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Crisis Assistance

American Red Cross 
Central and Northern Missouri Chapter 
431 E. McCarty St, Jefferson City, MO  65101
573-635-1132  Toll Free: 866-815-2738, Fax: 573-635-8621
Dave Griffith - Chapter Executive Director
Kath Mayne - Disaster Program Manager

Service Area:  Putnam, Shuyler, Scotland, Sullivan, Adair, Knox, Macon, Linn, Shelby, Chariton, Randolph, Monroe, Howard, Boone, Audrain, Callaway, Montgomery, Osage, Cole, Moniteau, Cooper, Morgan, Miller, Maries, Camden, Pulaski, Phelps, Crawford, Dent Counties
Provides aid to victims of minor and major disasters, including home fires. The Chapter meets disaster-caused immediate needs for food, shelter, clothing and referral to additional services to meet further needs.

Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri: Disaster Services

2201 West Main, P.O. Box 104626, Jefferson City, MO 65110

(573) 635-7719  Fax: (573) 635-7721

Hours: 8 am to 4:30 pm




CCCNMO provides short-term and long-term recovery services to individuals and families dealing with the aftermath of natural disasters like tornadoes, floods, and other catastrophes. Catholic Charities responds both immediately and for the long haul, helping survivors get back on their feet.

Emergency Notification System in Osage County
Andrea Rice - Osage County Emergency Management Director
PO Box 192, 
205 E. Main, Linn, MO 65051, 573-897-3561 (office)573-897-0911 24/7/36, 573-897-0379 (fax)

Osage County uses an emergency notification system for emergency situations. Residents can expect messages during emergency situations such as hazardous weather, natural disasters, crisis notifications or any other extreme public safety incident.

Jefferson City Rape and Abuse Crisis Service
P.O. Box 416, Jefferson City, MO 65102
Hotline: 800-303-0013 Hotline: 573-634-4911, Office: 573-634-8346 Fax: 573-659-8508
Counties Served:Cole, Southern Boone, Callaway, Gasconade, Maries, Miller, Moniteau, Morgan, and Osage

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

Osage Center for Women's Ministries
1016 E Main St, Linn, Mo 65051
Hours:  Tues &Thurs 10:30 am to 2:30 pm 

Free Counseling with a spiritual emphasis but not affiliated with any church denomination and they are not a church, help women and teens by just listening, comforting, encouraging, and supporting. They refer those that need professional help.