Resources for Families

  • As we come across resources that may help our families through the difficult COVID-19 time, we will share them on this page. If you find options that you would like to share, please send them to brightfutures@cjr1.org

  • Benefit Programs from DSS: For information on Food Stamp, Medicaid, Child Care Subsidy, or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families benefit programs visit dss.mo.gov. Missourians can apply for those services 24/7 online by visiting MyDSS.mo.gov, or sending completed applications and verification documents by email to FSD.Documents@dss.mo.gov, or by fax to 573-526-9400. Missourians who have questions or need assistance can call 855-FSD-INFO or 855-373-4636 Monday through Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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  • Crosslines: Many services for families including Crisis Food Pantry, Rental Assistance, Help with Utilities, and USDA Foods (commodities). Visit their website for more information.

     

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  • Food Resource: Meals for families in need are offered at Mythos in Joplin, MO 1306 S. Range Line. Call ahead to reserve your meals at 417-624-6984

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  • Helping Hands - Carl Junction: Call and leave a message at 417-649-2202. Someone will call you back to get your food order. Pickup is on Mondays beginning at 3 - 4 pm

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  • Internet Access ResourcesCarl Junction Schools is providing this information to assist in locating a service provider for those without Internet access. The offers are not guaranteed, please contact the individual companies below for the latest information, availability, and rates.

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  • More ResourcesThe Carl Junction School District has compiled a list of resources and helpful information for families in our community. This list is not meant to be exhaustive as there are other resources available in our community.

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