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Emergency Shelters

American Red Cross Central and Northern Missouri Chapter
431 E. McCarty St., Jefferson City, MO 65101
573-635-1132, Fax 573-635-8621, Toll Free 866-815-2738

Aspire to turn compassion into action so that all people affected by disaster across the country and around the world receive care, shelter and hope, our communities are ready and prepared for disasters, all members of our armed services and their families find support and comfort whenever needed, and, in an emergency, there are always trained individuals nearby, ready to use their Red Cross skills to save lives.

Moniteau County Emergency Management Office
22168 Highway KK, California, MO 65018
Bill Roll - Emergency Manager, 573-796-3370, Fax 573-796-4519
Hours: 24 hours

Responsible for coordinating governmental offices during natural and man-made disasters. Also, operates an emergency communication center to alert public of hazards.

Halo Home
3519 Bennett Lane Jefferson City MO 65101        

The HALO Home provides housing for up to 24 month to pregnant, parenting, and non-parenting youth ages 16-21 years old who are in homeless or high-risk situations. HALO defines homeless youth as, “minors who are not involved in the foster care system and cannot live with their biological parents due to situations such as: parents being incarcerated, addicts, physically or emotionally abusive, who take no physical or financial responsibility for their children, or parenting teens who are not welcome to in their parents’ home due to financial burdens or religious beliefs.

Harvest House
1224 Rural St., Boonville, MO 65233

Services: Emergency shelter, food and assists with educating people.

Rainbow House
1611 Towne Dr. Columbia, MO 65202          
573-474-3558 or (573) 474-6600  Fax: (573) 474-5992
Hours: Office: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (M-F); Facility: 24 hours daily

Services: Emergency shelter for abused/neglected children; care for children of families in crisis by private agreement; respite care for children in foster homes; Regional Child Advocacy Center provides site for team interviews of victims of child maltreatment, child SAFE exams and advocate services for victims; Sol House transitional living program for ages 16-21; outpatient counseling for individuals and families affected by child abuse; group counseling; child abuse resource library. Fee: None for shelter care, sliding fee or no charge for counseling, Medicaid accepted. Eligibility: Shelter serves children (ages 0-18) and families in crisis (self-referral or Children’s
Division referral); Child Advocacy Center is available to law enforcement, DFS, juvenile office and prosecuting attorney; counseling is open to any individual or family affected by child abuse.

Salvation Army
927 Jefferson Street, Jefferson City, MO 65101

Daily Services: Provides assistance to low-income individuals and families in crisis. Operates homeless shelter and offers emergency food, clothing, rent and utility assistance, as well as character building programs for youth and adults, counseling and referrals. Also provides seasonal assistance.

St. Raymonds

308 East High St. , Suite 207, Jefferson City, MO 65101            


It is our desire to help clients grow spiritually, as we believe faith and a strong relationship with God are the foundation upon which all areas of life could and should be built.  We are committed to honoring each client's spiritual journey by encouraging and facilitating a partnership with a mentor who will support client's spiritual development and connection with a local church home of the client's choosing. Staff and monthly reviews monitor progress, provide additional motivation and support goal setting.  With an average stay of 4 months, this home-like setting allows mothers to focus on their families' future and make lasting, positive changes.  Currently, we have Houses in Jefferson City, Columbia and Rolla, MO.

United Way of Central Missouri
205 Alameda Drive, Jefferson City, MO  65109
573-636-4100  FAX: 573-636-8077

United Way of Central Missouri provides a Safety Net to support crisis and intervention services, including 
  • Basic needs such as food, shelter, and clothing.
  • Emergency/Disaster services.
  • Health & safety training.
  • Personal safety services for individuals/families that face threats to their immediate well-being

Welcome Home Inc. (Veterans)
1206 Rangeline, Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 443-8001 OR (573) 449-9041   Fax: (573) 449-5080
Hours: Office: 8:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. (M-F)- Hours vary depending on the director’s schedule

Services: Food, shelter, casework, employment preparedness training, and positive peer environment for veterans
Eligibility: Any homeless veteran may apply

Boonville, MO 65233
Office: 660-882-5202 Hotline: 660-537-4511

Providing Shelter for women and children who are victims of Domestic Violence. Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.