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Alternatives to Violence Program
5209 Gasconade Dr., Columbia, MO 65202

Alternatives to violence workshops, basic and advanced training for trainers, community workshops
Fee:  Sliding scale to community.  Geographic area served: Mid-Missouri

Alzheimer’s Association
2400 Bluff Creek Drive Columbia, MO 65201
(800)272-3900 or (573)443-8665   Fax: (573) 499-9701
Hours: 8:00 am-5:00 pm. (M-F) and 24/7 toll free helpline

Services: Care Consultation, Information and referral, 24/7 helpline; Medic Alert + Safe Return;
Support Groups; Professional Education; Caregiver Respite; Advocacy
Eligibility: None
Fees: Services free, materials in bulk are at cost

American Cancer Society
2409 Hyde Park Rd., Jefferson City, MO 65109
573-635-4821  800-635-9194  Fax: 573-635-7821 National: 800-ACS-2345
Hours: 8:30 am-5:00 pm (M-F)

Services: Provides high quality, timely, understandable information to newly diagnosed patients and caregivers; supports and advocates for cancer research; improves the quality of life of cancer patients, caregivers, and survivors through service referral, community mobilization, collaboration, advocacy, and direct services such as nutritional supplements, wigs, and support groups.
Eligibility: Anyone with cancer or their family members
Fees: Free

American Diabetes Association
1944A E. Sunshine, Springfield, MO 695804
(573)443-8611 or press 0 for operator   Fax: (573)875-2152
Hours: 8:30 am-5:00 pm Monday through Friday
Services: Provides information for professional and patient education; assists with locating support groups; provides public information concerning diabetes research.
Eligibility: No Restrictions
Fees: Many free materials, bulk literature available at nominal cost

American Heart Association, Midwest Affiliate
104 Corporate Lake Drive, Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 446-3000   Fax: (573) 445-6243
Hours: 8:30 am-5:00 pm Monday through Friday

Services: Speakers’ bureau; heart information services; stroke education, support groups, and visitation programs; health education programs for schools; CPR training; literature; posters
Eligibility: None
Fees: Single copies of literature free of charge; fees for CPR, bulk literature, and educational kits

American Red Cross Mid-Missouri Blood Center
1511 South Providence Columbia Mo, 65203
(573) 449-2656    Fax: (573) 443-3831
Hours: Office and donation hours vary- call for information

Services: Collect, process, test, and distribute blood products to area hospital
Eligibility: 17 and older, must meet health criteria to donate, blood products distributed through
certified medical facilities
Fees: No fee for blood donors, processing fee for blood products for certified medical facilities.

American Red Cross Mid-Missouri Chapter(CPR Training, Health & Safety Training)
1805 West Worley Columbia, Mo 65203
Phone: (573)449-2656   Fax: (573) 446-4247
Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday, 24 hour emergency service

Services: Disaster relief; disaster preparedness; health and safety training (First Aid, CPR, AED, etc) services to armed forces and their families; water safety training.
Eligibility: Disaster relief services are provided for verified disaster victims
Fees: Disaster relief services are free. Health and safety courses have minimal fees

The Bluffs
3105 Bluff Creek, Columbia, MO 65201
(573)442-6060   Fax: (573)874-8060
Hours: 7:30am-5:30 pm Monday through Friday, facilities operate 24 hours daily

Services: 24 hour skilled nursing care; physical occupational, speech, and rehabilitative therapies; entertainment and activities; physician; hospice; respite, short term care; Alzheimer’s unit; other services as needed
Eligibility: Must need nursing care
Fees: Yes, accepts Medicaid and Medicare

Boone Clinic
401 Keene St, Columbia, MO 65201
(573)874-3400   Fax: (573)876-1649
Hours: 8 am-5 pm Monday through Friday

Services: Outpatient medical care
Eligibility: Varies with physician and specialty
Fees: Full cost

Boone County University of Missouri Extension (Health and Nutrition Information)
1012 N. Highway UU Columbia, MO 65203
(573)445-9792   Fax: (573) 445-9807
Hours: 8-4:30 pm Monday through Friday closed noon-12:30 for lunch

Services: Provides practical, research-based information and learning opportunities (newsletters, workshops, guide sheets, classes, resources, events) on youth development, 4-H Clubs, health nutrition, aging, community development, leadership, agriculture (farming, gardening, soil
testing, pesticide, licensing) and Master Gardener Club
Eligibility: Open to all
Fees: Nominal charges for some programs; many available at no charge

Boone Hospital Center
Address: 1600 East Broadway Columbia, MO 65201
Phone: (573) 815-8000
Fax: (573) 815-2638
Hours: Open 24 hours daily

Services: Full service hospital; medical, surgical and outpatient services; social work for inpatient and outpatient needs; rehab services; maternal/child health services and wellness services; 24 hour emergency room; psychiatric services; physician referral
Eligibility: None
Fees: Yes varies with service or treatment   

Boone Hospital Home Care
601 Business Loop 70 W. Ste 260
(573)875-0555   Fax: (573) 875-0606

Hours: Office: 8-5 pm Monday through Friday; services and staff available 24 hours daily
Services: Intermittent home care; hospice; home medical equipment; oxygen therapy; respiratory services; infusion therapy
Eligibility: Medicare/ Medicaid guidelines
Fees: Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance, self pay

Burrell Behavioral Health

Adult Clinic  573-777-7500
1805 E. Walnut St.
Columbia, MO 65201

Child & Adolescent Clinic 573-777-8330
3401 Berrywood Dr., Ste. 104
Columbia, MO 65201

Burrell provides a comprehensive range of mental health services for children, adolescents, families, adults and senior adults. Our service array is designed to meet our mission statement — to provide as much care as is needed, but no more than is needed. Each program and service is designed to offer treatment consistent with an individual’s or family’s unique needs.

Camp Hickory Hill for Diabetic Children
P.O Box 1942, Columbia, MO 65205

Hours: 8-5 pm Monday through Friday
Services: Residential camping program for children with diabetes
Eligibility: Children ages 8-17 years old with Type 1 diabetes
Fees: Sliding scale

Central Missouri Autism Project (Easter Seals Midwest)
918 Bernadette Dr.,Columbia, MO 
(573)874-3777    Fax: (573) 874-3880
Hours: 8-5 pm Monday through Friday, on call for crisis 24 hrs

Services: Assessment (do not diagnose); in home family support; parent training; music groups; family support group; crisis intervention; school consultation; IEP support; public education
Eligibility: Referred from Central Missouri, Rolla, Kirksville, and Hannibal Regional Centers
Fees: Medicaid, free

Central Missouri Kidney Association
P.O Box 1915 Columbia, MO 65205
Phone: (573)445-1927  Fax: (573)449-7653
Hours: 8-5 pm Monday through Friday

Services: Financial assistance to kidney failure patients for medical needs; also items such as medication boxes, medic-alert jewelry, medications, blood pressure kits, glucose meters, etc.
Eligibility: Resident of MO must have end-stage renal disease, some pre-dialysis clientsIntake Procedures: Referral from social workers or physicians
Geographic Area Served: Missouri areas outside St. Louis and Kansas City
Fees: Free of charge

Central Missouri Regional Arthritis Center
Address: 1205 University Avenue, Suite 1100, Columbia, MO 65211
(573)882-8097    Fax: (573)884-5509
Hours: 8-5pm Monday through Friday

Services: Arthritis education; referrals; exercise and self-management classes; leadership training
Eligibility: No eligibility requirements
Fees: None for most services; small fee for classes

Columbia/Boone County Dept. of Public Health and Human Services
1005 W. Worley Columbia, MO 65203 or P.O. Box 6015, Columbia, MO 65205 (mailing address)
(573) 874-CITY (2489)
Hours: 8-5 pm Monday through Friday

Birth and Death Certificates (573) 874-7345 
Environmental Health (573) 874-7346; restaurant and pool inspections, food handler training, public nuisances
Community Health Services (573) 874-7356 HIV/STD testing and counseling, sexually transmitted disease clinic, pregnancy testing, family planning and women's health services, immunizations, blood pressure and diabetes screening
Social Services (573) 817-6430: medication assistance, utility assistance for families with children, and elderly and disabled, pregnancy counseling and support, home visitation
WIC (573) 874-7384: supplemental food and nutrition for women, infants and children under 5 years who meet eligibility.
Human Services: (573) 874-7488 Administers City of Columbia social services funding for the purchase of social services in Columbia
Animal Control (573) 449-1888
Eligibility: Specific age, residence and income criteria for some services
Appointment required for some services
Fees: Fees applied to most services, some services not denied if unable to pay.

Columbia Center for Women's Ministries
1900 N. Providence Rd, Suite 210, Columbia, MO 65202

Hours: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (M-Th), support groups; peer counseling by appointment
Services: Individual peer counseling sessions with trained volunteers from the Christian community; support groups; prayer group; occasionally seminars on various topics
Fees: Free of charge
Eligibility: Women age 16 or older
Intake procedures: No referral necessary, individuals may walk-in or call to schedule an appointment
Required Documentation for Services: None
Geographic Area Served: Columbia and surrounding area

Columbia Healthcare Center
1801 Towne Dr, Columbia, MO 65202
(573)474-6111   Fax: (573)474-0425
Hours: Office: 8-5pm Monday through Friday; Care Staff: phone anytime

Services: Skilled nursing care; physical, occupational, and speech therapy; Alzheimer’s unit; managed care; hospice; respite care
Eligibility: Need for nursing or rehabilitation services which cannot be met at home
Fees: Private pay, Medicare, and Medicaid

Dream Factory, Central Missouri Chapter
705 E. Rockcreek Drive, Columbia, MO 65203
(573)817-2768  Fax: (573)442-3933
Hours: As needed

Services: Helps fulfill the dreams of critically or chronically ill youth ages 3-18
Fee: None
Eligibility: Children with serious disease or injury that shortens or affects their quality of life

DeafLEAD (The L.E.A.D. Institute)
2502 W. Ash, Columbia, MO 65203
Phone: Voice/TTY (573)445-5005
Mid-Mo Crisis Line: (573)445-5035 or 1-888-761-4357
MO Deafline: (573)445-5059 or 1-800-380-3323  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; Deafline Missouri Crisis Hotline; Crisis Video Phone, 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,
Fee: Sign language classes – call for current fee
Eligibility: Services provided as needed

F.A.C.E. - Family Access Center of Excellence
105 E. Ash St. #100, Columbia, MO 65203

Improving access to high quality social, emotional, & behavioral health services for all youth (0-19) & their families who live in Boone County.
  • Access to a supportive and friendly single point of entry that unconditionally accepts referrals from all Boone County entities
  • Access to trained and licensed professionals who will guide families through an evaluation of youth and family
  • Access for youth and family to increased choice of local service providers (e.g., organizations, agencies, programs, resources, and services) to address areas of need
  • Access to trained and licensed case managers to assist youth and families to overcome common barriers to accessing services (e.g., lack of options, transportation, cost, etc.).

Family Counseling Center
117 North Garth, Columbia, MO 65203
(573)449-2581    Fax: (573)875-6607
Hours: 8:00-7:00 Monday-Thursday, 8:00-4:00 Friday

Services: Outpatient counseling including treatment of drug and alcohol abuse, marriage and family counseling, and mental health counseling; McCambridge Center; residential treatment of women with alcohol and drug abuse problems, ; Prevention Resource Center: community development and organization services; Cedar Ridge Treatment Center: Men with alcohol and drug abuse problems; Daybreak Residential Treatment Center.
Fee: Varies, sliding scale, insurance accepted
Eligibility: Missouri residency for some sliding scale programs

Family Dental Center
1101 N. Providence Rd, Columbia, MO 65203
(573)777-8997 or (573)214-2314    Fax: (573)442-5208
Hours: 8:00-5:00 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday; 10:00-7:00 Thursday)

Services: Preventative dental care, dental education, prophylaxis, fluoride treatments, sealants, X-rays, dental filings, root canals, treatment for gum diseases, oral surgery, crowns and bridges, partials and dentures, and emergency services as needed
Fee: Sliding scale for uninsured persons; accept Medicaid, MC+ and some private insurance
Eligibility: Open to anyone experiencing difficulty access dental care, including low-income families, uninsured, and undocumented.

Family Facets Therapy Program 
701 Vandiver Dr., Columbia, MO 65202
573-886-7422  Fax:  573-814-1557

Services: Family Facets provides individualized and evidenced based practices to consumers of mental health services, both in home and in office.  Clinical staff have specialized training and/or certification in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Other modalities utilized include:  Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Attachment Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Strategic and Structural Family Therapy. We help clients overcome anxiety, depression, impulsive behaviors, and symptoms occurring as a result of traumatic experiences. We help families develop new ways of communicating, effective behavior management strategies, enhance safety in their home, and learn about the impact of trauma on physical and mental health. Family Facets values informed consumers, and has a web portal which facilities access to treatment information and clinical staff.
Fees: Family Facets accepts Medicaid (Mo HealthNet), All Managed Medicaid Plans (Missouri Care, United HealthCare Midwest, Home State Health) Commercial Plans (HealthLink, Anthem, United HealthCare, UMR, Aetna, & Coventry) and Private Pay.
Eligibility: Family Facets serves all people, ages 3 through the lifespan.
Core Values : Cultural Competence, Self Determinism, Evidence Based Practice, and Transparency.

Family Health Center
1001 West Worley, Columbia, MO 65203
(573)214-2314    Fax: (573)814-2835

Services: Primary healthcare for infants, children, adults, and seniors: health maintenance and preventive care, chronic disease management, family planning, mental health services, medication assistance, healthcare and social service referrals, dental care, language translation
Fee: Sliding scale based on documented household income, Medicaid, MC+, Medicare, some
commercial insurance,, MO Dept. of Health Show Me Healthy Missourians grant
Eligibility: Anyone experiencing difficulties accessing healthcare, including low-income
families, the uninsured, under-insured, and undocumented.

Harry S. Truman Memorial Veteran's Hospital 
800 Hospital Dr., Columbia, MO 65201

Truman VA in Columbia, Missouri, serves 43 counties in Missouri as well as Pike County, Illinois, and is one of seven medical center facilities in the VA Heartland Network, a Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN). Truman VA provides a full continuum of care in both inpatient and outpatient settings and is committed to excellent patient care, education and research. The facility offers comprehensive care including primary care, medical and surgical specialties, behavioral health, physical and occupational therapy and pharmacy services. 

Hearing Aid Helpline (International)

Hillel Jewish Campus Center  
1107 University Ave  Columbia, MO 65201 
573-443-7460   FAX 573-499-1773

Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (M-F)
Services: Cultural, social, religious, and counseling services for Jewish students
Fee: None
Eligibility: College student enrolled in a Columbia school
Intake Procedures: Appointment; referral or walk-in
Geographic Area Served: Columbia and Mid-Missouri 

Integrative Behavioral Health Clinic
105 E. Ash Street, 2nd Floor, Columbia, MO 65203

Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (M-F); after hours you may leave a message
Services: Comprehensive Assessments to determine need. Individual and Couples Counseling; Case Management – assessment of need, referral to resources - our clinic does not have any monetary services (e.g. bus passes or housing assistance), job coaching, parenting support; support groups – psychoeducation and process
Fee: Free of charge
Eligibility: IBHC services for anyone over the age of 18, regardless of the ability to pay
Intake Procedure: Phone, walk-in, referral
Geographic Area Served: Boone and surrounding counties

MedZou Community Health Clinic
Family Impact Center
105 E. Ash St., 2nd floor, Columbia, MO 65203
Scheduling  573-356-2499  Director 573-289-6644  Fax: 573-884-2988

Hours: 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Thursdays
Appointments are required and walk-ins are not accepted.  Call the MedZou scheduling number for an appointment. 
MedZou provides free primary care for uninsured patients in the central Missouri at the weekly regular clinic. 

Missouri Care - A Wellcare Company  
4205 Philips Farm Rd, Ste 100, Columbia, MO 65201  
573-441-2100 or 1-800-322-6027 FAX 573-441-2199   TDD 1-800-735-2966 

Services: Provider of MO HealthNet Managed Care health care coverage for low-income families and children without access to affordable health insurance; necessary primary, acute and preventive medical care; transportation to medical and dental appointments for some eligible groups; the only MO Health Net Managed Care plan that includes University of Missouri health services 
Fee: Based on income – no cost, co-pay, and/or monthly premiums maybe requirement 
Eligibility: MO HealthNet Managed Care eligible, (State-wide coverage) 115 counties, must have been uninsured for 6 months prior to application and have no access to affordable insurance 
Intake Procedures: 
Enrollment Helpline at 1-800-348-6627
Geographic Area Served: 115 Missouri counties 
Foreign Languages Spoken: Interpretive services available for all languages

MU Bridge Program
Anna Compton-Buckman, RN, MSN - Program Manager  573-268-1739

School-Based psychiatry is part of University of Missouri Health Care in Columbia, Missouri.  The program provides psychiatric appointments in Boone County Schools for school-aged children who need prompt evaluation and treatment. Children in the program will received an initial psychiatric evaluation with a child psychiatrist, and two to three follow-up appointments at no out-of-pocket cost. Parent(s) or guardians accompany their child to the Bridge appointments. Parents, teachers and providers can contact the school counselors or the Bridge staff directly if they believe a child may benefit from the Bridge program

MU Counseling Center
119 Parker Hall, Columbia, MO 65211 

Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (M-F)
Services: Personal counseling for individuals and couples; testing services; employee assistance program; consultations; group counseling; educational programs
Fee: None
Eligibility: MU students, employee assistance program for MU faculty and staff
Intake Procedures: Services by appointment, crisis services available without appointment
Required Documentation for Services: Student ID
Geographic Area Served: MU

MU Family Impact Center
105 E. Ash, Ste. 200, Columbia, MO 65203

Hours: 9 - 5, M - F. Exercise: Stay Strong Stay Healthy Program designed to teach older adult safe structured and effective strength training.  Nutrition:  Eating From the Garden provides research based information through nutrition and gardening activities, Kids in the Kitchen encourages young people to eat healthier meals and snacks as a result of hands on cooking experiences. Live It! activity based program that motivates and teaches teens to make nutrient-rich food choices. Eating Smart, Being Active nutritional curriculum for adults. Health:  MU Social Services clinic provides integrative behavioral mental health care for persons who are uninsured or those waiting for their coverage to begin. MedZou provides primary care for the uninsured, or those waiting for their coverage to begin. Financial Literacy:  Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides free tax assistance to low income, disabled, homebound, and English as a second language tax payers, Financial counseling.  Relationships:  Building Strong Families helps families find their strengths, build on those strengths and increase communication. Housing: Healthy Homes teaches how pollutants get into your home and how it effects your health, as well as inexpensive solutions and steps toward reducing you and your family's risk to exposure of pollutants. 

MU Healthcare - University Hospital
1 Hospital Drive, Columbia, MO 65212
(573)882-4141   Fax: (573)882-7000
Open 24 hours 

Services: Hospital: inpatient and outpatient care; University Physicians: specialties and clinics;
Emergency Services: trauma Center, poison control; Social Work services available.
Eligibility: Medicare/ Medicaid guidelines
Fees: Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance, self pay

MU Psychological Services Clinic
211 S. 8th St., Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 882-4677
Hours: 9:00-7:00 (Mon), 9:00-9:00 (Tues.-Thurs.), 9:00-5:00 (Fri)

Services include individual therapy for children, adolescents, and adults; family therapy; marital/couples therapy; and group therapy. Assessment services include behavioral assessment and psychological testing for children, adolescents, and adults. Fee assistance provided with appropriate documentation of income to those who cannot afford the standard fees. 

MU Women's and Children's Hospital
404 N. Keene St., Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 875-9000
Open 24 hours

University of Missouri Women's and Children's Hospital is Missouri's only hospital offering the most comprehensive care for women and the only hospital facility dedicated completely to children.  As the new home of Children's Hospital, Women's and Children's Hospital offers more than 30 pediatric specialties to take the best care of our Missouri kids.
Eligibility: Medicare/ Medicaid guidelines
Fees: Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance, self pay

Missouri Care Healthcare Plan
2404 Forum Blvd, Columbia MO 65203

Services: The Missouri Care Member Services Department is available to help you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Member Services can answer your questions about benefits, help with finding or choosing a provider, and solve problems in getting health care services. Please call Member Services at 800-322-6027.
Fee: Varies

Missouri Healthnet (Formerly Healthcare USA)
615 Howerton Ct.,  Jefferson City, MO 65109
Phone: (573)751-3425
Hours: 8:00-5:00 Monday-Friday

Services: Health Insurance; MO Health Net managed care health plan
Fee: Sliding scale
Eligibility: Income guidelines set by Missouri Department of Social Services, MO Health Net Division

Missouri Psychiatric Center
9 Hospital Drive, Columbia, MO 65212
(573) 884-1300
Open 24 hours

Based in the Missouri Psychiatric Center, the behavioral health team provides patients and their families with optimal treatment, including a comprehensive evaluation, stabilization, short-term treatment and arrangements for after care in a secure environment. Serving adults and children.

Missouri State Dept. of Health and Senior Services 
P.O. Box 570, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570
(573) 751-6246  or  800-451-0669  Fax: (573) 751-6237
Hours: 8:00-5:00 (M-F)

Services: Provides in-home support for persons over 60 years of age, or physically or mentally disabled adults; immediate assistance for eligible persons who are victims of abuse, neglect, or exploitation; respite care assistance; adult day care; homemaker care; limited nurse visits; personal care services; information and referral
Bureau of Special Health Needs
Services: Special Healthcare Needs: early identification and health services from birth-age 21, Adult Head Injury Services; coordinates services for adults who have sustained traumatic brain injury; Healthy Children and Youth; provides screening, diagnosis, and treatment under Medicaid for those under age 21
Fee: None for those who qualify under financial needs guideline
Eligibility: Specific to individual programs, most have medical or financial eligibility

NAMI of Columbia (National Alliance on Mental Health)
515 Cherry St., Ste. 300, Columbia, MO 65201

Support groups for mentally ill persons and their families; advocacy; educational materials; and trainings.

New Horizons Community Support Services, Inc.
1408 Hathman Place, Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 443-0405

Hours: Office: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (M-F)
New Horizons assists adults with disabling mental illnesses as well as adults with co-occurring substance use disorders. Services: Community Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program which includes Community Support, Healthcare Home, Medication Services, Crisis Intervention and Resolution, Counseling Services, Psychosocial Rehabilitation (day program), and Residential Services. In Boone County New Horizons also offers a homeless outreach program, Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH). New Horizons is a nonprofit corporation certified by the MO Dept. of Mental Health and accredited by CARF.
Eligibility: Adults residing in Boone County with severe and persistent mental illness.
Funding: Dept. of Mental Health, Medicaid, Medicare, and the PATH grant.
24 Hour Crisis Hotline: 1-800-395-2132.
Intake Procedures: Phone, walk-in, or by referral to get a screening appointment

Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri, Inc.
711 North Providence
(573) 443-0427    Fax: (573) 443-5671
Hours: Clinic: 9:00 a.m. -7:00 p.m. (M), 9:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. (Tues.,W, F), 2:00 p.m. to 9:00
p.m. (Thursday) 8:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. (Sat)

Services: Family planning services; birth control services; patient education; sexually transmitted infections screening and treatment; reproductive health care; age-appropriate sexuality education; cancer screening; routine physical assessment; prenatal referrals; abortion; community education; pregnancy testing; emergency contraception; Gardasil (cervical cancer) vaccination
Fee: Sliding Scale
Eligibility: Men, Women and Teens

RAIN (Regional AIDS Interfaith Network) of Central Missouri
1123 Wilkes Blvd, Suite 250 Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 875-8687   Fax: (573) 875-8659
Hours: 9:00 a.m. –Noon & 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (M-F)

Services: Education programs; prevention education programs; case management for persons living with HIV/AIDS in North-Central Missouri counties; confidential and free oral HIV testing and counseling; youth peer education program; support groups and retreat (yearly) for persons living with HIV/AIDS; medical care assistance; HCV testing and treatment; STI testing
Fee: None
Eligibility: HIV/AIDS positive; case management is income based; education, prevention, and
testing services are open to all

Rainbow House
1611 Towne Dr. Columbia, MO 65202
(573) 474-6600 ext. 2121  Fax: (573) 474-5992
Hours: Office: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (M-F); Facility: 24 hours daily

Services: Emergency shelter for abused/neglected children; care for children of families in crisis by private agreement; respite care for children in foster homes; Regional Child Advocacy Center provides site for team interviews of victims of child maltreatment, child SAFE exams and advocate services for victims; Sol House transitional living program for ages 16-21; outpatient counseling for individuals and families affected by child abuse; group counseling; child abuse resource library
Fee: None for shelter care, sliding fee or no charge for counseling, Medicaid accepted
Eligibility: Shelter serves children (ages 0-18) and families in crisis (self-referral or Children’s
Division referral); Child Advocacy Center is available to law enforcement, DFS, juvenile office,
and prosecuting attorney; counseling is open to any individual or family affected by child abuse.

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mid-Missouri
3501 Lansing Ave., Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 443-7666   Fax: (573) 499-0131
Hours: 9:00a.m. – 9:00p.m. daily

Services: Temporary housing for families with children hospitalized due to illness or accident
Fee: No mandatory fee, all donations welcome
Eligibility: Must have a child in a local health care facility

Rusk Rehabilitation Center
315 Business Loop 70 West, Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 817-2703   Fax: (573) 817-4659
Hours: Outpatient: 8:00a.m. -5:00p.m. (M-F), Inpatient: 24 hours daily

Services: Comprehensive medical rehabilitation services for persons with spinal cord and head injury, stroke, amputation, oncology, neuromuscular conditions, musculoskeletal conditions, and pulmonary conditions; acute rehab services for inpatients; outpatient services include brain injury day treatment, pediatrics, and orthopedic/ sports injuries; aquatic therapy; lymph edema therapy
Fee: Medicare, Medicaid, or private insurance; payment schedule possible for those without
Eligibility: Medical stability sufficient to participate in therapy, outpatient services require
physician’s orders

Spectrum Health Care 
1123 Wilkes Blvd, Suite 250, Columbia, MO 65201 
573-875-8687  FAX 573-875-8659

Hours: Main office 9:00 a.m. – Noon & 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (M-F)
Clinic 8 a.m. to Noon - 1pm to 5:30 p.m. (M-Th)
Services: Education programs; prevention education programs; case management for persons living with HIV/AIDS in North-Central Missouri counties; youth peer education program; medical care assistance; confidential and free HIV testing and counseling; HCV testing; STD testing by appointment and evening walk-in clinic (M-T-F), Primary Care Clinic
Fee: Sliding Scale, Insurance accepted
Eligibility: HIV/AIDS positive; education, prevention, and testing services are open to all, Clinic is open to all
Intake Procedures: Referrals
Required Documentation for Services: Confirmation testing for case management
Geographic Area Served: North-Central Missouri counties
Foreign Languages Spoken: Spanish

St. Vincent de Paul Society (Prescription Medication Assistance)
Address: 903 Bernadette Drive, Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 424-1022, leave message
Hours: Vary

Services: Assistance with rent, utility bill, prescription medication or gasoline
Fee: No fee
Eligibility: Columbia residents in need

University Hospital and Physicians

University Physicians is mid-Missouri’s largest multi-specialty group. With almost 500 physicians trained in nearly 75 specialties and sub-specialties, our physicians provide world-class care in your own backyard. University Physicians also serve as faculty members at the University of Missouri School of Medicine, teaching medical students and residents and conducting research. This allows our physicians to provide you the latest advances in medicine. University Physicians offer primary and specialty care at a number of clinic sites in Columbia and in communities throughout the state.
Eligibility: Medicare/ Medicaid guidelines
Fees: Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance, self pay

Voluntary Action Center (Prescription Medication Assistance)
403A Vandiver Drive, Columbia, MO 65202
(573) 874-2273   Fax: (573) 874-9172
Hours: Phone: 8:30a.m. – 4:30p.m. (M-F) ; Office: 9:00a.m.-noon and 1:00p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (MF)

Services: Family Assistance and Emergency Services: medication, gasoline, work clothing, CATS tickets, IDs and birth certificates, Youth Enrichment Fund scholarships, food, hygiene items, diapers, car repair, etc; Seasonal programs: Christmas adopt-a-family, Lunch in the park, Summer fans, Homes for Computers, Warm-Up Columbia, school supplies, Christmas in July; community information and referral; Volunteer information, promotion, recruitment, training,
fairs and recognition; Community Services Directory; Helping Hand Catalog of volunteer opportunities
Fee: Services and Helping Hand Catalog free of charge, fee for Community Services Directory
Eligibility: No restriction for volunteer program, Family Assistance and Emergency Services
determined on an individual case basis

WIC Program/Boone County Health Dept
1005 W. Worley, Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 874-7384   Fax: (573) 874-7757
Hours: 8:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. (M-F), Tuesday evening clinics also available

Services: Nutrition education; breastfeeding education and support; health care referral; monthly food checks for milk, cheese, eggs, cereal, juice, dried beans/peas, peanut butter, infant formula, infant cereal and infant juice.
Fee: Free of charge to eligible participants
Eligibility: Income guidelines (185% Federal Poverty Level), re-certification every 6 months to determine continued eligibility