Referrals to Cottonwood come from the Administrative Agents (Department of Mental Health supported Community Mental Health Centers such as Community Counseling and Bootheel Counseling Services).  By accessing your local Administrative Agent, every effort can be made to avoid an out of home placement by utilizing resources such as counseling and psychiatric consultation.  Upon determination that a child needs more support than can be provided within the home, the Administrative Agent can then make a referral. Please contact your Administrative Agent.

For Information On Service Areas and Administrative Agents, click on the following links:

If you have concerns or comments regarding our treatment, we would like to hear from you. Please begin by contacting the facility at 573-290-5888 and ask to speak to someone in management. If your concerns are not adequately addressed by our management staff, you can call our accrediting organizations:

The Joint Commission – email

Phone: 1-800-994-6610

Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services – Primaris Healthcare Solutions 1-866-902-1813