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                                                          Updated: September, 2011

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AA-Alcoholic Anonymous
American Red Cross
Arthur Center
Audrain Cancer Society Information Center
Audrain City-County Health Unit (ACCHU)
Audrain County AARP (American Association of Retired People)
Audrain County Ambulance District
Audrain County Area Literacy Council
Audrain County Care Coordinator
Audrain County Crisis Intervention Center
Audrain County Children’s Division
Audrain County Emergency Management Agency
Audrain County Family Support Division
Audrain County Drug Court
Audrain County Joint Communications
Audrain County Juvenile Court Services, 12th District
Audrain Developmental Disability Services
Audrain Habitat for Humanity
Audrain Headstart & Williams Family Support Center
Audrain Medical Center – Auxiliary
Audrain Medical Center (AMC)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Missouri
Boy Scouts of America, Great Rivers Council
Bureau of Special Health Care Needs (MODHSS)
Clervi, Lisa, Psychologist
Children’s Therapy and Early Education School (CT School)
Central Missouri Community Action (CMCA)
CLAIM Medicare & Insurance Counseling Program
Comprehensive Health Systems, Inc.
Davis H. Hart Career Center (Mexico Public Schools)
Division of Health and Senior Services and Division of Senior and Disability Services
Division of Youth Services
Evergreen Behavioral
Experience Works, Inc.
Federally Qualified Health Center – Family Health Center
Family Counseling Center of Missouri, Inc
Family Facets
First Steps of Northeast Missouri
Four Seasons In-Home Services, LLC
Girl Scouts of the Missouri Heartland
GRO – Grass Roots Organizing
Handi-Shop, Incorporated
Hannibal Regional Center
HealthCare USA

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Help Center
Integrity Home Care
Mexico, City of
Mexico/Hannibal Council – HCADAD - Mexico
Mexico Area Family YMCA
Mexico Area Recovery Center (MARC)
Mexico Education Center
Mexico Housing Authority
Mexico Methodist Cooperative Preschool
Mexico Public Schools
Mexico Senior Center
Mid-Missouri Legal Services
Missouri Career Center
Missouri Care Health Plan
Molina Healthcare of Missouri
Network of Care for Mental Health
Northeast Community Action Corporation (NECAC)
Northeast Community Service Agency
Options Unlimited
Parents As Teachers – Mexico
Parents As Teachers – Community R-6
Parents As Teachers – Van Far
Planned Parenthood of Mid-Missouri and Kansas
Premier Home Health Care
Prevention Resource Center
Probation and Parole (Audrain County)
Rehabilitation Services for the Blind, Mid-Missouri District
Salvation Army –See Help Center
Services for Independent Living
SIDS Resources, Inc.
Social Security Administration
Sow Joy Ministries
United Way 2-1-1
University of Missouri Extension Center of Audrain County
Veterans Affairs-Missouri Veterans Commission
Veteran’s Home- Missouri Veterans Home for Long Term Care for Veteran’s
Veteran’s Home Care
Vocational Rehabilitation
Williams Family Support Center (See Audrain Headstart)
Woodland Center

Area Support Groups
Area Public Schools
Mexico Public Schools
Area Private/Parochial Schools
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                                                       Supported Employment, Intensive In-Home services
                                                       for 12th Judicial Circuit
                                                       Psychiatrists available.

Alcoholics Anonymous District 12                       Community Information Center
Eastern Area of Missouri                               JB & Greeta B. Arthur Cancer Center
Answering Service 573-442-4424                         573-582-8800 Contact: Kim Bull                             
Helping alcoholics recover from their disease.         Provides information, resources and guidance for
Location: Mexico Area Recovery Center (MARC)           those diagnosed with cancer and/or their loved ones.
                                                       Provides broad base of health information for the
AMERICAN RED CROSS                                     community.
1805 A W. Boulevard
Mexico, MO 65265                                       AUDRAIN CITY-COUNTY
573-581-4273, Monday and Tuesday, 8:30 – 11:30         HEALTH UNIT (ACCHU)
and 12:30 – 4:30 Fax 573-581-4268                      605 East Promenade
The Mexico branch is a part of the Heart of Missouri   P.O. Box 957, Mexico MO 65265
Chapter, formerly called the Capital Area Chapter,
Jefferson City.                                        Public Health Services &
Executive Director, Dave Griffith 573-635-1132         Environmental Public Health, 573-581-1332
Local fires call 911, Dispatcher will call Red Cross   Home Health and Hospice, 573-581-6060
Health and Safety -                                    Kevin W. Lowrance, Administrator
1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) , option 3            Public Health Services
Equipment Rental – Evie White 573-635-1132,            Provides Women, Infant, Children (WIC)
ext 2386                                               supplemental food program, Maternal Child Health
Schedule class for organizations –                     program, Family Planning clinics, Blood Pressure
Gina Joly 314-516-2741                                 screening, Immunization program, Health Education
Clothing donations accepted Monday and                 and Health Promotion activities, Foot clinic,
Tuesday only at local office 581-4273                  Community Health Assessment and Planning, Birth
Financial Donations – Nancy – 573-445-9411             & Death certificates, Environmental Public Health
Media and Speaking Engagements – Dave Griffith         services, Disaster & Emergency Response,
573-635-1132                                           Communicable Disease Surveillance & Investigation,
Services to Armed Forces 1-877-272-7337                Home Health and Hospice Services to Audrain and
Blood Services – Amanda Schlottach –                   adjoining counties. Grief support group offered 2nd
573-489- 2383                                          Tuesday of each month.
Provides disaster relief, Services to the Armed
Forces, and Health &Safety Training                    AUDRAIN COUNTY AARP
                                                       (American Association of Retired People)
                                                       Contact Dave Buhr, 573-581-4527 for
ARTHUR CENTER (East Central Mo.
                                                       information about the local AARP chapter.
Behavioral Health Services, Inc.)
321 West Promenade, Mexico, MO 65265
                                                       A nonprofit membership organization of persons 50
573-582-1234       Fax number: 573-582-1212
                                                       & older dedicated to addressing their needs/interests.
ACI crisis line: 1-800-833-2064
Terry Mackey, President,
Comprehensive Psychiatric Rehabilitation for Adults,   AUDRAIN COUNTY AMBULANCE
Comprehensive Psychiatric Rehabilitation for           DISTRICT
Children and Youth, Access Crisis Intervention,        Kevin M. Payne, Chief
Outpatient Mental Health. Additional Services:         573-581-1722, Fax 573-581-1724

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AUDRAIN COUNTY AREA                                       children and evaluates conditions that support or
LITERACY COUNCIL                                          refute the alleged abuse or neglect and need for
620 E. Monroe, #142, Mexico, MO 65265                     emergency intervention. It also provides services
573-581-6600, Contact: Beth Lower                         designed to stabilize a family in crisis and to preserve
LEAVE A MESSAGE or                                        the family by reducing safety and risk factors. This
Email:                               program provides an array of prevention, intervention
Members of the Council teach reading and writing          and treatment services including:
through private tutoring. This service is without         • operating a single, statewide toll-free telephone
cost to the participant (funded by the United Way).       number for receiving child
Members teach English as a second language (ESL).         abuse/neglect (CA/N) reports;
                                                          • conducting CA/N investigation, family assessment
                                                          and preventive services screenings;
AUDRAIN COUNTY CARE                                       • providing newborn crisis assessment and services;
COORDINATOR                                               • providing background screening checks on current
Central Missouri Area Agency on Aging                     or prospective employees and
1121 Bus. Loop 70 East. Suite 2A                          volunteers for children/youth serving agencies;
Columbia, MO. 65201                                       • Healthy Children and Youth Program;
Carol Senor, Care Coordinator- Audrain County             • preventive and protective child care services; and
606 Park St., Mexico, MO 65265, 573-581-7678              • Family Centered Services.
Provides assistance to enable individuals to be able to
live independently at home. Services include: home
delivered meals, respite care, in-home care,              AUDRAIN COUNTY EMERGENCY
transportation, legal services, companionship,            MANAGEMENT AGENCY
telephone reassurance, sign-up for eligible benefits,     101 N. Jefferson St., Mexico, MO 65265
referrals to other helping organizations and programs,    573-474-5892, Fax 573-581-2380
as well as property tax credits volunteers. The           Steven B. Shaw, Director
program serves those are 60 years old and older, who      Disaster Preparedness/Recovery Training for county,
are homebound and isolated, or are care givers who        city/town, business, school, home, private citizens
are caring for a senior at home.                          and organizations. Assist in planning, mitigation,
                                                          response, and recovery utilizing an “all hazards
AUDRAIN COUNTY CRISIS                                     approach” incident command system instruction.
                                                          Identification of safe areas in businesses, churches,
INTERVENTION SERVICES (ACCIS)                             homes, etc. Review of facility emergency operation
P.O. Box 181, Mexico, MO 65265                            plans. Large Scale disaster/special event planning
Office: 573-581-3835                                      and operations.
Crisis Hotline: 573-581- 2280
Toll Free Crisis Hotline 1-800-246-2280                                    AUDRAIN COUNTY FAMILY
Sherry Levin, Director                                    SUPPORT DIVISION
The program provides crisis assistance and pre-crisis     4690 South Clark
intervention services to avoid or circumvent violent      P.O. Box 129
situations.                                               Mexico, MO. 65265
AUDRAIN COUNTY                                            The Family Support Division is a state-administered
CHILDREN’S DIVISION                                       agency responsible by law for administration of the
4690 South Clark , PO Box 129                             programs and services. The FSD administers various
Mexico, MO 65265                                          federal and state assistance programs for the elderly,
573-581-3312, Fax 573-581-8001                            disabled, and low-income families. These programs
Kelly Kuda, MSW, 12th Circuit Manager                     include: Breast or Cervical Cancer Treatment               Medical Assistance , Blind Pension, Child Care,
Child Protective Services (CPS) is a mandated             December 1973 Eligibility Requirements, Family
program for the protection of all children in the state   Healthcare, Food Stamps, General Info, Medical
alleged to be abused and neglected. The CPS               Assistance for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled,
receives, screens and investigates allegation of child    Refugee Assistance, Supplemental Aid to the Blind,
abuse and neglect, performs assessments of child          Supplemental Nursing Care, Supplemental Payments,
safety, assesses the imminent risk of harm to the         Temporary Assistance/Case Management.

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101 N. Jefferson St. Rm. 205
Mexico, MO 65265                                          AUDRAIN HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
Contact:                                                  P.O. Box 835
12th Circuit Court                                        Mexico, MO 65265
573-473-5845                                              Contact: Mexico Area Chamber of Commerce
Convicted substance abusers can be court appointed        573-581-2765
to the program if judge sees it appropriate. The          Email: with any questions
program works on a personal basis with the offender       Website:
to get them clean and remaining clean. Appointed          Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit, ecumenical
officer will do urine sampling, home visits and other     Christian housing ministry that works in partnership
contacts during the time of referral. Sentence can be     with people in need to improve the conditions in
vacated and a clean record can be had with successful     which they live. Habitat challenges people of
completion of the process.                                compassion to provide the initial capital, through
                                                          gifts and no-interest loans, to build or renovate
AUDRAIN COUNTY JOINT                                      simple, decent homes for the inadequately sheltered.
COMMUNICATIONS                                            Houses are sold at no-profit, with no-interest
1854 E. Liberty                                           mortgages repaid over a 15 to 25 year period. The
Mexico, MO. 65265                                         house payments are recycled to build more houses
573-473-5800                                              through a local Fund for Humanity.
Christina Hardin, E 9-1-1, Director
Email:                             AUDRAIN DEVELOPMENTAL
Joint Communications is responsible for handling          DISABILITY SERVICES
incoming and outgoing communications from the             222 East Jackson
public for assistance from law enforcement, fire and      Mexico, MO. 65265
medical entities throughout the City of Mexico and        573-581-8210
Audrain County. It is specifically responsible for        Fax 573-581-5204
incoming telephone 9-1-1 emergency requests and           Tim Crews Ex. Director
dispatching via radio or other means the appropriate
responding entities; receiving other non-emergency        Services Provided:
telephone requests for assistance and dispatching,        Residential Programs, Group Homes, ISL’s
routing or messaging those calls to the correct entity;   Semi-Independent Apartment Living
entering information into and inquiring from, the         Community Services, Personal Assistance
MULES/NCIC crime database; maintaining a                  Independent Living Services, Natural Home Supports
detailed computerized log of requests received and        Developmental Training Center (Day Program)
dispatched; and keeping current on city and county        Audrain County Supported Employment Services
geography so that members may assist responding           Transportation Services
entities in location addresses.                           Advocacy and Referral, Family Support
                                                          "Eligibility for services determined by the Missouri
                                                          Department of Mental Health - Division of MR/DD."
AUDRAIN COUNTY JUVENILE                                   Programs of Audrain Developmental Disability
COURT SERVICES, 12th CIRCUIT                              Services
101 N. Jefferson, Room 303                                Developmental Training Center
Mexico, MO. 65265                                         807A West Breckenridge
573-473-5880                                              Mexico, MO. 65265
Bruce McKinnon , Chief Juvenile Officer                   573-581-8454
Provides for the care, protection and rehabilitation of   Angela Littrell, Director of Developmental Training
children 17 years and younger in Audrain,                 Center
Montgomery and Warren Counties. A jurisdictional          Audrain County Supported Employment Services
agency mandated by Mo State RSMo 211. Deals with          1401 West Breckenridge
abused neglected, dependent, delinquent, and status       Mexico, MO. 65265
offender youth and their families. Also deals with        573-581-2613
criminal investigations, probation, placement of          Lisa Wieman, Director of Supported Employment
children in foster care, institutions, court hearings,    Services
restitution, and community service programs etc.

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Community Services Program                               AUDRAIN MEDICAL CENTER
1001 Fieldcrest                                          620 East Monroe
Mexico, MO. 65265                                        Mexico, MO. 65265
573-581-9810                                             573-582-5000
Charlotte Rudd, Coordinator of Community Services        David A. Neuendorf, President/CEO
Harvey House, Group Home                       
1402 West Breckenridge                                   Audrain Medical Center provides a range of care that
Mexico, MO. 65265                                        includes a 24-hour emergency center; acute inpatient
573-581-3213                                             care for medical, surgical, pediatric, and obstetric
Judy Horton, Coordinator or Harvey House and             needs; physician clinics (MedChoice) and a
Natural Home Services                                    comprehensive ambulatory services unit serving the
Breckenridge Heights Group Home                          special needs of outpatients scheduled for same day
1401 West Breckenridge                                   surgery. In addition to primary care, AMC provides a
Mexico, MO. 65265                                        broad spectrum of specialty care services
573-581-2613                                             encompassing: advanced medical imaging
Lisa Wieman, Coordinator of Residential Services         technologies (MRI, CT, PET and nuclear medicine
C.T. Loyd Apartment Living                               imaging, cardiac catheterization, special procedures
1416 West Breckenridge, 573-581-0500                     angiography, echocardiography, mammography and
Mexico, MO. 65265                                        ultrasound), obstetrics , gynecology, general surgery,
Darlene Walsh, Coordinator of Residential Services       family medicine, internal medicine, otolaryngology,
                                                         pediatrics, hematology, vascular surgery,
AUDRAIN HEADSTART                                        gastroenterology, geriatrics, psychiatry, orthopedics,
400 Lakeview                                             thoracic surgery, ophthalmology, neurology and
Mexico, MO.65265                                         urology. Oncology services including cancer
573-581-1066, Fax 573-582-7701                           screening, Health & Wellness Services,
Contact: Patty Brown                                     chemotherapy and radiation therapy are available at
Website:                            the J.B. & Greeta B. Arthur Cancer Center.
For pre-school children, ages 3-5 years old with         Healthworks is an outpatient physical rehabilitation
income guidelines for low-income or special needs        center for occupational medicine, physical therapy,
families. Breakfast, lunch and planned activities in     sports medicine, speech therapy and occupational
the morning. Learning centers, field trips, and          therapy. The Jordan-Waters Heart Center, located on
classroom activities are offered Monday through          the third floor of AMC, offers cardiac and pulmonary
Friday mornings. All enrollees receive medical and       services in one location to best serve patients. The
dental check-ups as well as speech evaluation and        Audrain Medical Center medical staff includes 84
follow-up.                                               professionals specializing in numerous fields of
                                                         medicine. AMC physicians are board certified at a
AUDRAIN MEDICAL CENTER                                   rate of 82%. Audrain Medical Center is a not-for-
AUXILIARY                                                profit 501(c)(3) corporation with the mission “to care
620 East Monroe                                          for the sick and injured and to continuously improve
Mexico, MO. 65265                                        the health and well-being of the communities we
573-582-5000 Ext 8283                                    serve, in partnership with physicians, healthcare
Contact: Ruth Ann Menneke.                               providers, and residents.” This health care facility,
Email:                  including emergency services, does not discriminate
Provides opportunities for volunteering in different     against patients because of race, creed, color, national
parts of the hospital. Area students may apply for the   origin, disability, age, or income.
Fern Braden Scholarship if they are going into the
health care field. Those individuals needing Lifeline
and Telecare services can call the Volunteer Office
for further information. Fund raising activities are
also provided to assist Audrain Medical Center.

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                                                        and assessment to assure the adequacy of medical
                                                        care and services provided through Medicaid.
                                                        Columbia Area Office
                                                        1500 Vandiver Dr, Suite 112, Columbia, MO 65202
BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS of                             Contact: Rhonda Smith
CENTRAL MISSOURI                                        Children and Youth with Special Health Care
P.O. Box 842                                            Needs – provides early identification and health
Mexico, MO 65265                                        services for participants birth to age 21, who have
573-473-8018                                            been determined financially and medically eligible.
Contact: Lori Pratt, Program Coordinator                Saline County Health Department                          1825 S. Atchison Ave.
Big Brothers Big Sisters is a matching up of friends.   Marshall, MO 65340
Every Big Brother and Big Sister is a volunteer. They   660-886-9091 or 660-815-2176
are not paid to spend time with a child; they do it
because they want to help a child. As a service for     Contact: Tara Brewer
youth, Big Brothers Big Sisters is unique. While the    Ralls County Health Department
relationship between the volunteer and the child is a   405 West First
direct and individual one, backing it up is a social    P.O. Box 434
service professional. Big Brothers Big Sisters of       New London, MO. 63459
Central Missouri currently serves the counties of       573-985-7121
Boone and Audrain. Right now there are over 150         573-985-1531 Fax
children waiting to be matched with Big Brothers or
Big Sisters.                                            Contact: Lisa Curtis
                                                        Programs for Adults (over 21 years of age)
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA                                   Traumatic Brain Injury – provides coordinated
Great Rivers Council                                    services and assistance to individuals who have
1203 Fay Street,                                        sustained a traumatic brain injury.
Columbia, MO. 65201                                     Bureau of Genetics & Healthy Children
573-449-2561or 800-726-8852                             MODHSS
Contact: Doug Callahan, Scout Executive                 573-751-6266
Robert Townsend, District Executive                                                Contact: Nancy Althouse-Hill
660-676-3088                                            Program for adults. (Over the age of 21.)
TIGER CUBS – first grade boys and their parents.        Metabolic Formula Distribution – provides dietary
Home centered, family activities                        formula to individuals with phenylketonuria (PKU)
CUB SCOUTS – second through fifth grade boys.           and maple sugar urine disease (MSUD).
Family oriented, teaching basic fitness and character   Cystic Fibrosis – provides early identification and
skills.                                                 health services through specialized treatment center
BOY SCOUTS – Sixth grade through high school            and clinics.
boys. Outdoor and community oriented. Leadership        Hemophilia – coordinated educational, vocational
and decision making skills.                             and other comprehensive services.
EXPLORERS – high school age men and women.              Sickle Cell Anemia – promotes and provides
Often career oriented.                                  screening and testing services. Referral is made to
                                                        treatment centers for care and counseling services.

CARE NEEDS (MODHSS or Contractors)
Programs for Infants, Children and Youth:
HCY - provides services to Missouri Medicaid
eligible infants, children and youth. Through service
coordination participants may receive information
about HCY program, referrals to a medical care home
for periodic screenings and ongoing medical care,

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                                                       3050 I-70 Dr. SE
                                                       Columbia, MO 65201
                                                       Deron Wider, Palliative Care Consultant
CLERVI, LISA                                 
717 E. Monroe, Suite 1                       
Mexico, MO 65265                                       During end of life, our team of doctors, pharmacists,
573-581-3660                                           nurses, certified nursing assistants, aides, chaplains,
573-581-6036 Fax                                       bereavement staff, social workers and non-medical
Crisis # 1-800-833-2064                                volunteers are there for you and your family. Hospice
Individual and family therapy. Psychological           care is designed to help you live until you die in a
assessments. Will take most insurance plans as well    way that is comfortable and pain-free. We help
as Medicaid and Medicare. Payment based upon a         enhance your life and that of your family through
sliding scale for those without insurance.             care, which meets physical, emotional, spiritual and
                                                       social needs.
EDUCATION SCHOOL (CT School)                           COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH
P.O. Box 954                                           SYSTEMS INC.
Mexico, MO. 65265                                      4901County Road 304, PO Box 757
573-581-2793                                           Fulton, MO 65251
Linda Huffman, Director                                573-642-3600                       
Pre-school, O.T., P.T., speech therapy, behavior       Terry Collins, Program Director
management for developmentally delayed or disabled     Community-based psychiatric rehabilitation program
children 0-6 years                                     for people with serious mental illness. The primary
                                                       focus is to provide assistance in home and health
                                                       management while avoiding in-patient
3626B South Clark
Mexico, MO. 65265
573-582-7910 Fax
Contact: Julie Fredette
Programs – Energy Assistance, Referrals for
Weatherization Program, Temporary Assistance for
Needy Families.

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Counseling Program
200 N. Keene Street, Suite 101
Columbia, MO 65201
800-390-3330 ext. 280
573-817-8341 Fax
Sandy Dailey – Outreach Trainer
Provides FREE, confidential and unbiased health
insurance counseling to Medicare enrollees.

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905 North Wade                                            116 S. Jefferson
Mexico, MO. 65265                                         Mexico, MO 65265
573-581-5684                                              573-582-0292
Dr. Mickie Shank, Director                                                          Contact: Patrick Finder                                  Mental Health services.
Provides training, counseling, placement and
comprehensive vocational assessment for individuals       EXPERIENCE WORKS, INC.
in business, vocational and technical careers.            PO Box 404
                                                          Columbia, MO 65205
                                                          Shari Wooldridge, Employment & Training
DIVISION OF HEALTH & SENIOR                               Coordinator 573-445-4509
SERVICES AND DIVISION OF                        
1500 Vandiver Suite 102                                   FEES: SERVICES ARE FREE
Columbia, MO 65202                                        Web site:
573-882-5190                                              Experience Works is a national, nonprofit
Fax 573-884-4884                                          organization that helps seniors get the training they
1-800-392-0210 Abuse Hot Line                             need to find good jobs in their local communities.
Most ill or disabled older Missourians can remain in      Established as Green Thumb in 1965 and renamed in
their own homes and avoid or delay                        2002, Experience Works provides services at no cost
institutionalization with the help of support services.   to seniors age 55 and older who meet income
The Division of Senior and Disability Services            guidelines, are unemployed and interested in gaining
administers a coordinated, integrated home and            job skills to assist them in finding employment.
community service delivery system to assure that the      Seniors are given an opportunity to update their job
needs of Missouri's elderly and persons with              skills through paid, on-the-job training assignments
disabilities are met.                                     in public and nonprofit agencies, referred to as Host
                                                          Agencies. The on-the-job training provides a
                                                          valuable community service to the non-profit and
DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES                                public agencies as well. Training wages are paid my
(N.E. Community Treatment Center)                         Experience Works. The paid training is intended to
710 South Clark                                           be short term and a stepping-stone to help older
Mexico, MO. 65265                                         workers find permanent jobs.
573-581-6893                                              Experience Works operates the largest Senior
Contact: Ursula Smith, Facility Manager                   Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)                                   in the country and impacts more than 50,000 people
The Division of Youth Services (DYS) is the state         in 30 states and Puerto Rico every year. The SCSEP,
agency charged with the care and treatment of             funded by the U.S. Department of Labor, enables
delinquent youth committed to its custody by one of       Experience Works to: Reach out to seniors who are
the 45 Missouri juvenile courts. DYS programs are         most in need, increase the services of local
established to provide the mandated services              community organizations; provide computer and
enumerated in Chapter 219.016 in the Revised              other basic skills training, teach much-needed job
Statutes of the state of Missouri. These services         search skills; and build older workers' confidence and
include assessment, care and treatment, and               self-esteem.                          12-10-10
education of all youth committed to its care.

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                                                         services available to Medicaid recipients, Veterans
                                                         and/or their spouses, private pay, private insurance,
                                                         Bureau of Special Health Care Needs, HCY Program,
                                                         Physical Disabilities waivered services and
                                                         Department of Mental Health. Provides personal
                                                         care, housekeeping meal prep/planning,
FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH                               respite/companionship, advanced personal care and
CENTER- FAMILY HEALTH CENTER                             nurse visits. Ask for Melinda to schedule a personal
1001 W. Worley, Columbia, MO, 573-214-2314               assessment or for any questions.

MO, Inc.                                                 Dahlberg Group, LLC
117 North Garth                                          2416 South Franklin St., Suite C
Columbia, MO 65203                                       Kirksville, MO 63501
1-573-443-2204                                           660-665-8860,                            Michelle Easley, SPOE Director
Family Counseling Center’s community-based     
network of programs has been serving individuals         Goal is to make sure that families have the necessary
and families throughout mid-Missouri since 1972.         supports, services, and resources that they need to
As a not-for-profit mental health service                raise healthy, happy and successful children. First
organization, FCC offers residential treatment,          Steps works with Missouri families of children age
outpatient services and community prevention             birth to three by ensuring that coordinated services
programs.                                                are provided as conveniently as possible.

P.O. Box 1662, Columbia 65205
573-886-7422 Bs. Office
573-814-1557 Fax, 877-215-7155, toll free fax
Family Facets provides Intensive In-home Services,       GIRL SCOUTS OF THE MISSOURI
Family Reunification Services, Foster Care-Adoption      HEARTLAND
Resources services, Family Centered Services             230 Metro Drive
Training, Training & Development Services for HS         Jefferson City, MO. 65109
and IFRS, and Supplemental Children’s Treatment          877-312-4764
Services to the Missouri Children’s Division and to      800-707-1917
private vendors. Family Facets’ overriding goal is
the protection of children through the enhancement of    Daisy Girl Scouts – a program for girls in
family capabilities. Safety of all family members is     kindergarten and first grade.
the concern of Family Facets; however, safety of the     Brownie Girl Scouts – Second through third grade
child is the primary consideration.                      girls.
Family Facets is committed to the belief that the best   Junior Girl Scouts – for girls in grades 4th thru 5th.
place for a child to grow up is in a family. All         Cadette – Sixth through eighth grade.
children should be safe from abuse and neglect.          Girl Scout Senior – Grades nine and ten.
Child safety includes protecting children from harm,     Girl Scout Ambassador – Grades eleven and twelve.
preventing further abuse/neglect, and reducing the
risks to their safety or well-being.
                                                         GRO -GRASS ROOTS ORGANIZING
FOUR SEASONS IN-HOME                                     304 E. Breckenridge, Mexico, MO 65265
                                                         573-581-9595, 573-443-4476 - Columbia
SERVICES, LLC                                            Toll Free – 1-877-581-9595
1603 E. Ohio St, Clinton, MO 64735                       Contact: Robin Acree, Executive Director
1-866-746-2600 1-877-890-2130                  ,
Theresa Evans, Executive Director                        Non-profit organization advocating for economic
Melinda Neal, Marketing Director                         justice and human rights.
Provides quality care for all individuals who wish to
remain in the comfort of their own home. Includes

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                                                          including primary, acute and preventive care, hospital
                                                          care, physical, occupational and speech therapy,
                                                          dental, vision, hearing, prescriptions, transportation,
                                                          behavioral health, lab, X-ray and other needed
                                                          services. Dependent upon eligibility.
508 East Liberty
Mexico, MO. 65265                                         HELP CENTER
573-581-1191                                              716 East Breckenridge
573-581-0966 Fax                                          Mexico, MO. 65265                                         573-581-3238
Rodney, Manager                                           Contact: Kaylie Nowlin
Provides employment for mentally retarded, mentally
ill and/or developmentally disabled adults. Assembly      Thrift Shop Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mon. - Fri.
work manufacturing and recycling in an industrial         Food Distribution: Every Wednesday
atmosphere. Certification from Vocational                                    9 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Rehabilitation is required. Transportation available      Food and emergency assistance also available.
and services the Audrain County area.

805 Clinic Road, P.O. Box 1108
Hannibal, MO 63401
573-248-2408 Fax
Contact: Lois Warren, Director                            INTEGRITY HOME CARE                                    409 Vandiver Ste. 6-203
This is a community-based service provided by the         Columbia, MO 65202
Hannibal Regional Center to make accessibility of
services more convenient for families in the area.        800-641-1125
Case managers serving this area work closely with         573-499-1125
the individual and family to provide information and      Erin Lampkin, ED of Business Development
seek needed services in the community. The case           Home Care services such as skilled nursing, personal
manager also advocates for the person as well as          care, transportation, Integrity Lifeline, homemaker,
monitors the frequency and quality of services that       shopping and errands, bath assistance, medication
are obtained. Serves persons who have or are              assistance, respite care, therapy services, special
suspected to have a developmental disability. Costs       needs pediatrics, private duty nursing and Consumer
are based on ability to pay. Insurance, Medicaid or       Directed Services.
other benefits can be applied to the costs. There is no
charge to the individual or family for application nor
are any evaluations and tests necessary to determine
eligibility. Serves the Audrain County as part of their
8 county region.

Regional Office                                           CITY OF MEXICO
2420 Hyde Park Road, Suite B                              300 N. Coal St
Jefferson City, MO 65109                                  Mexico, Missouri
Members 800-566-6444                                      573-581-2100
General 800-625-7602                                      Fax 573-581-2236
573-761-7380 Fax                                          Barbara Pickering, Community Outreach Coord.
Renee Hendrickson, Community Development
Health Care USA is a Medicaid HMO that
participates in MO HealthNet managed care program.
Members may receive medical necessary services

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HCADA - MEXICO                                             828 Garfield Avenue, P.O. Box 484
201 E. Monroe, Suite 103                                   Mexico, MO. 65265
Mexico, MO. 65265                                          573-581-2294
1-800-498-5396                                             Fax 573-581-6636
Lisa Horner, Program Director                    
Outpatient services include services for individuals       Edmond Carrera, Exec. Director
and families. Substance abuse treatment on                 The MHA has a total of 211 Public Housing units in
outpatient basis. Provide SA-TOP (Substance abuse          the style of duplex apartments with units of ADA
traffic offener program).                                  compliance and designated elderly, and a total of 133
                                                           Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers. Both programs
                                                           are provided for low-income families through the
MEXICO AREA FAMILY YMCA                                    funds of Housing and Urban Development. 1-28-08
1127 Adams Street
Mexico, MO. 65265
573-581-1540                                               MEXICO METHODIST
Sherry Medley, Ex. Director                                COOPERATIVE PRESCHOOL
Email:                                 122 East Promenade
Serves all ages. Program services include: fitness,        Mexico, MO. 65265
education recreation, and health maintenance, all          573-581-8090
with character building dimensions. In addition,           Contact: Sandy Sherman
YMCA programs offer opportunities for leadership           Children must be 3 years old by August 1. Capacity
identification, training and development for youth         for 15 three-year olds and 20 four-year olds. Children
and adults. YMCA membership and program                    must be potty trained. Activities and events provided
participation is open to all persons without regard to     on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:00 am to
race, creed, sex or age. Subsidized and sponsored          11:30 am. during the public school year for 4 year
memberships are available. Programs available: day         olds. Tuesday and Thursday for 3 years olds during
care/preschool programs; fitness and wellness              the school year. Staff includes a teacher, 1 assistant
activities and sports leagues and instruction classes,     and usually a child care student attending the Mexico
youth and adult. The YMCA is a neighborhood /civic         Vocational School.
organization which stresses services to the local and
world community.                                           MEXICO PUBLIC SCHOOLS
                                                           2101 Lakeview
MEXICO EDUCATION CENTER                                    Mexico, MO. 65265
Hart Career Center                                         573-581-3773
905 N. Wade                                                Tina Woolsey, Superintendent
Mexico, MO 65265                                           Informational, educational and support services for
573-581-3773 ext. 163                                      residents beginning at birth to post high school.                                   Special education and related services for residents
Mr. Chris Denham, Director of Student Services             age 3-20 years.
A new alternative educational setting in the Mexico
School District created to better serve students in a      MEXICO SENIOR CENTER, INC.
non-traditional program of academic instruction.           Audrain County Nutrition Program
Students may apply for admission anytime and are           606 Park
interviewed and selected on an individual basis.           Mexico, MO. 65265
Students are required to attend a three hour               573-581-7743
instructional session daily with no more than three        Sally Crow, Administrator
absences. Employment or volunteer work is also   
expected. Sessions operate from 8 am -11 am or             Mexico Senior Center serves persons 60 years of age
11:30 am – 2:30 pm. The instructional program uses         and older and spouse regardless of age at our
on-line classes along with service learning and life       congregate site and homebound throughout Audrain
skills educational experiences. There is a                 County. The suggested donation is $3.00 per meal
student/teacher ratio of 10 to 1 for close collaboration   and $6.50 for guests under 60. The Senior Center is
and student support.                                       open 5 days a week, Monday through Friday, from
                                                           8:00 am to 4:00 pm, providing a nutritionally

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balanced noon meal, activities and socialization.       Claimants; Job Development and placement;
Volunteers deliver meals to homebound elderly           assistance with resume and interviewing;
throughout the County. Homebound meals are              Referral to other agencies and services;
offered for 7 days a week, breakfast meals and extra    Vocational Rehabilitation Veterans Representative,
frozen meals for weekends and in emergencies when       job skills classes, job counseling, staffing agencies.
there is a need. At the Senior Center we offer
monthly blood pressure screenings, foot care,           MISSOURI CARE HEALTH PLAN
educational programs, recreational opportunities        2404 Forum Blvd.
daily, ceramic classes, fun bingo, yoga classes, line   Columbia, MO 65203
dance instruction, information and referral and         Alisha Burger, Marketing/Outreach Coordinator
nutrition information. Volunteers also help with the    1-800-322-6027
Missouri Property Tax Credit forms. The Bureau of       TDD 1-800-735-2966
the Blind provides us with a Vantage screen and
magnifiers for the sight impaired. The Audrain          A managed care health plan that serves 18 counties in
County Care Coordinator is housed at the Senior         central Missouri. 13 counties in Western Missouri
Center. The nutrition program at the Mexico Senior      and 13 counties in Eastern Missouri. Missouri Care
Center is a partnership between community and the       provides coverage for all MO HealthNet Managed
Central Missouri Area Agency on Aging to meet the       Care health programs, including MO HealthNet for
service needs of senior citizens of Audrain County.     Kids, MO HealthNet for Pregnant Women and MO
                                                        HealthNetfor Parents. Missouri Care has a network of
MID-MISSOURI LEGAL SERVICES                             more than 7800 health care providers and 72
205 East Forest Avenue                                  hospitals to serve you.
Columbia, MO 65201
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday –Friday
573-442-0116                                            MOLINA HEALTHCARE OF MO
800-568-4931                                            1648 E. Elm St, Suite A
Fax: 573-875-0173                                       Jefferson City, MO 65105
Email:                                Office: 800.875.0679
Their direct services component provides free legal
representation to low income clients in a number of
civil legal problems. They do not provide criminal
defense representation. They handle public benefits,
housing, unemployment compensation, family,
consumer, education, employment, health and other
matters. Serving the counties of Audrain, Boone,
Callaway, Chariton, Cole, Cooper, Howard, Miller,
Moniteau, Osage, and Randolph Counties.
                                                        NETWORK OF CARE FOR MENTAL
MISSOURI CAREER CENTER                        
3626B S. Clark Street                                   This web site is a resource for individuals, families
Mexico, MO 65265                                        and agencies concerned with mental health. It
573-581-4576, Fax 581-4590                              provides information about mental health services,
Julie Fredette                                          laws, and related news, as well as communication                         tools and other features.
Accessibility to resume and applications of job         NORTHEAST COMMUNITY ACTION
seekers, labor market information,                      CORPORATION (NECAC) is a labor exchange
                                                        16 N. Court St., P.O. 470
website provided for placing job orders and
                                                        Bowling Green, MO 63334
reviewing resumes. Website also provides current
listing of job careers; users may review and refer
                                                        TDD 1-800-735-2966
themselves. Available interviewing facilities; Re-
                                                        Voice 1-800 735-2466
employment services for Unemployment Insurance
                                                        In-Home services 573-324-5062

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North East Community Action Corporation
(NECAC) is dedicated to assist the disadvantaged
within our 12 county service area in their efforts to
rise above poverty by providing needed services to
enable each individual to function at his or her own
improved financial, physical, mental and social level.
                                                         PARENTS AS TEACHERS
NECAC is a not-for-profit Community Action
                                                         Early Education Center
Agency delivering a variety of social service
                                                         408 N. Jefferson Street
programs to low income elderly, youth, handicapped
                                                         Mexico, MO. 65265
and disadvantaged individuals and families through
grants and contractual agreements with Federal, state,
                                                         Superintendent: Tina Woolsey
county and local governments, other not-for-profit
                                                         Director of Student Services: Chris Denham
organizations and private businesses. NECAC is not
                                                         Parents as Teachers (PAT) is a parent education and
a government agency.
                                                         family support program serving families throughout
                                                         usually age 5. Parents are supported by PAT-
NORTHEAST COMMUNITY SERVICE                              certified parent educators trained to translate
AGENCY INC.                                              scientific information on early brain development
Audrain County Courthouse                                into specific when, what, how and why advice for
101 N. Jefferson St, Room B-11.                          families. By understanding what to expect during
Mexico, MO 65265                                         each stage of development, parents can easily capture
Contact: John Dial, 573-582-77450                        the teachable moments in everyday life to enhance                                       their child's language development, intellectual
Designed as a non-profit organization, NCSA has the      growth, social development and motor skills.
mission of providing the courts with an additional
form of punishment and restitution for juveniles and     PARENTS AS TEACHERS
adult offenders involved in non-violent crimes that      35063 Hwy BB
will be a positive benefit to the courts system,         Laddonia, MO 63352
offenders, and the community. NCSA implements            573-492-6222
court orders of community service involving a
specific number of unpaid hours of work to be            PARENTS AS TEACHERS
performed within a designated period of time.            2122 Audrain Road 557
                                                         Vandalia, MO 63382

                                                         PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF
                                                         KANSAS AND MID-MISSOURI
                                                         711 North Providence Road
OPTIONS UNLIMITED                                        Columbia, MO. 65203
400 East Liberty                                         573-443-0427
Mexico, MO. 65265                                        Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri
573-581-7887                                             (PPKM) is committed to providing confidential,
573-581-1026 Fax                                         affordable reproductive health care to all individuals,
Terry Mackey, President                                  regardless of their ability to pay. Our medical staff
A community psychiatric rehabilitation program, a        includes board certified OB/GYN physicians and
Division of the Arthur Center, which provides a          nurse practitioners. Nurse practitioners are registered
range of mental health services to persons with a        nurses with advanced training in a specialty area,
chronic mental illness. These community based            including women's health and family. Our nurse
ambulatory services are designed to maximize             practitioners collaborate with physicians to provide
independent functioning and promote community            reproductive health care, perform examinations and
adjustment and integration.                              diagnose and treat infections. Your privacy is an
                                                         important priority at Planned Parenthood.
                                                         Information discussed with our staff and all medical
                                                         records are completely confidential, regardless of the
                                                         patient's age.

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207 E. Jackson St.
Mexico, MO 65265
Phone: 573-581-9474
Christina Davis, R.N., Regional Manager
                                                         REHABILITATION SERVICES FOR
Provides from 1 hour a day to 24 hours a day of          THE BLIND, MID-MISSOURI
services to keep your loved one home. Their services     DISTRICT
include nursing care, live-in companion care,            3418 Knipp Drive, Suite A-2
homemaker chore services, personal care services,        Jefferson City, MO 65109
and respite care.                                        Mailing address – P.O. Box 919
                                                         Jefferson City, MO 65102
PREVENTION RESOURCE CENTER                               1-800-592-6004 Ext 2
117 North Garth Avenue
                                                         573-526-4526 Fax
Columbia, MO 65203
                                                         Contact: Jim Brinkmann, District Supervisor
Phone: 573-442-2591
                                                         Rehabilitation Services for the Blind (RSB) provides
Fax: 573-875-6607
                                                         services to people with varying degrees of visual
Program Director: Linda Frost
                                                         impairment, ranging from those who cannot read
Local Rep: Diane Ooten
                                                         regular print to those who are totally blind. Services
                                                         are provided on the premise that with adequate
"Serves the Missouri Division of Alcohol and Drug
                                                         preparation and reasonable accommodation, each
Abuse Regional Support Center covering a 20 county
                                                         blind or visually impaired person will be able to
area in mid-Missouri. Services are provided to
                                                         achieve his or her maximum potential in the home
grassroots teams and established coalitions working
                                                         and community, in educational settings, and in
to prevent substance abuse in local communities and
                                                         employment. Services are provided through the
their schools. We provide training and technical
                                                         following various programs.
assistance to empower our communities to accurately
assess their prevention needs, to develop their goals,
and to implement effective action plans to address
substance abuse in their communities".

2800 Cardinal Dr.
Fulton, MO 65251
573-592-4061 Ext. 232
Mexico Office 573-581-4112
573-592-4067 Fax
                                                         SALVATION ARMY – SEE HELP
888-869-3195 Emergency Phone                             CENTER
Valerie Swaim, P&P Officer                               716 East Breckenridge (Help Center)
Assist ex-offenders to adjust to life in a free          Mexico, MO. 65265
community and to prevent future criminal acts.           573-581-3238
These fficers work towards returning law offenders to    Contact: Kaylie White
useful, productive lives. The offenders may be on
probation or parole depending on their legal status.     Serves disaster victims, low-income families, the
                                                         elderly, Toys for Tots contributor. Provides for local
                                                         food, clothing, and medical needs needing help with
                                                         medical expenses, and individuals who are in need of
                                                         emergency assistance.

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SERVICES FOR INDEPENDENT                                  after the loss of a baby. The staff of SIDS Resources
LIVING                                                    offer current medical information about SIDS.
Services for Independent Living                           Services include:
1401 Hathman Place                                                       Individual Bereavement Counseling
Columbia, MO 65201                                                       Peer Connections (for parents,
Intake and Referral:                                                     grandparents, and childcare providers.)
Voice: (573) 874-1646                                                    Ongoing telephone and/or email support
TTY: (573) 874-4121                                                      Home Visits
Fax: (573) 874-3564                                                      Lending Library
Aimee Wehmeier - Executive Director                                      Support Groups
E-Mail:                                              Monthly Update Newsletters
Web:                           Our family support staff works with the health care
Mexico office:                                            provider network and volunteers to coordinate the
Donna Purdy                                               best possible support following the death of a baby.                                    Typically about 100 new families receive services
508 Muldrow, Mexico, MO 65265                             each year. All services are provided free of charge.
SIL serves a seven county area:
Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Cooper, Howard,
Montgomery and Randolph.

SIL provides four core services:                          SOCIAL SECURITY
        ADVOCACY. SIL strives to enable people            ADMINISTRATION
        with disabilities to effectively exercise their   3402 Buttonwood Dr.
        rights to obtain services and benefits.           Columbia, MO 65201-3718
        INDEPENDENT LIVING SKILLS TRAINING.               1-800-772-1213
        Through education and support, SIL helps          TDD 573-443-8305
        consumers develop individualized        
        independent living plans and teaches skills
        and techniques necessary to maintaining and       SOWJOY MINISTRIES
        increasing their level of independence.           (SERVE OTHERS WILLINGLY BY JUST
        consumers and their families, service             P.O. Box 144, Mexico, MO 65265
        providers, and the community-at-large with        573-581-5665
        information about and referral to community       Dianne Buffington, Director
        resources and disability services.                SowJoy Ministries opens wide the opportunity for
        PEER SUPPORT. SIL provides mentoring              Christians to give feet to their faith by “loving our
        opportunities for others with similar             neighbors as ourselves.” Change is created by
        disabilities to discuss problem-solving           nurturing a process of wholeness that goes beyond
        strategies for overcoming barriers in their       situation solutions; where hope and help are given in
        lives.                                            the reality of the present situation. This is
                                                          accomplished through intentional relationships, one-
SIDS RESOURCES, INC.                                      on-one life style mentoring and several life skills
1120 S. 6th Street, Suite 100                             classes offered in our Earn While You Learn/Learn to
St. Louis, MO 63104                                       Own program. Our Mercy in Ministry (M n M)
314-822-2323                                              program is a broad spectrum ministry to those who
314-588-0850 (fax)                                        are, or have been, in connection with SowJoy’s
1-800-421-3511                                            educational classes or events.
Lori Behrens, Executive Director & Family Support
Program Director
Professionals trained in bereavement are available to
work with families, friends, coworkers, child care
providers and other professionals to offer support

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                                                            avoid duplication of services and extend the

United Way 2-1-1 is a 24/7/365 hotline for health and   VETERAN AFFAIRS – MISSOURI
human service information including food pantries,      VETERANS COMMISSION
utility assistance, housing, volunteer opportunities    Missouri Veterans Home
and disaster related resources. Dial 2-1-1, toll free   One Veterans Drive
800-427-4626 or get help at        Mexico, MO. 65265
                                                        573-581-1088 Ext 1258
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI                                  573-581-5356
EXTENSION CENTER OF AUDRAIN                             Contact: Ken Gore
                                                        Through the Service to Veterans Program, accredited
101 North Jefferson, Rm. 304                            Veterans Service Officers (VSO) and Veterans Service
Mexico, MO. 65265                                       Assistants (VSA) provide counseling and assistance to
573-581-3231                                            thousands of Veterans and their dependents throughout the
Website:         state. Not only do these trained professionals counsel
Program Area Contacts:                                  Veterans on available VA and state Veterans' benefits, but
         Eleanor Kloeppel, 4-H Youth Specialist –       also complete and submit claims and applications with all
                                                        necessary documentation.
         Lynda Zimmerman, Nutrition & Health
         Education Specialist –                         VETERANS HOME- MISSOURI                        VETERANS HOME FOR LONG TERM
         Mary Sobba, Agriculture Business Specialist    CARE FOR VETERANS
         –                          One Veterans Drive
         Virgil Woolridge, Business & Industry          Mexico, MO 65265
         Specialist –           573-581-1088, Ext 1253 for information regarding
         Kathy Dothage, Human Development               admission information and process.
         Specialist –             The Veterans Home provides skilled nursing care for
         Vivian Mason, Family Financial Education       veterans discharged from the service with honorable
         Specialist –               discharge and with a current medical need for care.
         Julie Royse,Family Nutrition Program           The facility has 150 beds, with 50 of those beds
         Coordinator –              dedicated to dementia care. There is a waiting list
         Jim Jarman, Agronomy Specialist –              that the potential resident must apply for. Fee is                           based upon financial assessment of assets and
         James Quinn, Horticulture Specialist –         included in the fee are room, meals, activities,                           restorative therapy, barber/beautician services,
                                                        medication, all skilled nursing services and direct
         Larry Dickerson, Community Development
                                                        care with activities of daily living. The campus is
         Specialist –
                                                        located on Highway J, just north of Mexico, MO.
    MU Extension programs in agriculture,
    community development, human environmental
    sciences, business development, youth               VETERANS HOME CARE
    development and continuing education reach          11861 Westline Ind. Dr., Suite 750
    more than 1 million Missourians a year. The         St. Louis, MO 63146
    University’s research base results in quality       877-390-6377,
    information and recommendations, which              Stephen Todd, Area Manager
    enhance the state’s economy and quality of life
    for many individuals. Extension’s partnerships      The Veterans Administration has established
    with government agencies, nonprofits and            a pension program which helps with purchases of
    businesses allow extension to leverage resources,    personal care and attendant home services may be

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paid for through acquired pensions. You may be
eligible if you are a Veteran or the surviving spouse
of a Veteran who has served at least 90 days or more
on active duty with one day beginning or ending
during a period of war, and you are in need of
assistance at HOME due to your disabilities, you may
                                                          WILLLIAMS FAMILY SUPPORT
be eligible for VA’s non-service connected disability
pension.                                                  CENTER (Same as Headstart)
                                                          801 E. Breckenridge
                                                          Mexico, MO 65265
VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION                                 573-581-6806
1500 Southridge Dr., Suite 200                            573-582-7587 Fax
Jefferson City, MO. 65109                       
Toll Free: 866-661-9106                         
Fax: 573-526-4474                                         Head Start is a national child development program
TTY: 573-526-4513                                         for children from birth to age 5, which provides
Contact: Sheryl Toole-Bowles                              services to promote academic, social and emotional                        development, as well as providing social, health
If you want to work but have a disability that keeps      and nutrition services for income-eligible families.
you from finding or keeping a job, Vocational
Rehabilitation (VR) may be able to help you. VR
specializes in employment and training services that      WOODHAVEN
can assist you in becoming employed. A VR                 1405 Hathman Place
counselor will determine your eligibility for services.   Columbia, MO 65201
To be eligible, you need to have a physical or mental     Contact: Mark Palmer, CEO
impairment that causes problems with working and          573-875-6181
need VR services to be successfully employed.             The Community Living Program provides
                                                          opportunities for the men and women served by
                                                          Woodhaven to live independent and productive lives
                                                          as active members of their community. The
                                                          individuals served live in forty-five homes and
                                                          apartments throughout Columbia, Missouri.
                                                          Individuals who are not able to work during the day
                                                          or who have retired have the opportunity to be active
                                                          members of the community through Woodhaven’s
                                                          Day Program. The Day Program is offered Monday
                                                          through Friday with activities that take place in many
                                                          locations in the Mid-Missouri area.

                                                          WOODLAND CENTER
                                                          Mental Health Center of Hannibal
                                                          Regional Hospital
                                                          6000 Hospital Drive – Emergency Room
                                                          Hannibal, MO 63401

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                                AREA SUPPORT GROUPS

                                                     COMMUNITY AWARENESS GROUP
ALCOHLICS ANONYMOUS                                  This will cover a variety of topics relevant to
Location: Presbyterian Church,                       individuals with a disability.
400 Lakeview Road, Mexico                            Held the 4th Thursday of the month, 1 – 4 p.m.
When: Tuesdays,Thursdays,Sundays 7 pm                Location: 508 Muldrow
Phone #: (573) 581-7499                              Information: Donna Purdy, 581-1949
                                                     Transportation provided on a first come,
ALHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP                             first served basis – 800-766-1968
Where: Missouri Veteran’s Home,
920 Mars St., Mexico
When: 4th Wednesday of each month, 1:30 pm           DIABETIC SUPPORT GROUP
Coordinator: Rita Davidson                           Held on the first Thursday of the month at Noon
Phone #: (573) 581-1088, Ext 1265, 1286              at AMC and 7:30 pm at Southside Christian
AUDRAIN CITY-COUNTY HEALTH UNIT                      Contact: Cheryl Lummis: (573) 582-8084
Location: ACCHU 605 E Promenade, Mexico              DISABILITY SUPPORT GROUP
When: 2nd Saturday from 10-11am                      Held the 1st and 3rd Thursday, 3- 4:30
Coordinator: Greta Hopke RD                          Location: 508 Muldrow
Call 573-581-1332 to reserve a seat                  Information: Donna Purdy, 581-1949
                                                     Transportation provided on a first come,
BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT GROUP                          first served basis – 800-766-1968
Location: 4-South OB Unit
This one hour class is for mothers who are
breastfeeding and those who plan to breastfeed.      GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP
                                                     Held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month
The class is offered monthly to discuss benefits
                                                     5:15 – 6:15 p.m.
and techniques of breastfeeding.
                                                     Audrain Medical Center, Mexico Room
This group meets on the 4-South OB Unit.
                                                     Coordinators: Nancy Early and Bev Borgeson
For more information call 573-582-4050.
                                                     Contact Bev Borgeson at 581-6060 or Nancy
                                                     Early at 581-7261 for more information.
J.B. & Greeta B. Arthur Cancer Center
713 E. Jackson, Mexico, MO
When: 3rd Sunday of each month, 3 pm - 4:30
                                                     IBD SUPPORT GROUP/CCFA
                                                     3rd Thursday, 7 – 8:30 pm
Phone: 573-582-8800 or 573-581-7170
                                                     Location: Moberly Regional Hospital,
Contact: Barb Culwell
                                                     Moberly, MO – Suzanne Enyeart, 660-263-8400
                                                     Inflammatory Bowel Disease Support Group
Outreach Office – 300 S. Morris, Mexico
                                                     Where: Southside Christian Church, 2100
When: Thursdays 10am – 12noon
                                                     Lakeview, Mexico
Phone: 573-581-3835 or (800) 246-2280
                                                     When: 1st Thursday of each month, 6:30 pm
Contact: Kathy Yohe
                                                     Coordinator: Cheryl Lummis
                                                     Phone #: (573) 582-8084

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Where: Presbyterian Church, 400 Lakeview,
When: Mondays at 7pm, Wednesdays at noon
and at 7pm and Fridays at Noon.

ACCIS Outreach Office, 300 S. Morris, Mexico
Fridays, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Phone – 573-581-3835 or 800-246-2280
Contact: Kathy Yohe

ACCIS Outreach Office, 300 S. Morris, Mexico
Thursdays, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
– 573-581-3835, 800-246-2280
Contact: Kathy Yohe

307 West Jackson, Mexico,
Where: First Christian Church Parlor
Every Sunday at 1:30 p.m.
Coordinator: Connie Pickering
Phone – 573-581-3207
(Jointly sponsored by AARP, First Christian
Church and Pickering Funeral Home)

ACCIS Outreach Office
When: Thursdays 10 a.m. – noon
Phone: 573-581-3835 or 800-246-2280
Contact: Kathy Yohe

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                               AREA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Community R-VI Schools                               Van Far R-I Schools
Route #1                                             Vandalia, MO 63382
Laddonia, MO 63352                                   Elementary: 594-2731
573-373-2311                                         High School: 594-6442

                              MEXICO PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Central Office                      Mexico Senior High
2101 Lakeview Road                  639 N. Wade                        McMillan Elementary
Mexico, MO. 65265                   Mexico, MO 65265                   1101 E. Anderson St.
                                                                       Mexico, MO 65265
Hawthorne Elementary School         Hart Career Center                 581-5029
1250 West Curtis                    905 N. Wade St.                    581-2637
Mexico, MO 65265                    Mexico, MO 65265
581-3064                            581-5684 or 581-5685               Eugene Field School
                                                                       704 W. Boulevard
Mexico Middle School                Early Childhood Center             Mexico, MO 65265
1200 W. Boulevard                   408 N. Jefferson                   581-5268
Mexico, MO 65265                    Mexico, MO 65265
573-581-5664                        581-3500

Missouri Military Academy             St. Brendan’s                St. Joseph
204 Grand                             Catholic School              Catholic School
Mexico, MO 65265                      620 S. Clark                 401 E. Kellett St.
573-581-1776                          Mexico, MO 65265             Martinsburg, MO 65264
                                      573-581-2443                 573-492-6283

Sunnydale Academy
6818 Audrain Road 9139
Centralia, MO 65240

                                   SPECIAL SCHOOLS
Advanced Technology Center                           Children’s Therapy and
2900 Dorelli                                         Early Education School, Inc.(CT School)
Mexico, MO 65265                                     408 S. Missouri
573-582-0817                                         Mexico, MO 65265

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