The Compassion Outreach Center was established by the Central Church of Christ more than 16 years ago to serve Pontotoc County Residents lacking health insurance or other health coverage. Those eligible receive non-emergency treatment as well as necessary medications to treat illness and maintain better health free of charge. The Center is a collaborative effort of more than two dozen Ada area businesses, churches, civic organizations, and non-profit agencies that provide funding and volunteer at the Center in a variety of capacities. The Center houses a clothing ministry as well food assistance for qualifying senior citizens. The Compassion Outreach Center is a 501 (C) 3, Non-profit organization that exists to share the compassion of Jesus Christ through service.