Community Resource Guide

Joplin Health Care Facilities:

Access Family Care

Community Clinic of Southwest Missouri

Freeman Health Systems

Freeman - Ozark Center (Mental and behavioral health)

Landmark Hospital

Mercy Hospital Joplin

Mercy Behavioral Health

Additional Resources:


CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention)
FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration)
USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)

MO DA (Missouri Department of Agriculture)
MO DESE (Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education)
MO DFS (Division of Family Services) - Medicaid services
MO DHSS (Missouri Department Health & Senior Services)
MO DNR (Missouri Department of Natural Resources)
MO DOR (Missouri Department of Revenue)
MO DSS (Missouri Department of Social Services)
MU Extension – University of Missouri

County (Note: Marriage licenses can be obtained from the Recorder of Deeds Office in the county where the license was obtained. Divorce decrees can be obtained from the Circuit Clerk in the county where the divorce was granted.)
Jasper County Government
Jasper County Health Department
Jasper County Sheriff's Office - Animal control services outside of Joplin city limits
Newton County Government
Newton County Health Department
Newton County Sheriff’s Office

Area Agency on Aging
Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri
Children's Center
Children’s Haven
CHOICES Medical Services
City of Joplin GIS map
Crosslines Food Pantry
Economic Security Corporation of Southwest Area
Independent Living Center
Joplin Humane Society
Joplin Public Library
Lafayette House Shelter
Legal Services of Southern Missouri
Mission Joplin Food Pantry
Planned Parenthood Joplin Health Center
Salvation Army
Souls Harbor Shelter
United Way of Southwest Missouri and Southeast Kansas
Watered Gardens Shelter