Cool Timeline

1999
1999

Spring 1999

A Regional Development Team was created by the Center to help form our mission and objectives: (1) 24-hour crisis intervention and shelter (2) parent education (3) counseling accessible to all in need without regard to income or resources (4) support groups.

1998
1998

August 1998

A group of professionals working with families gathered to discuss gaps in services for families at risk of abuse and neglect. The Children’s Center of Northwest Missouri was formed, an Executive Director was hired, and a Board of Directors was established whereupon the coalition became an independent not-for-profit 501c3 organization.

1997
1997

1997

The Family Violence Council was initiated in Maryville. Citizens and representatives from diverse agencies collectively addressed the issue of domestic violence that had not been formally addressed in the community.