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

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

The Child Center, Inc. is thrilled to announce the arrival of their newest facility dog, Oakley. Oakley can perform over 40 commands but his primary job at The Child Center, Inc. is to provide comfort and support to children who are talking about the details of their abuse during a forensic interview. The Child Center,…

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Keeping kids safe from abuse during the holidays!

The holidays are a joyous time for adults and kids alike. But amidst the celebration, we’d like to let you in on an often-unknown secret surrounding this time of year. During the holidays, when visitors abound, schedules get hectic, and parents are often overwhelmed, all types of child abuse increase. So now is the perfect…

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Advocate Newsletter – November 2017

We’d like to welcome you to The Child Center, Inc.’s first newsletter! We’re excited to better communicate our success and needs to you throughout the year, and to offer child abuse education to our community members. Every quarter our newsletter will arrive by email and we’ll also have limited printed copies available. Please flip through…

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