Economic Security Corporation of Southwest Area

ESC's COVID-19 Response

ESC's is currently open to the public form 9 am to 11 am,  Monday through Friday, with two exceptions:  Housing Department and Weatherization and Home Repair is open Monday through Thursdays.

ESC's COVID-19 Response Plan as of March 18, 2020, please click the image below to read it fully.  Head Start and Early Head Start centers have closed until April 6, 2020 and the press release can be found below.  If you have any questions,  we suggest you go to the website or your local county health department, here are a few links: Joplin Health Department COVID-19 or Jasper County Health Department.

CDC's recommendations for Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations

Head Start and Early Head Start Closings

Head Start and Early Head Start Taking Applications by Phone

Energy Assistance May Be Able to Help the Newly Unemployed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic