There are a number of resources available to low income families, including financial assistance and free services. There are organizations that can help you with rent or utility bills in Barry and Dade County. There are programs that can help with things like home repairs, security deposits, or transportation in Dallas County. There are many churches and charities in the 3 county region that provide free food or clothes, housing programs, and other assistance.
Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation
The Neighborhood Centers provide individuals and families with the resources they need to achieve self-sufficiency and stability. The Centers work closely with the community to identify the specific needs of each family and individual, and provide the necessary resources to meet those needs. Getting someone to talk to about your problems who will give you helpful advice is free. The local community action agency provides services such as emergency financial assistance, Life Skills workshops, loans for rent, one-on-one Family Support and Targeted Coaching, and referrals to other community programs, charities, or government programs. The agency is responsible for distributing a number of government and community funds, which are currently being used to provide free food, rent assistance, mortgage assistance, and utility bill assistance.
Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation also provides the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) from two assistance programs. The Energy Assistance program provides a one-time grant/financial payment for assistance with paying winter heating bills for low income eligible households. The other part of LIHEAP is the Energy Crisis Intervention Program (ECIP), which helps people pay their energy bills so they don’t get disconnected.
The Start program is offered to low income families which can cover preschool, child care, and health issues for their children. This resource is effective in getting kids to eat healthy foods.
Call the community action agency at 417-862-4314.
Salvation Army of Barry, Dade and Dallas Missouri
There are several different programs that offer energy bill assistance, many of which are partnered with local utility companies. The programs include: -a basic introduction to the chosen programming language -learning how to code in the chosen language -an introduction to software development concepts -learning how to use different software development tools.
What it does is it provides crisis energy assistance to customers in need. The way it works is that eligible customers can receive a onetime payment to help with their energy bills. There are certain income requirements that must be met in order to be considered for low income assistance.
The HeatShare utility/heating bill assistance program was created by Atmos Energy and the Salvation Army administers it. An applicant may receive a maximum of $200. The program starts on October 1 and ends on April 30 every year, and there is a limited amount of money available. Apply as soon as possible.
HeatShare provides emergency heating and utility assistance to low-income households that have exhausted other resources. Low-income households that are struggling to pay their heating bills can apply for assistance through this program. The Salvation Army provides assistance with utility bills for those in need. The programs help people who have trouble paying their utility bills and can show that they need help. If they have no other options, the programs can help them. This means that the assistance is only available until the money runs out. Help can be given to those on a low income for paying their heating, cooling, electricity, and other utility bills.
This type of financial assistance can help cover costs related to rent, utilities, food, clothing, and medications.
The Salvation Army provides information on local food banks and pantries in Missouri. You can get free food and other items from a Missouri food pantry.
There are programs that can help you depending on the time of year. The Salvation Army provides free Christmas toys and backpacks full of school supplies to families in Dallas and the surrounding counties. You can get free Christmas meals, Thanksgiving turkey dinners, and more.
The Salvation Army is a religious organization that provides assistance to people in need. If you need assistance, you can call the nearest Salvation Army at (479) 636-8522.
Central Community United Methodist Church
The church has a program that provides emergency funds and financial assistance for things like food and shelter. If you need help with food or utility bills, you may be able to get financial aid. But there is only a limited amount of money available, so you should call for more information or to apply. The number 858-6707 can be pronounced as eight five eight six seven zero seven.