420 Virginia Avenue, New Madrid, MO
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Community Resources

The New Madrid County Family Resource Center works to make communities in New Madrid County stronger through programs that bring community leaders, residents and others together. Through state and local partnerships, several programs are available to bring opportunities in education, employment, health issues and more.


Provides services for people with disablilities; through 4 core services: information and referral, advocacy, peer support and skills training. Also assist with home modification, personal care attendant, and transportation.

Contact 8am - 5pm Monday thru Friday

Tim Shaw , Executive Director
719 Teaco Road, Kennett, MO  63857 
Phone: (573)888-0002
Toll Free: 1-888-449-0949
Fax: (573) 888-0708
Email: tshaw@bails.com

Building Blocks

Nurse - Family partnership. Provides home visits by registered nurses to first time low income births, low income mothers which begin prior to the 28th week of pregnancy and continues until the child reaches its 2nd birthday.

Contact 8am - 4:30pm Monday thru Friday

Barb Gleason, BSN, RNC, Nurse Manager 
#10 Doctors Park, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
Phone: (573) 335-1033
Fax: (573) 335-5864
Email: pechr@sehosp.org
Website: www.southeastmissourihospital.org

Children's Services

Child abuse and neglect reports and treatment for families in need. We can provide information to families on counseling and treatment of children.

Contact 8am - 5pm Monday thru Friday

Chuck Grubbs, 34th Circuit Manager
New Madrid Children's Division 
P.O. Box 340 -- New Madrid, MO 63869
Phone: (573) 748-5533
Fax: (573) 748-2729
Email:  cloyce.d.grubbs@dss.mo.gov

Mission Missouri

Addiction aftercare, faith mentoring, job readiness, parenting, anything we can possibly offer to assist the recovering person and their family.

Contact 8am - 5pm Monday thru Friday

509 Ruth St. -- Sikeston, MO 63801
Phone: (573) 481-0505
Fax: (573) 481-0518

DAEOC (Delta Area Economic Opportunity Corp)

Provide food assistance, domestic violence funds for victims, child care food program, weatherization, Head Start, and Women's Health Clinc. Also assist with the utilities and rent/mortgage.

Contact 8am - 4:30pm Monday thru Friday

420 Virginia Avenue -- New Madrid, MO 63869
Phone: (573) 748-5680
Fax: (573) 748-5683

Division of Workforce Development

Job Search assistance, resume and preparation, unemployment claims reporting, Labor Market Information, serviceds specialized for veterans, MO Re-Entry Process for Ex-Offenders

Contact 8am- 5pm Monday thru Friday

Janie Thurman, Workforce Development Supervisor II
202 South Kingshighway
Sikeston, MO  63801
Phone:  (573) 472-5250
Fax:  (573) 472-4577
Website:  www.missouricareersource.com

Family Support Division (formerly Division of Family Services)

Temporary assistance, food stamps, medical assistance, case management services, child care, nursing home assistance.

Contact 8am - 4:30pm Monday thru Friday

Nada Scruggs, County Manager 
P.O. Box 340-- New Madrid, MO 63869
Phone: (573) 748-5533 
Fax: (573) 748-2729

Job Corps

Residential education and vocational training program for disadvantaged young people between the ages of 16-24.

Contact 8am - 5pm Monday thru Friday

Melissa McLean, Admissions Counselor
DESE (located at the Missouri Career Center)
216 North Fountain -- Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Phone: (573) 472-5250 or (573) 339-7601 
Fax: (573) 472-4577
Website: www.jobcorps.org

Lincoln University Extension

Monitoring, college prep, after school programs, Kids Beat.

Contact 8am - 5pm Monday thru Friday

Sherry Maxwell, Program Assistant II 
P.O. Box 150 -- Lilbourn, MO 63801
Phone: (573) 688-2420
Fax: (573) 688-2834 
Email: mssherry27@yahoo.com

MPACT (Missouri Parents Act)

Provides training and information for parents with children with disabilities. Ensure all children with special needs receive an education which allows them to achieve their personal goals. We help with IEP's, Section 504, IDEA, Transition and anything related to children being served in public schools with disabilities or special needs. Also have parent support in Kansas City office @ 1-800-743-7634 and have parent mentor/volunteer program to assist parents at school meetings and support.

Contact 8am - 4pm Monday thru Friday

1928 Dalton Street - Kennett, MO  63857 
Phone: (573) 559-3338 
Email: jorf@ptimpact.org


Provide placement, evaluations, and assessments to people with disability barriers for employment. Also have Adult and Dislocated Worker services located in Cape, Scott, and Stoddard Counties.

Contact 8am - 4pm Monday thru Friday

Donna Powell, Employment Specialist 
332 S. Silver Springs Rd. -- Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Phone: (573) 339-0071 or 800-391-6715
Fax: (573) 339-7898 
Email: dpowell@mersgoodwill.org

Missouri Bootheel Regional Consortium

Healthy baby classes, presentations, referrals, and resources. Casemanagement services offered in Dunklin, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Scott via caseworkers and casemanagers.

Contact AM or late evening 4pm - 4:30pm Monday thru Friday

903 S. Kingshighway Suite A
Sikeston, MO  63801
Phone: (573) 471-9400/1-888-317-4949
Fax:  (573) 471-9401
Website: www.mbrcinc.org

New Madrid County Health Department

Provide childhood immunization, WIC, family planning, pre-natal clinic, birth and death certificates, STD screenings, blood pressure screening, flu shots, pregnancy tests, health education, PACE classes, Enviromental Health Services, TB testing, communicable disease follow-up, bio-terroism preparation.

Contact 8am - 4:30pm Monday thru Friday

Janie Dees, Administrator
406 Hwy 61 -- New Madrid, MO 63801
Phone: (573) 748-5541 
Fax: (573) 748-5996 
Email: brazem@1pha.health.state.mo.us

Nutrition Center

Offer meals for seniors ages 60 and over. Deliver meals to homebound seniors. Health and welfare .

Contact 9am - 4pm Monday thru Friday

Carol Rawson , Area Supervisor 
105 E. Main St. -- Portageville, MO 63801
Phone: (573) 379-3811 
Fax: (573) 379-3811 
Email: kaye@semo.net

Carolyn Farrenburg
925 Pinnell Lane
New Madrid, MO  63869
Phone:  (573) 748-2577

Parents as Teachers

Provides parent education for those who are prenatal or have children ages 0-5, in home visits by a certified parent educator, yearly development screenings, referrals to outside agencies, and group meetings.

Contact 8am - 3pm Monday thru Friday

Paula Hayes, Program Coordinator
310 US Hwy 61 -- New Madrid, MO 63869
Phone: (573) 688-2161 
Fax: (573) 688-2169
Email: pwhaves@yahoo.com

Mary Rone, PAT Educator 
904 King St. -- Portageville, MO 63873
Phone: (573) 379-2628 
Fax: (573) 379-5817 
Email: maryrone@protageville.k12.mo.us

Denise Yount, PAT Educator 
P.O. Box 227 -- Gideon, MO 63869
Phone: (573) 448-3447 
Fax: (573) 448-5153 
Email: dyount@gideon.k12.mo.us

ReStart of New Madrid

Physical and occupational therapy.

Contact 8am - 5pm Monday thru Friday

Tara Moody , Clinic Manager
406 Highway 61 -- New Madrid, MO 63869
Phone: (573) 748-5352 
Fax: (573) 748-5372
Website: www.missouridelta.com

SEMO Health Network

Medical, Dental, Mental, Prescription, and Women's Health Outreach.

Contact 8am - 5pm Monday thru Friday

Ann Lawrence
409 Mott Street -- New Madrid, MO 63869
Phone: (573) 748-2592 
Fax: (573) 748-2673
Email: dsvent@semohealthnetwork.org
Email: alawrence@semohelthnetwork.org 
Website: www.semohealthnetwork.org

Safe Kids Coalition

Bike safety, helmet fitting, child passenger safety programs, check up events and child passenger safety seats to those who can not afford them. Pedestrian, school bus, fire, poison, and home safety programs. Smoke detectors also available to those who are in need.

Contact 8am - 5pm Monday thru Friday

Brooke Kirby, Coordinator 
3049 Williams Street -- Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Phone: (573) 651-5815
Website: www.southeastmissourihospital.com/safekids

Vocational Rehabilitation

Call for more information.

Contact 8am - 5pm Monday thru Friday

3102 Blattner Drive, Suite 103, P.O. Box 1087 -- Cape Girardeau, MO 63702
Toll Free: 877-702-9883

Phone:  (573) 290-5788 
Fax: (573) 290-5921
Website: www.vr.dese.mo.gov

University of Missouri Extension

Teach nutrition education, food safety and meal planning.

Contact 8am - 5pm Monday thru Friday

Main Office: (573) 359-0923

Marie Waller, Nutrition Program Assistant 
101 anderson Avenue -- Gideon, MO 63848
Phone: (573) 448-5544

Angelis Jones, Nutrition Education Assistant 
P.O. Box 121 -- Portageville, MO 63873
Phone: (573) 379-2412