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Crisis Assistance

American Red Cross Heart of Missouri Chapter
Columbia Branch Office, 1511 S. Providence, Columbia, MO 65203
573-449-2656   800 -733-2767  Fax:  573-443-3831  
www.redcrossblood.org

The American Red Cross provides compassionate care to those in need through disaster relief; supporting America’s military families; lifesaving blood services; health and safety services; and international humanitarian work. The Heart of Missouri chapter covers 21 counties.


Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri: Disaster Services

2201 West Main, P.O. Box 104626, Jefferson City, MO 65110

(573) 635-7719  Fax: (573) 635-7721

Hours: 8 am to 4:30 pm

www.cccnmo.org

amarlow@cccnmo.org

 

CCCNMO provides short-term and long-term recovery services to individuals and families dealing with the aftermath of natural disasters like tornadoes, floods, and other catastrophes. Catholic Charities responds both immediately and for the long haul, helping survivors get back on their feet.




Central Missouri Community Action, Audrain County Family Resource Office
801 E. Breckenridge, Mexico, MO 
573-582-7864   Fax:  573-370-1095
Hours: 8 - 5, M - 5

Services: Community outreach social services intake, referral and follow-up; emergency utility assistance for low-income families; weatherization services (utility assistance and weatherization both subject to availability of funds and program guidelines); Family Resource Program of in-home case
management including parenting skills, budgeting nutrition, employment counseling, housing
assessment, and life skills; parenting workshops; 
Eligibility: Based on income and varies by program, call for information
Fees: None for income eligible recipients


Crisis Line - Arthur Center 800-833-2064


DeafLEAD (formerly The L.E.A.D. Institute)
2505 W. Ash, Columbia, MO 65203
Phone: Voice/TTY (573)445-5005 Videophone: (573) 303-5604
Missouri Crisis/Text Line: (573)445-5035 or 888-761-4357 or text HAND to 839863
Deaf Crisis Line: 321-800-3323 or text HAND to 839863
FAX: 573-445-5088

Hours: 9:00-5:00 Monday-Friday, Crisis Line 24 hours
Services: Provide education, advocacy, crisis intervention, counseling, and other direct services for deaf, hard of hearing, deaf/blind, and late-deafened individuals and families; Missouri Crisis Hotline/Text Line; Deaf Crisis Videophone Hotline, sign language classes for all ages; deaf culture training to agencies; Teen Institute (camp for deaf and hard of hearing youth) teaches alcohol and drug abuse prevention, HIV/AIDS awareness, and other issues facing youth; free counseling for hearing and deaf individuals and their families who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, rape, incest and child abuse, free 24-hour crisis interpreting for Deaf victims of crime.
Fee: Sign language classes – call for current fee
Eligibility: Services provided as needed



St. Brendan Society of St. Vincent dePaul
615 S. Washington St., Mexico, MO 65265
573-581-4720 Ext. 556

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul leads men and women to join together to grow spiritually by offering person-to-person service to the needy and suffering. Members of the Society offer tangible assistance to those in need – it is this personalized involvement that makes the work of the Society unique.

Help can take many forms --- our initial focus is to help those people living within the Mexico School District that are in need of furniture. We will receive donated items and coordinate placing them in homes that are in need of our assistance.


Vandalia Salvation Army
1501 W US Hwy 54, Vandalia, MO 63382
573-594-2146 (can leave message, but would prefer people come in person Tues or Thur between 9am and noon)
http://vandaliasa.wixsite.com/salvation-army

We are located inside the Second Missionary Baptist Church in Vandalia MO. And are open 2 days a week (Tuesday and Thursday) from 9:00 AM - 12:00 noon. We help pay utility bills, food costs, prescription medicines, and prescription eyeglasses. Occasionally, through partnership with other local charities and organizations, we can offer gift certificates or other vouchers to local retailers. We also carry the necessary forms to apply to the CMCA Emergency Assistance Program in Columbia MO.
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