CHILDREN’S BIRTHDAY

Project Birthday Bag: Provides birthday bags for children ages 1-13.

CLOTHING

Abundant Blessings: Provides foster, adoptive, kinship and referred families with clothing as well as other items from cribs to car seats and more.

First Baptist Church of Ozark: Clothing distribution center for Christian County. Open Monday and Wednesday 9 AM to Noon. For more information, contact Blake Hayworth at 417-581-2484.

DENTAL

Children’s Smile Center: Provides preventative and primary dental care for children ages 1-19 and expectant mothers with active Medicaid

Jordan Valley Community Health Center:  Adult dental care

FOOD STAMPS / SNAP BENEFITS

Ozarks Food Harvest – SNAP:  Ozarks Food Harvest assists individuals and families with applying for SNAP, or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits, formerly known as “food stamps.”

RENT & UTILITIES ASSISTANCE

Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation (OACAC): Rent and utility assistance 417-581-7631

SHELTER

Christian County Homeless Alliance: Our focus is to mobilize, advocate and empower community collaboration to foster an effective system of homelessness prevention and intervention.

Burrell Behavioral Health: Homeless Services – 761-5532 761-5522 – PATH Services

One Door:  One Door assists in maneuvering through those crucial systems by providing a central point of entry for coordinated intake, assessment and referrals for housing and shelter services.

TRANSPORTATION

OATS – 417-887-9272 / 800-770-6287

Provides transportation for any age (18+) in Christian County and to Springfield for a small fee.

Medicaid Transportation – 866-269-5927 The purpose of the Non-Emergency Medical Transport program is to ensure transportation to eligible MO HealthNet Division (MHD) fee-for-service and managed care health plan participants who do not have access to free appropriate transportation to and from scheduled -MHD covered services.

Christian County Eastern Senior Transportation – 417-581-2538 727 N 9th Street, Ozark, MO 65721

Christian County Western Senior Transportation – 417-725-2322 404 S Main, Nixa, MO 65714

OTHER RESOURCES

United Way 2-1-1: Find additional services in your area. Dial 211

Pregnancy Care Center:  417-877-0800 

Empower Abilities: To remove barriers and empower independent living for all people with disabilities.

Consumer Credit Counseling:  As a non-profit community service organization, we have been providing assistance with budgeting, debt management, and financial coaching in Springfield

Missouri Career Center:  417-887-4343

Christian County Library: Locations in Ozark, Nixa, Clever and Sparta.