Parents as Teachers – Joplin

Parents as Teachers promotes optimal early development, learning, and health of young children by supporting and engaging their parents and caregivers. Specifically, this program consists of personal visits, group meetings, screenings, and acts as a resource network.

Parents as Teachers – Sarcoxie

Parents as Teachers promotes optimal early development, learning, and health of young children by supporting and engaging their parents and caregivers. Specifically, this program consists of personal visits, group meetings, screenings, and acts as a resource network.

Parents as Teachers – Webb City

Parents as Teachers promotes optimal early development, learning, and health of young children by supporting and engaging their parents and caregivers. Specifically, this program consists of personal visits, group meetings, screenings, and acts as a resource network.

Jasper County Extension Center

Jasper County Extension Center offers the Focus on Kids program for divorcing parents.

Parents as Teachers – Jasper

Parents as Teachers promotes optimal early development, learning, and health of young children by supporting and engaging their parents and caregivers. Specifically, this program consists of personal visits, group meetings, screenings, and acts as a resource network.

Jasper County Health Department

The Jasper County Health Department offers immunizations, women’s health services, and various health screenings/testing.

Parents as Teachers- Carthage

Parents as Teachers provides parent education and family support to families throughout pregnancy until their child enters kindergarten with personal visits, parent group meetings, screenings, and a resource network.

Building Bridges

The Building Bridges program, offered through the United Way of Southwest Missouri, helps community members find better ways to budget, resolve conflict, and gain the skills needed for successful employment. Through program-specific techniques, the individualized support of volunteers, and the resources of organizations and communities, the provide an environment that educates, empowers and equips members to move up and out of poverty successfully.

The Community Alliance of Southwest Missouri

The Community Alliance of Southwest Missouri exists to improve the health and safety of children and families by offering a variety of activities and programs.

The Community Alliance of Southwest Missouri- Parent Cafes

Parent Cafés are physically and emotionally safe spaces where parents and caregivers talk about the challenges and victories of raising a family. Through individual deep self-reflection and peer-to-peer learning, participants explore their strengths, learn about the Protective Factors, and create strategies from their own wisdom and experiences to help strengthen their families. Free meal and free childcare provided.