Community Resources 2017-06-21T15:18:22+00:00

Community Resources

General over all assistance covering a variety of needs.

United Way 2-1-1
For anything from day care to rental assistance to counseling to vocational training.
Phone Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-427-4626

Families With Childhood Cancer

The Ellis Fund (for families with a child who has cancer)
This resource is for Southwest Missouri families whose child has cancer and is 18 or younger, with doctor appointments or medical bills still coming in. They help pay non-medical expenses for families with an income of $100,000 or less.
Phone: (417) 860-4679

Homeless/Shelter needs

Trinity Hills
689 South Farm Road 253,
Rogersville, MO 65742

One Door
Location: Inside the Springfield Affordable Housing Center
300 E. Central, Springfield, MO. 65802
Phone 417-225-7499


Teen Challenge Women’s Ministry
Residential rehab program for women
Addiction, drug rehab & recovery center

Higher Ground Recovery Center
2032 E Kearney St Ste 214
Springfield, MO 65803
Phone: (417) 869-0700

Rental/Housing Assistance


Greene County Center
560 A North Stewart
Springfield, MO 65802
Phone 417-447-0554

Household Needs

Request for items (household, etc.)

Utility assistance

Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation (OACAC)
215 S Barnes Ave
Springfield, MO 65802
Phone 417-864-3460

City Utilities
301 E. Central,
Springfield MO 65801
Phone 417-863-9000

Domestic Violence/Abuse

The Victim Center
819 N Boonville Ave
Springfield, MO 65802
Phone 417-863-7273

Family Violence Center
519 E Cherry St
Springfield, MO 65806
Phone 417-837-7700
24 Hour Hotline: 417-864-SAFE or 1-800-831-6863

Childcare Assistance

Missouri Department of Social Services

Food/Nutrition Assistance

Ozark Food Harvest

O’Reilly Center for Hunger Relief
2810 N. Cedarbrook Ave.
Springfield, MO 65801
Phone: (417) 865-341


615 N. Glenstone
Springfield Missouri, 65802
Phone 417-869-0563

WIC (Women, Infants, and Children)

Designed to improve the nutritional health of pregnant women, breastfeeding moms, infants, and children, up to the age of five.

Springfield-Greene County Health Department
Phone 417-851-1581

Diaper Bank of the Ozarks
You must go through one of their partnering agencies listed on the site.

Mental Health/Counseling

CCS (Christian Counseling Services)
Phone 417-881-9800

Ozarks Counseling Center
Sliding scale and grants often available
614 South Ave, Springfield, MO 65806
Phone: (417) 869-9011

Murney Clinic at Forest Institute
1322 South Campbell Avenue
Springfield, Missouri 65807
Phone 417-893-7990

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
Peer lead groups for a variety of concerns.
Cox North Tower
1443 North Robberson Ave, Suite 408
Springfield, Missouri 65807
Phone 417-864-3676 or 1-877-535-4357