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Aging Best
1121 Bus. Loop 70 E., Columbia, MO 65201
800-369-5211 (573) 443-5823  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

As the River Flows Outreach
1111 Rural St., Boonville, MO 65233
Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00-12:00

Services: Food pantry
Eligibility: Proof of income, social security cards for each family member, and photo ID. Only
once per month.  Distribution days Tuesdays and Thursdays 9 am to noon.
Fee: None

Bethel-Purim Ministries
1640 Radio Hill Rd., Boonville, MO 65233
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00

Services: food pantry, Hope Chest (office attire), Volunteer Agency Network, Job services,
restoration workshops and counseling, GED/scholastic support, family support classes on money
Fee: None

Boonslick Senior Center
512 Jackson Rd., Boonville, MO 65233

Congregate Meal Program; Recreational and Social Activities; Health Education and Screening Programs; Exercise Classes; Information and Assistance Services; Volunteer Opportunities

Buddy Packs - Boonville, Bunceton, Blackwater, and New Franklin Schools
The Central Missouri Food Bank partners with elementary schools in each of the 32 counties it serves to provide Buddy Packs to school children. Buddy Packs are bags filled with kid-friendly, nutritious food that students take home over the weekend or holiday periods to supplement their meals when there is not enough food for them to eat at home. The program continues week after week throughout the school year or as needed to keep the growing youngsters happy and healthy.

Cooper County Children’s Division / Family Support Division
409 High Street, Boonville MO 65233
660-882-5311, 855-373-4636 Automated line: 800-392-1261   Fax: 660-882-8940
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00

Services: Childcare subsidies for low income families.  Temporary assistance, medicaid, SNAP (food stamps).  Also provides in-home services for families in crisis, as well as providing care in alternative placements and conducting investigations on child abuse/neglect hotlines.
Eligibility: Family residing in Cooper County.
Fee: None

Cooper County Public Health Department
17040 Klinton Dr., Boonville, MO 65233
Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00-12:00, 1:00-5:00

Services: Adult & Childhood Immunizations by Appointment Tuesdays, Blood Pressure, Blood Sugars/Hemaglobin, Medication Administration/Pickup, TB Testing (Tuesdays by appointment only), STD (Sexually Transmitted Diseases) Testing & Treatment by Appointment, Educational Resource and Referral, Water Testing Kits, Death and Birth Certificates (No Appointment Necessary), Communicable Disease Investigation , Nutritionist available on limited basis, Flu Clinics, Emergency Preparedness Information and Training, Pregnancy Testing by Appointment, Temp Medicaid, Animal Bite Investigations, Lab One Collection Site, Women, Infants, and Children's Program (WIC): By Appointment -- Serves pregnant and breastfeeding
mothers, infants, and children up to five years who are nutritionally at risk. Nutrition education is given. The client receives vouchers, supplemental food packages. Immunizations are given at the
Eligibility: Cooper County resident
Fee: Some fee for certain services.

Harvest House
412 High St., Boonville, MO 65233

Hours: 1st Tuesday 7:30-10:30am; 2nd Thursday 5:30-8:30pm; 3rd Saturday 1:30-3:30pm
Services: Food pantry
Eligibility: Proof of income, social security cards for each family member, and photo ID. Only
once per month.
Fee: None

Mustard Seed Food Pantry
544 Hwy D, Prairie Home, MO
Distribution: March 19th 4 - 6 pm, April 16th 4 -  6 pm

Neighbors Helping Neighbors
509 Water St., Boonville, MO 65233

Neighbors Helping Neighbors Food pantry is a charitable 501C(3) not-for-profit organization formed to provide food and household items to those residents of Cooper County & surrounding areas that lack the resources to meet their needs.
For a household to receive service from NHN, a social security card for each member of household along with proof of income must be presented upon first visit.
Tuesday of the first full week of the month 7:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Thursday of the second full week of the month 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Saturday of the third full week of the month 9:00 to 11:00am.

New Franklin Cares Food Pantry
105 E. Broadway, New Franklin, MO 65274

Distribution: 2nd and 4th Tuesday 1 pm - 3 pm.

Otterville Presbyterian Church
101 Grover St., Otterville, MO 65348

Distribution: 2nd and 4th Tuesday 5 pm - 7 pm.  Thrift store and
food pantry.

Prairie Home United Methodist Church
540 Hwy 87, Prairie Home, MO 65063

Distribution:  3rd Thursday 4 pm - 6 pm.

Tiger Packs - Pilot Grove C-4 Schools
107 School St., Pilot Grove, MO 65276
660-834-6915  Gay Baer, School Counselor

Tigers Packs are provided through local food drives within the Pilot Grove C-4 school system and through private donations from organizations and members of the community. Bags are sent home with students on a weekly basis to provide for nutritional needs when students do not have access to the school lunch program.