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Central Missouri Community Action Head Start Programs for Morgan County
807 Providence Rd. Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 443-8706  Fax: (573) 875-6993
Head Start Administrative Offices 8:00 - 5:00 Monday - Friday
(573)443-8706 ext. 1059  Fax: (573)874-6993

Apply Online: 

Head Start is a federal program for preschool children from low income families. Children who attend Head Start participate in a variety of educational activities. Staff assist parents with medical and dental care, provide healthy meals and snacks and supervise children playing indoors and outdoors in a safe setting.
Head Start helps all children succeed. Services are offered to meet the special needs of children with disabilities. Children in Head Start are between the ages of three and five years old. Early Head Start serves infants and toddlers and a home based program is also available.



Child Safe of Central Missouri
102 E. 10th St., Sedalia, MO 65301
Office: 660-829-3434,Therapy Services: 660-951-1080, After Hours/Emergency 660-221-5505

Our mission is to respond to child abuse and help families heal. Child Safe serves 11 counties which include: Benton, Carroll, Chariton, Henry, Johnson, Lafayette, Linn, Moniteau, Morgan, Pettis and Saline.   
We serve children, ages 3 - 18 who were victims of sexual abuse, severe physical abuse, exploitation, or witnessed domestic violence, homicide, or other crimes. All of Child Safe services are provided free of charge.


Morgan County Child Support Unit
211 E. Newton St. Ste. 1, Versailles, MO 65084
573-378-4694

Before our program can handle a child support case, it must be referred to us by FSD. See the following webpage for information on applying for child support Services: http://dss.mo.gov/cse/ or visit Apply for Child Support Services



Morgan County Caring for Kids Coalition

Information about programs and events for children in Morgan County.




Morgan County Childcare Facilities
Missouri Dept of Health & Senior Services
https://healthapps.dhss.mo.gov/childcaresearch/

Please note:The records available for review on this site may not reflect the complete history of a child care facility’s compliance. Public records regarding a licensed or license-exempt child care facility are available for review and/or may be requested from Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), Section for Child Care Regulation (SCCR). Public records regarding a registered child care facility receiving child care subsidy funding are available for review and/or may be requested from Missouri Department of Social Services (DSS), Children’s Division (CD)



Morgan County Family Support Division
703 N. Monroe, Versailles, MO 65084
573-378-4681 
To apply for benefits: https://mydss.mo.gov/qualify

Public assistance to help Missourians with food stamps, health care, child care, child support, blind services and other basic needs, health care coverage for eligible Missourians, child welfare services to help ensure the safety, permanency and well-being of Missouri children, and
specialized assistance to troubled youth.



Morgan County Health Dept.
104 W. Lafayette St., Versailles, MO 65084
573-378-5438
Mon - Thur 8am - 4:30pm, Friday 8am - 4pm

Immunizations, Birth and Death Certificates, Water Testing, Food Service Inspections, Waste Water Permits, Emergency Preparedness, Health Education, WIC (Women, Infant and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program)



Parents As Teachers
913 W. Newton St., Versailles, MO 65084
573-378-7068

Parents as Teachers (PAT) is a parent education and family support program serving families throughout pregnancy until their child enters kindergarten, usually age 5.
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