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JOPLIN RESOURCE DIRECTORY, USEFULL PHONE NUMBERS & GENERAL INFO
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Joplin Humane Society
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Better Business Bureau of SW MO (417) 862-4222
The Bridge 417.206.6886
Business Recovery Information:
Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce, (417) 624.4150http://www.joplincc.com
Small Business Administration
Business Recovery Center
Newman Innovation Center
320 E. 4th, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Mon., Wed., Thurs., Fri.; 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Tues.; 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Sat.
City of Joplin
Crisis Councilor Debriefing (Facebook Page)
Children's Haven 417.782.4453 / 417.782.1690
Joplin Family YMCA- Downtown 510 S. Wall, 417.623.4597; free childcare for five and up.
Joplin Family YMCA – South 3404 S. McIntosh Circle Drive, 781.9622; free childcare
Jean Rodriguez, Circuit Manager
P O Box 1353
Joplin MO 64802-1353
Phone: (417) 629-3065
Newton County (DSS)
Shawn Boyd, Circuit Manager
201 North Washington
Neosho MO 64850
Phone: (417) 455-5100
Fax: (417) 455-5150
Fax: (417) 629-3442
DSS Child Support Enforcement
1110 E. 7th Street
Joplin, MO 64801-2076
For paternity/establishment/modification issues, phone: (417) 629-3080
For support order/enforcement issues, phone:
Fax: (417) 629-3248
Catholic Charities Disaster Response
Calvary Baptist Church
600 E. 50th
Joplin MO 64804
417.781.1841, free childcare
Chambers of Commerce:
Joplin Chamber of Commerce 417.624.4150
Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce 620.231.1000
Neosho Chamber of Commerce 417.451.1925
Carthage Chamber of Commerce 417.358.2373
Miami Chamber of Commerce 918,542.4481
Bentonville Belle Vista Chamber of Commerce 479.273.2841
Rogers Lowell Chamber of Commerce 479.636.1240
Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce 417.862.5567
Credit Reporting Agencies
Experian (TRW) 1-888-397-3742
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Debris Dumping Location:
No location yet. Debris should be separated if possible and placed within 10 feet of curb if you. Be aware of utilities needing to be marked.
If home is destroyed, it is not necessary to separate debris.
If debris can be separated, it should be moved into six categories and placed within 10 feet of the curb:
Electronics:TV, Computer, Stereo, Phone
Large Appliances:Refrigerators, washer/dryer, A/C units, stove, water heater, dishwashers
Hazardous wastes:Oil, battery, pesticide, paint, cleaning supplies, compressed gas
Vegetative:trees, leaves, logs, plants
Household garbage:bagged garbage, discarded food, paper, packaging
Construction debris:building materials, drywall, lumber, carpet, furniture, plumbing
Link to FEMA graphic:http://www.joplinmo.org/pdf/DebrisRemovalChart.pdf
Debris Individuals and groups willing to assist with removal: People who want to
assist in removing debris need to fill out this formhttp://www.joplinmo.org/pdf/
Southern Baptist Convention Disaster
Permits for tear-downs – Yes, required. Can be purchased at City Hall Building Division. Permit ensures that utilities are safely disconnected and that search & rescue has cleared the building.
Utility sign-off sheets available at the Building Division. City will provide information on spotters during the demolition.
Permits for clean-up: Not required; only for demolition
S.A.F.E. – The S.A.F.E. Coalition is working under the City Building Department. Please follow their orders.
Department of Health and Senior Services. Services for people with disabilities ages 18 and above, (417) 629-3085, firstname.lastname@example.org, 1110 E. 7th St.
Independent Living Center: 2639 E. 34th St., (800) 346-8951; volunteers 55 and older; assistance for people with disabilities; durable medical equipment available.
Disaster relief supplies:
Multi Agency Resource Center ���at The Bridge, 3405 Hammons Blvd., near I-44 and
Range line Road (behind Sam’s Club) open daily 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Operated by Red Cross, SEMA, Salvation Army.
Residents can connect here with a wide range of social services, non-profits, faith-based groups
and local, state and federal agencies. Childcare available.
Emergency Assistance Centers— operated by American Red Cross, has First Aid and
emergency health services, mental health services, water, snacks, toiletries, work gloves, rakes, masks, etc.
4311 E Newman Rd., 9 a.m.- 7 p.m., providingfood, toiletries, cleaning supplies
Relief Center — Immanuel Lutheran Church, 2616 Connecticut Ave. 417-624-0333
Ice Station: 2600 Range line Road (26th St.)
Lafayette House – 1809 Conner Ave., (417) 782-1772
American Red Cross – 1-800-REDCROSS
The City of Joplin’s Fund is the Joplin Tornado First Response Fund:http://www.cfozarks.org/donate.
Convoy of Hope:http://www.convoyofhope.org
Donation Management: SEMA, (417) 869-6040.
Pfizer – (866) 706-2400: 90-day supply for people who have Pfizer meds
Economic Security Corporation
Joplin Ministerial Alliance: Support for pastors; ongoing faith connections, (417) 540-1678
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance: (501) 425-3135
Apply for assistance: 800-621-FEMA (3362)
Information needed for application: Address of damaged
property; SS number; current mailing
address; brief description of damages; insurance information (if applicable); income and bank account information.
Convoy of Hope
Feeding America — Food and grocery resource.
(312) 656-7860. email@example.com
Food Stamps — Department of Social Services, (417) 629-3050, firstname.lastname@example.org
Ozarks Food Harvest – food/groceries. (417) 848-8016
Salvation Army – (417) 234-8255 – food and housing assistance
Temporary food stands— Permits are needed to set up temporary food stands for victims/relief workers. Call Health Department at: (417) 623-6122
Predict Plan Perform
321 E. 4th Street
Joplin, MO 64801
Current WIC participants may replace lost checks or food at the Joplin City WIC Office until June 3. Hours: 9-11 a.m. and 2-4 p.m., Monday-Friday.
If you are not enrolled in WIC, you may contact the
office to see if you qualify.
WIC is for mothers who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or who have infants or children 5 and under.
FBI Kansas City 816-512-8200
MO Attorney general to report price gouging (417) 895-6567
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Disasterhousingsearch.org – assistance finding long-term housing
Harry S Truman Coordinating Council – (417) 649-6400 – permanent housing assistance
Joplin Area Habitat for Humanity – No-interest mortgages available for eligible, (417) 782-6533
Joplin Housing Authority — (417) 624-4514.
Missouri Housing Development Corp. – (816) 759-6676; emergency funding, assistance finding
rentals, long-term housing assistance
Salvation Army: (417) 234-8255 – food and housing assistance
Springfield Housing Authority – (417) 832-2039, Southern MO residents who have registered with FEMA can get housing assistance in Springfield.
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ID and Government Documents:
Gov. Jay Nixon’sExecutive Order 11-11 provides relief to Joplin-area residents who lost their state identification or vehicle ownership documents. Under the order, the Missouri Department of Revenue will issue replacements for valid cards and documents, waiving all fees. Those documents include: driver licenses; non-driver licenses; certificates of vehicle ownership;
license plates; and plate registration stickers.http://dor.mo.gov/pdf/jcdra.pdf
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Jobs:Missouri Career Center, 8th and Wall or Sam’s Club, unemployment insurance filing; reemployment
services, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily.(See also Unemployment.)
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Reuniting photos with families
Legal Aid of Southwest Missouri
302 S. Joplin
Joplin, MO 64801
Disaster Services Legal Hotline: 1.800.829.4128
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Missouri Extension Office
If USPS cannot deliver to your home or business, yourmail will be held at Joplin Main Post Office, 101 N. Main Street. You must bring photo ID (see ID section if they have lost ID)
For medical emergencies, call 911
Hospitals: Urgent Care
●ACCESS Family Care, 530 South Maiden Lane, — first aid, tetanus shots, walking wounded
Medical: 417.782.6200, Pediatrics: 417.659.9100, Dental: 417.782.0080
● Freeman Hospital, 1130 E 32nd Street, 417.347.2273
● St. John’s Express Care, 1313 S Range line Rd., 417.623.2207
Emergency Assistance Centers- FIRST AID operated by American Red Cross,
Lions Club of Joplin, 1827 S. Wall, 417.623.6129
First Aid Clinic:
*Need listings here
Independent Living Center:
Department of Mental Health, (417) 629.3085, mental-health counseling
Freeman West Crisis Counseling, (417) 347.7070
Ozark Center 417.347.7550
NOVA –Community Crisis Team of the Ozarks –(417) 883.0618; counseling
Multi Agency Resource Center,at The Bridge, 3405 Hammons Blvd., near I-44 and Range line
Road (behind Sam’s Club) open daily 9 a.m.- 5 p.m., mental health services available
Emergency Assistance Centers- MENTAL HEALTH operated by American Red Cross,
● Duquesne Elementary, 1301 Duquesne Rd.
● Cecil Floyd Elementary, 2201 W 24th
● Kelsa Norman Elementary, 1323 E 28th
● Joplin Sr. High School, 2104 Indiana Ave.
Tetanus shots-- are available at the Joplin Health Department 321 E. 4th street. 417.623.6122
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Joplin Humane Society on Facebook
Animal pick-up number:
if people need stray animals picked up
(emergencies only) call 417.623.3131
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(Soil Remediation, Lead Contamination)
417-624-0820 ext. 544
Red Cross 417.624.4411 or 417.839.3735
Jasper County COAD, long-term recovery committee:
Rentals/property available:Register open/available property with FEMA at 1.800.621.3362.
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St Johns Patient Information 417.781.2727
Salvation Army 417.624.4528
Social Services 417.629.3050
The S.A.F.E. Coalition is working under the City Building Department. Please follow their orders.
Joplin Public Schools
3901 E. 32nd Street
Joplin, Missouri 64802-0128
Phone: (417) 625-5200
Fax: (417) 625-5273
Joplin Social Security Disability
4102 S Arizona Ave
Joplin, MO 64804
417.623.8314 / 800.772.1213
Building home back on existing foundation:This is possible if a structural engineer has examined and issued a letter attesting to this. The permit application needs to include building plans. All new construction must meet City Building Codes.
Building home back on existing lot:Very likely this will be possible, unless lot is in a current floodplain designation or involved in future public infrastructure such as road widening. Need a building permit and follow all current setback requirements and building codes.
City Structural Phone numbers:
Building Inspections:(417) 624.0820 ext. 521
Building Permits:(417) 624.0820 ext. 521
Building Plan Review:For (417) 624.0820 ext. 521
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Tools for Lending
Oxford Home Health Care – 417.883.7500
Joplin Health Department - 417.623.6122
Carthage Health Department - 417.358.3111
No permit needed to cut down trees (see also Debris).
Joplin Tornado Info
All proceeds go to the Joplin COAD
Joplin Humane Society
All proceeds benefit the Joplin Humane Society
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Water supplies – (See also Disaster Relief)
Missouri American Water 866.430.0820
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University of Missouri Extension 417.358.2158
Unemployment: (See also Jobs)
Missouri Career Center, 8th and Wall or Sam’s Club, unemployment insurance filing; reemployment
services, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily.
Shutoffs – Do not need to contact utilities about shutting off utilities or billing if house is destroyed. Utilities are shutting off services to destroyed homes and will wait to work out billing when you are able.
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Free eyeglass replacement:
Lion’s Club of Joplin
VA Disaster Assistance
All Hands Volunteers: 617.922.9444 – Debris removal; long-term recovery volunteers
AmeriCorps: various volunteer opportunities available, (417) 625.3543; or (314) 623.2860.
The Bridge: 3405 E. Hammons Blvd., (417) 206.6886 or 483.2883. Volunteer coordination.
Medical professionals volunteers:www.showmeresponse.org 6893 hwy 43
Wellness check: 417.659.5464 – for citizens who want to check on the status of loved ones
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National, State & other Resources:
City Office Information 417.624.0820
4311 East Newman Road
725 S Highview Ave,
Joplin, MO 64801
5898 N. Main Street
Joplin, MO 64801
430 W Elk St
Carthage MO 64836
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