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Central Missouri Community Action - Callaway County Resource Office
610 Collier Lane, Fulton, MO 65251
573-642-3316   Fax: 573-592-0977
Hours: Monday- Friday 8:00-12:00, 1:-5:00
www.showmeaction.org

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, employment training program.
Eligibility: Based on income and varies by program, call for information



Central Missouri Community Action- Foster Grandparents Program
807 North Providence, Columbia MO 65203
573-443-8706 ext 1253

The Foster Grandparent Program provides an opportunity for senior men and women to interact with children through active involvement at locations such as non-profit daycare centers, Head Start, state-supported facilities, public and private schools and home settings. The "Grandparents" serve youth with exceptional and special needs.
Eligibility: Men and women, 55 years of age and over. Retired, no longer in the work force. Capable to serve assigned children on a personal and regular basis. Physically able, as determined by a required physical examination, prior to the assignment and annually thereafter. Willing to volunteer a minimum of 15 hours a week. Willing to accept supervision as needed.



Fulton Missouri Job Center (Career Center and Unemployment Office)
512 Market St., Fulton, MO 65251
573-642-7760   Fax: 573-462-7768
https://www.facebook.com/Missouri-Job-Center-Fulton-499022363821412/

We are here to assist employers and job seekers with our job matching services at no cost. You can file for Unemployment, explore your career options; get a resume review; have a mock interview; learn about job searching skills and more!  Employment services for Veterans.



Job Corps
800-733- JOBS (5627)

Seeks income-eligible young people ages 16-24 train for a successful career and advance their education. Fee: no cost.



Job Point
Address: 2116 Nelwood Drive, Columbia, MO 65202
Nelwood; (573)474-8560

Wilkes Center: 400 Wilkes Blvd., Columbia, MO 65201 
Wilkes: (573)449-3431

Resource Center: 1500 Vandiver Drive, Suite 109, Columbia, MO 65202
Resource Center: (573)884-3661

TTY: (573)882-0142

Hours: 8:00-4:30 Monday-Friday
Services: Career planning and readiness training; skills training in technology, retail sales, and
construction trades; job placement and support; supported employment; deaf and blind services
Fee: Varies with service, payment accepted from private and third party sources
Eligibility: Must be 16 years or older; can be persons with disabilities, physical or mental health
conditions, including injuries; or persons unemployed, underemployed or facing social,
economic or educational obstacles to competitive employment



Kingdom Projects 
2611 North Business Highway 54 Fulton, MO 65251 
573-642-7333 
kingdomprojects.org

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00-3:00 
Services: Structured employment sheltered workshop. Eligibility: Must be diagnosed with a disability that requires career assistance. Fee: None 



Missouri Division of Vocational Rehabilitation 
1500 A. Southridge Drive Jefferson City, MO 65109 
573-751-2343 Fax: 573-526-4474 
https://dese.mo.gov/adult-learning-rehabilitation-services/vocational-rehabilitation

If you want to work but have a disability that keeps you from finding, keeping or advancing in a job, Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) may be able to help you. VR specializes in employment and training services that can assist you in becoming employed. A VR counselor will determine your eligibility for services. To be eligible, you need to have a physical or mental impairment that causes problems with working and need VR services to be successfully employed.


Missouri Women's Business Center
800 N. Providence, Ste. 210, Columbia, MO 65203
573-777-5236
http://mowbc.org/

The Missouri Women’s Business Center is a catalyst for economic development in our community by providing resources, support, and networks for women seeking to start or grow their own businesses. Our offerings include classes, workshops, networking opportunities, individualized business counseling, and microlending. We serve eight counties: Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Cole, Cooper, Howard, Moniteau and Osage as a program of Central Missouri Community Action.



S.E.R. National
3610 Buttonwood #200, Columbia, MO 65201
573-886-8988   Fax: 573-886-8985
http://ser-national.org/

Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday Fees: None Eligibility: Age 55 and older; specific income guidelines Services: Offers training, employment, and community service opportunities for mature workers. Helps mature individuals enter the workforce, secure more challenging positions, move into new career areas, or supplement their income
S.E.R. offers employment training services through the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) to low-income older workers in 102 counties in Missouri. S.E.R. partners with local 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit agencies in each of the counties we serve as training sites for participants. S.E.R. also actively collaborate with local and public employers to create permanent employment opportunities for older workers who want to re-enter the workforce.



Skill Up Program
Missouri Dept of Social Services - Family Support Division
108 N. Hospital Dr., Fulton, MO 65251
573-592-1002  Fax: 573-592-4085

The SkillUP program offers Food Stamp recipients in Missouri the opportunity to gain skills, training or work experience. The SkillUP Program is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS).
SkillUP is offered at no cost to the participant and helps promote employability and self-sufficiency. SkillUP is offered through Job Centers, the University of Missouri and some Community Colleges in the Springfield and Kansas City areas.


Work Rite 
105 W 2nd St Fulton, Missouri 65251

Services: Temp agency. Provides job placement.

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