Community Health Advocates

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department's Community Health Advocates focus on improving the lives of individuals and families in our community by connecting them to healthcare and community resources.

Contact our team to take a brief survey to determine your needs, then meet with an Advocate to receive free, personalized assistance.

Call 417-864-1855 or email [email protected] to get started.

Healthcare referrals
Medical, dental and mental health information. Referrals for the insured, uninsured and underinsured.

Housing assistance
Information on resources available for those looking for safe, healthy and affordable housing.

Employment and education assistance
Guidance on where to find a job, how to apply for job assistance and how to receive your high school degree.

Childhood resources
Information on the latest programs benefitting children's health and wellbeing.

Social-emotional support assistance
Information on resources available for those looking to build relationships and connect with others.

Our goal:

Increase health outcomes through connection to services.

Our Purpose:

Liaison between Healthcare, Mental Healthcare, patients and caregivers.

Strengthen care coordination by connecting patients with Healthcare, Mental Healthcare and social support services.

Increase connection and collaboration with other organizations that serve the community.