CRISIS

Shelter  
Domestic Violence Shelters, Local Housing Guide, Temporary Utility Assistance, Temporary Utility and Rent Assistance for People Impacted by COVID-19 

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.

Domestic Violence Shelters

Harmony House

 

Hotline Phone Number: 

(417) 864-7233

 

Office Phone Number:

(417) 837-7700

 

Address: 

3404 E Ridgeview

Springfield, MO 65804

 

Hours: 

24/7

 

Description of Services Provided:

The mission of Harmony House is to provide shelter, advocacy, and education to survivors and victims of domestic violence and promote the principle that all individuals have the right to a life free of abuse.

 

Services offered:

Locating housing, support groups, life skills, parenting and relationship classes, child-care and transportation for current residents, legal advocacy, and protection orders. There currently is no time limit on services.

 

Call the hotline phone number listed above to complete an assessment with a family advocate.

 

Other Important Information and Documents Needed:

  • Documents and identification are not required at the time of intake.

 

Website Link:

https://www.myharmonyhouse.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 65740

 

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 provided 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 Link:

https://www.myharmonyhouse.org/
 

 

 

Warming Centers

House of Hope Branson

 

Phone Number:

(417) 544-0162

 

Address: 

217 Veterans BLVD

Branson, Missouri 65616

 

Hours: 

Monday-Friday

6 PM - 7:00 AM 

 

Description of Services Provided:

House of Hope Warming Center provides a warm and safe space for individuals to escape the harsh elements of Winter. Dinner and breakfast will be provided to guests who stay in the warming center. In addition, they will have access to laundry services and a shower.

 

Other Important Information about Services:

  • The Warming Center is only open when the temperatures are projected to reach thirty-two degrees or below at some point throughout the evening.

  • They utilize the KY3 app to monitor temperatures.

  • The facility is a zero-tolerance facility. No alcohol, drugs, or weapons are allowed in the facility.

  • Laundry soap and hygiene items will be available for use.

Website Link:

https://www.houseofhopebranson.org/

 

 

Local Housing Guide

Elevate Branson's Local Housing Guide 

Description:

Elevate Branson's Local Housing Guide lists local apartments, houses, and motels in Stone and Taney Counties. This Housing Guide lists the necessary information when considering a new home, including contact information, deposits, cost, and other important information. This guide was last updated on 04/05/2022.

Click here to view the housing guide.

 

 

 


 

Temporary Utility Assistance 

 

Ozark Area Community Action Corporation (OACAC of Taney County)

 

Phone Number:

(417) 239-1882

 

Address: 

5571 Gretna Rd.  

Branson, Missouri 65616

 

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 with 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

  • 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.

 

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/


 

The Salvation Army Branson: Serving Stone and Taney Counties

 

Phone Number:

(417) 339-4434

 

Address: 

1114 Stanley Ave.

Branson, Missouri 65616

 

Hours:

Monday-Friday

9:30 AM-12 PM, 1-3 PM

 

Food Bank Hours: 

Every Wednesday

9 AM-1 PM

 

Description of Services Provided:

The Salvation Army Branson is a worship and community center that provides the local community with needed services. The Salvation Army Branson will apply a $100 credit towards an active utility account.

 

Please call to inquire about the current availability of utility and rent assistance and other resources.

 

Other Important Information and Documents to Receive Services:

  • Photo id (driver's license or passport)

  • Social security number

  • Piece of mail with the current address.

  • Electric Bill

  • Assistance is only available for current bills, no past due bills or shut-off notices.

 

Website Link:

https://www.facebook.com/TSAbranson/

 



 

Temporary Utility and Rent Assistance for People Impacted by COVID-19 

 

Missouri SAFHR for Homeowners, Renters, and Landlords 

 

Description of Services Provided:

Missouri SAFHR provides emergency assistance with rent, mortgage, and utilities for eligible Missouri residents who the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted.

 

The State Assistance for Housing Relief (SAFHR) for Renters program provides rent and utility assistance for eligible Missouri residents.

 

Eligible tenants can apply for financial assistance to be paid directly to their landlord or utility provider.  Financial assistance includes rent and utility arrears for April 2020 and up to 3 months of forwarding rent and prepaid fuel utility assistance.  Utilities include gas, electric, water, sewage/wastewater, fuel (propane, wood, etc.), and trash.

 

Other Important Information and Documents Needed to Apply for SAFHR:

  • Must provide a copy of your lease agreement.

  • Photo ID

  • Past-due rent statement(s)

  • Utility bill(s)

 

Please use the provided application link below to apply for assistance. Click “Apply” to apply or click “Need help applying?” to locate a nearby agency for assistance with the application process.

 

Application Link:

https://www.mohousingresources.com/safhr-renters-eligibility

 

Eligibility Questioner Link:

https://safhrforhomeowners.com/prescreening