The Rainbow House Children’s Emergency Shelter temporarily houses children who are in foster care; and assists parents who request placement for their children during a family crisis.
First Steps is Missouri’s Early Intervention system that provides services to families with children, birth to three years of age, with disabilities or developmental delays. The program is designed to meet the needs of families related to enhancing their child’s development, learning, and participation in family and community life.
The Family Support Division can help you or your family with food stamps, health care, child care, child support, and other needs.
MU Extension is the University of Missouri’s classroom in Adair County, connecting people to research-based education to enrich the quality of life and enhance the economic well-being of the community. MU Extension is your one-stop source for practical education and information on almost anything.
The Children’s Division is responsible for the administration of child welfare services, ensuring the safety, permanency, and well-being of Missouri children.
Adair County Extension Center coordinates the 4-H youth program.
Child Support Enforcement’s services include establishing paternity and issuing and maintaining child support orders.
Adair County Health Department offers immunizations, physicals, well-child checks, family planning services, various health screenings/testing, women’s health services, lab services, and the WIC program.
Section for Child Care Regulation oversees child care programs and investigates violations or complaints made against programs. Contact SCCR if you need to file a complaint or find out more about a program’s licensing records.
Parents as Teachers provides parent education and family support to families throughout pregnancy until their child enters kindergarten with personal visits, parent group meetings, screenings, and a resource network.