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Saturday, April 4th
7:00 AM - Noon
Ozark Empire Fairgrounds

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Clean Ups

Dispose of Your
Unwanted Items

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Mandated Reporter Training

Will you make the call
that ends abuse or
saves a child's life?

Our Mission

Our Mission

To facilitate and promote the building of resilient children, healthy families, and strong neighborhoods & communities through collaboration, programming, and resource development.

Our Values

Integrity: We do the right thing, not the easy thing. We steadfastly adhere to high principles and professional standards. We exhibit integrity by always acting ethically and honorably.

Compassion: We put people first. We are compassionate, respectful and civil in all we say and do.

Teamwork: We achieve more by working together. We are a winning team of talented people, deriving expertise from all levels of the organization.

Creativity: We foster creativity in the workplace. We have the freedom to imagine and the courage to act.

Collaboration: We use our experience and expertise to build collaborative partnerships that address diverse community needs and reduce duplication.

Excellence: We strive for excellence and quality in all our programs, services and interactions with the people and communities we serve.


Our Focus

Our Focus

 Substance Abuse & Violence Prevention


Community & Neighborhood Development


Early Childhood & Family Development


Affordable Housing  & Homeless Prevention

Upcoming Events


Tire Toss

This one day free waste tire collection helps prevent the spread of West Nile and cleans up neighborhoods by removing discarded tires from the environment.  Open to residents and neighborhood groups within the City of Springfield only.  Waste tires from businesses not accepted.

Latest News

Recent Photo Galleries

2014 NOVA Banquet
2014 Hope Connection
2014 Veterans Stand Down
2014 Neighborhood Night Out
2014 Day of Caring
2014 National Night Out
Big Rig Night 2014
2014 Community Partnership Open
NOVA’s Banquet 2013
Hope Connection 2013