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Ozarks Health Advocacy Foundation helps to provide critical health education to LifeHouse residents

LifeHouse Crisis Maternity Home nurse Karen Rice spends much of her days providing health education to residents, and we are so grateful to Ozarks Health Advocacy Foundation (OHAF) for helping to make this education possible. LifeHouse cares for homeless, pregnant women and many are high-risk pregnancies. OHAF's grant to LifeHouse in 2016 has helped to provide for the women's essential health care needs, one of our most important goals. OHAF's funding was used for pregnancy and drug testing,

Are you prepared for a disaster?

Disasters can affect all of us.               Do you know all the details of your insurance coverage if disaster strikes? Insurance can make a big difference in your household's ability to recover. Discuss with your insurance agent whether your current coverage is right for your family. Click here for more information. Need this information in Spanish to share with friends or family? Click here   

Everyone Counts

point in time count

Catholic Charities staff and volunteers assisted in statewide point-in-time count. In late January 2017, CCSOMO staff and volunteers assisted in several counties with the Point-in-Time Count, a census of homeless individuals and families. For our staff in the Joplin area, a picture was worth a thousand words. “I wish I had the back story,” noted Callie Lankford, case management supervisor for CCSOMO’s Joplin office. “The pillow and blanket were already there. When we spotted it, we w