Community Services

Seeking to Understand Poverty

January 19, 2024

The edges of need are so pervasive and sometimes blurry — you may not even know that your neighbor is seeking utility assistance just to keep the lights on in their home, or that a family member of your own is taking on credit card debt just to try and make ends meet.

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CCCNMO Columbia location temporarily CLOSED due to water damage

December 26, 2022

January 5, 2022 UPDATE: City of Refuge partners with Catholic Charitiesto provide temporary administrative “hub” amidst office closure COLUMBIA, MO. After sustaining water damage that caused the temporary closure of its…

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Disaster Distress Helpline: a free resource for U.S. Citizens from SAMHSA

April 25, 2022

SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.

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Helpful tax preparation tips and resources from the IRS

February 3, 2022
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As tax preparation season begins, the IRS has developed a list of helpful resources that we’ve collected here for you, shared with us by our member agency, CCUSA.

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Top Ten: Ways to Prepare Before a Disaster

January 31, 2022

Catholic Charities Community Services has prepared this handy list of ten things you can do to prepare before a disaster.

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Winter Weather Vehicle Preparedness Handout

January 11, 2022

Staff and volunteers can use this handy Winter Weather Preparedness sheet as a reference for preparing your vehicle as we head into colder temperatures.

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Open House Community Events for Eviction Help

January 5, 2022
Community Services Eviction Event

MRRL Library and Salvation Army to host two “Eviction Events” for Cole County residents.

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Top Ten: Things To Do After a Disaster

July 1, 2021

Catholic Charities Community Services has compiled this “Top Ten List” with important points to consider after a disaster event occurs.

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Jefferson City residents recall destructive tornado 2 years later

May 23, 2021

This story originally appeared on KOMU. View the full story online: KOMU Website Two years after an E-F 3 tornado hit Jefferson City, City residents still have vivid memories of…

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Long-Term Recovery Committee continues to see funding requests

May 23, 2021

This story originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full story online: News Tribune Website After the 2019 tornado, a committee quickly formed to help distribute grants…

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