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Aging Best
1616 Southridge Dr. Ste. 203, Jefferson City, MO 65109
800-369-5211  (573) 443-5823  573-449-8000 Fax: 573-875-8907

Variety of services for older Americans including the long term Ombudsman Program, senior center meals and activities, home-delivered meals, transportation, respite care and resources for caregivers, Telephonic Reassurance, referrals and assistance with Medicare and prescriptions, health and mobility workshops, and more.
Eligibility: Age 60 or older

Capital West Christian Church (Mobile Food Pantry)

1315 Fairgrounds Road Jefferson City, MO 65101
573-474-1020 (the food bank)

Food Distribution: 3rd Saturday of the month from 9:00am – 1:00pm.

Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri: Disaster Services

2201 West Main, P.O. Box 104626, Jefferson City, MO 65110

(573) 635-7719  Fax: (573) 635-7721

Hours: 8 am to 4:30 pm

Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri is a 501(c)(3) social service agency that provides a range of programs and services to those in need in our 38 county service area regardless of faith, culture or situation. We believe in assisting the most basic and immediate needs of the poor and vulnerable and by giving them the help and resources needed for long-term change. We choose to focus on those areas of greatest need and avoid duplication of services wherever possible. We also belong to the nation’s largest private social services network through our affiliation with Catholic Charities USA. CCCNMO also provides short-term and long-term recovery services to individuals and families dealing with the aftermath of natural disasters like tornadoes, floods, and other catastrophes. Catholic Charities responds both immediately and for the long haul, helping survivors get back on their fee
Services: Immigration Services, Refugee Resettlement, Housing & Financial Counseling, Disaster Services, monthly Senior Food Boxes for income eligible seniors (60+) in Cole County. 

Cole County Family Support Division/ Children’s Division 
1716 Four Seasons Drive Suite 104 Jefferson City, MO 65101 
573-751-4688 Fax: 573-526-4746

Hours: Monday – Friday from 8:00am -5:00pm Services: Food Stamps, Adult and Child Medicaid, Child Care Subsidy, Temporary Assistance. Fee: Free


First Christian Church 
327 E. Capitol Ave, Jefferson City MO 65101         

Food Distribution: Tuesdays from 12:00pm – 4:00pm, eligible one time per month.

Jefferson City Day Care (Mobile food Pantry)
1002 Myrtle Ave. in Jefferson City MO 65109
573-474-1020 (the food bank)

Food Distribution: 1st Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Jefferson City YMCA (Mobile Food Pantry)
Firley Location 525 Ellis Blvd. Jefferson City MO 65101
573-474-1020 (the food bank)

Food Distribution: 2nd Thursday of the month 4:00p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Salvation Army 
927 Jefferson Street Jefferson City, MO 

Distribution: Tuesday & Friday 9:00am – 12:00pm and 1:00pm – 2:00pm, Thursday 10:00am – 12:00pm. Meals Served:Monday – Friday
Breakfast: 6:30am – 8:00am, Lunch: 12:00pm – 1:00pm and Dinner: 5:00pm – 6:00pm.
Daily Services: Provides assistance to low-income individuals and families in crisis. Operates homeless shelter and offers emergency food, clothing, rent and utility assistance, as well as character building programs for youth and adults, counseling and referrals. Also provides seasonal assistance at Christmas. Fee: Free 

Samaritan Center 
1310 East McCarty St. Jefferson City, M0 65101      

Distribution: Tuesday & Friday9:00am – 12:00pm and 1:00pm – 2:00pm and Thursday 10:00am – 12:00pm.
Services: Food, Clothing, Medical and Dental Care, Legal Care, Tax Assistance, Parent and Children help, Holiday Food, Utility Assistance, and Book Buddies. Fee: Free

St. Martins Catholic Church ( Mobile Food Pantry)
7148 St. Martins Avenue in St. Martins MO
573-474-1020 (the food bank)

Food Distribution: 4th Wednesday of the month from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. 

Russellville Trinty Lutheren Church (Mobile Food Pantry)
13007 Route C Russellville, MO 65074
573-474-1020 (the food bank)

Food Distribution: 2nd Tuesday of the month from 2:00pm – 5:00pm.

The Pantry JC
2123 Missouri Blvd., Jefferson City, MO 65109    

Food Distribution: The 4th Saturday of the month from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm. 

WIC (Women, Infant's and Children)
1616 Industrial Drive Jefferson CityMO 65109        
573-636-2181, ext. 2

WIC is a free program that provides healthy foods and nutrition and health information to Missouri families who qualify. WIC is for all kinds of families: married and single parents, working or not working. If you are a father, mother, grandparent, foster parent or other legal guardian of a child under 5, you can apply for WIC for your child.