Welcome to Abilities First!

 

The mission of Abilities First is to advocate, enhance services, and positively impact the lives of Greene County citizens with developmental disabilities.

Abilities First helps people with developmental disabilities acquire the services and supports they need to live and work in our community. The Board of Abilities First is committed to improving existing services and facilitating the development of new resources for our community.

First Steps Region 8 South Central System Point of Entry (SPOE)

Supporting young children (birth to 36-months) and their families in their natural environment in a manner which values their choices and promotes their development.

About the SPOE

The Next Step-Service Coordination

To provide support, advocacy, funding, and coordination to individuals and families with developmental disabilities to help enhance their lives, empower their voices and achieve their dreams.

About the Next Step

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Learn more about what Abilities First does in our community and how you can be a part!

In August of 1978, the citizens of Greene County voted to exercise the provisions of 205.968-205.972 RSMo, commonly known as “Senate Bill 40.” This state law empowers counties in Missouri, with voter approval, to levy a property tax to support services...

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Friends of Abilities First

The mission of Friends of Abilities First is to promote Abilities First to positively impact the lives of Greene County citizens with developmental disabilities...

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Art Inspired Academy

AIA offers the opportunity to expand awareness about disabilities
and to explore the arts in a positive and supportive environment.

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Handicap This!

Handicap This!
Don't miss this entertaining act this Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m....

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Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Zak Shawver and Heather Arnold
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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Abilities First Ice Bucket Challenge ...

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Thank you!

Thank you!
Friends of Abilities First would like to thank ...

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The State of Missouri Disability Portal

The State of Missouri Disability Portal
The State of Missouri Disability Portal has a new look. Check it out ...

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Friends of Abilities First

Friends of Abilities First

The mission of Friends of Abilities First is to promote Abilities First to positively impact the lives of Greene County citizens with developmental disabilities...

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Contact

1370 E. Primrose, Suite A  Springfield, MO 65804
Office Phone: (417) 886-0404
Abilities First Fax:(417) 882-5400
The Next Step Fax:(417) 886-0405
First Steps Fax: (417) 863-9889
AI Academy: (417) 886-0407

Abilities First staff

The Next Step staff

First Steps SPOE staff

Art Inspired Academy

OFFICE HOURS

Abilities First office is open 8am to
5pm, Monday – Friday.  However,
the Service Coordinators meet the
needs of the person served beyond
office hours.

Abilities First Coordinators of the Month

First Steps - Region 8

To Be Announced

The Next Step - Greene County

• Zak Shawver

 

 

Friends of Abilities First

Abilities First is the umbrella under which the Next Step serves those in Greene county who have developmental disabilities...

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Employment Opportunities

Employment opportunities currently available at Abilities First.

Abilities First is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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