4-H Stoddard County services children ages 5-18. Members have the opportunity to learn about activities of their interest through projects. They can also participate in community service projects; attend county fairs, camps, club parties, trips to other states and countries, etc.
Hope International is an organization established as a channel of resources available for people in crisis.
SHOW Mobile is a mobile health center that is handicapped accessible, includes a medical exam area, a full dental suite, an office area, lab, and restroom.
Bootheel Counseling Services and Family Medical Clinic offers medical health services with a focus on health promotion and disease prevention including: medical care for the whole family; well woman exams; family planning; physicals for Head Start, day care, sports, pre-employment, and DOT.
For support regarding drug and alcohol abuse, suicide, domestic violence, and other crisis interventions, visit the Department of Mental Health website.
Stoddard County Transit Services offers demand response scheduled service in Dexter and Stoddard county, as well as Medical Transportation in Stoddard county and to the adjacent counties.
Delta Area Economic Opportunity Corporation provides services for families and the community. These services include family assistance, energy assistance, home repair, weatherization, homeless services, domestic violence, child care food program, and more. They also provide head start programs.
Pediatric Services of SEMO provides speech pathology assistance to children under 10.
The SEMO-NASV Child Advocacy Center provides a number of services for children and families. Services include medical exams, prevention education, counseling, victims advocacy, and forensic interviews.
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.