Community Resources

Where to go for Assistance in the Jefferson City area

 

General

Free Meals

  • First Christian Church 573-636-5157

or discounted Food

  • First Christian Church 573-636-5157
  • First United Methodist Church 573-635-6886
  • Samaritan Center 573-634-7776

Prescription Medicine

  • Samartian Center Free Meds Program 573-634-7776
  • Schnucks Pharmacy (free generic antibiotics) 573-635-8910

Rent or Utility Payment

Shelters/Emergency Lodging

  • Salvation Army 635-1975, 927 Jefferson 
  • Rape & Abuse Crisis Svcs 634-4911 
  • American Red Cross  635-1132
  • Welcome Home 573-443-8001 (for Vets) in Columbia
  • Our House homeless shelter in Fulton

Transitional Housing Programs

  • HALO TIP (for teens) - 418-9912, 1015 E Atchison  65101
  • Healing House (women recovering from addiction) 417-559-7068

Homeless Veterans

  • 877-424-3838

Permanent Housing

  • Jefferson City Housing Auth: 635-6163, 1040 Myrtle Ave (Public Housing & Sect 8 voucher program)
  • CMCA: 635-4480, 1109 Southwest Boulevard (Sect 8 voucher program)
  • Shelter Plus Care - DMH - 751-8206 o 751-9206 (must be reffered by DMH case managers or DMS 
  • River City Habitat: 635-8439, 1420 Creek Trail Drive (no interest mortgages for qualifying families)

Finding a job

  • C&S Business Services 573-635-9295
  • JC Career Center 526-8115 1716 Four Seasons Drive
  • Unemployment 573-7511-9040  press 2, then press 3 (its all online)

Tax Assistance

  • TCentral Missouri Community Action 573-442-7946

Drug or Alcohol Problems

  • Hotline    1-800-562-1240
  • Alcoholics Anonymous  573-636-3618
  • Addiction Center 1-877- 655-5116

Gambling Problems

  • Missouri's Help Line 1-800-238-7633

Preschooler Daycare

Reporting Abuse

  • Child Abuse Hotline  1-800-833-3915
  • Elderly & Disabled 1-800-392-0210
  • Rape-Abuse Crisis Service  573-63634-4911
  • Mental Health Crisis  1-800-833-3915

Counseling Service for self or family

  • Suicide Hotline 1-800-784-2433
  • Family Counseling Center of MO  573-634-4591
  • Pathways Community Behavioral Health  573-634-3000

Professional Clothes for new job or interview

  • Dreams to Reality (for women)  573-63681-9675
  • Goodwill   573-635-6228
  • Salvation Army Thrift Store 573-5-1463

Maternity & Baby Clothing

  • Birthright of Mid MO 573-635-8822

Educational skills

Free items (furniture, household stuff, clothing, etc)