Community Resources

Community Resources

Food Pantries:

  • Hands of Christ - 911 Cedar street   Bismarck Mo 63624 food pantry open Mon& Thursday 9:00am to 1:00pm Free store open Mon, thurs, & Friday 9:00am to 2:00pm 573-734-6300
  • Bismarck Church of God - Gifford & Cherry St. Bismarck; Serves Bismarck and Iron Mountain Lake; Open Fridays 9-11 AM 573-734-6468
  • Bonne Terre St. Joe Catholic Church - 15 St. Joseph St. Bonne Terre; Serves Bonne Terre & North area; Open Monday & Fridays 9-11AM
  • Elvins Food Pantry - 17 West Main, Park Hills (PO box 282); Serves St. Francois County, Open Monday & Fridays 9Am to 2 Pm.
  • Farmington St. Vincent DePaul - 404 E. Liberty St. Farmington:; Serves Farmington; Open Tuesday & Friday 9Am to 12 Noon.
  • Farminton Ministerial Alliance Food Pantry - Unity Christ Center; 1101 St. Genevieve Ave, Farmington; Open Mon, Wed, & Fri, 9Am to 12 Noon.
  • Immaculate Conception Food Pantry - Hwys 8 & Z, Park Hills; Serves Desloge, Wortham, Park Hills, Leadington & Leadwood; Open Fridays 7:30 to 9:30 Am.
  • ( All except Elvins Food Pantry requires a referral from East Missouri Action Agency. For Information on referrals please call (573) 431-0103)

Health:

  • St. Francois County Health Center - 1025 West Main, PO Box Q, Park Hills, Mo 63601 (573) 431-1947
  • (Immunizations for children & adults, lead screenings for children 6-mo- 6 yrs; sexually transmitted disease clinic ( confidential counseling, testing and care coordination; well woman clinic: pregnancy testing, temporary medicaid cards for preagnant women; breast and cervical cancer screenings, cardiovascular assessment and wellness education, childrens rural dental clinic.)
  • Women's Wellness Center / East Missouri Action Agency- 107 Industrial Drive, Park Hills, Mo 63601 (573) 431-5191
  • (Show Me Healthy Women; Free breast and cervical cancer screenings for women ages 40 and over ( income guidelines apply) Wise Woman Program; Healthy heart program ( health and income guidelines apply) Family Planning Services; Reproductive healthcare services and education. Exams, screenings & contraceptive services.Pregnancy, Gardasil Vaccine, HIV and STD testing. Phlebotomy Services; Blood sugar, cholesterol, hematocrit, hemoglobin, lipid panels, hepatitis, HSV, Thyroid and Pregancy.
  • Partnership for Prescription Assistance - 1-888-477-2669
  • ( WWW.pparx.org) - Assistance for obtaining prescription medication. income guidelines may apply. Free or small fee for some medications.
  • Together Rx Access - 1-800-250-2839/ WWW.togetherrxaccess.com ( Free prescription savings card for individuals and families without prescription coverage. Requirements for eligibility apply.
  • PS Card - 1-888-516-2535/ WWW.pscard.com ( Free prescription savings card for individuals and families without prescription coverage. Everyone qualifies.
  • St. Francois County Ambulance District (573) 756-6764 (Fee based medical transportation services. CPR/First Aid training. child safety seat inspections)

Support Groups

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  • ADHD / ADD Support Network - 573-431-6318
  • AIDS / HIV Support Group - 1-800-862-6949
  • Alcoholics Anonymous - 573-358-0101
  • Alzheimer's Support Group - 573-756-6768
  • American Cancer Society - 314-286-8100
  • Bereaved Parents of USA - 573-438-4559
  • Breast Cancer Support Groups - 573-756-9139
  • Family Violence Survivors - 573-358-3913
  • Healing Hearts - 636-933-1681

Thrift Shops:

  • Good Will Store - 840 Valley Creek Drive, Farmington; Open Mon-Sat 10-7; Sundays 10-6 (573) 760-9252
  • Helping Hand Ministries - 105 Division; Bonne Terre; Open Mon - Fri 9-3; Sat 9-12 (573) 358-3508
  • Thrift Shop Ministerial Alliance - The Factory; 1st & A St. Farmington; Open Monday - Saturday, 9Am to 7Pm Clothing & Furniture (573) 756-1794
  • Good Things - 301 N. Front St. Park Hills; Open M-F, 9-5, Sat 9-2 (573) 431-2192
  • Mammas Thrift Store - 43 Rivermines St., Park Hills; Open Mon-Sat 10-2Pm.

Childcare Resource & Referral Network:

Parkland Pregnancy Resource Center
(573) 431-6001
24/7 Helpline: 1-800-395-HELP
815 East Main St
Park Hills, MO 63601
  • Options Information
  • Limited Ultrasound
  • Material Aid
  • Abortion Rocovery Support
  • Parenting Classes
  • Parenting Support
  • STD/STI Information
  • Men's Program
  • Dad 24/7 Fatherhood Classes
  • H.O.P.E. (Healing Our Past Experiences
  • Pregnancy tests
 
  • Southeast Missouri State University - One University Plaza MS 9425. Cape Girardeau, Mo 63701 (800) 811-1127 or (573) 290-5571
  • (Educational materials for choosing quality childcare. Information on parenting and child development. Referral services for finding childcare.)
  • St. Francois County Community Partnership - 200 W. First St, Suite 182, Farmington, Mo 63640 (573) 431-3173
  • ( Partnering with local and state agencies to achieve our goals: parents working - healthy children & families - children safe in their homes & families safe in their community - children prepared to enter school - children & youth succeeding in school- youth ready to enter adulthood ( please call SFCCP for information on finding resources for families and children in St. Francois county)
  • Dental Services:

  • Rural Dental Clinic - 1025 West Main, PO Box Q Park Hills, Mo 63601 (573) 431-1947
  • ( Dental Screenings, preventative seals for children in St. Francois and Madison counties. Accepts Medicaid. Housed at county health center.
  • Elks Dental Care Program - (573) 431-4216 ( Dental care for Missouri Crippled Childrens Services and Mentally retarded/ developmentally disabled adults and children.)

Special Needs:

  • First Steps - (866) 583-2392 / toll free (636) 584-7279 local
  • ( First Steps is Missouri's early intervention program, eligible to all children ages birth to three with developmental concerns. small fee may apply.)
  • L.I.F.E Center for Independent Living - 725 East Karsch Blvd. Farmington, MO 63640 (573) 756-4314
  • (Services for any age person with disabilities. information/ Referral services, peer support, advocacy, independent living skills training, epuipment loan, personal attendant services, ramp/ home modifications, adaptive telephone program and social security benefits specialist. Meds assistance program and transportation program.)
  • Education / Job Training

 
  • Parents As Teachers- Bismarck R-5 ( 573) 734-6798, Farmington R-V11 (573) 701-1349, West County R-1V (573) 562-2984, Central R-111 (573) 518-1275, North County R-1 (573) 358-5480
  • Adult Basic Education - UniTec career center - (573) 358-3011; Ged Preparation. Call regarding services available in your community.
  • A.O. Lakes Country Resource Center - (573) 756-0707 or (800) 876-9804; Employment, resume services and permanent job placements. Specializes in assisting families with barriers to employment.
  • Consumer Credit Counseling Services- 1300 Hampton Avenue, St. Louis, Mo 63139 (800) 966-3328
  • Provides free personal budget and debt counseling and education
  • EDUCARE - 200 W First street, Suite 182, Farmington MO 63640- (573) 431-3173 / 760-0212 Fax 760-0451
  • Professional development opportunities and training for childcare providers and early childhood teachers. Resource center and lending library
  • Mineral Area College - 5270 Flat River Road, Leadington Mo, (573) 518-2157
  • Offers Arts & Science degrees as well as numerous career and tech / prep degrees and certificates. Student aid programs available.
  • Workforce - 119 E Columbia, Farmington MO 63640 ; (573) 756-6700
  • Provides testing, job counseling, and temporary / permanent job placement.
  • Head Start - For information call East Missouri Action Agency (573) 431-5191; A comprehensive program to meet the emotional, social, health, nutritional, and psychological needs of children ages 3 to Kindergarten entry.
  • MCll Sheltered Workshop -1687 South Westmount, Farmington (573) 756-6406 Provides dignified employment opportunities to disabled adults
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Charitable Organizations:

  • March of Dimes - (573) 651-6033
  • Ministerial Alliance - Various Area Churches.... some listed are:
  • Bonne Terre: (573) 358-2112
  • Park Hills (573) 431-3124
  • Farmington (573) 756-4654
  • Desloge (573) 431-2926
  • EMAA; park Hills (573) 431-0103, (573) 431-5191
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Family Services / Housing:

 
  • East Missouri Action Agency - 1-800-392-8663 / www.eastmoaa.org / 107 Industrial Drive Park Hills, MO, 63601 (573) 431-5191
  • (Head start, Weatherization, Self Help Housing, Family Planning, Job Training Evaluation & Referral, Energy Assistance, Self Help Programs, Food Network, Emergency servises & homeless referral)
  • Children's Division ( Formerly under DFS) - 140 Staples, Park Hills MO - (573) 431-6592 Investigation of child abuse, foster care, family centered services, family preservation services, adoptions.
  • Family Support Division (DFS)- 140 Staples, Park Hills (573) 431-6592
  • (Medical Financial Assistance, Temporary Financial Aid, Food Stamps, Day Care Financial Assisstance)
  • Friends of the Family - 200 W. First St., Farmington, MO 63640/ (573) 756-9399
  • ( Mentoring Program for children and youth)
  • Habitat for Humanity - PO Box 743, Farmington ,Mo 63640 (573) 760-1702
  • ( Assisting low - income families of reaching their dream of owning a home.)
  • Parent Link - (800) 552-8522 / (Information service answering questions about parenting, child development, ect..
  • USDA Rural Development - 812 Progress Drive, Farmington, Mo 63640 (573) 756-6413 ext 4
  • ( Housing loans for the low to moderate income, housing repair grants/loans for the very low income. information on housing and rental assistance programs.)

 

Mental Health/ Counseling Services:

 
  • Community Counseling Center - 748 Center Drive, St. Genevieve, MO ; (573) 883-7407
  • Intensive in home services. 24 hour on call intensive counseling services for families where one or more children are at imminent risk of placement outside the home.
  • Farmington Children's Home - 608 Pine Street, Farmington; (573) 756-6744
  • Private & agency referred residential care for homeless, dependent, or neglected adolescents. Emergency shelter care & crisis for children ages 12-18.
  • Presbyterian Children's Services - (314) 989-9727
  • Family counsleling for parent/child conflicts, divorce, school behavioral problems, dependence, trauma, neglect or abuse.
  • Southeast Missouri Community Treatment Center - PO Box 459, Farmington Mo 63640; (573) 756-5749
  • Substance abuse and mental health services for all ages.
  • Supportive Solutions - 118 West Pine Street, Farmington MO 63640 ; (573) 701-0330
  • Individual & family therapy, in home service available. Medicaid/ Insurance.
 

HOTLINES

 
  • Abuse, Child - 1-800-392-3738
  • Abuse, Elderly - 1-800-392-0210
  • Ask A Nurse - 1-800-446-6624
  • Asthma Center - 1-800-222-5864
  • Child Support Enforcement - 1-800-859-7999
  • Consumer Product Safety - 1-800-638-8326
  • Crisis Hotline - 1-800-356-5395
  • Domestic Violence Shelter - 1-800-663-9929
  • Drug Abuse & Referral - 1-800-662-4357
  • Pregnancy Hot line - 1-800-228-0332
  • Poison Control Center - 1-800-366-8888
  • Parent Stress Helpline - 1-800-367-2543
  • Youth Parent Services - 1-800-227-3002
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome - 1-800-421-3511
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