Early Childcare and Education
InterServ is committed to providing quality preschool and childcare, as well as offering financial assistance to those parents who cannot afford the full cost of care. Mitchell Woods offers a preschool curriculum with extended hours for children 6 weeks to 5 years of age. The center is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION
Southside Youth Program and The Wesley Weightlifters
The InterServ Youth Center offers safe and fun After-School and Latch Key programs for elementary, junior and senior high school youth. A part of that Program is an Olympic weightlifting program, Team Wesley, that has produced numerous national champions, United States Olympic Weightlifting Team members and world-class youth who know the value of hard work to achieve their goals in sports and in life.
Individual and Family Services
Trained social workers and staff provide: Counseling for all ages, Budget and Financial Management.
Emergency Assistance: Our Food Pantry serves the hungry five days a week. Rent assistance and utility assistance is offered to working families for those who qualify. Rapid Re-housing form can be found .
Food Pantry needs list -
The Immigrant Services Program is designed to stabilize and support immigrants by offering citizenship assistance, INS documentation services and mobilizing the faith community to provide acceptance and integration of immigrant families into the community.
Volunteer Services & Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
Volunteering keeps people active and involved in the community. At any age, volunteering builds community interaction and self-esteem. Adults and youth are encouraged to share their time and talents in a variety of community service projects to discover the joy of helping others in need.
Helping immigrants and their families obtain legal documentation and support services to become active members of their community.
Senior In-Home Services
Our caring In-Home Services staff provides homemaking services, personal care and advanced personal care services for the elderly and disabled in a four county area. Our Professional Medical Services division offers medication evaluation services to elderly clients and can help determine eligibility for services offered by the State of Missouri.
Senior Nutrition Program - Meals on Wheels
Two Senior Meals Sites offer healthy noon meals for those over 60. In addition to fighting food insecurity and malnutrition we work to relieve loneliness and depression among the elderly.
The Meals on Wheels Program depends on volunteer drivers to deliver hot noon meals to homebound elderly and the disabled who are unable to prepare their own meals.
5400 King Hill Avenue
PO Box 4038
St Joseph, Missouri 64504
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InterServ is a United Way Community Partner. Other Partners include: United Methodist Women, Inc. and the Missouri Conference of the United Methodist Church, The Heartland Presbytery (PCUSA); The Missouri Mid-South Conference of the United Church of Christ; St. Joseph Community Development; and the USDA - The USDA is an equal opportunity employer and provider, MO General Revenue & DHSS/ Division of Senior & Disability Services through the Older Americans Act of 1965 and a contract with NWMO Area Agency on Aging, Inc.; and a contract with Second Harvest of Greater St. Joseph.