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Affiliated Court Services
303 N. Stadium Blvd, Ste. 200, Columbia, MO 65203

The Substance Abuse Traffic Offender Program is a statewide mandated system of comprehensive, accessible, community-based education and treatment options for individuals arrested in Missouri for alcohol and drug-related driving offenses. SATOP is a 2-Step program requiring a screening interview followed by attendance in one of four programs.
Fee:  Screening $375
Offender Education Program (OEP) $200
Adolescent Diversion Education Program (ADEP) $200
Weekend Intervention Program (WIP)  $250 - $474.46 (based on income)
Clinical Intervention Program (CIP) $250 - $1000 +1500* (Varies)based on income
Serious and Repeat Offender Program (SROP) $250 - varies (based on income)

Boone County Adult Court Services
705 East Walnut Columbia, MO 65201
(573)886-4180    Fax: (573) 886-4186
Hours: 8:30 - 4:30  Intake hours: 9:00 - 3:00  Monday through Friday

Services: Supervise court ordered community service; conduct bond investigations and report to the judges; supervise electronic monitoring for sentencing and bond purposes.
Eligibility: Boone County residents referred by the court
Fees: Depends on the program

Boone County Alternative Sentencing
705 East Walnut Columbia, MO 65201
(573)886-4082   Fax: (573)886-4247
Hours: 8 am-5 pm Monday through Friday

Services: Works with clients to deal with the problems underlying their contract with the criminal justice system, to prevent recidivism and in some instances avoid a record of conviction.
Eligibility: Must be a Boone county resident charged with an offense that occurred in Boone County; call for further details, as each program has specific eligibility requirement.
Fees: Varies

Boone County Circuit Clerk's Office (Filing Ex-Partes)
705 E. Walnut, Columbia, MO 65201

Boone County Interfaith Council Jail Ministry
Address: 5342 E. Trikalla, Columbia, MO 65202
Phone: (573)808-2618

Hours: Sunday 9-10:30 am, 1-2:30 pm, 2:30-4 pm, 7:30-9 pm
Services: Meets spiritual needs of incarcerated individuals; Saturday Bible Study 1-2:30 pm
Eligibility: Serves persons incarcerated in Boone County Jail
Fees: Free

Boone County Sheriff’s Department
Address: 2121 County Dr. Columbia, MO 65202
(573)875-1111  Fax: (573) 874-8953
Hours: 24 hours a day, 365 days a years

Services: Law Enforcement; Boone County Jail
Eligibility: None
Fees: Set by statutes of the state of Missouri

Boone County Victim Response Team
705 E. Walnut Columbia, MO 65202
(573)886-4100   Fax: (573)886-4148
Hours: 8 am-5 pm Monday through Friday

Services: Crime victim advocacy; informs victims of their rights; emotional support; information and referral; victim compensation information; restitution assistance; police and court information; notification of case status; escort to court proceeding
Eligibility: Victim of crime
Fees: Free

City of Columbia Human Rights Commission 
701 E. Broadway, Columbia, MO 65201
(573)874-CITY (2489)   
Hours: 8 - noon and 1pm - 5 pm Monday through Friday

Services: Discrimination-related support. Investigation: receives and investigates complaints of discrimination within Columbia. The city’s human rights ordinance provides protections from discriminatory practices in the areas of housing, employment and public accommodation. Protected classes include race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, familial status, (housing only) and age (employment only). Protections against retaliation for filing a complaint are also provided. Complaint forms can be picked up at the above address, or are available by mail or on the website. Call for assistance filing a complaint. Community outreach and education: the commission also provides funding for human rights educational programs, with proposal forms available online.
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

City of Columbia Police Department 
600 E. Walnut, Columbia, MO 65201
In an emergency, call 911
Non-Emergency: (573)874-7652 or (573)442-6131   Fax: (573)874-3142
Open 24 hours daily

Services: Crime investigation and prevention; improve public safety by enforcing the law, solving problems and encouraging citizen responsibility for community safety and quality of life; personal safety presentations; office security awareness; drug education; police cadets; police department tours; McGruff the crime dog; residential security inspections; D.A.R.E (Drug Abuse Resistance Education); Neighborhood Watch; Crime Blockers; CPD Youth Academy for
middle and junior high youth; security for seniors; commercial security inspections; Crime free MultiHousing Program; CPD summer camp for youth; citizens academy.
Eligibility: No restrictions, certain programs have specific criteria
Fees: Free

Community Bail Fund
Race Matters, Friends

When someone gets locked up and can’t afford to pay their bail, they have two choices: plead guilty to the crime, or sit in jail until our backlogged courts can bring them to trial, which in many cases can take years. Even a week could affect someone's job, living arrangement, or custody of their children. We believe that people shouldn’t have to plead guilty to a crime they may not have committed just because they can’t afford a bail payment, which is why we’re paying people’s bail.Cash Bail is money paid to release an accused person from jail, with the promise that they will appear for trial. Failure to appear means forfeiting bail. The RMF Community Bail Fund will pay bail in full. After trial, bail will be returned to the Bail Fund. For people who are unemployed or living on the edge, any amount of bail causes unjust hardship for people held in jail before trial because they cannot afford to pay. Accused have not been convicted of crime, but they are being punished by being held in jail until trial.  Accused are prevented from working, going to school, taking care of families.  Accused who can pay, or whose families can pay, spend little time in jail and are free to live their lives in the community until trial.  The bail fund covers those charged with non-violent offenses and a limit of $2000 max.

DeafLEAD (formerly The L.E.A.D. Institute)
2505 W. Ash, Columbia, MO 65203
Phone: Voice/TTY (573)445-5005 Videophone: (573) 303-5604
Missouri Crisis/Text Line: (573)445-5035 or 888-761-4357 or text HAND to 839863
Deaf Crisis Line: 321-800-3323 or text HAND to 839863
FAX: 573-445-5088

Hours: 9:00-5:00 Monday-Friday, Crisis Line 24 hours
Services: Provide education, advocacy, crisis intervention, counseling, and other direct services for deaf, hard of hearing, deaf/blind, and late-deafened individuals and families; Missouri Crisis Hotline/Text Line; Deaf Crisis Videophone Hotline, sign language classes for all ages; deaf culture training to agencies; Teen Institute (camp for deaf and hard of hearing youth) teaches alcohol and drug abuse prevention, HIV/AIDS awareness, and other issues facing youth; free counseling for hearing and deaf individuals and their families who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, rape, incest and child abuse, free 24-hour crisis interpreting for Deaf victims of crime.
Fee: Sign language classes – call for current fee
Eligibility: Services provided as needed

Family Court Services Juvenile Division
705 E. Walnut, Columbia, MO 65201
573-886-4200,  JJC 573-886-4450,  Fax: 573-886-4030

Intake services regarding abuse/neglect, status offenses and law violations; supervision services for delinquent youth either informally or by order of the court; detention/evaluation services at the Robert L. Perry Juvenile Justice Center as ordered by the court. 

Fresh Start Sober Living in Columbia
Serving all counties 
573-489-4640 Call between 10am-2pm Monday-Friday

Sober living is a type of group housing. All tenants are involved in substance abuse recovery programs.Tenants are provided an alcohol, drug, and violence-free environment to aid in their path to restoration. All properties are located on bus routes and with-in walking/biking distance from downtown district, treatment centers, business districts, 12-step meetings, employment placement agencies, and social service centers. 
Bedrooms include bed, dresser, WiFi, TV with cable, desk and chair, nightstand, bed linens, bath towels and a box fan. Fresh start can also accomodate Home Plans for those being released by the Dept. of Corrections. 


Transitional Housing - in2Action residents are provided not just a house but a home. Safe, affordable, and drug free housing is considered an important predictor for success among the released offender population. In addition, in2Action provides a living environment which more closely resembles a home than a house or transitional housing program. Residents share a bedroom with one other person, cook and clean for themselves, and have access to phone, cable, and internet.

Mid-Missouri Legal Services
1201 W. Broadway, Columbia, MO 65203
(573)442-0116   Fax: (573)875-0173
Hours: 8:30 - 4:30  Intake hours: 9:00 to 3:00

Services: Legal services to income qualified persons: consumer problems, divorce involving abuse or custody, other divorces, bankruptcies, utility problems, Medicaid, MC+, TANF, food stamps, landlord/tenant problems, juvenile court proceedings, public housing and Section 8, employment and unemployment compensation, education, SSI, elderly issues including powers of attorney and nursing home discharge.
Fee: Free
Eligibility: Income qualified, must reside in service area, civil cases only

Missouri State Division of Probation and Parole  
1903 N. Providence Rd., Columbia, MO 65203
573-441-5862   FAX 573-884-7076

Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (M-F), till 6:30 p.m. (Th)
Services: Supervision of felony and misdemeanor offenders referred by circuit courts, state parole board and other states
Fee: $30 monthly Intervention Fee
Eligibility: Adult offender referred by court or parole board (at least 17 years of age)
Intake Procedures: Referrals only from circuit courts or state parole board
Required Documentation for Services: Board or Court’s order
Geographic Area Served: Boone County

Missouri State Public Defender - District 13  
601 E. Walnut, Columbia, MO 65201
573-447-8087   Fax:  573-447-8097

The Missouri State Public Defender System (MSPD) provides legal representation to all indigent citizens accused of or convicted of crimes in Missouri at the levels of the State Trial Court, Appellate Court, Missouri Supreme Court, and United States Supreme Court.

Reality House Programs, Inc
1900 Prathersville Road, Columbia, MO 65202; Outpatient: 1200 Rangeline, Columbia, Mo 65201
Hours: Administration: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (M-F); Security staff: 24 hours daily
(573) 449-8117   Fax: (573) 874-1225

Services: Substance abuse treatment, crimeogenic counseling, and community corrections for men and women; Residential Probation and Parole (RPP); Boone County Mental Health Court (MHC); Boone County Drug Court (DCP); City of Columbia Homeless Program (CHP); Federal Programs: Bureau of Prisons (BOP), United States Probation Office (USPO), and Pre-Trial Program (PTP); Inmate Trustee Program (ITP); Work Release (WRP); Residential Transition (RTP); and Re-Entry Initiative (REI). RPP, MHC, DCP, CHP and Federal Programs are residential programs with services including confinement, case management, substance abuse treatment, counseling, education, recreation, and employment monitoring for enrolled offenders. ITP and WRP offer 24-hour supervision, recreation, and spiritual counseling in a barracks style setting (WRP offers employment monitoring). RTP and CHP provide secure and affordable
housing for men with history of substance abuse or incarceration. Outpatient services available for DCP, CHP and USPO clients
Fee: Fees vary by program
Eligibility: Felony conviction and under MO Dept. of Corrections or Federal Government; WRP
must be court ordered to Work Release in Boone County; ITP must be sentenced to Boone
County Jail; DCP, CHP, and MHC must be in a Drug Court or Mental Health Court

Re-Entry Opportunity Center - The ROC
2103 Burlington St. #101, Columbia, MO 65202

The ROC is a one-stop-shop for people recently released from jail or prison, and those under supervision in the criminal justice system. The ROC is modeled in part after Recovery Community Centers we see elsewhere in the state. When fully operational the ROC will have video games, a basketball net, couches, coffee snacks, and a TV. It will be a safe place that people wanting to do the right thing can hang out with others wanting to do the right thing.

The ROC will additionally provide meaningful and tangible resources and supports that can address the immediate basic and criminogenic needs of those we serve. Governmental and non-governmental agencies will truly collaborate and partner in an ongoing process of both identifying and meeting these needs. The ROC will serve as a central location where the people we serve can receive everything for STD testing, to bus passes, to job readiness training. All the services in Columbia that can reduce the likelihood people will reoffend and return to prison can now be found in one place.

Please note, The ROC will be staffed mostly, if not exclusively by Certified Peer Specialists. These are people with “lived experience”, those who have been there and done that, and who have completed a Department of Mental Health training to learn how to use their experience to help others. People receiving services at The ROC will be greeted by someone who has walked a mile in their shoes.

Social Security Administration
803 Gray Oak Drive, Columbia, Mo 65201
Hours: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm (M-F)

Services: Accept applications for Social Security numbers, retirement benefits, auxiliary, survivor and death benefits, Supplemental Security Income benefits, Medicare coverage, and Black Lung benefits; provides service to people already receiving Social Security benefits; information and services available on the website
Fee: Free of charge
Eligibility: For Social Security benefits: meet guidelines for age, death, and/or disability; for Supplemental Security Income: meet age, disability, and financial need guidelines

State of Missouri: Commission on Human Rights
111 N. 7th St., Ste. 903, St. Louis, MO 63101

Housing Discrimination Assistance, Employment Discrimination Assistance

ThinkFirst! Missouri (Traffic Offenders program)
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Rusk Rehab, Room 1247, 315, Bus. Loop 70 West, Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 882-2370   Fax: (573) 884-4540
Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (M-F), 24 hour voicemail

Services: Elementary and secondary school educational safety programs; work site and community organizations safety programs; traffic safety programs; traffic offenders program
Fee: None
Eligibility: None

True North of Columbia
P.O. Box 1367, Columbia, MO 65205
Office: (573) 875-0503  Shelter: (573) 875-1369   Hotline: (573) 875-1370
Fax: (573) 875-0518 
Open 24 hours daily

True North serves those who are fleeing or would like to flee abusive domestic or sexual violence situations. Victims of domestic violence include those who are being abused either, physically, verbally, emotionally and/or psychologically by an intimate partner. Sexual violence victims include those who have been a victim of rape, sexual assault/harassment, human trafficking or stalking. We have a 24/7 hotline that you can call and an emergency shelter. We also provide orders of protection, case management, crisis intervention, counseling, support groups, domestic violence/sexual assault education, court and hospital advocacy, children’s services and outreach to any victim regardless of whether they are residing in our shelter or not.
Fee: All services of FREE and confidential for victims and their minor children
Eligibility: Must be experiencing domestic or sexual violence and wanting a safe way out of or a safer way to stay in the relationship.

US Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division
1222 Spruce Street,Room 9.102B, Saint Louis, MO 63103
(573) 785-1439

Employment Discrimination Assistance, Labor Standards and Practices

US Government Department of Housing and Urban Development
1222 Spruce Street,Suite 3.203, Saint Louis, MO 63103
(314) 418-5400

Administrative Entities, Housing Discrimination Assistance

US Government: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission St. Louis Office

1222 Spruce Street, Room 8.100, Saint Louis, MO 63103
(314) 539-7800

Employment Discrimination Assistance

Veterans Clinic - MU School of Law

Students at the University of Missouri School of Law Veterans Clinic help veterans and their families secure disability benefits. Student work is done at the Regional Office and the Board of Veterans’ Appeals levels, as well as before the Court of Appeals for Veterans’ Claims. Students are supervised by an experienced attorney at each step and have the opportunity to work in a law firm atmosphere within the law school serving real client needs. 
Under this program, the Clinic is partnering with the University of Missouri Extension to have students and supervising attorneys visit extension offices throughout the State to educate veterans about available resources, as well as to assist them with disability claims and appeals and discharge upgrades. Clinic personnel will also train attorneys on veterans’ law to increase the number of attorneys qualified to help veterans in Missouri’s rural areas.

Voluntary Action Center (ID's and Birth Certificates)
403A Vandiver Drive, Columbia, MO 65202
(573) 874-2273   Fax: (573) 874-9172
Hours: Phone: 8:30a.m. – 4:30p.m. (M-F) ; Office: 9:00a.m.-noon and 1:00p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (MF)

Services: Family Assistance and Emergency Services: medication, gasoline, work clothing, CATS tickets, IDs and birth certificates, Youth Enrichment Fund scholarships, food, hygiene items, diapers, car repair, etc; Seasonal programs: Christmas adopt-a-family, Lunch in the park, Summer fans, Homes for Computers, Warm-Up Columbia, school supplies, Christmas in July; community information and referral; Volunteer information, promotion, recruitment, training,
fairs and recognition; Community Services Directory; Helping Hand Catalog of volunteer opportunities
Fee: Services and Helping Hand Catalog free of charge, fee for Community Services Directory
Eligibility: No restriction for volunteer program, Family Assistance and Emergency Services determined on an individual case basis