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

We're 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.

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

Our Events

In 2017, The Child Center helped children by...

Forensic Interviews

713

Children Educated

27,817

Adults Educated

3,269

Our News

The Child Center, Inc. Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

Using the power of social media on November 28th to help end child abuse. The Child Center, Inc., the child advocacy center for Northeast Missouri, will take part in #GivingTuesday, the global movement driven by social media and the generosity of people around the world. On November 28, supporters can make an online donation to…

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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 is now available for anyone who pays Missouri State Income Tax and donates to The Child Center’s Capital Campaign. All individuals, LLCs, partnerships, banks, or corporations with Missouri tax liability are eligible for the program. Any donation of $500 or…

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Talking to Children about Disasters

In today’s new cycle, we see and hear about disasters, attacks, and other terrible events regularly. Children hear these stories too! Though they may not fully comprehend what’s happening, children are perceptive and understand when stories are frightening or cause distress in their parents. Many parents have questions about how to talk to children about…

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