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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 (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



Lutheran Family and Children’s Services (pregnant or parenting youth)
Locust St, Columbia, MO 65201              
573-815-9955

LFCS is a statewide organization providing counseling, adoption, crisis pregnancy assistance, foster care, child care, youth mentoring services and disaster relief – reaching out to more than 22,000 individuals and families annually. LFCS is also a strong advocate for Missouri’s vulnerable families and works to improve the state and federal policies that affect them.

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