Our Programs

Impacting Communities

Through Multiple Prevention Programs

The Alliance of Southwest Missouri is one of 20 Community Partnerships in the state of Missouri. We exist to improve the health and safety of children and families. The Alliance offers activities, programs, and initiatives to our four-county service area which includes: Jasper, Newton, Barton, and McDonald County.  

Our Programs

Local Food Purchase Assistance
LFPA procures local or regional food from socially disadvantaged producers and distributes that food to underserved communities through our pop-up produce market.

Southwest Missouri Alliance for Drug Endangered Children
Identifies children affected by substance misuse environments as early as possible, intervening appropriately, and providing services to the children and their family members through a multidisciplinary team

Early Childhood Network
Offering assessments, mentoring, and training for childcare providers and classrooms to help support learning and growth. We also provide a lending library of curriculum and props for classrooms.

SAFE CRIBS
Saving infant lives and supporting families by providing full-size portable cribs, training, and education about safe sleep to qualifying families. 

 SAFE KIDS WORLDWIDE
Preventing childhood injury by providing education over car seats, car passenger safety, distracted driving, fire safety, cyber, bicycle, and pedestrian safety.

FULL POTENTIAL
Full Potential supports youth by providing them with the opportunity to participate in youth sports or any other extracurricular activity. full

YOUTH SERVICES AND MENTORING
We address issues that directly affect area teens. This includes substance misuse abuse education, mentoring services for at-risk youth, and Sources of Strength, a youth suicide prevention training.y

DRIVING EDUCATION
The Alliance promotes safe driving practices through our Defensive Driving Classes and Driving Lessons.

PARENTING EDUCATION
We encourage healthy families by providing opportunities for parenting education and support like: Child-Parent Relationship Training, Good Dads, and Parent Cafes.

MISSOURI RE-ENTRY PROGRAM
Providing individuals under judicial supervision with necessary supports to enter approved transitional housing programs. We encourage healthy families by providing opportunities for parenting education and support, like Child-Parent Relationship Training, Good Dads, and Parent Cafes.

BUILDING BRIDGES
Ending poverty by building relationships, and  supporting one another through friendship and fellowship. Together, participants from our community figure out how to live better, more prosperous lives.

COMMUNITY COALITIONS
Mobilizing caring citizens at the local level to make our communities safer, healthier, and drug-free.