The Knox County Health Department offers the WIC program, prenatal case management, immunization, various health screenings/testing, and community health education.
The Knox County Health Department offers continuing education as well as keeping providers up-to-date on state regulation requirements.
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.
USDA Rural Development helps improve the economy and quality of life in rural America through loans and grants to help support economic development and essential services, such as housing, water, electric, and business supports.
Legal Aid of Eastern Missouri provides free civil (non-criminal) legal assistance to low income individuals/families for issues including housing, family law, public benefits, veterans’ benefits, consumer fraud, healthcare, children’s well-being, special education and relief from domestic violence.
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.
For support regarding drug and alcohol abuse, suicide, domestic violence, and other crisis interventions, visit the Department of Mental Health website.
The North Central Missouri Children’s Advocacy Center assists in the prevention, assessment, protection, investigation, and treatment of cases of child abuse.
The Community Action Partnership of Northeast Missouri offers energy assistance, housing program, and weatherization assistance.
The Community Action Partnership of Northeast Missouri offers the Child Care Food Program to licensed child cares.