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Missouri State and Local Level Referrals

When a disaster occurs, local governments often work together with community leaders and organizations to provide on-the-ground emergency management. You may also reference our national-level referrals list.

Please contact us with questions or corrections.

For reference, the local resources we list provide disaster recovery services in the categories noted below.

Access & DisabilitiesDisaster UnemploymentInsurance
Aging ServicesEnvironmentLegal Services
Agricultural AidEssential NeedsRoadside Assistance 
Animals/PetsFamily & Protective ServicesStudents
CitizenshipFinancial AssistanceTax Preparation
Consumer ServicesHealth Care ServicesVeterans Services
ContractorsHousingVital Statistics
Crisis CounselingIdentity TheftVolunteer

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Missouri State and Local Level Referrals

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CategoryEntityType of AssistanceTelephone Number
Access and Functional Needs and DisabilityGovernor's Council on Disability - Missouri Disability PortalInformation on state and public resources available for citizens with disabilities. 800-877-8249  (v/tty)
573-751-2600  (v/tty)
Access and Functional Needs and DisabilityMissouri Family to Family Information on state and public resources available for citizens with developmental disabilities. 800-444-0821  (Voice/TTY)
816-235-1763
Access and Functional Needs and DisabilityMissouri Commission for the Deaf and Hard of HearingCounseling, training, communications devices, and interpreter services.573-526-5205
Voice/Videophone/TTY
573-415-0083
Aging ServicesMissouri Department of Health & Senior ServicesThis service links those who need assistance with state and local area agencies on aging and community-based organization.573-751-6400
800-235-5503
Agricultural AidMissouri USDA Farm Service AgencyUSDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) provides emergency loans to help producers recover from production and physical losses due to drought, flooding, other natural disasters, or quarantine.573-876-0925
Agricultural AidMissouri USDA Rural DevelopmentUSDA Rural Development provides low interest mortgages, guaranteed mortgages, 1% interest mortgages for seniors, loans for repairs and mortgage payment assistance for families living in rural areas. 573-876-0976
TDD: 573-876-9480
Animals/PetsMissouri Veterinary Medical Association - Missouri Volunteer Veterinary CorpsThis is the Missouri State Animal Rescue Team (SART).  The team is called into play by the state & county Emergency Management Agencies. 573-636-8612
Animals/PetsHumane Society of Missouri (St. Louis, MO)Information on emergency animal healthcare and sheltering services.314-647-8800
CitizenshipImmigration Advocates and Nonprofit Resource Center Legal services directory for Missouri organizations, immigration advocacy, information sharing, technology, and assistance for low income immigrants.See Directory
Consumer ServicesMissouri Attorney General's OfficeInformation on price gouging and consumer complaint services.573-751-3321
Consumer Protection Hotline: 800-392-8222
ContractorsSecretary of State - Business Services (registration only)Contractor's license verification and consumer complaints services.573-751-4396
ContractorsContractors license at the city level  and register with the Secretary of State.   
Crisis CounselingMissouri State University Campus Mental Health Crisis Emergency Crisis Information for substance abuse, grief and loss, sexual harrassment, interpersonal violence, pregnancy, and HIV/STD information. 24-hour and toll-free suicide prevention service available to all those in suicidal crisis who are seeking help.Emergency: 911
417-836-5116
417-836-5509
Crisis CounselingMissouri Suicide Hotlines24-hour and toll-free suicide prevention service available to all those in suicidal crisis who are seeking help. See online listing of additional locations.Emergency: 911
800-356-5395
Crisis CounselingOzark Center Crisis Services Hotline - 24/7 They offer a variety of services to help individuals and families overcome behavioral or mental health difficulties. 24-hour and toll-free suicide prevention service available to all those in suicidal crisis who are seeking help.Emergency: 911
417-347-7720
800-247-0661
Disaster Specific  InformationTBD  
Disaster Unemployment AssistanceMissouri Division of Employment Security When Disaster Unemployment Assistance is activated, the agency will provide disaster information.  This assistance provides weekly benefit payments to those out of work due to the disaster, including self-employed persons, farm and ranch owners, and others not covered under regular unemployment insurance programs.800-320-2519
573-751-9040 Jefferson City
816-889-3101 Kansas City
417-895-6851 Springfield
314-340-4950 St. Louis
EnvironmentMissouri Department of Natural Resources: Environmental QualityPrograms include air pollution control, water protection, environmental services, hazardous waste, conservation, and reporting environmental concerns.573-751-0763
800-361-4827
573-634-243
800-361-4827
Essential NeedsMissouri Family Support Division Information and assistance in filing for public benefits such as food assistance, temporary assistance, child care, blind services, health care and other basic needs. Online directory of toll free information numbers. 573-751-3221
TDD/TTY: 800-735-2966
Online directory of toll free information numbers. 
Essential NeedsMissouri Department of Health and Senior Services: Women, Infants and Children (WIC)WIC is a nutrition program.  Nutrition evaluation and monthly vouchers to receive free supplemental, highly nutritious foods such as cereal, cheese, milk, eggs, peanut butter and dried beans.573-751-6204
800-392-8209
Essential NeedsThe Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri Food Bank - (32 Counties )Referrals to organizations providing emergency food assistance.573-474-1020
Essential NeedsSecond Harvest Community Food BankReferrals to organizations providing emergency food assistance.816-364-3663
Essential NeedsSt. Louis Area Food Bank - (26 Counties)Referrals to organizations providing emergency food assistance.314-292-6262
Essential NeedsSoutheast Missouri Food Bank (16 Counties)Referrals to organizations providing emergency food assistance.855-703-3663
573-471-1818
Essential NeedsOzarks Food Harvest (29 counties) Referrals to organizations providing emergency food assistance.417-865-3411
417-865-0504 
Essential NeedsHarvesters Community Food Bank Network Referrals to organization providing emergency food assistance.816-929-3000
877-353-6639
Family & Protective ServicesMissouri Department of Social Social Services: Childrens DivisionIndividuals concerned with children at risk for abuse and neglect. Children’s Division Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline Emergency: 911
800-392-3738
TTD: 800-735-2466
Family & Protective ServicesMissouri Department of Health and Senior ServicesIndividuals concerned with possible elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation.  Emergency: 911
800-392-0210
TDD 800-669-8819
Financial AssistanceMissouri Family Support Division Information and assistance in filing for public benefits such as food assistance, temporary assistance, child care, blind services, health care and other basic needs. Directory of toll free numbers for services.855-373-4636
Online directory of toll free numbers
Health Care ServicesMissouri HealthNet DivisionHealth Care Coverage and information on how to apply for Medicaid.855-373-4636
Health Care ServicesMO HealthNet for Kids Information and application assistance in applying for the State Children's Health Insurance Program (S-CHIPS) which provides free or low cost medical insurance for children.  855-373-4636
Health Care ServicesMissouri Department of Health and Senior Services:  Tel-LinkConfidential information and referrals on maternal and child health services800-835-5465
HousingMissouri USDA Rural DevelopmentUSDA Rural Development provides low interest mortgages, guaranteed mortgages, 1% interest mortgages for seniors, loans for repairs and mortgage payment assistance for families living in rural areas. 573-876-0976
TDD: 573-876-9480
Identity TheftIdentity Theft HotlineMissouri Attorney General consumer information, identity theft and data security.800-392-8222
InsuranceMissouri Division of Insurance General insurance information and fraud reporting services.800-726-7390
Legal ServicesMissouri Seniors Legal HelplineThe Legal Helpline provides information and assistance on power of attorney, guardianship, living wills, advance directives, wills, trusts, and other civil legal issues. The Helpline does not help with criminal cases, fee-generating cases, imprisonment, or municipal/traffic cases.800-235-5503
Legal ServicesLegal Services of Eastern MissouriInformation and referrals to attorneys providing free or reduced legal services to individuals affected by a disaster.800-444-0514
314-534-4200
Legal ServicesLegal Aid of Western MissouriInformation and referrals to attorneys providing free or reduced fee legal services to individuals affected by a disaster. Online directory of local offices.816-474-6750
Online directory of local offices
Legal ServicesMid-Missouri Legal Services CorporationInformation and referrals to attorneys providing free or reduced fee legal services to individuals affected by a disaster.800-568-4931
573-442-0116  Columbia
573-634-4545 Jefferson City
Legal ServicesLegal Services of Southern MissouriInformation and referrals to attorneys providing free or reduced fee legal services to individuals affected by a disaster.417-881-1397 
800-444-4863
Roadside Assistance Missouri Department of Transportation: Road ConditionsRoad condition information, traveler information.888-275-6636
573-751-3322
Tax PreparationMissouri Department of RevenueState tax information assistance573-751-3505
Veterans ServicesMissouri Veterans Commission Information regarding veteran benefits including pensions, medical care, home loans, burial, and life insurance.573-751-3779
Crisis Line: 800-273-8255
Vital StatisticsMissouri Department of Revenue: Motor VehiclesDuplicate drivers licenses, auto registrations, and title services.Drivers License: 573-526-2407
Motor Vehicle: 573-526-3669
Vital StatisticsMissouri Department of Health & Senior Services - Bureau of Vital RecordsReplacement birth/death/marriage certificates and other vital document services.573-751-6387
Vital StatisticsMissouri Vital Records - Vital Chek - Telephone & On-line ordersReplacement birth/death/marriage certificates and other vital document services.877-817-7363
VolunteerVOLUNTEERS SHOULD NOT SELF-DEPLOY  

Referrals Last Updated: April 2021