Ascent Recovery

Ascent Recovery Residences provides sustained addiction recovery management in a faith based environment. Find out more online about Ascent’s philosophy and available programs.

For more information, call (417) 529-9368 or use the online contact form.

To help Ascent continue to offer their services, make a donation.


Celebrate Recovery

Celebrate Recovery aims to help free people from addictive, compulsive and dysfunctional behaviors through “Eight Recovery Principles and the Christ-Centered Twelve Steps.”

Celebrate Recovery @ Forest Park Joplin meets every Tuesday night at 6:00 P.M.


Mission Joplin

Mission Joplin , run by Forest Park Church, assists Joplin tornado (May 22, 2011) victims and others in the Joplin area who need help with basic necessities. They distribute food, clothes, dishes, toiletries, baby items, and housewares.

Do you need help? Visit the warehouse on Tuesday or Thursday from 10 A.M. - 2 P.M.

Want to help? You can donate, donate in-kind items (non-perishable food, laundry detergent, cleaning supplies, toiletries, bed sheets, dishes, towels, and clothing) , or volunteer (loading/unloading, help with registration, help clients find what they need. To find out more, visit the website. (Be sure to scroll to the bottom.)


Neighborhood Life House

Neighborhood Life House serves the northwest Joplin area and “exists to build relationships within our community in a safe, Christ-centered environment.” Find out more about the available programs, which include karate, dance, & sewing classes as well as a monthly neighborhood supper.

Want to help? Get involved or donate.


Rapha House

Rapha House seeks “to end the trafficking and sexual exploitation of children through aftercare for survivors, prevention for the vulnerable, and awareness for all.”

Want to know more? Find out more about Rapha House’s programs.

Help increase public awareness and request a speaker for your group.

Want to help? Make a donation, purchase from the boutique, host a fundraiser, or provide donations for specific needs.