an end to poverty
Head Start is a national child development program for children ages 3 - 5 , providing services to promote academic, social and emotional development, in addition to health and nutritional services for income eligible families.
Established in 1965 as a community based initiative, this proven model sets a national standard for preparing a diverse array of low-income children for success in school and later in life by supporting families as they strive for economic self-sufficiency.
Head Start provides an effective environment where parents, children and professionals work and grow.
Head Start emphasizes a family based approach encouraging parents to be actively involved in their child's participation in all aspects of the program.
Community Services, Inc.
1212-B South Main Street / PO Box 328 Maryville MO. 64468
Community Services Block Grant
Housing & Energy
HUD SECTION 8
Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) strives to meet the needs of specific income qualifying target groups within the communities we service, through the administration of various programs such as the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, Energy Crisis Intervention Program, Backpack Buddies and Step Up to Leadership all providing those in need the tools for greater self-sufficiency.
CSBG works through local initiatives and partnerships with community businesses, like minded agencies, and organizations to address the five pillars of poverty.
The Community Service Block Grant is what qualifies an agency as a Community Action Agency, in essence the backbone of the organization.
322 Main Street Tarkio MO 64491
301 East 2nd Stanberry MO 64489
1530 Nebraska Street Mound City MO 64470
1212-B South Main St. Maryville MO 64468
15 East 4th Street Grant City MO 64456
Weatherization provides energy efficient improvements to the homes of income qualifying owners and renters. By making the home more energy efficient lowers energy bills and provides the residents with additional income to assist with household expenses.
The weatherization program also addresses specific heath and safety issues within the household thus making the home safer as well as more energy efficient.
HUD Section 8 is a program run through the Department of Housing and Urban Development the assists income eligible families that have housing expenses greater than 30% of their household income obtain decent affordable housing through a graduated series of rental and utility assistance.
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16635 Hwy 136 Rock Port MO 64482
1530 Nebraska Street Mound City MO 65570
1212-D South Main Street Maryville MO 64468
112 South 4th Street Maitland MO 64466
811 North Willow Street Stanberry MO 64489
508 East 6th Street Grant City MO 64456