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Children's Services Funded Organizations

Family Access Center for Excellence (FACE)


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The Curators of the University of Missouri (on behalf of Aaron Thompson PhD, Wendy Reinke PhD, Keith Herman PhD, and Kristin Hawley PhD)

Family Access Center for Excellence (FACE)

  • Provides a coordinated, transparent, and collaborative approach to improving access to quality mental health services for families with children.

Phone:

(573) 771-FACE(3223)

Website:

https://faceofboonecounty.org/


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Infant/Early Childhood


Cradle to Career Alliance logo

Cradle to Career Alliance (C2CA)

  • Hosts symposiums, collaborative action networks, and publishes local data on community outcomes and indicators.

Email:

cradletocareerinfo@gmail.com

Website:

http://www.cradletocareeralliance.org


First Chance for Children logo

First Chance for Children

Boone County PAT+ Program

  • Provides at-risk families home visitation to build resilience through the development of protective factors. Also provides training in trauma, DECA, and PAT+.

Phone:

(573) 777-1815

Website:

http://www.firstchanceforchildren.com


Harrisburg Early Learning Center logo

Harrisburg Early Learning Center

School Age and Early childhood Services

  • Provides early childhood education to prepare entry into kindergarten through before and after school programming and summer enrichment programming.

Phone:

(573) 875-5959

Website:

http://harrisburgearlylearningcenter.com


Lutheran Family and Children's Services of Missouri logo

Lutheran Family and Children's Services of Missouri

Maternal Mental Health & The Nurturing Network

  • Maternal Mental Health increases the number of mothers who receive timely treatment for depression and its effect on the parent, the child, and the parent-child relationship.
  • The Nurturing Network reduces risk factors that lead to child abuse and neglect through parenting and life skills curriculum and financial assistance.

Phone:

(573) 815-9955

Website:

http://lfcsmo.org/locations/mid-missouri-offices


Mary Lee Johnston Community Learning Center logo

Mary Lee Johnston Community Learning Center

Lifestyle Habits

  • Provides education and development of lifestyle habits that reflect the importance of quality food selection and activity choices.

Phone:

(573) 449-5600

Website:

http://www.mljclc.com/


Moberly Area Community College logo

Moberly Area Community College (MACC)

Quality childcare Program

  • Provides CDA preparation for early childhood education teachers, training and coaching in HighScope curriculum and social emotional learning. Also provides DECA assessment and evaluation of students.

Phone:

(660) 263-4100

Website:

http://www.macc.edu/


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University of Missouri Department of Psychiatry

Boone County Early Childhood Coalition, Early Childhood - Positive Behavior Support (EC-PBS), & System Offering Actions for Resilience (SOAR)

  • Boone County Early Childhood Coalition provides training and support in Triple P interventions, administers social-emotional screenings and develops a joint database of screening information.
  • EC-PBS training and coaching is provided to childcare providers to increase their abilities to build strong relationships with children and families, promote social-emotional development, reduce problem behaviors, and promote school readiness.
  • SOAR addresses gaps in existing services for children ages 0-6 years and their families through screenings, activities, support services, and evidence-based treatment.

Phone:

(573) 884-1236

Website:

https://medicine.missouri.edu/departments/psychiatry/


University of Missouri logo

University of Missouri Healthcare Division of Pediatrics

Healthy Steps for Young children

  • Connects with families during pediatric well visits to help with complex parenting issues, provides guidance and referrals, as well as care coordination and home visits.

Phone:

(573) 882-4730

Website:

http://www.muhealth.org/services/primary-care/general-pediatrics/


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School-Based


Central Missouri Community Action logo

Central Missouri Community Action

The Bridge

  • Continues Head Start programming for children entering kindergarten through third grade. child Success plans are created to reach age-level social and emotional competence, improve academic performance, strengthen family functioning, and further equip teachers with skills.

Phone:

(573) 777-5233

Website:

http://www.showmeaction.org/


City of Columbia, Missouri logo

Columbia/​Boone County Department of Public health and human Services

Teen Outreach Program (TOP)

  • Students lead community service activities, discuss current issues, and utilize TOP curriculum. The purpose is to encourage healthy behaviors through Positive Youth Development strategies.

Phone:

(573) 874-7355

Website:

http://www.como.gov/health/


Boone County Schools Mental Health Coalition logo

University of Missouri - Boone County Schools Mental Health Coalition

Training and Case Management

  • Collaborative initiative to reduce risk factors, promote existing strengths, and improve coordination of services for at-risk youth and their families.

Phone:

(573) 489-0719

Website:

https://medicine.missouri.edu/departments/psychiatry/


University of Missouri logo

University of Missouri Department of Psychiatry

MU BRIDGE Program

  • Provides school-based psychiatric services and nurse case management for children who are in need of psychiatric services.

Phone:

(573) 884-1236

Website:

https://medicine.missouri.edu/departments/psychiatry/


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Youth & Family Support


Boys and girls Club of Columbia logo

Boys and girls Club of Columbia Area

Great Futures Start Here

  • Programming for youth to practice healthy lifestyle choices and increase readiness for post-secondary education and/​or employment.

Phone:

(573) 874-1697

Website:

http://www.bgc-columbia.org/


Central Missouri Foster Care and Adoption Association logo

Central Missouri Foster Care and Adoption Association

Monthly Respite Program

  • Provides respite care to decrease family stress and increase social skills and relationship building for families of caregivers supporting kids in foster care or waiting to be adopted.

Phone:

(573) 298-0258

Website:

http://ccfosteradopt.com/


CHA Low-Income Services, Inc. logo

CHA Low-Income Services, Inc.

Health Home Connections, Moving Ahead After-school and Summer Programs (MAP), & Youth Community Coalition, Communities that Care (YC2)

  • Health Home Connections provides community-based mentoring and family support services.
  • MAP provides education enrichment for children and youth of families who participate in CHA Housing Voucher program.
  • YC2 promotes Positive Youth Development to build capacity of local coalitions to advocate for healthy lifestyles and strong families.

Phone:

(573) 443-2556

Website:

http://www.columbiaha.com/


Rainbow House logo

Child Abuse and Neglect Emergency Shelter, Inc. dba Rainbow House

Children's Emergency Shelter, Homeless Youth Shelter, & Parenting Class Program

  • The Children's Emergency Shelter provides respite care and emergency shelter services for children and their families to prevent or remove them from situations of abuse or neglect.
  • The Homeless Youth Shelter provides temporary shelter with supportive services for unaccompanied youth to establish permanent, stable housing.
  • The Parenting Class Program provides support and parenting skills education to at-risk parents/families to diminish child abuse and neglect.

Phone:

(573) 474-6600

Website:

https://rainbowhousecolumbia.org/


Columbia Community Montessori logo

Columbia Community Montessori

The Community Montessori Counseling Project

  • Provides therapeutic and preventative, family-strengthening Trauma-informed mental health services for children and families enrolled at the Columbia Community Montessori school.

Phone:

(573) 777-3131


Fun City Youth Academy logo

Fun City Youth Academy

Fun City Youth Academy

  • Promotes healthy lifestyles and improvement in mental health outcomes for low income youth and their families through academic, cultural, and recreational services for the development of social and emotional resilience.

Phone:

(573) 256-1436

Website:

http://www.funcityyouthacademy.org/


Great Circle logo

Great Circle

Early Assessment and Intervention Services for Outcomes Now (EAI's-ON)

  • Provides services for Boone county children and their families who have a child or children placed in protective custody within the last 30 days. The goal is to prevent child abuse and neglect, improve parent-child relationships, and reduce out-of-home placement.

Phone:

(573) 874-8686

Website:

http://www.greatcircle.org/index.php/impact/central-region


Heart of Missouri CASA logo

Heart of Missouri CASA

Child Advocacy

  • Provides child advocacy services for children involved in abuse and neglect cases. Trained volunteers help find safe, permanent homes for children who have been abused or neglected.

Phone:

(573) 442-8560

Website:

https://www.homcasa.org/


Job Point logo

Job Point

Vocational Skills Training

  • Provides individuals referred from the Boone County Alternative Sentencing Courts to receive vocational skills training.

Phone:

(573) 474-8560

Website:

http://www.jobpointmo.com/


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Phoenix Programs

Creating Lasting Family Connections

  • Provides family education and mental health screenings to reduce drug and alcohol use and improve family connections for at-risk Boone County children and youth with a key risk factor of one or more parents who currently or formerly received substance use treatment/​recovery from alcohol or drugs.

Phone:

(573) 875-8880

Website:

http://phoenixhealthprograms.com/


Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services

Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services (ODM)

Therapeutic Mentoring

  • Therapeutic Mentoring improves coping skills and pro-social behaviors to increase self-esteem and create positive connections in the community.

Phone:

(573) 442-9916

Website:

http://missouri.pchas.org/


Youth Empowerment Zone logo

Youth Empowerment Zone

The Employment Program

  • Provides employment preparation, increases professional development skills and connects youth to networks of economic opportunities.

Phone:

(573) 256-1896

Website:

http://www.yezweb.org/


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Treatment


Burrell Behavioral Health, Inc. logo

Burrell Behavioral Health, Inc.

Brain Train & Family Health Program

  • Brain Train provides computer assisted feedback training for children and youth with ADHD to improve attention span and academic performance.
  • Family Health Program provides under-served clients that are 19 or younger who have behavioral health issues and their families.

Phone:

(573) 777-8300

Website:

http://www.burrellcenter.com/


Compass Health Inc. logo

Compass Health Inc. dba Family Counseling Center of Missouri, Inc.

Boone County Parachute Program & Mental Health Counseling Services

  • The Boone County Parachute Program provides counseling, assessment/​evaluations, and community support services for adolescents ages 12-16 who are involved in the juvenile justice system or referred by parents.
  • Mental Health Counseling Services provides services to improve daily functioning and decrease mental health symptoms.

Phone:

(573) 449-2581

Website:

http://compasshealthnetwork.org/about-us/pathways-community-health/


Phoenix Programs

Phoenix Programs

Substance Abuse Treatment

  • Improves the health and quality of life of Boone County residents impacted by alcohol and other drug use disorders through improved access to treatment and community collaboration.

Phone:

(573) 875-8880

Website:

http://phoenixhealthprograms.com/


University of Missouri logo

University of Missouri Psychological Services Clinic

Mental and Behavioral Healthcare & Psychological Services Clinic

  • The Mental and Behavioral Healthcare program provides psychiatric case management, psychiatry, therapy, and medication management for youth age 19 and younger who have behavioral health issues.
  • The Psychological Services Clinic provides mental health screenings for children and youth ages 2 through 19 and trains providers in Evidence-Based Practice.

Phone:

(573) 882-4677

Website:

https://psychology.missouri.edu/psychological-services-clinic


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Community Support & Basic Needs


Burrell Behavioral Health logo

Burrell Behavioral Health

SSI/​SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR)

  • Provides a SOAR program to increase access to SSI/​SSDI for eligible adults who are experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness and have a mental illness, medical impairment, and/​or co-occurring substance use disorder.

Phone:

(573) 777-8300

Website:

http://www.burrellcenter.com/


Central Missouri Community Action logo

Central Missouri Community Action

Transportation Project

  • Provides transportation for clients to access services when no other means of transportation are available.

Phone:

(573) 777-5233

Website:

http://www.showmeaction.org/


Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture logo

Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture

Opportunity Gardens

  • Increases fruit and vegetable consumption and access through providing home gardens and mentoring in gardening and cooking skills. Also provides hands-on agroecology lessons at the Urban Farm and in the community.

Phone:

(573) 514-4174

Website:

http://columbiaurbanag.org/


Community Garden Coalition of Columbia logo

Community Garden Coalition of Columbia & Boone County, Missouri

  • Provides support, supplies, and garden plots to community gardeners, especially for lower-income individuals, elderly, people with disabilities, children, and those not able to have their own garden.

Phone:

(573) 875-5995

Website:

https://comogardens.org/


Family Health Center of Boone County logo

Family Health Center of Boone County

Emergency Dental Referral Program

  • Provides acute dental treatment, offers preventative dental care, and prevents subsequent avoidable ER visits.

Phone:

(573) 214-2314

Website:

https://www.fhcmo.org/


The Food Bank logo

The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri, Inc.

Central Pantry

  • Provides food and groceries to those in need in Boone County.

Phone:

(573) 474-1020

Website:

http://sharefoodbringhope.org/


Independent Living Center of Mid Missouri, Inc. logo

Independent Living Center of Mid Missouri, Inc.

Senior Connect

  • Provides services for seniors that include: home maintenance, case management, carrier alert, food pantry delivery, and friendly visiting.

Phone:

(573) 874-1646

Website:

http://www.silcolumbia.org/


Boone County logo

Public Administrator of Boone County

Public Administrator's Dental and Eye Care of Adults

  • Provides dental and eye care services to clients of the Boone County Public Administrator.

Phone:

(573) 886-4190

Website:

https://www.showmeboone.com/PublicAdmin/


Salvation Army logo

The Salvation Army

Salvation Army Harbor House

  • Harbor House provides shelter to homeless women, men, and families with children while they find permanent housing.

Phone:

(573) 442-3229

Website:

http://www.usc.salvationarmy.org/usc/www_usc_columbia.nsf/vw-text-index/9f376d9eba0440d88625757800678cc2?opendocument


Sustainable Farms & Communities, Inc. logo

Sustainable Farms & Communities, Inc.

Access to Healthy Food

  • Provides funds to match Boone County participants with children 19 years of age or younger who receive SNAP and WIC benefits to be used at the Columbia Farmer's Market.

Website:

http://www.sfandc.org/


True North logo

True North

  • Provides victims of domestic and sexual violence with safe housing, advocacy, and support.

HOTLINE:

(573) 875-1370

Phone:

(573) 875-0503

Website:

http://truenorthofcolumbia.org/


University of Missouri logo

University of Missouri (on behalf of the Adult Day Connection)

Adult Day Scholarship Program for Individuals Living in Boone County

  • Provides social enrichment and care through exercise, activities, meals, and nursing visits for elderly and/​or people with disabilities.

Phone:

(573) 882-7070

Website:

http://www.adcshp.missouri.edu/


Voluntary Action Center logo

Voluntary Action Center

Basic Needs and Emergency Services

  • Provides services that address and meet needs for assistance with health, employment, housing, and safety for low-income Boone County residents.

Phone:

(573) 874-2273

Website:

http://www.vacmo.org/


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Community Services Funding Opportunities

NoticeNo RFP's are currently available.

Boone Impact Group

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We're a proud partner of the Boone Impact Group, connecting helping programs with the funding needed to maximize their community services.

Boone County Community Services

605 E. Walnut St., Ste. A
Columbia, MO 65201

communityservices@​boonecountymo.org

Office(573) 886-4298

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