Wentzville | 636-332-0899
Hannibal | 573-221-2256


In order to stop
child abuse, we
need to start
talking about it.

The Child Center, Inc., is a child advocacy center for Northeast Missouri where a comprehensive, coordinated approach is taken in response to allegations of child sexual and physical abuse occurring in our 14 county service area.

The primary goal of The Child Center, Inc., is to ensure that children disclosing abuse are not further victimized by the intervention systems designed to protect them. Services offered include forensic interviews, children and family advocacy, mental health therapy, and community-based prevention education programs.

We cover the following counties: St. Charles, Lincoln, Warren, Montgomery, Pike, Ralls, Marion, Monroe, Shelby, Lewis, Clark, Knox, Scotland and Schuyler.

Part-Time Therapist (Wentzville) Position Now Open

Counsels children or groups regarding child abuse maltreatment and develops and implements a therapeutic treatment…

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Cheers! To Benefit The Child Center, Inc.

The Child Center, Inc. invites members of the general public to sample a variety of…

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Special Event/Volunteer Coordinator Position Now Open

This is a full-time position working with a non-profit agency that serves child victims of…

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The Child Center, Inc. is Awarded $109,000 in Youth Opportunities Program Tax Credits

The Child Center, Inc. is pleased to announce that Youth Opportunities Program (YOP) Tax Credit…

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Capital Campaign:

Our Capital Campaign funds will be used to support the renovation of the primary facility in Wentzville, MO. This renovation will allow The Child Center, Inc. to expand and enhance victim services including advocacy, forensic interviews, and mental health therapy for child abuse victims and their non-offending caregivers.

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Our Mission:

Responding to child abuse through a supportive team approach to reduce
trauma to children and their families.
Healing ~ Helping ~ Hope

Report Child Abuse

If you suspect child abuse, call the Missouri Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-392-3738

If you are calling from out-of-state: 573-751-3448