Economic Security Corporation of Southwest Area

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The Joplin Globe Shares News of CARES Act Working in SW MO

CARES Act is Working in Our Communities

January 8, 2021

This is courtesy The Joplin Globe today. ESC was very happy to be able to present a check to the Area Agency on Aging, Region Ten to help with home delivery of meals to SW Missouri seniors. Thanks to the Missouri Community Services Block Grant CARES Act funds.

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ESC's Partnership with AAA

Cares Act looking out for our Most Vulnerable Homebound Seniors

December 18, 2020

Exciting news with ESC's CARES Act Funding, a great partnership with Area Agency on Aging, Region Ten to deliver meals to homebound seniors during the next year!

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ESC's Head Start and Early Head Start Receive Blanket Donation

T&D Donkey Rescue and The Fifteen Percent donate Blankets to ESC's Head Start and Early Head Start

December 15, 2020

Check out KOAM's Coverage of T&D Donkey Rescue and The Fifteen Percent Blanket Donation to all of ESC's Head Start and Early Head Start Children, over 500 blankets were donated today.

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MHDC Landlord Relief Opportunities to help Renters Who Have Fallen Behind

COVID-19 Landlord Relief

December 9, 2020

Landlord relief for Tenant's Who are Struggling with rent payments due to COVID-19 conditions. Find Out More.

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ESC Rolls Out CARES Act Funding for SW Missouri residents

ESC CARES Act Funding Now Available

December 2, 2020

There are two items in the video we need to clarify: 1. We do NOT have funding available for mortgage payments 2. These funds are not part of the "City", but are Federal funds from the Federal Government passed down through the Department of Social Services' Community Services Block Grant to local Community Action Agencies (Economic Security Corporation of SW Area). Click he

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Utility Assistance is Closed On Thursdays to the Public

October 23, 2020

Starting Next Thursday, ESC's Utility Assistance office will be closed to the public, in order to concentrate on processing applications, timely. The staff will be checking on voicemail, emails and their mailbox to ensure that customers are still getting their applications processed in order of crisis. If you call please let the utility assistance staff know if your service has been termina

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Looking for a Vaccine, Locally

Vaccination Locator

October 20, 2020

Looking to find a Vaccine provider, use this website to help.

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