Wentzville (Children's Services) | 636-332-0545
Wentzville (Admin/Prevention) | 636-332-0899
Hannibal | 573-221-2256

We are here to listen.

We are here to help.

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.

Annual Statistics

Children Interviewed about alleged abuse

713

Children received Prevention Education

27,817

Adults Received Prevention Education

3,269

Our News

Cheers! To Benefit The Child Center, Inc.

The Child Center, Inc. invites members of the general public to sample a variety of great tasting beers and savory appetizers in a pleasant atmosphere at their 2nd Annual Beer Tasting. The “Cheers!” Beer Tasting will take place at Friendship Brewing Company located at 100 E. Pitman Road in Wentzville on Monday, October 16th starting…

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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 13th annual Midwest Justice for Children Conference (MJCC) on September 12-15, 2017. Thanks, in part, to a generous grant from the Missouri Task Force on Children’s Justice the three-day conference offers an opportunity for local professionals to learn how to…

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What’s Your School Doing to Keep Your Child Safe from Sexual Abuse?

Talking with the Director Just as you would talk with the director about curriculum, teachers, meals, and play safety, it’s also important to ask about policies and practices that will help keep your kids safe from sexual abuse. Please don’t let your discomfort stand in the way of this important back-to-school conversation. Ask the director about background…

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