Riverton USD 404

A School Expecting Excellence and Achieving It!

Important Resources
Area Agencies:


Lafayette House (Joplin)  1-417-782-1772

Cherokee County Health Department 1-620-429-3087

Freeman 1-417-347-7600

Mercy  1-417-781-2727

Bear Hugs (mildly ill child care) (ext 1727) 800-362-0390

Elm Acres Youth Services 620-230-0583

Child Support Enforcement 620-429-3014

Legal Services of Southeast Kansas 620-232-1330

Social and Rehabilitation Services 620-429-3014

Youth Friends 800-563-0472

Class Ltd. (serving people with disabilities) 620-429-1212

Education Service Center- Greenbush (hearing screening) 620-724-6281

SEK Respite Services, Inc. (ext. 1642) 800-362-0390          

See to Learn (vision screening) 800-960-3937

Women, Infant and Children (WIC) 620-429-3338

American Red Cross 620-231-3420

Salvation Army 620-231-0415

Child Support Enforcement 620-429-3014

Cherokee County Attorney 620-429-3836

Legal Services of Southeast Kansas 620-232-1330

Cherokee County Sheriff (Riverton) 620-848-3000
Area Counseling Services

Area Counseling Agencies

*Substance Abuse Program Available


*Spring River Wellness Center (Riverton) 1-620-848-2300

*Spring River Wellness Center (Columbus) 1-620429-1860

Spring River Wellness Emergency Number 866-634-2301 

Will's Place Ages 2-18 (Joplin) 1-417-347-7580

*Via Christi Behavioral Health (Pittsburg) 1-620-231-1068 

Safehouse Crisis Center (Pittsburg) 1-800-794-9148

Al-Anon Family Groups (Pittsburg) 1-888-425-2666

*Cherokee County Mental Health (Columbus) 1-620-429-1860

Crawford County Mental Health (Pittsburg) 1-620-231-5130

*New Directions (Joplin) 417-347-7700

(Walk in assessments Mon, Tues, Thurs – arrive before 7 am. Bring photo ID, Social Security Card, proof of address.)


Counseling Associates of the Four States LLC (Joplin) 1-417-627-9994

Skyline Center LLC (Joplin) 1-417-182-1443

*Elm Acres (Pittsburg) 620-231-6129

*Turn Around Ranch (Joplin) 417-347-7860 (Inpatient only)

Mercy Behavioral Health (Joplin) 1-417-781-7337


Area Clinics
Baxter Springs Health Clinic 620-856-2900
Health Clinic Columbus 620-429-2101
Pittsburg Health Clinic 620-231-9873


Hotline Numbers:


Safe house (Domestic Violence) 800-794-9148

Poison Control 800-332-6633

Rape Hotline 1-417-782-1111

Parental Stress Hotline 188-367-2543

Youth Crises and Runaway 1-800-231-6946

Al-Anon Hotline 800-356-9996

Alcohol and Drug Abuse 800-821-4357

Missing Children’s Hotline 800-426-5678

Nat’l Adolescence Suicide 800-621-4000

Suicide Hotline 800-444-9999

Suicide Prevention 24 hr. 800-247-0661

Child/Adult Abuse Hotline 800-922-5330 or 800-392-3738

Kan Child Protection and Report Hotline 800-922-5330
Fax Abuse Report To: 1-866-317-4279
E-Mail Abuse Report To KSPRC@srs.ks.gov
Mail Abuse Report:
Kansas Protection Report Center
Docking State Office Building
915 SW Harrison, 5th floor
Topeka, KS 66612





SRS Disability Behavioral Health Services (DBHS) Mental Health


Kansas Health Solutions 888-547-2878 www.kansashealthsolutions.org

Health Wave 800-792-4884 www.kansashealthwave.org

Southeast Kansas Regional Prevention Center 316-724-6281

NYU Child Study Center (parenting styles) www.aboutourkids.org/aboutour/articles/parentingstyles.html

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention www.cdc.gov/tobacco


Baxter Police  620-856-2112
Galena Police 620-783-5065
Riverton Poice 620-429-3992
Cherokee County 620-457-8456
Columbus 620-429-1332



Last Modified on February 1, 2017