Each year agencies can apply to become a participating agency of the United Way of the Mark Twain Area. Through the annual campaign, dollars are raised in the community and then immediately allocated to the participating agencies that provide human services.
Caring Hands Tutoring helps kindergarten through high school students with homework every Monday through Thursday when school is in session.
The Community Support Services Program at Douglass Community Services,provides for families in need through an emergency food pantry; thrift store; utility and rent assistance; and a Christmas adopt-a-family program.
Douglass Community Services builds strong kids, strong families, and strong communities by empowering people to help themselves through the programs they oversee.
Hannibal Parents as Teachers ensures all children learn, grow, and develop to their full potential by partnering with families from prenatal to five providing home-visits to support and engage families.
HAYS, Hannibal Alliance for Youth Success, provides supports for the Hannibal Community youth in the areas of mental health, mentoring, and basic needs/safety.
Head Start, a Douglass Community Services Program, promotes school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children through provision of educational, health, nutritional, social and other services for children and families.
Heartland Resources, Inc. strives to ensure the health and welfare of senior citizens and handicapped in Northeast Missouri by providing nutritional meals in Lewis County and in-home service.
Kids in Motion/Teens in Motion, a Douglass Community Services Program, is a service learning training program, combined with after-school programming for older youth, all designed to teach kids 11-18 to value work, value their community, and to value their future.
Learning Opportunities Quality Works strives to assist individuals living in the community with a disability reach their potential through skills development, accessing resources, and community membership.
The Monroe City Food Bank provides food to individuals who live within the Monroe City School District once a month at their food distribution day.
The Monroe City Senior Nutrition Center provides services for seniors and handicapped adults including congregate and home delivered meals, health and wellness activities, social services, homemaker chores, personal care, and respite services.
NECAC assists disadvantaged individuals to rise above poverty by providing needed services to enable each individual to reach self-sufficiency and economic stability.
Lewis County: 573-288-3969
Marion County: 573-221-7166
Monroe County: 660-327-4110
Ralls County: 573-985-2411
Paris Senior Citizens Community Center works to promote the nutritional, physical, social, and economic well-being of older adults and those with disabilities.
Shelby County Senior Citizens Association encourages individuals to participate in social, recreational, and nutritional activities. They also provide home care enabling individuals to remain independent.
The Salvation Army provides services to individuals and families identifying risk of hunger, homelessness, and financial collapse in hopes to strengthen their capacity to meet the demands of life without assistance.
Wider Opportunities enriches individuals' lives by providing employment opportunities, guidance in making appropriate life choices, and helping individuals become active in their community.