Project Connect

Save the Date for Project Connect Odessa 2022!

The next Project Connect will be held on Friday, July 29 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Odessa High School. More information will be coming soon. Project Connect is a one-day public health outreach event designed to help underserved and uninsured adults find needed community resources. All services offered are free.

Additionally, the Diagnostic Imaging Mammogram Unit will be there and they have a grant to cover mammograms for women 40 and over and uninsured.

Service providers and volunteers are needed for the Odessa Project Connect on Friday, July 29. To learn more and get involved, contact Suzanne Smith at 660.229.5293 and download the Service Provider Form.

Services and resources available at Project Connect events include:
  • Dental extractions in our mobile unit (first come, first serve).
  • Hair cuts.
  • Height, weight, blood pressure check, vision screenings, etc.
  • Behavioral health screenings.
  • Enrollment assistance for Medicaid, Medicare, Affordable Care Act, unemployment, disability, and food stamps.
  • WIC & nutritional information & education.
  • Pregnancy tests & women’s resources.
  • Exit bags with hygiene supplies & necessities.
  • Drug incinerator.
  • Workforce mobile unit.
  • Gathering table.
  • Veteran’s services.
  • Immunizations voucher (good for 14 days).
  • Birth/death certificate voucher (good for 14 days).
  • MO driver’s license & photo ID voucher (good for 14 days).
  • Many other resources – see below!
HCC is looking for vendors and volunteers for Odessa Project Connect as well as upcoming Project Connect events throughout the year. Organizations will help raise awareness of available community resources by providing information and free services while also building connections with members of the community. Volunteers will guide attendees around the event and inform them about the community resources and services available. HCC is also in need of sponsorships to help provide event services as well as meals for Project Connect guests, providers, and volunteers. Contact Suzanne at 660.229.5293 for more information.
Thank you to all of our attendees, volunteers, and sponsors for making the first annual Carrollton Project Connect 2022 a huge success. Click here to see a summary of results.

Other Vendors and Services Available at Project Connect events:

  • SNAP/EBT enrollment.
  • Missouri Valley Community Action Agency.
  • Burrell Behavioral Health.
  • Vocational rehabilitation.
  • House of Hope & shelters.
  • Veteran’s resources & assistance.
  • Nursing home & assisted living information.
  • Drug & alcohol/Alcoholics Anonymous help.
  • GED (PASS) referral.
  • Easter Seals Midwest.
  • Women’s Resource Center.
  • Youth @ Work.
  • Children & youth with special health care needs.
  • Utility & emergency assistance.
  • Chiropractor & massage.
  • Flu & tetanus shots.

Project Connect events are organized by HCC Network, its Community Health Centers, and the Social Service Committee of Lafayette County in collaboration with REACH Healthcare Foundation.


Download Results from Past Project Connect Events:

Our community-based programs include case management, counseling and assessment, health education, transportation, translation services, enrollment assistance, health and social care advocacy initiatives, access to primary care, and health IT.

HCC and its Community Health Centers serve all patients regardless of ability to pay. Discounts for essential services are offered based on family size and income. Schedule a visit: 660.259.2440.

After more than a decade and nearly 50 new employees later, it’s safe to say that the Lexington, MO-based HCC Network is a major player in Lafayette County and in rural health care in this region.

The focus of HCC is to develop and implement programs that are responsive to documented health needs of county residents, with specific health status indicators as benchmarks of progress.

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