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Cole County Circuit Clerk 
Cole County Court House Rooms 305 & 307 
301 East High Street Jefferson City, MO 65101 
573-634-9150 

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am -5:00pm Service: ex-parte 



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
slogan@midamerica.net

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


Mid Missouri Legal Services 
428 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 200 Jefferson City, MO 65101
573-634-4545 or 1-800-476-4545 Fax: 573-634-2973 
mmls.org/

Hours: Monday- Friday 8:00am -5:00pm Services: Provide free legal services 



Missouri State Bar Association 
326 Monroe  Jefferson City, MO 65102            
573-638-2235  Fax: (573) 635-2811 


Missouri State Highway Patrol 
Criminal Records Division 
1510 East Elm Street Jefferson City, MO 65101              
573-526-6153  Fax: 573-526-9382 
Services: This is the agency individuals may contact to obtain a copy of their state rap sheet and learn about the process of sealing, expunging or cleaning it up. The criminal record repository can also tell the individual who else is legally entitled to have access to his or her record.


Missouri State Public Defender
231 E. Capitol Ave., Jefferson City, MO 
573-526-5210  Fax:  573-526-5213
http://www.countyoffice.org/missouri-state-public-defender-jefferson-mo-d99/

A public defender is an attorney who is paid by the government to defend a person who cannot afford to hire an attorney in a criminal case. If a person is charged with a criminal offense, he or she has the right to legal representation. Public defenders are appointed by the court clerk's office.



Samaratian Center
1310 E McCarty St. Jefferson City, MO 65101
573-634-7776

Services: The Legal Care program helps those who cannot otherwise afford legal services to have the opportunity for legal assistance through attorneys who volunteer to provide free or reduced cost legal services and through assistance with court and other costs from the Legal Care fund. The Legal Care program is a bridge between persons in need and lawyers and mediators willing to assist. Also volunteer attorneys at the Samaritan Center help persons with pro se (do it yourself) legal matters.To apply for Legal Care, you must register at the Samaritan Center during public hours (9:30am to Noon, Monday through Thursday and 4:00pm to 6:00 pm Thursday evening). Assistance with registration is available for persons with disabilities. After a person applies their application is reviewed by the coordinator of the program and referred to a prescreening attorney for a confidential interview.
If the applicant is eligible for Legal Care, a referral is made to an attorney or mediator for delivery of legal services. If the applicant is able to pay some of the attorney’s fees or court costs, they may be asked to do so, otherwise the services are free. Assistance with costs or fees may be paid from the Legal Care fund, if pre-approved. Legal Care will assist with most legal issues except the program does not provide assistance with criminal or traffic violation matters. Legal Care includes mediators and, where appropriate, applicants will be referred for mediation. Mediators neutrally assist both parties to find an agreed solution. Legal Care is one of many services offered by the Samaritan Center. Applicants are viewed holistically and will be referred as appropriate for other Samaritan Center services.



Social Security Administration 
129 Scott Station Road Jefferson City, MO 
573-893-8155 or 1-800-772-1213
https://www.ssa.gov/

Hours: Monday- Friday 8:30 am -3:30 pm Services: Social Security Card replacement or to apply for card



State of Missouri: Commission on Human Rights
111 N. 7th St., Ste. 903, St. Louis, MO 63101
314-340-7590
www.labor.mo.gov/mohumanrights/

Housing Discrimination Assistance, Employment Discrimination Assistance



US Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division
1222 Spruce Street,Room 9.102B, Saint Louis, MO 63103
(573) 785-1439

http://www.dol-esa.gov

Employment Discrimination Assistance, Labor Standards and Practices



US Government Department of Housing and Urban Development
1222 Spruce Street,Suite 3.203, Saint Louis, MO 63103
(314) 418-5400

www.hud.gov

Administrative Entities, Housing Discrimination Assistance




US Government: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission St. Louis Office

1222 Spruce Street, Room 8.100, Saint Louis, MO 63103
(314) 539-7800

https://www.eeoc.gov/field/stlouis/

Employment Discrimination Assistance



Vital Records 
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
930 Wildwood Dr Jefferson City, MO 65109-5796
573-751-6400Birth Certificates: 573-751-6378, Death Certificates: 573-751-6385  

Hours: Monday –Friday 8:00-5:00 pm. Services: Birth Certificates and Death Certificates  

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