Southwestern Region Impact: 2017

Lives touched:


Programs delivered:




Clients receiving in-home services:



Community impact highlights:

  • Emergency shelter services provided through Ozark Family Resource Center brought stability during critical times to 344 area children.
  • 35 children in foster care found a permanent home, including 14 being reunified with their biological families.
  • Intensive family intervention services helped families avoid at-risk behaviors, including avoiding alcohol/substance use, and improve time management skills.
  • 171 families attended parenting classes through the Parenting Life Skills Center.
The Southwestern Region is honored to be served by community members through our regional advisory council.


Key programs:

  • In-home therapeutic & support services
  • Foster care case services
  • 24-hour specialized care
  • Emergency shelter crisis services
  • Homeless youth programs
  • Parent education



  • 24/7 campus in Springfield
  • Day school (elementary through high school) in Springfield
  • Community-based services center in Springfield
  • Parenting Life Skills Center in Springfield
  • Ozarks Family Resource Center emergency crisis shelter on the Springfield campus.

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