Community Resources

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Adult Education/Literacy
LIFT – Missouri 800.729.4443
Missouri Career Center (GED Classes) 301 S. 7th Street 816.387.2380
Pass the Power 803 S. 13th Street 816-671-4025
Webster Learning Center ( GED, Free English classes, MO Option Program, Citizenship classes) 1211 North 18th Street 816.671.4020
University of Missouri Extension (Buchanan County) 4125 Mitchell Avenue 816.279.1691
Even Start 1211 N 18th Street 816.671.4020
YWCA, ENCORE Plus Program, free Breast health presentations 304 N 8th Street 816.232.4481 (English)
816.273.6665 (Spanish)
Childcare/Youth/Preschool/Education
Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Greater St. Joseph 1202 S 28th Street 816.671.4090
Children First School Preschool Program 301 N 7th Street 816.232.0553
Circle of Hope 3715 Beck Rd, Bld D, Ste 403 816.236.5343
Community Action Partnership-Head Start 817 Monterey 816.233.8281
Bartlett Center-Child Care Program 409 South 18th Street 816.364.6393
Bartlett Center-Latchkey Program 409 South 18th Street 816.233.8201
ESOL SJSD-enrollment for English learners K-12 1000 S. 9th 816.671.4119
InterServ Early Care and Education 200 Cherokee Street 816.238.4511
InterServ Early Care and Education 5210 Mitchell Avenue 816.279.6784
Parents As Teachers 1208 S 28th 816.671.4300
St. Joseph School District Administrative 925 Felix 816.671.4000
YWCA-Discovery Childcare 304 N 8th Street 816.232.4481
YWCA-Early Headstart 304 N 8th Street 816.232.4481
Peace Keepers (Anger Management Program for Youth) 2101 Jules lower levelWellspring Church 816.232.1930
YMCA – Student Enrichment Program 315 S 6th Street 816.233.9622
YMCA – Explorers Early Learning Center 2302 Angelique Street 816.387.8546
YMCA – Y’s Kids World Early Learning Center – MWSU 4525 Downs Drive 816.271.4462
YMCA – Y-Stars Program (Individuals with Developmental Disabilities) 315 S 6th Street 816.233.9622
Noyes Home for Children 801 N Noyes 816.232.5650
Camp Quality (Camp for Children with Cancer). 1325 Village Drive 816.232.2267
Clothing
Community Services Clothes Closet 1203 N. 6th Street 816.364.1131
DAV Thrift Store 3025 S. Belt Hwy 816.279.4900
The Goodwill Store 3615 Faraon 816.232.0197
Grace House 2638 Lafayette 816.262.9401
InterServ Clothing Store 200 Cherokee Street 816.238.4511
Salvation Army Thrift Store 810 N 22nd 816.233.3155
Salvation Army-Voucher 602 Messanie Street 816.232.5824
Second Season Shop 702 Messanie 816.279.9136
Jacob’s Closet for Children 2623 Mitchell Avenue 816.232.3374
Credit Counseling/Financial information
Consumer Credit Counseling Services(Div. of Apprisen Financial Advocates) 9300 Troost, Kansas City, MO 800-355-2227
University of Missouri Extension (Family Financial Education Specialist) 4125 Mitchell Avenue 816.279.1691
Emergency Shelter
Salvation Army 618 S. 6th Street 816.279.2101 Answered 24/7
YWCA 304 N. 8th Street 816.232.4481 or 800.653.1477
Noyes Home for Children 801 N Noyes 816.232.5650
Employment/Training
Alpha Staffing 1123 S. 10th 816.364.0066
Experience Works 301 S. 7th St. 816.676.1161
IMKO 900 N. Belt Hwy. 816.233.4040
Kelly Services 3715 Beck Road 816.233.3411
Missouri Career Center 301 S. 7th Street 816.387.2380
Mo-Kan Regional Council\Dislocated Worker’s Program\Adult Program 301 S. 7th Street 816.387.2380
Staffing Center 2620 N Belt Highway 816.364.3836
Supported Employment, UCP 3303 Frederick Avenue 816-364-3836
Vocational Rehabilitation 525 Jules 816.387.2280
University of Missouri Extension 100 South Main, Oregon, MO 660.446.3724
Helping Hand of Goodwill Industries 200 S 8th Street 816.232.3108
Labor Max 2019 S Belt Hwy 816.749.4562
The Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City 210 N 7th Street 816.390.8083
Food
Family Support Division (Food Stamps) 525 Jules, Room 127 816.387.2000
Food Pantry, Calvin Center, InterServ 1412 N 3rd Street 816.232.7779
Food Pantry, Riverside Church (Second Harvest Food vouchers) 1014 S Riverside 816.279.6422
Food Pantry, Family Worship Center 12293 County Road 438 816.279.4635
Food Pantry, King Hill Baptist 5708 King Hill Avenue 816.238.1341
Food Pantry, New Life Cathedral 323 N 8th Street 816.364.1093
Food Pantry, Patee Park Baptist 1107 S 10th Street 816.233.6446
Food Pantry, St. Francis Xavier Church 2613 Penn 816.671.9473
Food Pantry, St James Church 5815 Pryor Avenue 816.238.0853
Food Pantry, St Joseph Cathedral 519 N 10th Street 816.232.7763
Food Pantry, St. Mary’s Church 1606 N. 2nd Street 816.279.1154
Food Pantry, Valley Center 909 W Valley Street 816.238.1709
Mobile Meals, InterServ 1412 N. 3rd Street 816.232.7779
Open Door Food Kitchen 510 Edmond 816.364.1085
Salvation Army 602 Messanie Street 816.232.5824
Second Harvest (Food pantry card & Harvest House pantry). 915 Douglas 816.364.3663
Senior Meals Program, Bartlett Center 409 S 18th 816.233.8201
Social Welfare Board 904 S. 10th Street 816.233.5188
WIC-Women, Infants and Children 904 S. 10th Street 816.271.4723
Senior Meals Program, InterServCalvin Center 1412 N 3rd Street 816.232.7779
Senior Meals Program, InterServWesley Senior Towers 1000 Francis 816.232.2839
Housing/Rent Assistance
Brittany Village 1601 North 36th St. 816.233.7626
Community Housing ABCD 730 S 6th 816.233.4250
Catholic Charities 902 Edmond, Suite 204 816.232.2885
Community Action Partnership 817 Monterey 816.233.8281
InterServ 1412 N. 3rd Street 816.232.7779
Northwood Terrace Apartments 1203 Northwood 816.232.3921
Oak Ridge Apartments 1205 Angelique 816.279.2784
Pleasant Heights Apartments 2902 S. 36th Place 816.233.0383
St. Joseph Housing Authority 2902 S 36th Street 816.236.8200
A Place for Mom (Eldercare & Housing coast-to-coast) Amber DiGiovanni 866.355.7042816.294.9790
Habitat for Humanity 827 S. 9th St. 816.279.2552
Legal Assistance
Court Advocate Program, YWCA 304 N 8th Street 816.232.4481
Legal Aid of Western Missouri 106 S. 7th Street 816.364.2325 or 800.892.2101
Personal Rep., Public Administrator 310 N 4th Street 816.271.1442
Immigrant Services InterServ 1412 N 3rd Street 816.232.7779 ext. 228
Medical/Dental/Counseling
Community Health Line 816.271.4000
Comprehensive Family Care Center 5210 N. Belt 816.271.1330
Encore Plus Program, YWCA 904 S 10th Street 816.233.5188
Family Guidance Center 724 N 22nd 816.364.1501
Family Support Division-Medicaid, MC+ 525 Jules, Room 127 816.387.2000
Heartland Pediatric and Adult Care 711 N. 36th St. Suite A 816.271.8120
HOME Unit 904 S. 10th, Suite A 816.233.8536
Lakeside Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine 902 N. Riverside Suite 100 816.271.4940
Northwest Health Services 2303 Village Drive 816.271.8261
Patee Market Dental Clinic 904 S. 10th Street 816.271.7807
Social Welfare Board 904 S. 10th Street 816.233.5188
WIC-Women, Infants and Children 904 S. 10th Street 816.271.4723
Northwest Dental Services 2911 S Belt 816.364.6444
Northwest Behavioral Health Services 2303 Village Drive 816.232.4417
Samaritan Counseling Center 902 Edmond 816.364.4300
YWCA, ENCORE Plus ProgramReferrals for FREE mammograms 304 N 8th Street 816.232.4481 (English)816.273.6665 (Spanish)
Dept. of Health & Senior Services Special Health Care Needs (DHSS-SHCN) 207 McElwain 816.632.6008800.451.0669
Other
Adopt-A-Family Christmas Program 1203 N 6th Street 816.364.1131
Services to Young Families 902 Edmond Street 816.232.2885
Foster Parenting, Family Support Division 525 Jules Street 816.387.2000
Fresh Start (recovery from broken relationships) 3310 Cook Road 816.689.0120
InterServ, Non English Speaking Services 1412 N 3rd Street 816.232.7779
JUMP, program for teen mothers 304 N 8th Street 816.232.4481
Pregnancy Resource Clinic 1502 N 36th Street Ste C 816.387.8090
Sharing Our Strengths, Parents of children with disabilities 800.773.8652
Mom’s Time is for mothers of children 6 weeks to preschool. YWCA 304 N 8th Street 816.232.4481
Mourning Star (Grief Support Group) 3110 Cook Rd 816.279.3621
Overeaters Anonymous 2623 Mitchell Ave 816.232.3374
Impacting Lives International 1708 Blackwell 816.383.4183
Transportation/MO Driver License/State ID
Jefferson Bus Lines 702 South 5th 816.364.0486
St Joseph Transit 702 S 5th Street 816.233.6700
MO License/State ID Office 2319 N. Belt Highway 816.232.1455
Utilities
Catholic Charities 902 Edmond, Suite 204 816.232.2885
Community Action Partnership 817 Monterey 816.233.8281
AFL-CIO Community Services 1203 N. 6th Street 816.364.1131
InterServ 1412 N. 3rd Street 816.232.7779

Assistance Resources

Assistance – Alcohol & Drug Abuse
Catholic Charities (counseling) 902 Edmond Ste 204 816.232.2885
Family Guidance Center-Alcohol/Drug Addiction Treatment Services 901 Felix 816.364-1862
Substance Abuse Programs: AA 401 S 11th 816.364.9179
Addiction Awareness, LLC 1109 S Belt Hwy Suite C 816.749.4060
Preferred Family Healthcare 3510 Frederick Blvd. 816.364.6007
Assistance – Mental Illness
Catholic Charities (counseling) 902 Edmond Ste 204 816.232.2885
The Center (counseling) 902 Edmond Ste 203 816.364.4300
Family Guidance Center 724 N 22nd Street 816.364.1501
Heartland Regional Medical Center 5325 Faraon 816.271.7273
Mental Health Crisis Line 888.279.8188
Northwest Health Services 2303 Village Dr 816.232.6818
Assistance – Seniors
Catholic Charities 902 Edmond Ste 204 816.232.2885
Division of Senior Services 525 Jules 816.387.2100
Experience Works (Senior employment) 301 S. 7th St. 816.676.1161
InterServ 1412 N 3rd Street 816.232.7779
A Place for Mom (Eldercare & Housing coast-to-coast) Amber DiGiovanni 866.355.7042816.294.9790
NWMO Area Agency on Aging – Albany,MO 504 US Hwy 136, PO Box 265, Albany, Mo 888.844.5626
Faith in Action 528 N 8th St 816.271.7279
NWMO Area Agency on Aging-St. JosephAging, Disability Resource Consultant 528 N 8th St. 816.273.2934
Assistance – Victims of Domestic and/or Sexual Violence or Abuse
Child Abuse Hotline 800.392.3738
Legal Aid of Western Missouri 106 S 7th Street 816.364.2325 or 800.892.2101
NW MO Children’s Advocacy Center 1807 N Woodbine 816.232.1744
Rape Crisis Line 816.232.1225
YWCA 304 N 8th Street 816.232.4481
Assistance – Developmental Disabilities
Albany Regional Office 525 Jules Ste 210 816.387.2220
Progressive Community Services 1620 N. Woodbine 816.364.3827
United Cerebral Palsy 3303 Frederick Ave 816.364.3836
MERIL 4420 S 40th Street 816.279.8558
Assistance – Disabilities
MERIL 4420 S 40th Street 4420 S 40th Street
Assistance – Veterans
American Red Cross (retirees only) 401 N 12th Street 816.232.8439
Salvation Army (Shelter and Transportation to VA 618 South 6th 816.279.2101
Second Harvest Community Food BankMilitary Friendly Policy-Food Assistance 915 Douglas 816.364.3663
Veteran’s Employment Services 301 S 7th Street 816.387.2380
Veteran’s Service Officer 525 Jules Street 816.387.2841
VA Veterans Outpatient Clinic 3302 S. Belt Highway, Suite P 1-800-952-8387 Ext: 56925
Women’s Veteran Coordinator 525 Jules Street 816.387.2841