Single Mothers Assistance in Missouri

Last Updated on February 28, 2022 by Anne-Sophie Reinhardt

The state of Missouri offers various assistance programs for single mothers struggling to make ends meet.

Missouri assistance for single mothers

Section 8

Section 8 helps eligible families and single mothers with their overdue rent. Some housing authorities that you can ask for assistance are listed below:

  • Alton Housing Authority
    111 Walnut
    MO 65606
  • Aurora
    111 W Springfield Street
    MO 65605
  • Bloomfield
    476 Hester Street
    MO 63825
  • Brunswick
    510 N Adams Street
    MO 65236
  • Fayette
    302 Villers Drive
    MO 65248
  • Princeton
    801 E Hickland Street
    MO 64673

Missouri HeatShare Program 

Missouri HeatShare Program, administered by the Salvation Army, assists in utility bills of eligible families and single mothers. Call 800-427-4626 if you have more questions about the program.

Missouri Community Clinics

Missouri Community Clinics provides free or low-cost healthcare to eligible families and single mothers. The following are the clinics you can go to:

    202 N. Allen St.
    Annapolis, MO 63620-8778
    209 Main St.
    Eminence, Missouri 65466
    408 Dix Rd.
    Jefferson City, MO 65109-1455

Missouri Agency on Aging

Missouri Agency on Aging offers a variety of services for the elderly like cash aid, educational services, benefit referrals, transportation services, and legal services. To apply, go to your nearest agency which you can locate here.

Transitional Housing Services

Transitional Housing Services offers different housing services like short-term housing and skills development programs for individuals to excel towards self-sufficiency. You can find organizations that can help you with housing matters listed below:

  • Clarke Senior Center
    1310 Linden Drive
    Jefferson City, MO 65110
    (573) 634-8020
  • Phoenix Crisis Center, Inc.
    Granite City, IL 62040
    (618) 451-1008
  • Wiley House
    831 Jefferson Street
    Fulton, MO 65251
    (573) 642-6065

Missouri Rx Plan 

Missouri Rx Plan provides qualified single mothers and families with prescription medicine that is available all year round. Visit their website to know more about the program.

  • Missouri Rx Plan
    PO Box 6500
    Jefferson City, MO 65102-6500
    Telephone: 1-800-375-1406 (Toll-free)

Missouri Child Care Assistance 

Missouri Child Care Assistance, overseen by the Department of Social Services, provides childcare assistance for single mothers who go to school, work, or job training. Visit their website to know more about the program and its eligibility criteria.

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