Economic Security Corporation of Southwest Area

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ESC's Head Start Early Childhood Centers Have Immediate Openings

Immediate Available Early Childhood Care

September 8, 2021

All Joplin Head Start Centers have Immediate Openings. Most of our centers have immediate openings.

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ESC's partnership with The Joplin Public Library

ESC's Monthly Presence at The Joplin Public Library

August 23, 2021

Apply For ESC's Services at The Joplin Public Library. We are there once a month, watch our FB posts to know which day we will be there.

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The Homeless Coaliton's Project Homeless Connect

The Homeless Coalition's Summer Project Homeless Connect

August 13, 2021

Media Coverage From Yesterday's Summer Project Homeless Connect Event The Joplin Globe Coverage by Debby Woodin KSN's Stuart Price's Story below

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Media Coverage of ESC's Air Conditioner Program

Air Conditioners Available See if You Are Eligible

July 28, 2021

The Joplin Globe coverage of ESC's Air Conditionerprogram on 7.29.2021 & Gretchen Bolander's Coverage by KODE TV.

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ESC's Summer Electric Assistance

Electric Shut-off or No Service?

July 16, 2021

KSN's reporting on ESC's Summer Electric Assistance services. Press Release

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ESC's Joplin Bungalows Dog Park Partnership Dedication and Ribbon Cutting

Joplin Bungalows Dog Park Dedication

July 12, 2021

The Joplin Globe's Kevin McClintock reporting on ESC and Ozark Center's Partnership to create a Dog Park at The Joplin Bungalows.

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KSN's Coverage of ESC's Home Weatherization Tune-up Program

Did You Miss KSN's Home Weatherization Tune-Up Story?

June 8, 2021

Check out ESC's Home Weatherization Tune-up Program. Click for more information and an application.

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Freeman and Mercy Clinic's Scheduling COVID-19 Vaccinations

Hospitals Are Scheduling COVID Vaccinations

April 7, 2021

Click the link for the Mercy site and to find a time to get your COVID Vacx. You can do this on-line or by phone. Click this link for the Freeman Health System site to find a time, you may call to make an appointment as well.

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ESC releases the 2020-2023 Community Needs Assessment

ESC releases the 2020-2023 Community Needs Assessment

March 12, 2021

ESC wants to thank Southwest Missouri partners and customers who participated in the 2020-2023 community needs assessment. We share this with our community in hopes we can reduce these needs and continue to ameloriate Poverty in SW Missouri.

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State Registration Website for The COVID-19 Vaccination

Statewide Vaccination Registration and Information

February 19, 2021

Help Missouri residents sign up for the COVID-19 vaccination. This is Missouri's Statewide Vaccination Registration on-line or toll-free number: Registration and Information

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MHDC's State Assistance for Housing Relief

Housing Relief Available Now

February 1, 2021

Missouri Residents! For Renters/Home Owners with a Mortgage.Missouri Housing Development Commission State Assistance for Housing Relief (SAHRA). If you have been afffected by COVID 19, including unemployed or loss of wages, you should check the link out.

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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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