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Affiliated Court Services
2420 Hyde Park Rd., Jefferson City, MO 65109

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) $130
Adolescent Diversion Education Program (ADEP) $130
Weekend Intervention Program (WIP)  $250 - $440 (based on income)
Clinical Intervention Program (CIP) $250 - $1005 (based on income)
Serious and Repeat Offender Program (SROP) $250 - varies (based on income)

Cole County Circuit Clerk 
Cole County Court House Rooms 305 & 307 
301 East High Street Jefferson City, MO 65101 

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am -5:00pm Service: ex-parte 

Cole County Sheriff's Department
350 E. High St., Jefferson City, MO 65101
573-634-9160  FAX 573-634-2336

Law Enforcement

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

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 accommodate Home Plans for those being released by the Dept. of Corrections. 

Mid Missouri Legal Services 
428 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 200 Jefferson City, MO 65101
573-634-4545 or 1-800-476-4545 Fax: 573-634-2973 
Hours 8:30 - 4:30  Intake hours: 9:00 - 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 Bar Association 
326 Monroe  Jefferson City, MO 65102            
573-638-2235  Fax: (573) 635-2811

The Missouri Bar was created in 1944 by order of the Supreme Court of Missouri. Its mission is to improve the legal profession, the administration of justice and the law on behalf of the public.

Missouri State Highway Patrol 
Criminal Records Division 
1510 East Elm Street Jefferson City, MO 65101              
573-526-6153  Fax: 573-526-9382 
Services: This is the agency individuals may contact to obtain a copy of their state rap sheet and learn about the process of sealing, expunging or cleaning it up. The criminal record repository can also tell the individual who else is legally entitled to have access to his or her record.

Missouri State Division of Probation and Parole  
3400 Knipp Dr., Jefferson City, MO 65109
573-757-8488  TTY: 800-735-2966  FAX 573-751-8501

The Division of Probation and Parole supervises felony offenders ordered to probation by the courts or offenders released by the Parole Board from confinement in the Division of Adult Institutions by means of parole or conditional release. Probation and Parole Officers within the division establish viable plans in order to address an offender’s needs under supervision, ultimately reducing risk and improving success while on supervision.

Missouri State Public Defender - District 19
210 Adams St., Jefferson City, MO 65101
573-526-3266  Fax:  573-526-1115

A public defender is an attorney who is paid by the government to defend a person who cannot afford to hire an attorney in a criminal case. If a person is charged with a criminal offense, he or she has the right to legal representation. Public defenders are appointed by the court clerk's office.

Probation and Parole Office - Cole County
2705 W. Main, Jefferson City, MO 65109

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: Cole County

Samaritan Center
1310 E McCarty St. Jefferson City, MO 65101

Information and assistance on legal matters for low-income persons. Legal Care is one of many services offered by the Samaritan Center. Applicants are viewed holistically and will be referred as appropriate for other Samaritan Center services.

Social Security Administration 
129 Scott Station Road Jefferson City, MO 
573-893-8155 or 1-800-772-1213

Hours: Monday- Friday 8:30 am -3:30 pm Services: Social Security Card replacement or to apply for card

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

Housing Discrimination Assistance, Employment Discrimination Assistance

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.

Vital Records 
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
930 Wildwood Dr Jefferson City, MO 65109-5796
573-751-6400Birth Certificates: 573-751-6378, Death Certificates: 573-751-6385  

Hours: Monday –Friday 8:00-5:00 pm. Services: Birth Certificates and Death Certificates