Missouri Coalition of Children’s Agencies
For over 35 years, the Missouri Coalition of Children’s Agencies (MCCA) has been advocating for Missouri’s at-risk, abused and neglected children, and the people who care for them. Missouri has over 11,000 children in foster care, and thousands more are at risk.
Our Vision The Missouri Coalition of Children's Agencies envisions a society where all children reach their potential in safe, healthy, permanent families, empowered by comprehensive community support.
MCCA supports policies that promote child abuse prevention, effective intervention, and high impact education, treatment and care for those who have experienced abuse, and their families.
MCCA has over 50 members, all committed to improving the welfare of Missouri’s children and families. MCCA members, most child and family serving organizations, hail from all parts of Missouri, and represent a vast range of services, including: community and school based prevention programs, individual and family counseling, foster care support and case management, short term crisis respite, residential treatment, early childhood education, and much more.
April 2, 2013---Missouri’s Kids Count Data Book has been released. It contains information vital to understanding what is going well and not so well for Missouri’s children, county by county. Go to Kids Count 2012-The State of Missouri's Children for an electronic copy.
April 1, 2013---Governor Signs SB 20 –Restoring and Protecting Benevolent Tax Credits
Governor Nixon signed Senate Bill 20 at the Southeast Missouri Food Bank Friday, March 29th. He spoke in strong support of these benevolent tax credits working for Missouri, helping private organizations solve community problems and serve vulnerable Missourians. Thank you, Governor Nixon.
MCCA also extends its sincere appreciation to Senator Bob Dixon, Springfield, who championed this cause and sponsored this bill.
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