Resources about Bullying:
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Columbia Public Schools U Matter Website
Big Brothers Big Sisters School-Based Mentoring
Lange is proud to be working with Big Brothers Big Sisters’ School-Based Mentoring program. If you feel your child could benefit from being involved with this program, please contact Tina DeClue at gro.sbbb@eulCeD.aniT, or by calling (573) 874-3677.
The Rainbow House regularly offers series of parenting classes titled Parenting With Love and Limits.
ParentLink provides answers to ANY parenting questions. Call 1-800-552-8522 or, if calling from Columbia: 882-7321. ParentLink provides research-based parenting information, referrals to services, and supportive conversation to parents and professionals working with parents and children.
Free Parent Stress Helpline (Crisis) 1-800-367-2543
Parents Anonymous Support group for individuals and families who want to work through difficult parenting issues – 449-9625
Central Missouri Community Action offers utility assistance (gas, electric and a winterization program to financially eligible families or persons who are elderly or disabled. If you are interested in this program, please call 443-8731 for more information.
City of Columbia, Health Department offers emergency utility assistance based on income and budget expenses. For more information, please call 874-7355. Eligibility determined by appointment only.
Important Phone Numbers
Columbia Police Department: 874-7652
Columbia Fire Department: 874-7391
Boone County Fire Protection District: 447-5000
Mid-Missouri Crisis Line (24 hours): 445-5035
In Case of Emergency: 911
County Government Numbers
Clerk (Voter Registration): 886-4295
Juvenile Office: 886-4200
Planning and Building Inspection Building: 886-4330
Public Administrator: 886-4190
Recorder of Deeds: 886-4345
City Government Numbers
City Hall: 874-7111
City Clerk: 874-7208
City Council and Mayor: 874-7222
City Manager: 874-7214
Health Department: 874-7345
Housing Authority: 443-2556
License Bureau (Auto and Drivers): 474-4700
Parks and Recreation Department: 874-7460
Public Works Department: 874-7250
Volunteer Services: 874-7499
Water and Light Department: 874-7380