Midwest Technical Institute Springfield, MO Campus Student Resources

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Midwest Technical Institute (MTI) is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of our students, faculty, and staff during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. During this time, we strive to provide any assistance we can to our community. MTI has compiled the below list of community resources available to assist students and their loved ones.

This list of MTI Student Resources includes local and national information on food resources, home and utilities, transportation, educational resources, mental health and more.

Food Resources

  • Visit https://ozarksfoodharvest.org/coronavirus-update/ for a list of pantry times and locations
  • Check for drive-through breakfast and lunch pick-ups at your child’s public school from 9a-12p
  • Visit Freeway Ministries on Facebook for more information on free meal delivery.
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Springfield, MO drive through food distributions (3/18-4/3.) Please visit their Facebook page for full Food Distribution Plan and locations.
    • Henderson Unit (835 W. Calhoun) Drive up to the front entrance, Henderson Club families pick up food at Henderson
    • Musgrave (720 S. Park) Drive up to the side cafeteria door located on the NORTH side of the building facing Zagonyi Park Sertoma and Musgrave Club families pick up food at Musgrave
    • Stalnaker (1410 N. Fremont) Drive up to the side cafeteria emergency exit door on the NORTH side of the building facing Smith Park, Fremont and Stalnaker Club families pick up food at Stalnaker
  • Council of Churches of the Ozarks: Drive-thru lunches Monday-Friday 9a-1p. Place order online or call 417-869-0563. Take proof of address and SS card of each resident. Visit their website for more information.
  • Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services: WIC Customers: If the shelf is empty, ask the store for a partial WIC Formula Redemption Form and bring it to the WIC office for a replacement voucher.
  • Grocery Stores:
    • Wal-Mart Stores will be open 6am to 11pm until further notice
    • HyVee Store hours 8am-8pm 7 days a week and making deliveries using DoorDash

Utility Assistance

City Utilities will suspend disconnection of utilities for non-payment until May 1st. For more information, call 417-863-9000 or visit: https://www.cityutilities.net/

Cell Phone Service

Employment Opportunities

For more information on filing unemployment in Missouri due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) please visit Department of Labor & Industrial Relations website.

Educational Resources

Internet Access

  • Xfinity Wi-Fi Free for Everyone: Xfinity Wi-Fi hotspots across the country will be available to anyone who needs them for free – including non-Xfinity Internet subscribers. For a map of Xfinity WiFi hotspots, visit: xfinity.com/wifi. Once at a hotspot, consumers should select the “xfinitywifi” network name in the list of available hotspots, and then launch a browser.
  • Comcast: Call 1-855-846-8376 or visit: internetessentials.com/covid19

Public Transportation

Bus service resumes as normal, for more information visit: https://www.cutransit.net/

Infant Needs

Senior Citizen Resources

Financial Support During Coronavirus COVID-19

Financial Assistance for Tipped & Service Workers

Tax Information

Family Resources

  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Springfield, MO is helping families in need. For details visit: https://www.bgclubspringfield.org/
  • Heart of Missouri United Way, Inc.: Call 1-800-427-4626 or 1-417-863-7700CU

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Ozark Food Harvest: Call Jo at 417-865-3411 ext114 for more information
  • Safe to Sleep Women’s Shelter: Call 417-862-3586 for more information

Mental Health & Counseling Services

Resources for Property Owners