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4-H Hickory County, MO 
Hickory County Extension Center
18715 Cedar St., Hermitage, MO 65668
417-745-6767  Fax: 417-745-2324

4-H brings young people ages 5–18 and adults together to learn everyday skills through hands-on learning. Working on activities from animal and plant sciences to robotics, 4-H’ers learn problem-solving skills that can make a positive impact upon their communities. Through 4-H, young people learn to:
Meet the diverse challenges of today’s world
Build self-confidence
Learn responsibility
Make positive decisions

Center for Human Services
129 Tower Dr., Warsaw, MO 65355

The Center for Human Services (CHS) has provided exceptional services and supports for Missouri citizens with intellectual and developmental disabilities since 1955. Our original mission included establishment of programs and services that change the way the community defines and views people with disabilities. 
Services: Activity Centers, Community Living, Employment Services, Service Coordination, Early Head Start, Missouri First Steps

Central Missouri Community Action Head Start Programs
23824 Polk St., Hermitage, MO 65886
417-754-6277  ext. 5

Services: Early childhood development program; adult literacy; parent training and oral health;
health and nutrition services; mental health and disability services; fatherhood initiative; healthy
marriage initiative
Fee: Head Start services are free, extended care has fee
Eligibility: Children from birth to age 5, income guidelines apply

Hickory County Childcare Facilities
Missouri Dept of Health & Senior Services

Please note:The records available for review on this site may not reflect the complete history of a child care facility’s compliance. Public records regarding a licensed or license-exempt child care facility are available for review and/or may be requested from Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), Section for Child Care Regulation (SCCR). Public records regarding a registered child care facility receiving child care subsidy funding are available for review and/or may be requested from Missouri Department of Social Services (DSS), Children’s Division (CD).

Hickory County Family Support Division
Hermitage Resource Center
104 Oak St., Hermitage, MO 65668

The Family Support Division (FSD) can help you or your family with food stamps, health care, child care, child support, and other needs as we support our mission to maintain and strengthen Missouri families. 
To apply for services, go to: https://mydss.mo.gov/qualify

Hickory County Health Dept.
24885 Hwy 254, Hermitage, MO 65668
417-745-2138  Fax: 417-745-2400

Immunizations for Children and Adults. WIC is a food supplement program designed to help pregnant women, breast-feeding moms, or women who recently gave birth, consume adequate nutrition. The program also covers infants under 12 months old, and children under 5 years old.