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Community Resources


Food Bank Central Pantry

Boone County Health Department Mobile Pantry

Voluntary Action Center:
Home Page
Family Assistance/Emergency Services
Statement about recent changes

Annie Fisher Food Pantry
(For Housing Authority residents only

Tiger Pantry
(For those affiliated with the University of Missouri only)


Supplies & Clothing 

Tiger Hotel Pop-up Shop

Retailers with special hours for elders and individuals with compromised immune systems

Voluntary Action Center:
Baby and Infant Supplies
Household/Cleaning Items



Columbia Utility Assistance:
"The City of Columbia is no longer shutting off utilities for residents who have not paid their bills amid the recent outbreak of COVID-19."

General City Assistance Info

Ameren Assistance:
"COVID-19 Update: Effective immediately, Ameren is suspending all disconnections for non-payment and forgiving any late payment fees for residential and business customers."

Primary Health Care 

Drive-through COVID Testing 

Family Health Center

Boone Hospital Financial Assistance Info


Voluntary Action Center


Dental Care

Family Health Center


Mental Health Care

Home Page
Financial Assistance
Payment Policy FAQ 

Family Health Center




Voluntary Action Center Gas Assistance 

Go Columbia MO:
Home Page
Bus fares suspended through May 1


Child Care

Child Care Aware:
Home Page
Financial Assistance Page

Family Support Division – Child Care Subsidy Program


Additional Info

  • DHSS Home Page
  • The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has activated a statewide public hotline for citizens or providers needing guidance regarding COVID-19. The hotline, which is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, can be reached at (877) 435-8411. The hotline is being operated by medical professionals.

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