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Crisis Assistance

American Red Cross Heart of Missouri Chapter
Columbia Branch Office, 1511 S. Providence, Columbia, MO 65203
573-449-2656   800 -733-2767  Fax:  573-443-3831

The American Red Cross provides compassionate care to those in need through disaster relief; supporting America’s military families; lifesaving blood services; health and safety services; and international humanitarian work. The Heart of Missouri chapter covers 21 counties.

Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri
2201 West Main, P.O. Box 104626, Jefferson City, MO 65110
(573) 635-7719  Fax: (573) 635-7721
Hours: 8 am to 4:30 pm

Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri is a 501(c)(3) social service agency that provides a range of programs and services to those in need in our 38 county service area regardless of faith, culture or situation. We believe in assisting the most basic and immediate needs of the poor and vulnerable and by giving them the help and resources needed for long-term change. We choose to focus on those areas of greatest need and avoid duplication of services wherever possible. We also belong to the nation’s largest private social services network through our affiliation with Catholic Charities USA.
Services: Immigration Services, Refugee Resettlement, Emergency Assistance (Basic Needs), Disaster Response

Central Missouri Community Action - Cooper County Family Resource Office
401 E. High St., Boonville, MO 65233
660-882-5601  Fax: 660-324-2902
Hours: Monday –Friday 8:00 am to noon and 1:00- 5:00 pm

Services: Energy assistance, family support services, employment & training services,
computers available for developing resumes, foster grandparent services, section
8 rental assistance, housing developments and weatherization, Early Head Start, Head Start.

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

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