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Boonslick State Historic Site
Glasgow, MO 

First Chance for Children
1010 Fay Street Columbia, MO 65201

First Chance for Children provides a wide range of comprehensive programming designed to support families with their specific parenting needs. From diapers and cribs, to parent education, play groups, and more, First Chance for Children has a service for all families with children under the age of 5. Together, we can ensure all children are ready for school, ready for life.
Safe C.R.I.B.S., which stands for Community Resources, Infant Beds, and Support, provides infants without a safe place to sleep a pack and play crib. The crib is delivered to the family and is followed by 5 additional home visits focusing on family wellbeing and child safety.  CRIBS is open to low-income families or those experiencing high parenting stress
Baby Bags provides diapers, wipes, hygiene items, and other supplies needed to provide care and comfort to children delivered along with Child development and safety information. Items are available at the First Chance office or through one of our partner programs. 
Lend and Learn Libraries are a free, fun place where parents can play with their children ages 0-5, interact with other parents, and ask trained staff questions about development or other concerns. Toys are available for check out so families can extend learning and play at home. Eligibility: open to anyone caring for a child under the age of 5. 
Geographic Area Served:  Boone, Howard, Cooper, Randolph, Audrain, Callaway, Moniteau, Cole, and Osage Counties.

City Park
Lucky Street, Fayette, MO

Disk golf, skate park, baseball field, historic outdoor swimming pool, playground, basketball court, 2 shelter houses, restrooms, playground and a water tower.

Stump Island Recreation Park
Glasgow, MO 

Santa Fe Trail Days in New Frankliin
Third Weekend in September

City of New Franklin, MO
130 E. Broadway, New Franklin, MO  65274
660-848-2288   FAX: 660-848-2183              


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