Division of Developmental Disabilities

The Division of Developmental Disabilities implements a statewide system of supportive services that focus on assuring health and safety, supporting access to community participation, and increasing opportunities for meaningful employment. The Division offers evaluation and case management to individuals with developmental disabilities.

Department of Mental Health

For support regarding drug and alcohol abuse, suicide, domestic violence, and other crisis interventions, visit the Department of Mental Health website.

Central Missouri Community Action Agency

Central Missouri Community Action Agency offers services to members of the community. These services include: head start, energy assistance, family development, health insurance, housing development, weatherization, and more.

First Steps

First Steps offers coordinated services and assistance to young children with special needs and their families. It is designed for birth to age 3, who have delayed development or diagnosed conditions that are associated with developmental disabilities.

Howard County Health Department

Howard County Health Department offers a number of services to members of the community. These services include blood pressure checks, communicable disease education, community education, glucose testing, head lice screening, immunizations, pregnancy testing, STD screening, WIC, and more.

Howard County Health Department

Per contract with DHSS, Howard County Health Department offers the following services for child care programs: child care inspections, child care health consultation, child care sanitation inspection, core public health functions, maternal child health, emergency planning and preparedness, WIC, and more.

Howard County Extension Center

Howard County Extension Center is an extension of University of Missouri. Through statewide offices, publication and web-based services, extension faculty in every county of Missouri continue to carry the benefits of education throughout the entire state.

Parents as Teachers – Boonville

Parents as Teachers promotes optimal early development, learning, and health of young children by supporting and engaging their parents and caregivers. Specifically, this program consists of personal visits, group meetings, screenings, and acts as a resource network.

Parents as Teachers – Fayette

Parents as Teachers promotes optimal early development, learning, and health of young children by supporting and engaging their parents and caregivers. Specifically, this program consists of personal visits, group meetings, screenings, and acts as a resource network.

Parents as Teachers – Glasgow

Parents as Teachers promotes optimal early development, learning, and health of young children by supporting and engaging their parents and caregivers. Specifically, this program consists of personal visits, group meetings, screenings, and acts as a resource network.