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Crisis Assistance

Helping Hands - Abuse and Crisis Center
Hotline: 417-850-2278
Business Line: 337-831-1700
Text Line: 417-850-2278

Crisis Intervention, Emergency Shelter, Emergency local transportation, Confidential Shelter Location, Case Management, Food and Clothing, Safety Planning, Domestic Violence Education, Peer Support Groups (child care provided), Court Advocacy and Assistance with Orders of Protection, Job Search/Placement, Parenting Resources, Referrals.

Hickory County Cares Food Pantry
18613 Main St., Wheatland, MO 65779
Open Tues - Thur, 8:30 - noon

1 in 5 people in Hickory County face days with no food or are unsure where their next meal will come from. You can make a difference for the residents of Hickory County who face hunger, including children, the elderly, single moms, disabled and the working poor.
Senior Food Box Program to apply online https://hickorycountycares.org/patrons

Hickory County Family Support Division
Hermitage Resource Center
104 Oak St., Hermitage, MO 65668

The Family Support Division (FSD) can help you or your family with food stamps, health care, child care, child support, and other needs as we support our mission to maintain and strengthen Missouri families. 
To apply for services, go to: https://mydss.mo.gov/qualify

Hickory County Health Dept.
24885 Hwy 254, Hermitage, MO 65668
417-745-2138  Fax: 417-745-2400

The Hickory County Health Department offers a wide variety of health services to residents of Hickory County. 
If you need something please call our office to see if and when it may be offered, or if we can provide you with a refe

West Central Missouri Community Action Agency
18613 N. Main, Wheatland, MO 65779
417-282-5936  Fax: 417-282-6966

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.