Welcome! Thank you for stopping by to learn more about getting involved with the Council of Churches of the Ozarks! We offer a network of nine collaborative services, each providing unique and essential services to the community. Serving the community through volunteerism is a great way to connect with your friends, neighbors and your family.

Our nine services offer many opportunities for you to get involved on your own, with friends, with family, with your coworkers or church congregations! This page is your resource to learn about ways to join our team, time commitments, what to expect, and how to get more information. Check out our short video for even more exciting news!

Council of Churches and it’s nine service outreaches have helped over 98,000 people in 2016. Become a volunteer and be part of their story.

Who You're Helping

Thank you for partnering with us! When you connect with us at the Council of Churches of the Ozarks and our nine services, you are connecting with our community! Poverty, homelessness, child abuse and neglect, and hunger: all of these urgent issues are addressed through our collective impact.

When you volunteer, pray, or make a donation to the Council of Churches of the Ozarks, you are helping children, families, homeless women, and seniors. You are a partner in compassion, responding to the unseen needs of our most vulnerable neighbors! Learn more about the people who partner with us to make a difference!

All the ways to get involved

The Council of Churches of the Ozarks and our nine outreach services offer many ways to get involved! Check them out and find one (or more!) that work for you.

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Calendar of events

Stay up-to-date on events, news, and updates by reviewing our calendar often.

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Create your own event

Don’t find what you or your small group is looking for? Contact us to create your own event in support of the Council of Churches of the Ozarks and our nine outreach services.

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Featured events

Title VI

The Council of Churches of the Ozarks Inc. Transportation Services Title VI Plan

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Annual Reporting

Each year we reflect on the stories and service of the prior year, as well as list the donors who support the work of the Council of Churches of the Ozarks. This document is provided by mail and is also available here digitally.

The 2016 Annual Report will be available March 20, 2017.

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Our services

Renewing hope for abused and neglected children in foster care.

Quality training for early childhood professionals.

Monitoring healthy meals in licensed, home-based daycares.

Essential home repairs for low-income seniors.

Food pantry and services for families in crisis.

Providing medically-monitored adult daycare.

Advocating for the rights of long-term care facility residents.

Connecting seniors to volunteer opportunities in the community.

Providing overnight shelter to homeless women.