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Crisis Assistance

American Red Cross

Benton County Family Services Division
1661 Hilltop Dr., Warsaw, MO 65355
660-438-7357  Fax: 660-438-7997
Mon-Fri; 8am-5pm

The Missouri Department of Social Services is responsible for coordinating programs to provide: 
Public assistance to help Missourians with Food Stamps, Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF), Energy Assistance, Medical Assistance, health care, child care, child support, blind services and other basic needs, health care coverage for eligible Missourians, child welfare services to help ensure the safety, permanency and well-being of Missouri children, and specialized assistance to troubled youth.

Cedar Grove Baptist Church
31766 Cedar Grove Avenue, Warsaw, MO 65355
Help with Utilities

Child Safe of Central Missouri
102 E. 10th St., Sedalia, MO 65301
Office: 660-829-3434,Therapy Services: 660-951-1080, After Hours/Emergency 660-221-5505

Our mission is to respond to child abuse and help families heal. Child Safe serves 11 counties which include: Benton, Carroll, Chariton, Henry, Johnson, Lafayette, Linn, Moniteau, Morgan, Pettis and Saline.   
We serve children, ages 3 - 18 who were victims of sexual abuse, severe physical abuse, exploitation, or witnessed domestic violence, homicide, or other crimes. All of Child Safe services are provided free of charge.

Saint Ann Catholic Church
30455 W Dam Access Rd., Warsaw, MO 65355

Salvation Army - Satellite Office
Call Terri Watson at 660-851-1187

Can help with crisis assistance - infant needs, medical co-pays, diapers, birth certificates, and other crisis needs when funds are available. 

Warm House
100 E Longview Terrace, Warsaw, MO 65355
Hours: M-W-F 9am-3pm

The WARM House is a community of volunteers based on faith in Jesus Christ determined to make a positive difference in the lives of our neighbors in Benton County. WARM House operates a thrift store with clothing, some furniture and household items.  They provide assistance with food, clothing, utility bills, and medication.

West Central Missouri Community Action Agency
110 Tower Dr. Ste. A, Warsaw, MO 65355

Our Community Services Program, which is funded primarily by the Community Services Block Grant, offers a wide array of programs to help those in need. From emergency utility assistance, energy assistance, food systems, life skills training classes, transition services for the homeless, and a whole lot more, we want to visit with you so that we can help you find your path to self-sufficiency.