Abilities For Business

Abilities for Business is a website that helps connect job seekers with disabilities, and their potential employers and employment opportunities in a user friendly format.

Aids Project of the Ozarks

AIDS Project of the Ozarks (APO) is a non-profit community-based organization serving a 29-county region in southwest Missouri. APO currently serves over 600 clients with HIV/AIDS and their families. Concerned families and friends established the organization as a grass roots entity in 1983. Services include: medical care, case management, education to the general public, and services to persons with HIV infection, their families and significant others in a confidential, caring environment.

Alzheimer’s Association

As the largest non-profit funder of Alzheimer’s research, The Association is committed to accelerating progress for new treatments, preventions and ultimately, a cure. Through partnerships, the Association has been part of every major research advancement relating to Alzheimer’s over the past 30 years. Today, the Association reaches millions of people affected by Alzheimer’s across the globe through its national headquarters and over 75 local chapters. As the largest donor-supported, voluntary health organization for Alzheimer’s, the Association is a catalyst for advancements in Alzheimer’s research and care.

Boone County Community Services

The Community Services Department was created to oversee and coordinate the disbursement of funds from Children’s Services sales tax that is designated for health care, domestic violence funds and Social Service funding.

Boone County, Missouri Sheriffs Department

Visit the Boone County Sheriff’s Department website.

Christian Associates of Table Rock Lake

Located in Kimberling City, MO, Christian Associates offers services to families in need. Assistance is available for those at 50% of the country’s median income, adjusted for family size and includes subsidized housing for up to two years, case management services, life skills training, access to two thrift store and food pantry, and also a state approved childcare facility.

Center for Human Services

The Center for Human Services promotes development and prevents or reduces the challenges of disabilities across the life span by creating partnerships with individuals, families and communities. The organization recognizes that each individual should have the opportunity to successfully participate in their community and pledges to actively promote meaningful, comprehensive services in family and child development, community living, and employment. The organization is operating in 36 counties in Missouri and is serving over 4000 children and adults.

City of Springfield, Missouri Police Department

Busch Municipal Building
840 Boonville Avenue
Springfield, MO 65802

Columbia Housing Authority; Columbia, MO

Founded in 1956, the Housing Authority of the City of Columbia, Missouri provides safe, healthy, and affordable housing to low-income families and individuals in Columbia and Boone County in Missouri.

City of Columbia, Missouri Police Department

Our Mission: It shall be the duty of each member of the police department to protect the life and property of all persons in the city and to obey punctually the orders of the chief thereof; and all the members thereof shall, to the best of their ability, preserve order, peace and quiet throughout the city.

Burrell also partners with the Columbia Police Department’s Crisis Intervention Team.

City of Columbia/Boone County Health and Human Services

The Division of Human Services works to address the causes and effects of poverty by purchasing, coordinating, and providing social services in the community such as; medication and utility assistance, pregnancy testing and support, Health insurance & coverage and Healthy Families home visiting program.

Columbia Public Schools

As a district accredited with distinction by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Columbia Public Schools is a reflection of our community. Education is something we value and share. It is this tremendous community support that drives us to improve. Our focus, from preschool to adult career education, is excellence.

Community Partnership of the Ozarks

For more than 21 years, Community Partnership has been a trusted leader and a valued resource for solving issues in Springfield and the surrounding region. CPO works in 21 counties in Southwest Missouri, to create opportunities for communication, cooperation and collaboration through the emphasis of shared resources. Programming and services such as after school clubs, parent involvement, early childhood, housing and homeless prevention, social work and crisis intervention, parent education, substance abuse and violence prevention, financial literacy,  youth mentoring and neighborhood revitalization- make them a great partner to us for addressing community issues.

330 N. Jefferson Ave.
Springfield, MO 65806

Cox College of Nursing

Cox College, a private College of 900 students, is committed to excellence by meeting the educational needs of students and the health care community. The College offers Associates, Bachelor and Master degrees in Nursing for which Burrell Behavioral Health is pleased to serve as a behavioral health training site for Cox College nursing students.

CoxHealth Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at CoxHealth provides physicians and nurses with advanced training to care for premature or ill newborns. The NICU is a 52-bed facility with caring, skilled staff and advanced medical equipment. Having a premature or ill baby is one of the most stressful experiences a parent can have. Most parents find it very difficult to go through the experience of having their baby in the NICU without needing emotional support. Burrell Behavioral Health, in partnership with this unit, provides counselors and social workers who can provide on-site emotional support to those in need.

Drury University

Ranked 11th among Midwest Regional Universities in the United States in the publication U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges in 2017, and a top 20 best value university by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. Drury University is committed to the liberal arts tradition and to personal education that integrates theoretical and practical knowledge in the context of the 21st century. Among the variety of majors offered at Drury are behavioral sciences and music therapy which become readily intertwined when Drury students provide music therapy to participants of Burrell’s CSTAR, adolescent substance abuse program.


Headquartered in Springfield, Missouri, Enactus is a community of student, academic and business leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better, more sustainable, world. Burrell Behavioral Health is pleased that members of Enactus are able to share their entrepreneurial spirit with the individuals of Burrell’s Working Solutions program, a program designed to help those with developmental disabilities discover meaning and purposefulness through employment.

Equi-Librium Therapy Center

Located in Rogersville, Missouri, Equi-Librium Therapy Center’s mission is to provide exceptional accredited equine therapy services, improving the quality of life for those in the Ozarks. Equi-Librium’s team includes a number of individuals, including Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, and Physical therapists, all trained to deliver equine-assisted activities and Hippotherapy to disabled and/or troubled individuals. EquiLibrium’s program has proven beneficial in the delivery of therapies to those in Burrell’s CSTAR program for youth and adolescents dealing with substance abuse issues.

The Council of Churches Of The Ozarks

At its conception in 1969, the Council was a group of area churches united to provide emergency food and clothing to those in need. They believed, and still agree today, that we can accomplish more by working together. Now 82 ministry partners, representing 19 denominations form the core of the Council along with individuals and businesses from the surrounding areas.

Division of Childrens Services, Youth Services & Family Support Services

The Division of Children’s Services offers services pertaining to Adoption, Foster Care, Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline, Family Centered Services, Intensive In-Home Services. Youth Services provides information about youth in the juvenile justice system. The Division for Family Support services is available for Food Stamps, Child Support Enforcement, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (Welfare), Rehabilitation Services for the Blind, Eligibility Determination for MO HealthNet and MO HealthNet for Kids.

FACE of Boone County (Family Access Center of Excellence)

FACE is an organization aimed at providing improved access to quality mental health services for families with children ranging in age from (0-19). They provide case management , and community based referrals to identify and meet the needs of families of Boone County.

Family Health Center Heath & Care Within Reach

Family Health Center exists to provide access to primary medical, dental and mental health services to community members, with emphasis on the medically underserved, to improve the health of the community and to train future health care providers.

Greene County, Missouri Juvenile Office; Greene County Juvenile Courts

The purpose of the Greene County Juvenile Court is to provide prevention, intervention and protection services to children, families and the community, while promoting collaborative partnerships with private and public entities in an ongoing effort to improve the quality of life for the citizens of Greene County.

Greene County, Missouri Sheriff’s Department

The Greene County Sheriff’s Office is a full service law enforcement agency whose staff is committed to seeking out new and innovative ways to provide top quality services and protection to the people.

Jordan Valley (FQHC)

By providing people a medical home, we can more effectively improve the health of our patients and the community. A medical home provides a multitude of health services within one centralized location. It’s a one-stop-shop for healthcare that works with patients to improve health outcomes.

The Kitchen

The Kitchen has been providing housing, food, and medical services to the homeless, underserved, and uninsured in the Springfield area since 1983. They are a local organization whose purpose is serving those in the Springfield community. All contributions are utilized for the betterment of the immediate service area. The Kitchen serves a very diverse population and a variety of needs with the many programs sponsored.

Missouri Association of Drug Court Professionals

Drug courts represent the combined efforts of justice and treatment professionals to actively intervene and break the cycle of substance abuse, addiction, crime, delinquency, and child maltreatment. These special dockets are given the responsibility to handle cases involving addicted citizens under the adult, juvenile, family, and tribal justice systems.

Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, in conjunction with Burrell Behavioral Health, have worked simultaneously to obtain funding for various projects serving the Developmentally Disabled in Southwest and Central Missouri.

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

This organization offers a wide array of services for Seniors ranging from Adult Day Care, Adult Protective Services, Elder Abuse Prevention, Housing Assistance, Nutrition for Seniors and Senior Employment. Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services also provides home & Community based services and helps seniors and families figure out the details of long term care.

912 Wildwood
P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, Missouri 65102

Missouri Children’s Trust Fund

The Children’s Trust Fund (CTF) is Missouri’s foundation for child abuse prevention. CTF was created by the Missouri General Assembly in 1983 as a 501c(3) non-profit organization whose purpose is to prevent and/or alleviate child abuse and neglect. Located within the Missouri Office of Administration, CTF is governed by a twenty-one member Board of Directors, seventeen of whom are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Missouri Senate. Burrell Behavioral Health has, on several occasions, had the opportunity to partner with CTF in applying for grants and in offering educational events that pertain to the welfare of children and is currently a license plate partner.

Missouri Department of Mental Health

DMH makes services available through state-operated facilities and contracts with private organizations and individuals. The state-operated psychiatric facilities include inpatient psychiatric for adults and children, as well as the Missouri Sexual Offender Treatment Center.

Missouri Department of Social Services/Children and Youth Services Division

Due to Burrell’s broad continuum of care, and ability to provide care at various intensities, depending on need, Burrell Behavioral Health receives a significant number of referrals, and correlating funds, for both its children’s programming and its youth and adolescent CSTAR program, which addresses substance abuse issues for this population.

Missouri Foundation for Health

Missouri Foundation for Health is a catalyst for change, improving the health of Missourians through partnership, experience, knowledge, and funding.

Missouri School for the Deaf

Missouri School for the Deaf was founded in 1851. The school’s programs are operated on a K-12 structure with students moving through primary, intermediate and high school. MSD has also been fortunate in being able to provide strong vocational programs for those who do not pursue their education at a college level. MSD graduates are self-supporting deaf and men and women who live and work in all parts of the state and throughout the nation.

Missouri Senate Bill 40 Boards

Senate Bill 40 (SB40) Boards administer and establish and/or operate sheltered workshops, residence facilities, and/or related services for the care or employment of persons with developmental disabilities. Of Missouris 114 counties and the city of St. Louis, 85 have established SB 40 Boards. Burrell Behavioral Health works closely with many of the area’s SB40 Boards in the coordination of service and funding, especially for those diagnosed with IDD.

Missouri Vocational Rehabilitation

The Missouri Department of Education’s Division of Vocational Rehabilitation provides assistance to individuals who have a disability that might otherwise keep them from obtaining a job. Vocational Rehabilitation specializes in employment and training services that can assist in job placement, based upon eligibility. To be eligible, an individual must have a physical or mental impairment that creates difficulty with regard to working. Once eligibility is determined, a VR counselor coordinates guidance and counseling, skills training, and job placement. Burrell’s Development Disabilities Department works closely with VR, interchanging counseling, skills training and job placement for Developmentally Disabled persons.

Missouri Psychiatric Center University of Missouri Health System

Treatment services are designed to meet the inpatient needs of adults, adolescents, children and their families who are in crisis or who need a comprehensive diagnosis evaluation in an inpatient setting. The goals of hospitalization are to evaluate, stabilize and treat mentally ill individuals, and to carefully evaluate all possible medical and psychological reasons for a psychiatric disorder. Our multidisciplinary treatment team has created a comprehensive, integrated and safe diagnostic therapeutic environment in which problems can be discussed and healing can begin.

Missouri State University

Missouri State University, in Springfield, is Missouris second largest university and offers quality academic programs that focus on the career success of students with affordability and value. MSU is an integral part of the Springfield community and frequently partners with Burrell Behavioral Health in the development of various grant applications and also through Burrell’s participation as an internship site for students enrolled in MSU’s nursing program.

Moberly School District

The Moberly School District is committed to vision of exemplary education. The learning enviornment that we must foster will stimulate intellectual curiosity, teach children how to learn, and enable them to become learning community. This vision statement provides a blueprint of standards that the Moberly School District will achieve and maintain.

OACAC Head Start

Head Start is a pre-school learning experience for children from income eligible families. It is a family-oriented program designed to provide educational experiences, health services and other opportunities for both the children and their families.

Oxford HealthCare

“Oxford HealthCare has been bringing health care to the home since 1974, and strives to set the standard of excellence for home care. Whether it’s 24-hour care, or just extra help around the house, Oxford delivers quality care in the comfort of home. With more than 1,400 employees serving 5,000 clients on a weekly basis, Oxford is dedicated to meeting individual needs, and to keeping families together. Oxford HealthCare and Burrell have jointly participated in the delivery of telehealth services and, due to their offerings of complimentary care, frequently share in referrals from one organization or the other.

Pettis County Community Partnership

The mission of the Pettis County Community Partnership is to improve the lives of children, families, and all who live or work in Pettis County. By coming together around issues that confront the people of Pettis County, the partnership is able to find ways to combine resources and improve lives. PCCP seeks to ensure that families can raise their children into adulthood-healthy, safe, educated, and productive. Burrell Behavioral Health is pleased to help this partnership by providing both resources and support to indigent patients of Pettis County.

Randolph County Caring Communities

The mission of The Randolph County Caring Community Partnership is to serve as a framework to engage the community in action towards enhancing the quality of life for all residents. The partnership aims to accomplish this by applying the values of Respect, Collaboration, Integrity, and Accountability by actively involving the community in decisions that affect their well-being, brining services closer to where families live and children attend school, and by using dollars more flexibly and effectively to meet family needs. Burrell Behavioral Health can assist this partnership in attaining its goals by offering consultation services where appropriate.

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. Their mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on American’s communities.

Southwest Missouri Office on Aging

Southwest Missouri Office on Aging is your leading source for programs, services, and information specifically designed to help older adults and their caregivers. SWMOA has been serving thousands of seniors in southwest Missouri since 1973 through the many programs, senior centers, and numerous services they offer. Burrell Behavioral Health strives to meet the needs of the aging in its communities and has partnered with SWMOA through the implementation of several grant-funded programs designed specifically to provide senior services.

Smiley Lane Family Medicine

Smiley Lane Family Medicine Clinic, located in northern Columbia, is the University of Missouri’s Department of Family and Community Medicine’s newest family medicine clinic and includes a drive-through pharmacy, as well as an on-site lab. Physicians and other clinic staff members provide a full range of primary care services to families and individuals in this northeast Columbia practice. Smiley Lane Family Medicine and Burrell Behavioral Health frequently coordinate care for patients in the Columbia community to insure that both physical and behavioral health needs are met.

Springfield Regional Office

The Missouri Division of Developmental Disabilities (DD) serves individuals with developmental disabilities such as cognitive disabilities, cerebral palsy, head injuries, autism, epilepsy, and certain learning disabilities. Springfield Regional Office is the primary point of entry into the system for the following counties Christian, Dallas, Douglas, Greene, Hickory, Laclede, Ozark, Polk, Stone, Taney, Webster, and Wright. Springfield Regional Office does not provide paid services; however, regional offices purchase services from contracted agencies licensed by the Department of Mental Health or other national accrediting agencies. Service Coordination is available in every county. Service coordinators provide case management and are responsible for assisting with advocacy, linking people to services and assuring the health and safety of the individual supported. Burrell Behavioral Health readily accepts referrals from the Springfield Regional Office in order to meet the behavioral health needs of those they serve and also assists in referring to other community agencies as needed to help ensure that comprehensive care is provided to the developmentally delayed population.

Springfield-Greene County Health Department

Established in 1873, Springfield-Greene County Public health encompasses a variety of functions and services that protect the health of the community through education, collaboration and prevention.

227 E. Chestnut Expressway
Springfield, MO 65802

Springfield Salvation Army

Since 1890, The Salvation Army has provided hope and help to thousands of Ozarks residents. Today, more than 120 years later, The Salvation Army remains committed to Doing the Most Good for the most people in His name without discrimination. Partnering with Burrell Behavioral Health in the development and execution of alcohol and drug prevention programming is just one way in which the Salvation Army has brought good to Springfield and surrounding communities in Missouri.

The Stepping Up Initiative (Boone & Pettis County):

Stepping Up urges county leaders to pass a resolution and convene teams of agency decision makers and diverse stakeholders to develop a six-step action plan to reduce the number of people with mental illnesses in jails.

Teter’s Floral

Headquartered in Bolivar, Missouri, Teter’s Floral has built a reputation as a leader in the permanent floral and home décor industries by providing customers with the highest quality products and services. Founded as a family business in 1957 for the purpose of manufacturing and selling Memorial Day wreaths and sprays, the company has grown into a leading multi-national permanent botanical supplier importing, assembling, and distributing artificial floral products to wholesale and retail customers around the globe. Burrell Behavioral Health is grateful to Teter’s Floral for partnering with its Working Solutions project, a sheltered workshop for the developmentally disabled in Southwest Missouri, to provide contract employment to program participants.

Springfield Public Schools

Springfield Public Schools is Missouri’s largest fully accredited school district. It has built a reputation for academic excellence based on the outstanding performance of its students and schools. About 24,000 students attend 50 schools which offer an array of educational opportunities.