Extension can get you research-based information in the areas of agriculture, business and the workforce, children and teens, community development, environmental quality, family life, home and garden, and nutrition and health, along with running the 4-H program.
Kids Harbor offers support and services to children who were victims of abuse and non-offending caregivers.
Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit housing organization, building and improving homes in partnership with individuals and families in need of a decent and affordable places to live.
The Ivy Bend Community Food Pantry supplements the food from other food sources for families in need. Additionally, they strive to assist children and adults with education, training and counseling resources that will lead to lifestyle changes and, ultimately, promote an improved quality of life.
The Ivy Bend Youth and Community Center works to provide a safe environment for kids in the community through a weekly teen night, along with several family events through the year.
Child Safe of Central MO provides criminal justice support/advocacy, assistance with filing crime victim compensation claims, forensic interviews, sexual assault medical exams, and trauma informed therapy to children and non-offending family members.
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.
Section for Child Care Regulation oversees child care programs and investigates violations or complaints made against programs. Contact SCCR if you need to file a complaint or find out more about a program’s licensing records.
The Section for Child Care Regulation provides resources and information for operating a child care facility in the state of Missouri.
Child Support Enforcement’s services include establishing paternity and issuing and maintaining child support orders.