Community Services, Inc. (CSI) is a non-profit Community Action Agency that helps low-income, elderly and disabled individuals and families. CSI covers the five county area and has an office in Mound City, Maryville, Grant City, Stanberry and Tarkio.
Community Services, Inc. partners with Community Hospital-Fairfax in Fairfax, Missouri, to provide Back to School Fairs for the children of low-income families in Atchison and Holt counties. The fair is for clients of CSI and is by invitation only (please contact one of the offices to see if you qualify).
Community Services, Inc. also partners with Second Harvest, the Tarkio/Westboro Ministerial Alliance, and the Tarkio Nutrition Center to provide a summer feeding program to Tarkio children.
A Food Pantry is also available in each office. Commodities and senior boxes are available through a partnership with Second Harvest.
CSI is starting a community garden east of their location at 322 Main Street in Tarkio. They are starting small, but hope to grow in years to come. The produce from these plants will be available to clients. If anyone in the community would like to help with the project or has extra produce from their own garden that they would like to share, please contact Cathy Davis at 660-736-4646.
Community Services, Inc. is always interested in new partnerships. Eligibility for Community Services, Inc. is income-based. For more information or to see if you qualify please contact Cathy. Below is a list of services provided by Community Services.