Who are Missouri’s Recovery Support providers?

Grassroots, community-based, and faith-based organizations that provide critical services that support individuals in sustaining long-term abstinence from the abuse and dependence on mood and mind-altering substances.

Since 2005, there have been more than 125,000 Missourians served through Access to Recovery (ATR) grants, which includes a combination of treatment & recovery support services for individuals who do not currently qualify for Medicaid, Medicare, or have private insurance.

What are Recovery Support Services? 

Recovery support programs offer individuals recovery support services such as care coordination, spiritual and group counseling, life skills training, recovery housing, and transportation assistance. These services can be offered before, during, after, or independent of substance use disorder treatment provided by an organization. These services are offered in a variety of settings including, but not limited to community support groups, faith-based organizations, and peer recovery groups.

Recovery support programs include:

  • Housing (Emergency and Transitional)
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Employment Support
  • Spiritual/Faith-based Counseling
  • Care Coordination
  • Family Engagement
  • Peer Services
  • Recovery Education


Learn about obtaining  RSS vouchers that pay for services at local agencies that provide recovery support.

See The Role of Recovery Support Services in Recovery-Oriented Systems of Care (PDF), a white paper from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services