UCP’s Children’s Program provides services specifically designed to promote the development and learning of children with special needs from birth to five years of age. Services are provided where the child and family naturally spend time, such as in family’s home, at the place where the child receives child care services, and other locations in the community. Integrated preschool and outpatient therapies are also provided at UCP.
3303 Frederick Ave.
St. Joseph, MO 64506
Atchison County Library has three branches; Rock Port, Tarkio, and Fairfax. The library offers the public to borrow reading materials, movies, and allow access to services such as fax, copy, scan to email, public access computers, WIFI, and much more.
Atchison County Extension Center is an extension of University of Missouri. Through statewide offices, publication and web-based services, extension faculty in every county of Missouri continue to carry the benefits of education throughout the entire state.
201 Highway 136 East
Rock Port, MO 64482
First Steps offers coordinated services and assistance to young children with special needs and their families. It is designed for birth to age 3, who have delayed development or diagnosed conditions that are associated with developmental disabilities.
4230 Phelps Rd, Suite H
Independence, MO 64055
Parents as Teachers promotes optimal early development, learning, and health of young children by supporting and engaging their parents and caregivers. This is done through an evidence-based home visiting model.
600 S Nebraska St
Rock Port, MO 64482
Resources and assistance programs for housing, utilities, employment, and more are listed below. Can’t find the resource you need? Contact us to help you connect with the support your family needs.
(Housing, Transportation, Clothing, Employment)
Atchison County Health Department offers the following services to the public: alcoholics anonymous, BCCCP, birth and death certificates, blood pressure clinic, core public health, family planning, immunization, narcotics anonymous, property tax credit assistance, STD education/testing/treatment, and toenail clinics.
Community Services, Inc. provides assistance for 5 different areas: Hunger, Education, Health, Housing and Energy, and Economic and Family Security. A few programs within these areas are Backpack Buddies, Head Start, Weatherization, and Life Skills classes.
The Family Support Division helps families with food stamps, health care, child care, child support and other needs. Their mission is to build the capacity of individuals, families, and communities to secure and sustain healthy, safe, and productive lives.
301 East Summit Drive
Maryville, MO 64468
Northwest Workforce Development Board provides a number of services for individuals in need of employment. The Development Board provides a number of different programs to help individuals be successful. These programs include an adult program, a youth program, and a dislocated worker program. These programs assess the different needs for each type of individual and provide the correct resources for each individual to be successful.
Second Harvest Community Food Bank is dedicated to feeding the hungry of Northwest Missouri through direct service programs. This organization provides different types of nutrition to families and offers many different types of programs.
Voices of Courage is a child advocacy center that serves the northwest portion of the state. The Advocacy Center provides a child friendly environment or conduct one, research-based, forensic interview that all agencies in an investigation can use to investigate and prosecute. This is to save the child from having to provide traumatic details in multiple difference interviews.