Second Harvest Community Food Bank is dedicated to feeding the hungry of Northwest Missouri through direct service programs. This organization provides different types of nutrition to families and offers many different types of programs.
Mission Possible Center is Worth County’s local thrift store and food pantry. The program also adopts families during the holidays.
Northwest Workforce Development Board provides a number of services for individuals in need of employment. The Development Board provides a number of different programs to help individuals be successful. These programs include an adult program, a youth program, and a dislocated worker program. These programs assess the different needs for each type of individual and provide the correct resources for each individual to be successful.
UCP’s Children’s Program provides services specifically designed to promote the development and learning of children with special needs from birth to five years of age. Services are provided where the child and family naturally spend time, such as in the family’s home, at the place where the child receives childcare services, and other locations in the community. Integrated preschool and outpatient therapies are also provided at UCP.
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.
Worth 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.
The Family Support Division can help you or your family with food stamps, health care, child care, child support, and other needs.
The Children’s Division is responsible for the administration of child welfare services, ensuring the safety, permanency, and well-being of Missouri children.
The Section for Child Care Regulation provides resources and information for operating a child care facility in the state of Missouri.
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.