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 (CAC) serving children and families in Northeast Missouri. 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, Child & Family Advocacy, Therapeutic Services, and Prevention Education Programs.

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

Community Awareness Specialist Position Now Open

Position Description: Community Awareness Specialist will generate widespread public awareness of child abuse and neglect and…

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Superheroes for Kids Trivia Night to benefit The Child Center, Inc.

The Child Center, Inc. will host its annual Superheroes for Kids Trivia Night on Friday,…

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Multiply Your Donation to Benefit Children in Your Community

It’s a Win Win! You benefit on your taxes, AND assist The Child Center, Inc.…

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Meet Oakley, The Child Center, Inc. Newest Facility Dog

The Child Center, Inc. is thrilled to announce the arrival of their newest facility dog,…

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Upcoming Events:

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 the trauma to children & their families.
Healing ~ Helping ~ Hope