MU Extension is the University of Missouri’s classroom in Clark County, connecting people to research-based education to enrich the quality of life and enhance the economic well-being of the community. MU Extension is your one-stop source for practical education and information on almost anything.
Clark County Extension Center coordinates the 4-H youth program.
Clark County Health Department offers the WIC program, well woman clinic, various health screenings/testing, immunizations, and family planning.
Clark County Health Department offers training and consultation to childcare providers in the county. Subject matter includes health and safety issues and assistance in understanding and complying with state and federal guidelines and requirements. The Child Care Provider Consultant also teaches health-related topics to children in daycare settings.
Parents as Teachers provides parent education and family support to families throughout pregnancy until their child enters kindergarten with personal visits, parent group meetings, screenings, and a resource network.
The Child Advocacy Center, Inc. serves child victims of sexual abuse, physical abuse, and children who witness violence and services offered include forensic interviews, children and family advocacy, mental health therapy, and school and community-based prevention education programs.
First Steps is Missouri’s Early Intervention system that provides services to families with children, birth to three years of age, with disabilities or developmental delays. The program is designed to meet the needs of families related to enhancing their child’s development, learning, and participation in family and community life.
The Family Support Division can help you or your family with food stamps, health care, child care, child support, and other needs.
The Children’s Division is responsible for the administration of child welfare services, ensuring the safety, permanency, and well-being of Missouri children.
Child Support Enforcement’s services include establishing paternity and issuing and maintaining child support orders.