Community Resources

Emergency Shelters or Lodging Resources

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    The Salvation Army

    (573) 635-1975
    927 Jefferson Jefferson City, MO 65101
    40 beds; houses men women and children – call ahead for availability; adults cannot have assault records and cannot have been at SA within last year; cold weather cots when nighttime temps below 32 degrees

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    Rape and Abuse Crisis Services

    (573) 634-4911
    Women and children of domestic violence only

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    St. Raymond’s Society

    (573) 893-2067
    308 E. High, Ste 204 Jefferson City, MO 65101
    Pregnant women and mothers of newborns only

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    American Red Cross

    (573) 635-1132
    431 E. McCarty Jefferson City, MO 65101
    Temporary assistance for hotel lodging after fire or other disaster

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    Welcome Home, Inc.

    (573) 443-8001
    1206 Rangeline Columbia, MO 65201
    Emergency shelter serving homeless veterans and their families

Transitional Shelters or Housing Programs

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    HALO

    (573) 418-9912 1015
    E. Atchison Jefferson City, MO 65101
    Transitional living program for teenagers; space is limited

Permanent Housing Programs

  • Jefferson City Housing Authority

    (573)635-6163 1040
    Myrtle Ave. Jefferson City, MO 65102
    Public housing and Sect. 8 voucher program based on availability

  • Cmca-Cole County Family Resource Center

    (573) 635-4480
    1109 Southwest Blvd. Jefferson City, MO 65109
    Sect. 8 voucher program based on availability

  • Shelter Plus Care (DMH)

    (573) 751-8208 or (573)751-9206
    Housing program for homeless, disabled adults who are receiving long-term mental health support services; can only be referred by case managers with DMH or DMH-contracted agencies

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    River City Habitat

    (573) 635-8439
    1420 Creek Trail Dr Jefferson City, MO 65109
    No-interest mortgages to qualifying families

Food (Free Meals)

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    The Salvation Army

    635-1975
    927 Jefferson
    JC, MO 65101
    Meals served 7 days a week.
    M-F (6:30, 12, 5), Sat (7, 12, 5), Sun (7, 12:30, 5)
    http://www.salvationarmyusa.org/

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    First Baptist Church

    634-3603
    301 E. Capitol
    JC, MO 65101
    Community Meal 1st and 3rd Thursday (5:30-6:30)
    Wednesday Bible Study and Supper (starting at 5:00)

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    First United Methodist Church

    635-6886
    201 Monroe
    JC, MO 65101
    Community Meal 4th Thursday (6:00-7:00)

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    First Presbyterian Church

    636-2149
    324 Madison
    JC, MO 65101
    Sunday Worship and Supper (5:00)

Food Pantries

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    First Christian Church

    636-5157
    327 E. Capitol
    JC, MO 65101
    Need SSN and ID; may visit once per month; Tuesday 12-4

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    First Presbyterian Church

    636-2149
    324 Madison
    JC, MO 65101
    By request; may visit once every three months

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    First United Methodist Church

    635-6886
    201 Monroe
    JC, MO 65101
    Need SSN and ID; may visit once per month; Tuesday 12-4

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    The Salvation Army

    635-1975
    927 Jefferson
    JC, MO 65101
    Meals served 7 days a week.
    M-F (6:30, 12, 5), Sat (7, 12, 5), Sun (7, 12:30, 5)
    http://www.salvationarmyusa.org/

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    First Church of God

    First Church of God
    635-0963
    1614 Southwest
    JC, MO 65109
    1st and 3rd Tuesday 1-2; visits limited to once every 6 months

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    The Samaritan Center

    634-7776
    1310 E. McCarty
    JC, MO 65102
    Need SSN and ID; may visit once per month; M-Th 9:30-11:30; Th 4-6

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    The Pantry at Table of Grace Church

    291-3561
    3328 Bennett Lane
    JC, MO 65101
    4th Friday 1-7 pm; may visit monthly; no ID or income requirements

Transportation

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    JeffTran

    636-6477
    820 E. Miller
    JC, MO 65101
    Routes within Jeff City limits; M-F only 6:40 am – 5:20 pm; $1 per ride

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    ILRC

    877-627-0400
    1760 Southridge
    JC, MO 65109
    Bus passes available; must meet certain eligibility requirements

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    Common Ground

    522-4314
    1015 E. Atchison
    JC, MO 65101
    Bus passes available by appt only; must meet certain eligibility reqirements; gas vouchers for medical appointments or new hires; once every three months; Greyhound or Amtrak for emergency relocation occasionally available

Clothing/Laundry Services

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    Salvation Army

    635-1975
    927 Jefferson
    JC, MO 65101
    Social service department may issue a voucher for the Thrift store once every six months; Laundry facilities Sunday 8-4

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    Samaritan Center

    634-7776
    1310 E. McCarty
    JC, MO 65102
    Clothing closet M-Th 9-11:30

Medical Services

Employment Assistance and Job Resources

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    Vocational Rehab

    751-2343
    1500 Southridge Drive, Suite 200
    JC, MO 65109
    Job finding services for individuals with disabilities

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    Missouri Career Center

    526-8115, ext. 240
    1716 Four Seasons Dr Suite 101
    JC, MO 65101
    Job finding services and workshops; computer access

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    Missouri River Regional Library

    634-2464
    214 Adams Street
    JC, MO 65101
    Computer access; free computer classes including one-on-one tech time help with IT staff

Mental Health and Alcohol/Substance Use Resources

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    Pathways Behavioral Health

    634-3000
    1905 Stadium
    JC, MO
    Counseling services for mental illness, substance and alcohol use

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    National Alliance for Mental Illness

    634-7727
    3405 West Truman Blvd., Suite 102
    JC, MO 65109
    Support and education groups for family, professionals and individuals living with mental illness

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    New Horizons

    New Horizons
    636-8108
    2013 William Street
    JC, MO 65109
    Community intervention and rehabilitation for individuals with persistent mental illness

For access to a comprehensive list of services in the Jefferson City area, please visit the River City Habitat page at
www.rivercityhabitat.org/documents/2013-Resource-Guide.pdf