Services

 

Food

USDA commodities and pantry items one time a month (additional pantry items available in the event of an emergency).

 

Clothing

Seasonal clothing, coats, blankets and household items once a month with a ticket from the intake window.

 

Medical and Dental Care

For people without Medicaid or other insurance: Free Medical Clinic Thursday evenings 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm.
Dental Clinic by appointment only. Come during pantry hours for appointment.
Prescription assistance (as funds are available)
Adult disposable undergarments
Vouchers for special wound care, diabetic or nutritional needs.

 

Legal Care Program

Information and assistance on legal matters for low-income persons.

 

Tax Assistance

Professional assistance with filing taxes and obtaining refunds.

 

Help for Parents & Children

Infant formula and baby food – When Available
Cribs & car seats – When Available
School supplies
Valentines
Easter baskets for children
Halloween costumes

 

Holiday Food (uncooked)

Easter ham and sides
Thanksgiving turkey and sides
Christmas Gifts
Gifts for your family from other members of our community if you meet income guidelines and have at least one child under the age of 12. Sign-up is in October.
Two gifts for each child from Santa’s workshop if your family is not adopted by a member of the community. Open in December.

 

Other Services

Utility assistance (as funds are available)
Rent assistance (under special circumstances only)
Gas vouchers for medical appointments
Fans
Special Programs

 

Service Area

The Samaritan Center serves people living in the following counties:

Cole
Osage
Maries
Miller
Moniteau
Southern Callaway

Pantry Hours: M-Th 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM, Thursday 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM