Butler Co. Community Resource Council
The Butler County Community Resource Council (CRC) seeks to continue the RSVP in Missouri Opportunity #9; Butler County, MO: Poplar Bluff, Fisk, Broseley, Qulin, Harviell, Neelyville. The CRC exists to promote coordination and cooperation between social services providers, churches, business communities and the educational system, in order to empower families and individuals to become more self-reliant, responsible and resourceful. The RSVP program began in 1973 and has continued to meet community needs in Butler County, MO. The primary focus area will be Healthy Futures and 105 volunteers at 7 work stations will meet needs within the community which include access to care, aging in place and obesity and food. At the end of the 12-month performance period, approximately 2000 individuals/families will receive services: 765 will report having increased social ties; 600 will report increased food security; 360 will receive health information; 275 will participate in health education programs. The CNS federal invest of $31,986 will be supplemented by $40,646 of non-federal resources which will include, in kind donations, local and state funding.