Legal Services of Southern Missouri

Legal Services of Sothern 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 Developental Disabilies Sikeston Regional Office

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.

The 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.

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.

Ste. Genevieve Health Department

Ste. Genevieve Health Department provides many services to members of the community. Services include general public health (birth/death certificates, wellness screenings, and more), communicable disease, environmental health, WIC, Immunizations, and much more.

Children’s Advocacy Center of East Central Missouri

The Children’s Advocacy Center of East Central Missouri provides fact-finding forensic interviews in a child-friendly setting, medical exams, family advocacy for consumers and prevention programs for the community.

Parents as Teachers

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.

Ste. Genevieve County Extension Center

Ste. Genevieve 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.

Section for Child Care Regulation

The Section for Child Care Regulation provides resources and information for operating a child care facility in the state of Missouri.

Child Support Enforcement

Child Support Enforcement’s services include establishing paternity and issuing and maintaining child support orders.