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Utility Assistance

Central Missouri Community Action (Utility Assistance and Home Weatherization)
800 N. Providence Road, Columbia, MO 65203
(573)443-1100  Fax: (573)443-1117
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



City of Columbia Division of Human Services
1005 W. Worley St., Columbia, MO 65205
573-874-7488   TTY 573-874-7356   Fax: 573-874-7756
humanservices@gocolumbiamo.com
https://www.como.gov/health/human-services/

Provides a variety of direct social services including: utility assistance, emergency dental pain relief, medication assistance, and pre-natal care management.



Columbia/Boone County Health Department
1005 W. Worley Columbia, MO 65203
(573)817-6340
Hours: 8-5 pm Monday through Friday

Services: Birth and death certificates; environmental health; restaurant and pool inspections,food handler training, public nuisances, Animal Control; and Nursing: HIV/STD testing andcounseling, sexually transmitted disease clinic, pregnancy testing, immunizations, and blood pressure and sugar screening), and daycare, school and sports physical; Social Services: dental pain relief program, medication assistance, utility assistance for families with children, and
elderly and disabled; WIC: supplemental food and nutrition for women, infants and children under 5 years who meet eligibility(see separate WIC listing)
Eligibility: Specific age, residence and income criteria for some services
Fees: Fees applied to most services, some services not denied if unable to pay.


Love Inc Of Columbia 
1516 Business Loop 70 West, Columbia, MO 65202
(573) 256-7662  Furniture donation line: 573-447-0020
office@columbialoveinc.org
furniturereferral@columbialoveinc.org
http://www.columbialoveinc.org/

Hours: Administrative Office: 8:30-4:30 (M-F); Client request telephone line open on Mondays 8:30am - 12:30pm; The Love Seat Resale Store: 10:00-5:00 (M-F), 9:00-4:00 (Sat) 
Services: An intake interview is offered for the purpose of assessment and goal setting. Subsequently information and referral may be provided and/or enrollment in one of our programs. Programs include: Side by Side - individual coaching in the areas of life purpose, basic budgeting, job search, housing search, and credit score building. Extra Mile - 16 week, high accountability money management coaching with rewards/incentives. Extra Mile Homes – Four to six month transitional housing with money management and person coaching. The Love Seat – Free basic needs furniture for those in crisis or transition with church/agency verified need; resale store for those desiring to purchase low-cost items. Bike 2 to the Future – Free bicycle, helmet and lock for adults needing transportation to work or school 
Fee: None 
Eligibility: City of Columbia residents 
Intake Procedures: Agencies or church staff may email a referral to clientreferral@columbialoveinc.org or furniturereferral@columbialoveinc.org or leave a message on line 2. Clients may leave a message on line 1 on Mondays from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 
Staff is not available for walk-in appointments. 
Required Documentation for Services: Permission for verification following intake interview as needed 
Geographic Area Served: City of Columbia 
Foreign Languages Spoken: Spanish



St. Vincent de Paul Society 
(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

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