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Benefits for Families


The "Benefits for Families" web page is a collection of links to other sites about benefits and programs available in Missouri to help families meet their basic needs. This site is targeted to social service providers and community leaders working with low income families. If you have suggestions for additional links, please contact Brenda Procter, Consumer and Family Economics Specialist.

AARP-Reverse Mortgage Center Medicaid
Child Care Subsidy Medicare
Child Support Enforcement Missouri Housing Partners
Child Tax Credit Missouri Property Tax Credit
(Formerly known as Circuit Breaker)
(Link to Department of Revenue Fact Sheet)
Department of Housing and Urban Development MO$T
(Link to Missouri Saving for Tuition Program)
Earned Income Tax Credit (EIC)
(Link to
Mortgage Guide for Homeowners and Buyers
(Federal agencies and glossary of terms)
Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) Railroad Retirement
(Link to Railroad Retirement Board Homepage)
Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
(Link to the Financial Management Service of the US Department of the Treasury)
Federal Student Aid
(Link to U.S. Department of Education information on various Scholarships)
Missouri Rx Plan
(Alternative to the Pharmaceutical
Tax Credit)
Funding Education Beyond High School Social Security
Financial Aid Search
(Free search for all types of financial aid)
Food Stamps
(Link to USDA website)
Social Security Disability Benefits
(Link to Social Security website Disability facts)
Home Buyers Course
(Article describes the Home Ownership Made Easier Course)
Social Security Retirement Benefits
(Link to Social Security website Retirement facts)
Home Ownership Made Easy (H.O.M.E.)
(Workshop for prospective first time home buyers)
Social Security Survivor Benefits
(Link to Social Security website Survivor Benefits facts)
(Interactive tools and information to use when buying or selling a home)
Student Financial Assistance
Homeowners Insurance Insight
(Missouri Families article on homeowners insurance)
Supplemental Security Income Benefits
Housing Comes First-Missouri
(Coalition to preserve housing and neighborhoods for low- to moderate-incomes)
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
To find out more information regarding TANF programs in the state of Missouri, click here.
Insurance Information Institute
(Ways to lower your auto insurance)
Unemployment Insurance
(Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program)
Veterans' Benefits
Link Up and Lifeline
(Link to FCC factsheet on local telephone service programs and benefits)
(Link to USDA website WIC fact sheet)
Healthnet for Kids, Missouri’s Health Insurance for Low-Income Children Workers' Compensation


This information may become outdated at any time due to changes in programs and benefits. It is important to check with the appropriate agency for current eligibility requirements and benefit information.

For additional information contact:
Brenda Procter, 573-882-3820;

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 Last update: Wednesday, April 15, 2009