Project Birthday Bag: Provides birthday bags for children ages 1-13.
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 9:00 am For more information, contact Blake Hayworth at 417-581-2484.
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
Emergency Housing Guide: Rent and utility assistance 417-581-7631
Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation (OACAC): Emergency housing information for seniors.
Housing & Financial Counseling: Provides HUD-certified counselors to help financially distressed people with budget, money management and information to obtain and maintain housing.
Homelessness Prevention: Provides case management services and temporary financial support to overcome housing crises and achieve long-term financial stability.
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
Lifehouse Crisis Maternity Home & Aftercare Program: Provides safe shelter, food, clothing and comprehensive support for pregnant women and their babies for up to a year following birth.
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.
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
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.