417)581-5433.
  • Summer Camps and Retreats. Email for more information – [email protected], Phone: (417)581-5437, Address: 6100 N. 19th, Ozark, MO 65721.
  • Sweet Repeats – Foster Parents get 20% discount. Phone: (417)725-2972, Address: 106 W. Sherman Way, Nixa, MO 65714.
  • The Closet – Children’s Clothing. Thursday’s 9 am – 11 am and by appointment. Phone: (417)725-6036, Address: 865 N. Nicholas Rd., Nixa, MO., Website: www.unionhillcofc.com.
  • 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: www.ymca.net.