Economic Security Corporation of the Southwest Area


The Economic Security Corporation of the Southwest Area (ESC) is a private non-profit Community Action Agency, created in October 1965 to serve the needs of low-income individuals and families. The mission of the agency is “to help families currently caught in poverty to find a way out, and to work in our communities to prevent the conditions of poverty from affecting future generations.” Our main goal is to help individuals function financially, physically, mentally, and socially at their own level and aid their attempts to attain new levels which will allow them to become self-sufficient. Services include Head Start, Early Head Start, Employment & Training, Weatherization, Home Repair, Women’s Health, and Family Planning.

Hours Available:
Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
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How to Obtain Services:
Customers can call or visit one of our outreach offices to apply for programs or services..
Qualifications vary by program or service.
Location Address:
302 S Joplin Ave
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Not all services are in avaliable in all counties.
Languages Spoken:
English, Spanish

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