Our programs

Affordable Housing Supportive Services
Fulbright Springs (71 units), Westport Park (46 units), Woodfield Park (47 units), Oakwood Place (48 units) and Plymouth Landing (39 units) are apartment developments designed to provide safe,...
CAN Collaborative
The Child Abuse and Neglect Collaborative works together to prevent child abuse and neglect through five identified...
Caring Communities
Our Caring Communities team works with Springfield Public Schools to implement programming to create positive outcomes for kids and families. The programming focuses on mentoring and youth...
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Child Care Connect
Child Care Connect links families to available child care in the...
Classroom Assessment Scoring System (Class)
According to the 2014 Springfield Mayor’s Commission for Children study, 28% of Springfield’s incoming kindergartners lack the skills and knowledge needed for a successful start. Research indicates...
Coalitions
Community Partnership’s Prevention Resource Center (PRC) is one of 11 PRCs in Missouri that provides technical assistance, training and support to Missouri communities interested in decreasing their...
Community Collaboratives
The Community Collaborative Initiative creates pathways to raise the standard of living and quality of life for everyone who lives in Springfield and the surrounding area. It brings together and...
Community Mentoring and Supportive Services
In partnership with the Division of Youth Services (DYS), we provide one-on-one youth mentoring for at-risk youth placed in DYS custody and help them complete their individual treatment plan goals...
Crime Stoppers
Crime Stoppers encourages members of the community to assist local law enforcement agencies in the fight against crime by overcoming the two key elements that inhibit community involvement: fear and...
Crisis Cold Weather Shelters
Every winter, overnight Crisis Cold Weather Shelters open in our community to provide additional emergency shelter beds. During the 2022-2023 winter, Crisis Cold Weather Shelter sites were open 60...
Developmental Assets
The 40 Developmental Assets act as a guide for adults as we create environments, provide opportunities, engage in relationships and instill personal strengths that our young people need to...
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) encompasses the relationship, philosophy and culture of acknowledging, welcoming, embracing, supporting, and accepting those of all racial, sexual orientation,...
Double Up Food Bucks Springfield
Double Up Food Bucks is a program that allows SNAP users to double their SNAP dollars on fresh produce at Springfield farmers...
Early Care And Education Collaborative
The Early Care and Education Collaborative advocates to identify, prioritize and develop strategies to address the quality, affordability and availability of early care and education. The...
Environmental Sustainability Collaborative
The Environmental Sustainability Collaborative works to foster environmental sustainability within our region. They serve as a vehicle to bring together leadership of all various environmental and...
Family Focused Network
It is our goal to ensure that all families that want to participate in a home visiting program are served by a program that best fits their families'...
Financial Literacy
Millions of Americans face financial hardship every day and may even be only one paycheck away from homelessness. We offer programs that can help individuals and families increase their financial...
Food Collaborative
Our mission is to support the development of a healthy, functioning local food system, bringing food groups together and representing all parts of the community, including those not at the table. We...
HELP Video Series
Thank you for viewing our HELP video series of online prevention resources. These short video segments discuss misuse of specific drugs, drug-related problems, and violence prevention topics. Many...
Housing Collaborative
To advance knowledge on issues related to affordable housing by creating forum for community-wide problem solving that targets all populations at every stage of assistance, ensuring safe, decent,...
Let’s Go Smart: Transportation Collaborative
The Let’s Go Smart: Transportation Collaborative facilitates connections between people, jobs, and community, through multiple modes of transportation, throughout the greater Springfield...
Making Healthy Choices – College Students & Alcohol
The Higher Education Committee of Ozarks Fighting Back shares tips and resources to help college students explore alternatives and make healthy choices about alcohol...
Mental Health
Thanks to a federal grant through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the Greene County Mental Health Awareness Training Project at Community Partnership of the Ozarks is...
Multicultural Business Association
The Multicultural Business Association was established to promote economic development, business opportunities, and employment through advocacy, capacity building, and networking for...
Nourish the Ozarks
We bridge the gap between farmers and underserved communities by purchasing directly from the farmers and then distributing fresh, local food into the...
O’Reilly Center for Hope
The O’Reilly Center for Hope brings together multiple partner agencies in support of affordable housing and financial stability. Accessing services is frequently difficult for those living in...
One Door
When facing a housing crisis, understanding and navigating the systems of services can be confusing and overwhelming. One Door assists in maneuvering through those crucial systems by providing a...
Opioid Prevention
Prescription opioid painkiller misuse is a big problem not only in the United States, but in Southwest Missouri as well. Opioids are a family of drugs that include prescription painkillers like...
Ozarks Alliance To End Homelessness
The Ozarks Alliance to End Homelessness (OAEH) serves as our community’s Continuum of Care – the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) designated regional planning body for...
Ozarks Clean Air Alliance
The Ozarks Clean Air Alliance (OCAA) is a voluntary, non-regulatory subcommittee of the Community Partnership of the Ozark's Environmental Collaborative. OCAA guides the region's education and...
Parent Cafes
Parent Cafés are an adaptation of the World Café process which encourages deep self-reflection and peer-to-peer learning. Parent Cafés are a way to bring the Strengthening Families™ researched-based...
Prevention Resource Center
Community Partnership’s Prevention Resource Center (PRC) is one of 11 PRCs in Missouri that contracts with the Missouri Department of Mental Health, Division of Behavioral Health to provide...
Prosper Springfield
In October 2015, the Impacting Poverty Commission produced a call to action report after 18 months of studying the causes and effects of poverty. The report included creating Prosper Springfield, an...
Responsible Beverage Service Support Program
The Responsible Beverage Service Support Program is a free, voluntary program available to Greene County alcohol retailers. It was developed by the Underage Drinking Task Force and Ozarks Fighting...
School-Based Social Work
We have partnered with Springfield Public Schools to offer School-Based Social Work services to students and families in the...
Spirit Program
SPIRIT is a school-based prevention program designed to reduce substance use and promote resilience at any grade...
Springfield Community Land Trust
Springfield Community Land Trust is a nonprofit organization that provides access to land and housing at affordable rates. What makes the community land trust (CLT) model unique is that community...
Springfield Tool Library
A tool library works like a traditional library, but it lends tools instead of books. It’s a great resource for people who want to use tools, but don’t need them (or have a place to store them) all...
Substance Use Prevention
Our Prevention Resource Center (PRC) offers training and technical assistance for substance use prevention initiatives across 21-counties in Southwest Missouri, including working with regional...
Suicide Prevention
Our generation tends to keep things to themselves and not talk about what’s going on, especially when it comes to our mental health. When life gets overwhelming with new responsibilities and stress,...
Violence Prevention
Our Prevention Resource Center offers technical assistance for several violence prevention initiatives across Southwest Missouri. Some of those include the Violence Free Families Coalition and the...