HEALTHY LIVING, DENTAL & MEDICAL CARE

Aids Project

The Aids Project provides HIV counseling and testing, case management for HIV positive clients, financial coverage of lab costs, linkage to care. They provide medical, testing, free condoms, and educational services to their clients and to the public. 417-881-1900

Alzheimer’s Association

The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Missouri Chapter offers programs and services to individuals and their families who have memory loss concerns or are in the early stages of memory loss, dementia, or Alzheimer’s. Please use the buttons below to better manage memory loss. 800-272-3900

Equality Healthcare

This Direct Primary Care clinic located in downtown Springfield offers family medicine/primary healthcare services to individuals in the community who otherwise struggle to afford medical attention with other health systems. Monthly memberships allow patients to pay a fixed (and transparent) low cost rate based on age/household and receive the following services:

  • unlimited office and technology (email/text/phone) visits
  • same or next-day access for acute concerns
  • reduced medication prices (80-90% off of pharmacy cash prices)
  • labs at significantly reduced prices

Please contact at (417) 633-7020

Community Health Advocates (Springfield-Greene County Health Department)

Community Health Advocates help you navigate Springfield’s network of social services and community resources. Take a brief survey to determine your needs, then meet with an Advocate to receive free, personalized assistance. Community Health Advocates can provide referrals for:
  • Employment assistance
  • Affordable housing
  • Healthcare
  • Food
  • Dental Care
  • Pregnancy and parenting services
  • Furthering your education
  • Disability services
  • Childcare assistance
  • Children’s services
  • and services based on your personal needs

Please call at 417-874-2477 or email advocate@springfieldmo.gov

To make a referral visit https://www.springfieldmo.gov/CHAreferral

Jordan Valley Community Health Center

Jordan Valley helps everyone, regardless of their insurance situation. They accept Medicaid and private insurances as well as offer a self-pay option. A sliding scale payment option based on income is also available. 417-831-0150

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MSU Care Clinic

Serves uninsured low-income adult patients, ages 18-64. 417-837-2270

Health, Hygiene and Hunger/ Care to Learn

For many kids, hygiene needs go unmet, meals are few and clothes rarely fit. They come to school distracted by hunger, health and hygiene. A toothbrush, a coat, deodorant or breakfast can be one of the things that stand between children and belonging—basic unmet needs that cause pain and embarrassment. For more information contact the nurse at your child’s school.

I Pour Life

Life Strengths is a system developed by I Pour Life to address the unique needs of at-risk youth ages 16-24 who are aging out of the foster care system, living in generational poverty, or are young adult offenders by pairing them with an on-staff Life Coach. Together they focus on development in the areas of identity, education, finances, and independence, allowing youth who have been socially isolated to achieve self-sufficiency. 417-581-3067

Dental, Medical and Mental Health Services/Lift Up Springfield

Their medical services are for those with households UNDER the national poverty level. If you and/or your household is OVER the national poverty level and/or have insurance, you will qualify for their Ozark Clinic, but not Lift Up Springfield. Contact information is on their website or through Facebook for medical, dental and mental health services.

Their dental services and their “at cost” donation prices are for those that are in households UNDER the national poverty level. If you and/or your household is OVER the national poverty level, they will still see you, but they will give you a separate quote for the needed dental services.

They are able to help you get established with professional mental health services through Burrell Mental Health: Medications, counseling, follow up after release, case management.

OTC Dental Hygiene Clinic

They offer preventative care for children over the age of three and adults. The care is provided by students in their program who are guided by health care professionals. 417-447-8835

Tooth Truck

The Tooth Tuck provides dental treatment free of charge to children 3-18 years old who do not have a dentist and qualify for free and reduced lunch. The Tooth Truck offers comprehensive dental care to promote healthy smiles through treatment and oral hygeine instruction based on the needs of each child. Services include:
  • X-rays
  • Cleanings
  • Exams
  • Sealants
  • Restorative Treatment (fillings, extractions, space maintainers, root canals)
  • Oral hygeine instruction to promote healthy brushing/flossing habits
Please contact at (417) 891-1238

Springfield-Greene County Health Department

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department offers a variety of services, programs and resources for parents, especially mothers of young children. If you have a question about services for parents or children on their website. 417-864-1684

MENTAL HEALTH

Burrell Behavior Health

Burrell is a private, not for profit organization that provides a wide range of mental health services for individuals and families, business and industry, and educational programs for community and professional groups. 417-761-5555

Great Circle for Children and Youth

Great Circle is the largest provider of mental and behavioral health services in the State of Missouri, learning & intellectual support through the use of mental health services, learning & intellectual support, crisis services, transitional housing, and family/parenting support. Their programs offer a wide range of services and support for children and families in times of struggle. Mental and behavioral health services for children and their families include:
  • Counseling Services: Trauma informed individual, family, and group therapy. An in-home option is offered to clients.
  • Home and Community Based Services: In home services helping meet families’ needs for support on their own turf. This program works with each family member over time to meet their individual needs and preserve family unity wherever possible.
  • Intensive Therapies: Specialized outpatient care programs address the emotional and educational needs of children. For families supporting a child with self-injury issues, Great Circle offers: (1) Self-Injury Counseling Services and (2) Self-Injury Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
  • Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP): Therapeutic services, including indivual, group, and family therapy, psychiatric.
  • Parenting Support: Resource and educational opportunities equipping parents with the tools need to succeed in providing their kids with a happy, healthy childhood, setting them on the path of success.
  • 24 Hour Specialized Care:  Compassionate, supervised care around the clock from our highly trained professionals geared towards: general mental health, Autism, and self-injury related issues. Call for 24/7 help at 1-877-424-3577
Please call at 417-865-1646 

Jordan Valley Behavioral Services

Behavioral Health Consultants see patients in every department or service area, once a patient has established care with a Jordan Valley provider. Behavioral Health Consultants are the gatekeepers of Behavioral Health services and will determine the type of care the individual should receive. Traditional Behavioral Health services include treatment with psychologists and psychiatric consultation. 417-831-0150

Lakeland Behavioral Health System

They provide services for children, adolescents and older adults struggling with a mental health disorder. 877-783-3693

Counseling Services/Lutheran Family and Children Services of Missouri (LFCS)

Contact Lutheran Family Counseling Services to learn more or make an appointment for professional and affordable counseling. 314-787-5100

Mercy Clinic Behavioral Health Center – Lark in Springfield, MO

Their professional staff of psychologists, therapists, and counselors offer a wide variety of therapeutic options for patients of all ages. Though a physician referral is preferred, patients can self-refer for assistance with a variety of life’s struggles—depression, stress, grief, family dynamics, etc. 417-820-3707

National Alliance on Mental Health

NAMI provides services to individuals and family members impacted by mental illness. Their services include a Drop-In Center which includes support groups, and other activities for individuals with mental illness that help them to work toward recovery. 417-864-7119

Ozarks Counseling Center

They provide individual, couple, family, and group counseling sessions. Counselors will gather background information from you, find out what problems you want to address and work with you to develop a plan to meet your goals for change. Other services provided by Ozarks Counseling Center: parent education classes supporting families during times of separation or divorce, supervised visitations, & substance abuse referrals. 417-869-9011

Suicide Hotline

They can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. 800-273-8255 

Ozarks Food Harvest

Need food assistance? Through their website, select a county and the food pantries in that county will show on a map. 417-865-3411

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SNAP Outreach

Ozarks Food Harvest assists individuals and families with applying for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, formerly known as “food stamps.” By doing so, The Food Bank is reducing barriers to food assistance and providing people a sustainable means of purchasing the food they need. If you need help paying for groceries, call Ozarks Food Harvest to see if you qualify. Or, share this SNAP number with someone who may need it. Food Bank staff will help with the application and answer questions about eligibility. 417-429-0853

Community Health Advocates (Springfield-Greene County Health Department)

Community Health Advocates help you navigate Springfield’s network of social services and community resources. Take a brief survey to determine your needs, then meet with an Advocate to receive free, personalized assistance. Community Health Advocates can provide referrals for:
  • Employment assistance
  • Affordable housing
  • Healthcare
  • Food
  • Dental Care
  • Pregnancy and parenting services
  • Furthering your education
  • Disability services
  • Childcare assistance
  • Children’s services
  • and services based on your personal needs

Please call at 417-874-2477 or email advocate@springfieldmo.gov

To make a referral visit https://www.springfieldmo.gov/CHAreferral

Crosslines Food Pantry/ Council of Churches

Crosslines operates a “client-choice” pantry model – looks a lot like a local grocery store. Crosslines offers more than just food assistance! Qualifying clients can receive other support items such as; diapers, layettes, prenatal/children’s vitamins, and clothing vouchers.417-865-1076

Food Pantry/Victory Mission & Ministries

Their Food Pantry serves families in Ozarks seeking an emergency food supply as well as offering access to Clothing and Furniture vouchers. 417-864-2219

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army’s Emergency Social Service Office provides the following assistance:

  • Rental Assistance
  • Clothing
  • Diapers & Formula
  • Prescription Assistance
  • Transportation

Please call 417-862-5509

Temporary Assistance for Needy Children (TANF or TA)

TANF provides cash benefits to low-income families for the household’s children such as clothing, utilities and other services. 855-373-4636

MO Work Assistance Program

Springfield Job Center & Missouri Work Assistance (MWA) program helps TA recipients become ready for a job, get real work experience, find employment, and keep a job. 417-887-4343

AIDS Project

AIDS Project provides HIV counseling and testing, case management for HIV positive clients, financial coverage of lab costs, linkage to care, medication adherence, and a personal care item pantry. 417-881-1900

Breast Cancer of the Ozarks

They provide mammogram screening, financial assistance, mentoring programs, support groups, lymphedema garments, and community education. 417-862-3838

Community Health Advocates (Springfield-Greene County Health Department)

Community Health Advocates help you navigate Springfield’s network of social services and community resources. Take a brief survey to determine your needs, then meet with an Advocate to receive free, personalized assistance. Community Health Advocates can provide referrals for:
  • Employment assistance
  • Affordable housing
  • Healthcare
  • Food
  • Dental Care
  • Pregnancy and parenting services
  • Furthering your education
  • Disability services
  • Childcare assistance
  • Children’s services
  • and services based on your personal needs

Please call at 417-874-2477 or email advocate@springfieldmo.gov

To make a referral visit https://www.springfieldmo.gov/CHAreferral

MMP Young Parent Program

The MMP Young Parent Program is a program designed to support young mothers and fathers (up to age 21) who are pregnant and/or parenting and reside in Greene County. The MMP Young Parent Program supports young parents through:

-One hour a week mentorships

-Monthly Support/Educational Group

-Baby Store: Earn FREE items for themselves and their child.

-Progress towards future life, educational and career goals

-Connection with appropriate community resources

-Fees for college admission and HiSet exams

Pregnancy, Parenting, and Adoption Service by LFCS

Women who are pregnant and experiencing stress can find support, counseling, and education, as well as financial resources through Pregnancy, Parenting, and Adoption Services at Lutheran Family and Children Services of Missouri. We serve families through the child’s first year of life; and also offer education, support, and planning to those families considering adoption, when requested. 417-862-1972

Planned Parenthood

They provide a variety of services for individuals with and without insurance. Services include birth control, HIV Testing, men’s healthcare, women’s healthcare,  sex education, pregnancy testing, breast exams, pap smears, and family planning services. 417-883-3800

The DUOLA Foundation

DUOLA provides prenatal support, they attend the birth, and provide postpartum support. Programs include prenatal yoga, postpartum yoga and support group, breastfeeding support, emotional support, physical comfort measures, an objective viewpoint and assistance to the woman in getting the information she needs to make informed decisions. 417-832-9222

Jordan Valley Medical Center

Jordan Valley provides Gynecology/Women’s Health, Lab Services, Prenatal Care and Obstetrics, Ultrasound, Maternal Fetal Medicine (High Risk OB), help preparing for birth and continued care after birth, health screenings with risk assessments, nutrition education and counseling, breastfeeding promotion and support, referrals to services specific to individual needs. 417-831-0150

La Leche League

Their services include education, information, support, and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed. 417-201-4242

MSU Care Clinic

Serves uninsured low-income adult patients, ages 18-64. 417-837-2270

OACAC Family Planning

OACAC provides education and counseling on birth control options, prescription and non-prescription birth control supplies, routine gynecological exams include the following: (as indicated) Pap smear, Pelvic exam, Breast exam, Weight, Blood pressure, Hematocrit — test for anemia, HIV testing, Pregnancy testing, counseling, and referral, Screening and treatment for vaginal infections, urinary tract infections, and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). 417-862-4314

Pregnancy Care Center

PCC provides vital services for healthy pregnancies and relationship education at no cost to those served. Services include pregnancy testing, healthy relationship programs, fatherhood programs, labor and birth courses,  and much more. 417-877-0800

WIC

WIC provides nutrition education, breastfeeding education and support, a supplemental food package, and referrals to health care providers and local agencies. 417-864-1540

Accessible Recreation/Springfield-Greene County Park Board

The Park Board provides a variety of accessible and inclusive recreation programs. 417-864-1049

ARC of the Ozarks

The ARC provides residential services, independent living apartments, educational activities, social and recreational activities, community and home support, employment solutions, and assessment and evaluation. 417- 864-7887

Community Health Advocates (Springfield-Greene County Health Department)

Community Health Advocates help you navigate Springfield’s network of social services and community resources. Take a brief survey to determine your needs, then meet with an Advocate to receive free, personalized assistance. Community Health Advocates can provide referrals for:
  • Employment assistance
  • Affordable housing
  • Healthcare
  • Food
  • Dental Care
  • Pregnancy and parenting services
  • Furthering your education
  • Disability services
  • Childcare assistance
  • Children’s services
  • and services based on your personal needs

Please call at 417-874-2477 or email advocate@springfieldmo.gov

To make a referral visit https://www.springfieldmo.gov/CHAreferral

Empower: Abilities (Formerly known as SCIL)

Empower: Abilities (formerly known as the Southwest Center for Independent Living) provides advocacy, disability information & referral, peer support, independent living skills training, in-home services, consumer directed services, recreation and transition services. 417-886-1188

MO Health Net

MO Health Net provides a Fee-For-Service Program and will make payments directly to your doctor for eligible, covered healthcare services. 1-800-392-2161

NAMI

The National Alliance on Mental Health has a drop-in center that includes support groups, and other activities for individuals with mental illness that help them to work toward recovery. Services also include family education and support groups and community education programs that aid in breaking down stigma and discrimination. 417-864-7119