Mississippi County Caring Communities

Caring Communities offers a parenting program to help parents gain a better understanding of their child’s development, fun activities for the family, and networking meetings. They also offer youth programming for school-aged children.

Mississippi County Behavioral Health

Mississippi County Behavioral Health provides out-patient counseling services to children and adults in individual, family, couples, and group sessions, Concerns that are addressed include: depression, anxiety, family and relationship issues, behavior and anger management problems, stress management, grief and loss issues, suicidal ideation and actions, and other mental health related issues.

Susanna Wesley Family Learning Center

Susanna Wesley Family Learning Center provides computer literacy, youth programs, and job training.

Kids Beat/Lincoln University

Through this program students learn about: social competencies, problem solving, verbal and written skills, and academic excellence. They can also participate in activities that promote leadership, conflict resolution, self-esteem, interpersonal relationshiops, knowledge, and resources.

Charleston Ministerial Alliance

Charleston Ministerial Alliance provides resources and a food pantry to Charleston School Distric residents only in emergency situations.

Catholic Charities of Southern MO

Catholic Charities of Southern MO provides services to individuals who are at risk of homelessness. This program assists in paying rent for the client providing the client meets the eligibility criteria and agrees to case management services.


MERS/Goodwill provides the CAP program, youth program, employment assistance, work readiness classes, and education and literacy classes.

Bootheel Babies and Families

Bootheel Babies and Families is a comprehensive community initiative to reduce infant mortality throughout six counties in Southeast Missouri.

Missouri Bootheel Regional Consortium – MBRC

Missouri Bootheel Regional Consortium is a non-profit community-based operation located in Sikeston, MO. The core programs of MBRC provide outreach, education, training, targeted intervention, community mobilization services for mothers, fathers, children, and families in the Bootheel.

Right From the Start

Right From the Start provides tools to support and enable parents with children under the age of three to participate in early childhood development opportunities.