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Family Support 
Family Support Counseling, Other Family Support Resources, and Free Family Entertainment 

211: Local Resource Referral Center

 

Dial 211 to connect to a staff member who will connect you with a resource provided in their system.

 

Text Message:

Text UNITE to 741741 to be connected to a crisis counselor via text.

 

Hours:

24/7

 

Description of Services Provided:

211 is an Information and referral line based on the individual's needs. The staff at 211 will generate a list of referrals based on the needs.

 

Resources include but are not limited to housing, homeless assistance, utilities, COVID-19, and mental health.

Child Care 

Boys & Girls Club of the Ozarks

Location(s):

Branson: 

1460 Bee Creek Rd,

Branson, MO 65616

Phone: 417-336-2420 ext 228

Crane: 

209 Pirate Ln,

Crane, MO 65633

Phone: 417-294-2468

Forsyth: 

501 Panther St,

Forsyth, MO 65653

Phone: 417-546-6299

 

Reed Springs: 

300 Wolves Lane,

Reeds Spring, MO 65737

Phone: 417-294-2467

 

Description of Services Provided:

Child Care after school/ Summer Care/Education

 

Additional information:

Boys & Girls Club of the Ozarks provides after-school and summer programs for school-aged youth.

Website Link:

https://www.bgcozarks.org/

Camp Lookout

Phone Number:

417-690-3446 ext 3446

 

Address: 

107 Crevis Rd,

Branson West, MO 65737

 

Description of Services Provided:

Child care agency

Child Care Aware

Phone Number:

866-892-3228

 

Address: 

College of the Ozarks

Point Lookout, MO

Description of Services Provided:

Child Care ages 8-12

Cox Learning Center

 

Phone Number:

(417) 348-8810

 

Address: 

1192 Bird Road

Branson, Missouri 65616

 

Hours:

Monday-Friday

6 AM-8 PM

 

Description of Services Provided:

Cox Learning Center is a childcare program that takes children six weeks to 12 years old.  The Preschool program uses a creative curriculum. You do not have to be an employee at Cox to use their child care services.

 

Cost:

Please call to inquire about pricing and check current availability. State assistance is available for those who qualify.

 

Additional information:

There will be an enrollment interview. The parents or guardian will have paperwork to fill out for state needs (pick up at site), a physical form (picked up at the learning center) -take to the pediatrician, and provide immunization records. 

Website Link:

https://www.coxhealth.com/employees/cox-learning-centers/

 

FC Kids Daycare

Phone Number:

(417) 203-0204

 

Address: 

5 Hilltop Drive,

Kimberling City, MO 65686

Description of Services Provided:

We offer a 3, 4 or 5 day a week option on our childcare. We ask that if you choose the 3 or 4-day option it is the same day so that we can make the proper staff adjustments. If you would like information on pricing please email or call our director.

Website: 

https://www.facebook.com/FCKidsDaycare

First Presbyterian Preschool

 

Phone Number:

(417) 335-4948

 

Email:

bransonpreschool@gmail.com

 

Address: 

420 West Main Street

Branson, Missouri 65616

 

Hours:

Vary by age group

 

Description of Services Provided:

First Presbyterian is a childcare program for 3-4-year-olds. To be eligible for the 3-year-old class, children must be at least three years of age before August 1 of the year they enroll, and they must be potty trained. These classes meet on Tuesday and Thursday, in morning or afternoon sessions.  To be eligible for the 4-year-old class, children must be at least four years of age before August 1 of the year they enroll, and they must be potty-trained. These classes meet on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday morning or Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoon.  

 

Cost:

Please call to inquire about pricing and check current availability. State assistance is available for those who qualify.

 

Additional information:

A health form must be filled out by the child's pediatrician and provide immunization records. 

 

Registration Link:

http://bransonpreschool.com/online_registration

 

Website Link:

http://bransonpreschool.com

Head Start Home Visitor

Phone Number:

417-841-7277

Description of Services Provided:

Stone and Taney Counties Ages 3-5

Little Paws Daycare

Phone Number:

(417) 294-1683

 

Address: 

8043 Hwy 86 E,

Blue Eye, MO 65611

Description of Services Provided:

Faith-based daycare in Blue Eye, MO.

Website: 

https://www.facebook.com/littlepawsBE/

Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation (OACAC Headstart) 

 

Location(s):

Branson Location

Bobbie Wydeen

(417) 332-0003

829 S Falls Ave.

Branson, Missouri 65616 

 

Reeds Spring Location

417-272-1002

22597 Main St,

Reeds Spring, MO 65737

 

Hollister Location

Anne Wyatt

(417) 334-7515

178 Jessica Street

Hollister, Missouri 65672

Kissee Mills Location

417-546-4635

415 Staake Spur,

Kissee Mills, MO 65680

 

Hours:

Times vary for individual classes. Please call to inquire about hours of operation.

 

Description of Services Provided:

Head Start serves four populations: (1) Families with incomes below designated poverty guidelines; (2) Children from homeless families; (3) Children in Foster Care; (4) Families receiving public assistance such as TANF.

 

Cost:

Please call to inquire about pricing and check current availability. 

 

Additional information:

Call the office to determine financial qualification and OR call 417-864-3430 or toll-free at 1-866-282-3430. You can also fill out our Parent Information Request form and turn it in at one of our offices. Documents to determine financial requirement (10-40 tax form, pay stubs, W2),  Documents for the child to enter the program (Child has to have physical, immunization, birth certificate, Medicaid card)

 

Website Link:

https://oac.ac/head-start/

 

Application Link:

https://oac.ac/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Parent-information-request-3-2017.pdf

 

Poverty Guideline:

https://aspe.hhs.gov/topics/poverty-economic-mobility/poverty-guidelines

Ozark Mountain Family YMCA

Phone Number:

417-337-9622

 

Address: 

175 Industrial Park Drive,

Hollister, MO 65672

Description of Services Provided:

Before School, After School, and Early Learning, Health and Well-being, Sports and Recreation, Youth and Teen Development

Website:

https://www.ymca.org/locations/ozark-mountain-family-ymca

https://www.facebook.com/YMCA/

Perrie Hudson

Phone:

417-723-8230

Address: 

1174 Miners Trail,

Crane, MO 65633

Description: 

Hudson, Perrie is afamily homeFAMILY HOME in CRANE MO, with a maximum capacity of 10 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of BIRTH - 12 YEARS. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Quest Preschool

Phone:

417-723-8230

Address: 

57 Kimberling City Center Ln,

Kimberling City, MO 65686

Description: 

Preschool program providing faith-based learning curriculum. Children grow cognitively, spiritually, and socially through guided activities. Art, academic lessons and field trips are offered. Lessons are based on seasonal themes.

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Family Support Counseling

Providers who offer family or related counseling services are listed below. Please click here  to view their full credentials, contact information, and other necessary information on the Mental Health Resource page.

 

Alliance Counseling

  • Julie Deines

  • Kara Young

  • Peggy Foster

  • Thuy Rudy 

 

Burrell Behavioral Health

 

Compass Counseling Services

 

Joey Staples

 

Liza Tsahiridis

 

The Brook Wellness Center

 

Trauma Therapy Intensives & Counseling Services (TTI)

 

  • Sarai Honeycutt

Other Family Support Resources 

A Helping Friend LLC

Type of Resource:

Seniors who need some help to stay home instead of moving elsewhere.

 

Phone: 

(402)-740-3007

Website: 

https://www.ahelpingfriend.com/

Contact Person:

Maria McCawley

Description of Services Provided:

Non-medical senior care, personal assistance.

 

Al-Anon-Joyful Choices AFG

Type of Resource:

Support group for family members and friends of alcoholics.

Phone: 

(417) 239-7163 or (417) 294-7035

Address:

Ozarks Serenity Club

180 Claremont Dr.

Branson, MO. 65616

Website: 

https://al-anon.org/ or https://www.modistrict4afg.org/

Contact Person:

Rhonda or Alicia

Description of Services Provided:

Mutual support group for family members and friends of alcoholics.

Other Important Information:

Meetings on Monday at 6:30 p.m.

In-person and Zoom

Al-Anon-Serenity Seekers AFG

Type of Resource:

Support group for family members and friends of alcoholics.

Phone: 

(417) 598-0551 or (417) 612-4669

Address:

Branson United Methodist Church

1208 West Hwy 76

Branson, MO. 65616

Website: 

https://al-anon.org/ or https://www.modistrict4afg.org/

Contact Person:

Mandy or Genae

Description of Services Provided:

Mutual support group for family members and friends of alcoholics.

Other Important Information:

Meetings on Friday at 10:00 a.m.

Enter through single glass door facing Hwy 76.

Al-Anon-Tri Lakes AFG

Type of Resource:

Support group for family members and friends of alcoholics.

Phone: 

(417) 337-3875

Address:

Claybough Plaza (Lower Level)

11016 Hwy 76

Branson West, MO. 65737

Website: 

https://al-anon.org/ or https://www.modistrict4afg.org/

Contact Person:

Mary

Description of Services Provided:

Mutual support group for family members and friends of alcoholics.

Other Important Information:

Meetings on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.

Zoom Meeting or Call to attend in-person.

Alzheimer's Association

Phone: 

800-272-3900 / 417-886-2199

Address: 

901 E St Louis St. Suite 702,

Springfield, MO 65806

Website: 

www.alz.org/stl

Description

Southwest Missouri Chapter, Helpline 24 / 7

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support

Phone: 

800-272-3900

Website: 

www.alz.org

Description

Group Meeting, Check: www.alz.org for times & locations

Blue Eye Library

Phone: 

417-779-3500 / 417-779-3535

Address: 

138 State Hwy EE,

Blue Eye, MO 65611

Hours: 

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9 AM-5 PM

Tuesday/Thursday: 10 AM-6 PM

Website: 

http://www.stonecountylibrary.org/

Description

Stone County Library is proud to offer a variety of programs and resources for our communities. Resources include access to a consortium of 50+ libraries across the State of Missouri through our Missouri Evergreen lending system, access to ebooks through Overdrive/Libby, free notary services, exam proctoring, and more! 

Celebrate Recovery - King's Chapel at Music City Centre

Type of Resource:

Support group for anyone struggling with hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

Phone: 

(417) 320-2055 or (808) 344-4240

Address:

King's Chapel at Music City Centre

1839 West 76 Country Blvd.

Branson, MO. 65616

Website: 

http://mo-cr.com/2017/locate-cr/

Contact Person:

Scott & Barbara Stewart

Description of Services Provided:

Support group for anyone struggling with hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

Other Important Information:

Includes large group worship time, gender specific and issue specific small groups, and casual fellowship.

Central Crossing Senior Center

Phone: 

417-858-6945

Address: 

20801 YY Hwy 15,

Shell Knob, MO 65747

Website: 

https://statesopeninghours.com/central-crossing-senior-center

Description

To provide Seniors with residential opportunities, to sustain a permanent Senior Center, to be an advocate for seniors, to provide resources and to assist Seniors in developing skills to remain self-sufficient.

 

Chances of Stone County

Phone: 

417-272-0695

Address: 

21016 Main St,

Reeds Spring, MO 65737

Website: 

https://chancesofstonecounty.org/

Description

Serving those that have developmental disabilities such as intellectual disabilities, cerebral palsy, head injuries autism, epilepsy, and certain learning disabilities

Choice Medical Transport

Phone: 

417-763-9737

Address: 

4512 W Kingsbury St
Springfield, MO 65802

Description

Choice Medical Transport is located in Springfield, Missouri. This organization primarily operates in the Health and Allied Services, nec business / industry within the Health Services sector. 

Crane Public Library

Phone: 

417-723-8261 / 417-723-8851

Address: 

201 Main Street,

Crane, MO 65633

Hours: 

Sunday: Closed

Monday: 9 AM–6 PM

Tuesday: 9 AM–6 PM

Wednesday: 9 AM–5 PM

Thursday: 9 AM–6 PM

Friday: 9 AM–6 PM

Saturday: 9 AM–1 PM

Description: 

Stone County Library is proud to offer a variety of programs and resources for our communities. Resources include access to a consortium of 50+ libraries across the State of Missouri through our Missouri Evergreen lending system, access to ebooks through Overdrive/Libby, free notary services, exam proctoring, and more! 

Website: 

http://www.stonecountylibrary.org/

Department of Health and Senior Services

Phone: 

417-339-0063

Address: 

2720 Shepherd Hills Expressway,

Branson, MO 65616

Website: 

https://health.mo.gov/seniors/

Description

Report elder abuse, assistance for senior services

Diaper Bank of the Ozarks

Phone

417-865-1076 Ext 100

Address: 

PO Box 3947,

Springfield, MO 65808

Website: 

https://ccozarks.org/programs/diaper-bank 

Description

Distributing diapers – disposable and cloth – through partner agencies and to families in need throughout the Ozarks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mercy Medical Transit

Phone: 

417-880-4118

Hours: 

Monday-Friday: 8:00-5:00

MPACT MISSOURI PARENTS ACT

Type of Resource:

Education / Parenting

Phone: 

(800)-743-7634

Contact Person:

Kelly Zeigenbein - Regional Coordinator

kzeigenbein@missouriparentsact.org

Description of Services Provided:

They offer support, training, and education to empower parents with children in special education to advocate for their children who have either an IEP or 504 Plan. So their child can reach their full potential in education and life.

 

How to apply for services:

Go to the website.

Scroll down to "Who does MPACT help?"

Contact MPACT to get help and complete information. (or)

Call Kelly at 1-816-714-8898.

 

Requirements:

Have reasons services requested available.

Have copies of educational records available for review when a staff member contacts you.

 

Website: 

https://www.missouriparentsact.org/contact-us/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Restoration Connection at The Sanctuary of Hope

Type of Resource:

Other Family Support Resources

Phone: 

(417) 336-4673

 

Address:

1790 Bee Creek Rd.

Branson, MO. 65616

Website: 

https://www.thesanctuaryofhope.org

https://www.facebook.com/restorationconnetion

Description of Services Provided:

Restoration connection is a ministry dedicated to sharing the gospel with those affected by drug addiction, trauma, and unwanted life cycles. Come as you are. We offer support, classes, one on one discipleship and we do life with you. We have something for the whole family!

Other Important Information:

Wednesdays starting at 6:30 p.m.

Hot meal provided at 6:00 p.m.

Free transportation - Call (417) 319-4691

Nursery (infants and toddlers), Kids Programs, and Youth Program

Senior Center Branson

Type of Resource:

Entertainment

Phone: 

417-335-4801

 

Address:

201 Compton Drive,

Branson, MO 65616

Website: 

https://www.bransonhollisterseniorcenter.com/

Description:

Entertainment & Classes, Lunch meal 11:30 - 12:30 Mon-Fri

Senior Friendship Center Forsyth

Type of Resource:

Entertainment

Phone: 

417-546-6100

 

Address:

PO Box 248,

Forsyth, MO 65653

Website: 

https://www.facebook.com/seniorfriendshipsite/

Skaggs Foundation

Phone: 

417-348-8998

 

Address:

101 Skaggs Road, Suite 404,

Branson, MO 65616

Website: 

https://skaggsfoundation.org

Stone County Developmental Disability Board

Phone: 

417-272-0444

 

Address:

21016 Main Street,

Reeds Spring MO 65737

Website: 

https://stoneddboard.com/

Description: 

Supporting residents of Stone County who have developmental disabilities.

Stone County Health Department

Branson West Location:

Phone: 

417-272-0050

Address:

15765 State Hwy 13 Ste. 1,

Branson West, MO 65737

Galena Location:

Phone: 

417-357-6134

Address:

109 East 4th Street,

Galena, MO 65656

Website: 

www.stonecountyhealthdepartment.com

Description:

Offers numerous public health services.

Taney County Health Department

Branson Location: 

Address: 

320 Rinehart Road

Branson, MO 65616

Phone: 

417-334-4544

Forsyth Location:

Address: 

15479 US Highway 160,

Forsyth, MO 65653

Phone: 

417-546-4725

Website: 

https://taneycohealth.org/

Description

Offers numerous public health services.

Taney County Juvenile Office

Phone: 

417-546-3411

 

Address:

266 Main Street,

Forsyth, MO 65653

 

 

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

Missouri Department of Social Services Call Center:

(855) 373-4636

 

Address: 

Missouri Department of Social Services

2900 Green Mountain Dr.

Branson, Missouri 65616

 

Hours:

Missouri Department of Social Services Call Center

Monday-Friday 

6 AM- 6 PM 

 

Missouri Department of Social Services:

Monday-Friday

8 AM-5 PM

 

Description of Services Provided:

The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program provides grant funds to states and territories to provide families with financial assistance and related support services. State-administered programs may include childcare assistance, job preparation, and work assistance.

 

Other Important Information and Documents Needed to Apply for Services:

  • To be eligible for this benefit program, applicants must be a resident of the state they apply for and a U.S. citizen, legal alien, or qualified alien. 

  • You must be unemployed or underemployed and have low. 

  • You must also be one of the following: Have a child 18 years of age or younger, be pregnant, or be 18 years of age or younger, and be the head of your household.

 

To Apply: 

  • Watch orientation video

  • Complete Temporary Assistance Orientation Acknowledgement

  • Complete Personal Responsibility Plan

  • Complete Child Support Forms

 

Website Link: 

https://www.acf.hhs.gov/ofa/programs/temporary-assistance-needy-families-tanf

 

To Submit Application:

Send your printed application and forms by email, fax, or mail to the listed information below.

 

Email:

FSD.Documents@dss.mo.gov

 

Fax: 

573-526-9400

 

Address:

Family Support Division

615 E 13th St

Kansas City, Missouri 64016

 

 

 

 

The Brook Wellness Center

Phone Number:

(417) 527-8877

 

Address: 

11016 State Hwy 76,

Branson West, MO 65737

Additional Address:

10726 State Hwy. 76 Suite G. 

Powersite, MO. 65713

 

Hours: 

Monday-Friday

9 AM-5 PM

 

Description of Services Provided:

Outpatient treatment, individual counseling, and family counseling. 

 

Mental Health Services: Individual and family counseling, outpatient treatment, and other resources. 

 

Safe meeting location: For parents, social services, and children. The Brooke Wellness Center will assist in the reunification of families. 

 

Healthy Lifestyle Classes: Anger management, parenting, budgeting, and finances.

 

Please call to schedule an appointment to receive services. 

 

Website Link:

https://www.thebrookwellnesscenter.org/

The Caring People
Phone:
417-334-0131


Address:
164 Corporate Place,
Branson, MO 65616

Hours: 

Mon-Fri 8:00-4:00

 

Description: 

Emotional and spiritual support for single moms. Single Mom Outreach 

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Service Office

Phone

417-243-2324

Description: 

VETERANS free help for Disability Claims Against the VA & other help

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Transportation

Phone:

417-243-2326

Family Diaper Bank of Stone & Taney County

Phone: 

417-599-2132

Address: 

19585 MO 13

Reeds Spring, MO 65737

Website: 

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100064168359344

First Steps Early Intervention

Phone: 

417-886-0404

Description: 

Missouri's Early Intervention system for infants and toddlers birth to age 3, who have delayed development of diagnosed conditions that are associated with developmental disabilities.

Website: 

https://dese.mo.gov/childhood/early-intervention/first-steps

Galena Public Library

Phone: 

417-357-6410 / 417-357-6695

Address: 

322 West State Highway 248,

Galena , MO 65656

Hours: 

Monday - Friday: 9:00 - 6:00

Saturday - Sunday: CLOSED

Website: 

http://www.stonecountylibrary.org/

Description

Stone County Library has library branches located in Crane, Galena, and Blue Eye Missouri. Additionally, we partner with many libraries around the state to ensure that our residents have access to a wide variety of books, movies, and more. 

Gift of Hope, Inc.

Phone: 

417-546-8062

Address: 

15366 US Highway 160,

Forsyth, MO 65653

Website: 

https://giftofhopeinc.org/

Description

Providing essentials and pathways to independence for Taney county families.

Happy Campers Early Learning Center

Email:  

jatcmo@gmail.com

Address: 

P.O. Box 862
Hollister, MO 65673

Website: 

http://www.jatcmo.org/

Healthy Families Task Force

Email:  

Monica.Mueller@lpha.mo.gov

Description: 

HFT is a partnership that gives our communities a structure for organizing, planning, and implementing programs to meet community needs.

Website: 

https://www.facebook.com/StoneandTaneyHealthyFamilies/

Junior Auxiliary of Taney County

Phone: 

417-546-8062

Address: 

15366 US Highway 160,

Forsyth, MO 65653

Website: 

https://giftofhopeinc.org/

Description

Providing essentials and pathways to independence for Taney county families.

Kimberling Area Library

Phone: 

417-739-2525

Address: 

45 Kimberling Blvd.

Kimberling City, MO 65686

Hours: 

Mon Wed & Fri 10-4

Tue & Thur 10-7

 Saturday 10-1

Website: 

www.kalib.org

Description

Free Wifi and Ebooks

Library - Forsyth

Phone: 

417-546-5257

Address: 

162 Main St,

Forsyth, MO 65653

Hours: 

Monday-Friday 9:30 - 4:00

Website: 

https://www.facebook.com/people/Forsyth-Library/100064681597468/

Description

Free Internet, Books, DVD

LinkAbility

Phone: 

417-334-8985

Address: 

162 Industrial Park Dr. Ste D,

Hollister, MO 65672

Website: 

https://linkability.org/

Description

Our mission is to link and connect individuals with developmental disabilities to resources and services in their communities.

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Phone: 

800-950-6264

Website: 

www.nami.org

Description

Information, helpline, Support groups, Family education classes, advocacy relating to mental illness

OATS Bus Branson

Phone: 

417-887-9272

Options Pregnancy Clinic

Branson, Missouri Location

Phone Number:

(417) 336-5483

Address:

192 Expressway Lane Suite 100

Branson, Missouri  65616

Hours:

Monday-Friday 

9 AM-5 PM

 

Forsyth, Missouri Location

Phone Number:

417-546-3200

Address:

10726 State Highway 76 Suite F

Powersite, Missouri 65731

Hours:

Monday and Wednesday Only

9 AM-5 PM

 

Please call to schedule an appointment to receive services. 

 

Services Provided:

Abortion Information

Abortion Pill Reversal

Adoption Agency Referrals

Community Parenting Education Classes

Maternity & Infant Supplies & Furniture

Mentoring for Dads

Medical Grade Pregnancy Tests

Medical Referrals

Nutrition Education

Pregnancy and Parenting Education

Pregnancy and Parenting Education

Referral for Community Resources

STD/STI Information, Testing, and Treatment

Support for Men

Ultrasound (Onsite)

 

Must be pregnant to receive services. The clinic will provide a test. Please call for more information on services or schedule an appointment for a consultation. 

 

Website Link:

https://optionspregnancyclinic.com/

OWN It (Ozark Wellness Network)

Website: 

https://www.facebook.com/OzarksWellnessNetwork

Description

The Ozarks Wellness Network (OWNit) Coalition is a network of local health and wellness agencies serving both Stone and Taney counties by pooling resources and working together, OWNit hopes to create a healthier community.

Ozark Area Community Action Corporation (OACAC of Stone County)

Address: 

15765 MO-13 Suite 3

Branson West, MO 65737

Phone: 

417-272-0588, 417-239-1882

 

Description of Services Provided:

Limited rent assistance, gas voucher and car repair assistance.

Ozark Area Community Action Corporation (OACAC of Taney County)

Address: 

5571 Gretna Rd.  

Branson, Missouri 65616

Phone: 

(417) 239-1882

 

Hours: 

Monday-Friday

8 AM - 4:30 PM 

 

Description of Services Provided:

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) mission is to assist low-income households who have an energy crisis. Other resources are available at OACAC; please contact OACAC to see what is currently available.

 

Other Important Information and Documents Needed to Apply for Services:

  • Complete and turn in the application

  • Must provide social security cards for each household member.

  • Provide copies of utility and heating and cooling for fuel sources.

  • Provide proof of all income sources for all household members.

  • Provide copies of the most recent Federal Income Tax Form 1040

  • After the listed steps, send your completed application and required documents to the LIHEAP agency that processes applications in the county. See "Where to Send Your LIHEAP Application" found on the last page of the application. Applications and documents can be mailed or faxed. Please see the application for all information.

Single Parent Support Group

Application Link:

https://oac.ac/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/ENGLISH-2021-LIHEAP-app-REVISED-NOVEMBER.pdf

 

Website Link:

https://oac.ac/liheap-energy-programs/

Ozark Mountain Country Cares

Phone: 

417-230-5359

Address:

P.O. Box 6467,

Branson, MO 65615

Website: 

https://omccares.org/

Description of Services Provided:

Putting caring into action by facilitating the assistance of neighbors in need.

Ozark Mountain Stairlifts

Phone: 

417-559-1411

Address:

173 S Lakeshore Dr,

Blue Eye, MO 65611

Website: 

https://www.countryhomeelevator.com/

ParentLink

Type of Resource:

Other Family Support Resources

Phone: 

800-552-8522

Address:

2800 Maguire Boulevard

Columbia, MO 65211

Hours: 

M-F 8:00am - 10:00pm 

Weekends noon – 5:00pm

Website: 

https://education.missouri.edu/parentlink/about/

Description of Services Provided:

Helpline providing research based information to parents/grandparents/caregivers for all questions and concerns relating to children. Hours M-F 8:00am - 10:00pm and Weekends noon – 5:00pm

Pregnancy Life Line

Phone: 

417-272-5211

Address:

19621 State Highway 413

Branson West, MO 65737

Website: 

https://pregnancylifeline.com/

Description: 

Prenatal care, support, testing, education

Taneyhills Community Library

Phone: 

417-334-1418

Address: 

200 S 4th St,

Branson, MO 65616

Hours: 

Monday - Friday: 9:00 - 5:00

Saturday: 10:00 - 2:00 

Website: 

http://www.taneyhillscommunitylibrary.org/ 

The Crisis Center of Taney County

24-Hour Hotline: 

1(866)379-0074

 

Local Hotline:

(417) 561-5084

 

Address: 

226 Benton St.

Rockaway, Missouri

 

Hours: 

24/7

 

Description of Services Provided:

The Crisis Center of Taney County, Inc.'s mission is to provide quality residential and non-residential services to victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence. 

 

Services offered: 

The Crisis Center of Taney County is a 24-hour crisis hotline; 24-hour shelter access; transitional housing; crisis intervention; case management; support groups; court advocacy; personal advocacy; information and referrals; victim education; peer counseling; community education; transportation, including cab and bus fare; emergency financial assistance; prescription assistance; food, clothing and personal hygiene supplies. Group meetings are available for anyone in need on Tuesday and Thursday from 5:00-7:00.  Childcare is available during the group meetings.

 

Call the local hotline to check availability and see if you meet the qualifications.

 

Other Important Information and Documents Needed:

  • Emergency Shelter: 60-90 days

  • Transitional Housing: 2 years

 

Website: 

https://www.taneycrisiscenter.org/about-us/ 

Unite Table Rock Lake

Address:

19585 MO 13

Branson West, MO 65737

Website: 

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100069396933514 

 

Description: 

Engaging the community so that we can work together to meet our neighbors needs.

Veterans & Military Coalition of the Ozarks - VMCO

Address: 

1440 State Hwy 248 Ste. Q-243

Branson, Missouri 65616

Contacts: 

Sandy Wilkinson, Secretary/PR/Web

wilkinsonss@vmco1.org

(417) 230-2456

vmco1.com

facebook.com/VMCO1 

 

Description of Services Provided:

We support veterans by assisting them and their families in obtaining benefits and services earned through military service that are provided by the VA, local, state or federal government agencies. We also provide suicide awareness through 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline 24/7 assistance. 

 

Online forms provided at "vmco1.com" are:

  • VMCO Privacy Release.

  • Presidential Memorial Certificate application.

  • Enrollment for VA Health Benefits.

  • VA Health Benefits Renewal.

  • Pact Act Health Care Eligibility.

  • Checklist for Retiree Survivors.

  • Estate Planning Guide.

  • Dementia Caregiver Survival Guide.

  • Survivor's Planning Guide.

  • Planning For The Future End of Life.

  • Help Your Survivor's Now - A Guide To Planning Ahead.

  • MO Dept. of Revenue Military Reference Guide.

  • Caregiver Support Guide.

  • MO Certified Home Health Agencies.

  • Independent Home Healthcare.

  • Military Cemeteries.

 

Website Link:

https://www.vmco1.com/

facebook.com/VMCO1

Free Family Entertainment 

Dewey Short Visitor Center

Phone Number:

1(501) 340-1943

 

Address: 

4500 State Hwy 165 

Branson, Missouri 65616 

Located at the Table Rock State Park

 

Hours: 

Tuesday-Saturday

9 AM-4 PM

 

Description:

Exhibits at the visitor center include a state-of-the-art interactive map of Table Rock Lake, beautiful artistic murals, and a replica of an Ozarks bluff complete with local flora and fauna. A Native American artifact exhibit and Ozark's dioramas are fascinating features of the interpretive center. An interactive water safety exhibit demonstrates the importance of wearing a life jacket, and an expansive cut-away model reveals the inner workings of a hydroelectric dam. The fascinating history of the Corps of Engineers rounds out the exhibits.

Ruth and Paul Henning Conservation Area

Phone Number:

(417) 895-6880

 

Address: 

4106 State Hwy 376,

Branson, MO 65616

 

Hours: 

Monday-Sunday

8 AM-5:30 PM

 

Description:

Located 5.3 miles west of Route 65 on Branson’s strip (Route 76), this 1,534-acre area invites visitors to walk on one of several trails that cross this mostly forested site and enjoy the natural beauty that has drawn visitors to this area for generations. A 0.4-mile trail leads from the main parking lot (south end of the area) to a 40-foot viewing tower. A longer trail, the Henning Homesteaders’ Trail, begins at the north parking lot (accessible from Route 248) and takes visitors past the remains of several homestead sites.

 

Website Link:

https://www.explorebranson.com/profile/ruth-paul-henning-conservation-area/3565

Senior Center Kimberling City

Phone Number:

417-739-5242

 

Address: 

63 Kimberling Blvd,

Kimberling City, MO 65686

 

Hours: 

Monday-Friday

9 AM-3 PM

 

Description:

Entertainment

Website: 

https://www.kimberlingseniorcenter.com/

Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery

Phone Number:

(417) 334-4865

 

Address: 

483 Hatchery Rd.

Branson, Missouri 65616

 

Hours: 

Monday-Saturday

9 AM-5 PM

 

Description:

The hatchery includes a free conservation center, where the public can learn more about trout culture, aquatic life, fishing, and the Missouri Department of Conservation's role in aquatic resource management. Conservation Center hours are 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Closed Sunday, Monday, and all state holidays.

 

Approximately three miles of trails are available on the hatchery grounds for hiking and wildlife viewing. Some of these trails also provide fishing access to Lake Taneycomo. A concrete boat ramp and two picnic areas are also located in the same area.

 

Website Link:

https://mdc.mo.gov/discover-nature/places/shepherd-hills-fish-hatchery

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