Health and Nutrition Services

Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri to open doors to client-choice food pantry serving Cole County residents

January 17, 2022

For Immediate Release: Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri (CCCNMO) will open the Catholic Charities Food Pantry doors to Cole County residents Wednesday, January 19 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at 1015 Edmonds Street in Jefferson City.

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Food Pantry Opening Previewed by News Tribune

January 12, 2022
News Tribune / Lori Stoll, CCCNMO Food Pantry

Catholic Charities’ Client-Choice Food Pantry nears opening by Joe Gamm | January 12, 2022 | 4:00 a.m. Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri’s “Client-Choice Food Pantry” will open soon. The pantry is unique. It’s laid out like a grocery store, in which clients may select the items they wish. The items they know they’ll use. Very much…

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SMBPM Program highlighted by the News Tribune

December 21, 2021

Catholic Charities to help people become heart healthy by Joe Gamm | Today at 4:00 a.m. | Read the full article online here Screenings of seniors seeking health and nutrition services through Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri found most had symptoms of high blood pressure. Realizing the majority of those clients suffer from high blood…

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New CCCNMO program to improve community health by addressing self-management of blood pressure in hypertensive clients

December 7, 2021
Mid-Missouri Self-Measurement of Blood Pressure Program Launch and Training

Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri (CCCNMO) Health and Nutrition Services launched the Mid-Missouri Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring (SMBPM) Program in Jefferson City on December 7, 2021, with program facilitator training at the CCCNMO facility in Jefferson City. 

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New Walk With Ease Session begins July 12th

June 16, 2021

Call 573-440-1100 to reserve your space. The course is free and will teach you how to safely make physical activity a part of your life. Sessions held in person at the ARC in Columbia.

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New Walk With Ease Session begins April 12 – Registration Open

March 31, 2021

Walk With Ease (WWE) is recognized by the CDC as an evidence-based walking program to improve balance and strength, increase walking pace, and improve arthritis symptoms and confidence in one’s ability to manage arthritis symptoms.  Through weekly Zoom sessions, trained lifestyle coaches facilitate discussions regarding challenges and successes of the walking program and provide education…

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Nutrition Counseling Classes begin six week session on April 13th

March 29, 2021

Would you like help changing your food & health attitudes and behaviors? Catholic Charities is here to help! CCCNMO’s Nutrition Counseling program will help participants to learn how to incorporate healthy cooking skills and new food knowledge into their lifestyle. Classes are led by a Registered Dietitian using the Healthy for Life Program created by…

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Catholic Charities Receives $3,243 Donation for a New Upright Refrigerator from The Food Bank

January 14, 2021

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri (CCCNMO) announced today that they are a recipient of a $3,243 grant from The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri (The Food Bank) to help provide hunger-relief to Cole County families. The funds have been used to purchase a glass-door upright refrigerator that…

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Enroll Today: Next Walk With Ease Program January 10 – February 20

December 4, 2020

Register online by Monday, January 4 for the next Walk With Ease Program, offered by Catholic Charities, Live Well By Faith, and MU Extension

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SSM Health donates to Catholic Charities community health efforts

October 8, 2020

This story originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full story online: News Tribune Website Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri on Tuesday accepted a donation for ongoing work to transform the Shikles Center in Jefferson City into an outreach and food distribution center. SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation presented…

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