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Cole County Family Support Division/ Children’s Division 
1716 Four Seasons Drive Suite 104 Jefferson City, MO 65101 
573-751-4688 Fax: 573-526-4746 

Hours: Monday –Friday 8:00am -5:00pm 
Services: Food Stamps, Adult and Child Medicaid, Child Care Subsidy, Temporary Assistance. Children’s Division: Assistance to abused/neglected children and their families. Investigate abuse/neglect, license foster, kinship and adoptive homes, services to families and children surrounding abuse/neglect.  



Every Child's Hope
1026 Northeast Dr.,Jefferson City, MO 65109                            
(573) 635-9194

ECH provides intensive case management focused on safety and permanency for children being fostered by Missouri Children’s Division in St. Louis County, St. Louis City. St. Charles County, Cole County, and Franklin County.



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
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