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. was incorporated in 1999 as a not for profit child advocacy agency.  The center first received funding from the Department of Social Services and officially started providing services October 1, 2000.  The center is a Full Member and Accredited through the National Children’s Alliance as of October 2004.   The Center has expanded its service area to include the fourteen (14) counties of St. Charles, Lincoln, Warren, Montgomery, Pike, Ralls, Marion, Monroe, Shelby, Lewis, Clark, Knox, Scotland and Schuyler.  The main office is located in Wentzville with satellite offices located in Hannibal and Memphis.

Special Event/Volunteer Coordinator Position Now Open

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

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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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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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Annual Conference Being Held to Address Child Sexual Abuse

The Child Center, Inc. and the St. Charles County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office will host the…

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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