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ALIVE Provides support services and short-term emergency sanctuary to adults and children victimized by domestic violence. 800-941-9144 or 636-583-5700
Children’s Advocacy Center of East Central Missouri Provides interviewing and advocacy services to children who are possible victims of criminal child abuse. 636-584-0222
Grace’s Place  Provides crisis and respited care to children 0-12 free of charge.  636-432-1313
Turning Point Provides shelter and crisis intervention for victims of domestic and sexual violence and their children. 888-873-7233 or
636-456-1186
Boy Scouts of America Serves others by instilling values in young people and preparing them to make ethical choices during their lifetime. 314-361-0600 or 800-392-0895
Buddies Not Bullies Strengthens the lives of children and their families through interventions and life skills that build healthy relationships.  636-239-6787
Camp Washington Offers children the opportunity to participate in activities promoting character development, good citizenship and social interaction during the summer months. 636-390-1080
CASA Provides advocacy for children who have been victims of abuse and neglect and are in the juvenile court system. 636-583-4422
Children’s Advocacy Center of East Central Missouri Provides interviewing and advocacy services to children who are possible victims of criminal child abuse. 636-584-0222
Four Rivers Family YMCA Financial Aid Provides financial aid to those in need which enable them to attend programs that build healthy spirits, minds, and bodies. 636-239-5704
Franklin County FFA Foundation Helps the youth of our community develop leadership skills by working jointly on projects in agriculture, land management and conservation. 636-583-2506
Franklin County 4-H Clubs Provides positive youth development opportunities and learning experiences in leadership, citizenship, and life skills for children ages 5-18; and volunteer opportunities for adults who like to work with young people. 636-583-5141
Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri Provides training to help girls and young women develop courage, confidence, and character to reach their full potential. 800-727-GIRL (4475)
Grace’s Place Provides crisis and respited care to children 0-12 free of charge. 636-584-0222
Summer Reading Program at the Washington Public Library Provides reading programs during the summer months to encourage youth ages 3-18 to continue reading and learning during the summer months. 636-390-1070
YMCA Literacy Council Supports and strengthens area organizations that provide literacy services. 636-239-5704
Empac Group, Inc. A not-for-profit corporation whose purpose is to employ persons with developmental, mental, and physical challenges in Franklin County. 573-468-3888
Exceptional Equestrians of the Missouri Valley, Inc. A volunteer-based, therapeutic horsemanship program which provides therapy and recreation for individuals with disabilities. 636-390-2141
Franklin County Transportation Council Provides reliable transportation for the developmentally disabled, elderly and general public. 636-583-1125
Heartland Independent Living Center Provides services to indivuduals with disabilities to assist them in attaining and maintaining their independence. 866-322-3224 or
573-437-5100
VOYCE Provides assistance and guidance with finding long-term care.  Advocates for, educates, and supports residents of long-term care facilities. 314-918-8222
866-918-8222
Meals-on-Wheels A group of community volunteers delivering meals 365 days a year to the elderly and home-bound residents within Washington city limits.  No age limit. 636-234-8942
OATS, Inc. Supplies transportation to the general public for shopping, medical appointments, and trips to and from senior centers. 800-373-1631 or
636-583-1630
Rainbow Activity Center, Inc. Provides learning opportunities to adults with developmental and/or mental disabilities which enable them to be vital members of the community. 636-583-4235
TEMCO, Inc. An extended-employment sheltered workshop that provides employment, training and support for adults with developmental and mental disabilities. 636-433-2335
Agape Help House of Pacific A multi-service agency whose mission is to assist individuals and families who are having difficulty meeting their monthly financial needs. 636-271-5315
American Red Cross, St. Louis Area Chapter A humanitarian organization that is directed and governed by volunteers who help prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies and disasters. 341-516-2800
Community Outreach An emergency assistance program that includes a thrift shop and food pantry and provides help with rent, utilities, medications, GED assistance, and budget counseling to those in the Gerald area. 573-764-4357
Loving Hearts Outreach An emergency assistance program that provides help with rent and utilities, and includes a food pantry and thrift shop serving individuals in Franklin County. 636-390-8300
Meramec Community Mission An emergency assistance program that provides a food pantry, thrift shop and emergency aid to individuals in the Sullivan School District. 573-468-5813
Society of St. Vincent de Paul Provides emergency assistance in the areas of rent, utilities, clothing, and food throughout Franklin County. 314-531-2183
Sullivan Emergency Assistance Fund Provides assistance for rent and utilities to those in crisis or emergency situations in the Sullivan School District. 573-468-6847
573-468-6068
Washington Emergency Assistance Fund Provides one-time financial assistance toward delinquent utility bills, rent or other emergency situations. 636-239-6633
Agape Help House of Pacific A multi-service agency whose mission is to assist individuals and families who are having difficulty meeting their monthly financial needs. 636-271-5315
Community Outreach An emergency assistance program that provides help with rent, utilities, medications, GED assistance, and budget counseling and includes a thrift shop and food pantry in the Gerald area. 573-764-4357
Loving Hearts Outreach An emergency asistance program that provides help with rent and utilities, and includes a food pantry and thrift shop serving individuals throughout Franklin County. 636-390-8300
Meramec Community Mission An emergency assistance program that includes a food pantry and thrift shop serving individuals within the Sullivan School District. 573-468-5813
St. Peter’s UCC Food Pantry Provides non-perishable food staples to families or individuals in need in the Washington area. 636-239-6176
Union Food Pantry Provides an emergency source of food for individuals/families in the Union School District. 636-584-7050
Franklin County Dental Network Provides routine dental care to low-income and uninsured individuals in Franklin County. 573-437-5100
866-322-3224
 Lutheran Family and Children’s Services Provides free services for pregnant women and their families, including pregnant and parenting teens, in their homes or other convenient locations.  Services focus on ensuring healthy births, encouraging healthy child development, and strengthening parenting skills. 636-234-0893
314-787-5100
Pregnancy Assistance Center Offers assistance to expectant mothers before and after a baby is born. 636-239-1840
Four Rivers Family YMCA Financial Aid  Provides financial aid to those in need which enable them to attend programs that build healthy spirits, minds, and bodies.  636-239-5704
Legal Services of Eastern Missouri Provides high-quality, free, civil legal assistance and equal access to justice for low-income residents in eastern Missouri. 636-583-7877
YMCA Literacy Council  Supports and strengthens area organizations that provide literacy services.  636-239-5704
Catholic Family Services Identification, assessment and treatment of high-risk families and children through the provision of couseling and psychiatric services. 800-583-8355
636-583-1800
Crider Health Center Provides mental health treatment with additional services including unmet primary health care and dental needs. 636-582-8100
800-574-2422
Lutheran Family and Children’s Services of Missouri Provides free or reduced-fee counseling services for children and adults.  Services are solutions-based and focused on helping clients improve their lives and relationships. 636-234-0893
County Seat Senior Center Foundation, Union Provides the building and equipment necessary to operate a full-service senior center located in Union. 636-583-5432
Franklin County Transportation Council Provides reliable transportation for the developmentally disabled, elderly, and general public. 636-583-1125
Gerald Senior Center Provides nutritious meals and social activities for senior citizens on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 573-764-2256
VOYCE Provides assistance and guidance with finding long-term care. Advocates for, educates, and supports residents of long-term care facilities. 314-918-8222
866-918-8222
MEAAA – St. Clair Senior Center Provides nutritious meals for elderly and home-bound individuals through on-site and home delivery.  Social activities and educational programs are also provided. 636-629-2187
MEAAA – Sullivan Senior Center Provides nutritious meals for elderly and home-bound individuals through on-site and home delivery.  Social activities and educational programs are also provided. 573-468-3766
MEAAA – Union Senior Center Provides nutritious meals for elderly and home-bound individuals through on-site and home delivery.  Social activities and educational programs are also provided. 636-583-5432
MEAAA – Washington Senior Center Provides nutritious meals for elderly and home-bound individuals through on-site and home delivery.  Social activities and educational programs are also provided. 636-239-3374
Meals-on-Wheels A group of community volunteers delivering meals 365 days a year to the elderly and home-bound residents within Washington city limits. 636-234-8942
New Haven Senior Center Provides nutritious meals and social activities for senior citizens on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 573-237-4009
OATS, Inc. Supplies transportation to the general public for shopping, medical appointments, and trips to and from senior centers. 800-373-1631 or
636-583-1630
Tri-County Community Senior Center, Pacific Offers seniors a place to gather together for activities and a hot meal daily. 636-257-6264

Fact Sheets for Franklin County Cities

Following are PDF versions of Fact Sheets for several cities in Franklin County.

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