Programs and Services at a glance
Early Head Start is the best start. The goal of the program is to promote quality care for Missouri’s children birth to age three. To be eligible for child care, parents must be working, in school or participating in a training program.
Careers Services. Missouri Work Assistance (MWA) offers career assistance with education and training opportunities as well as helping individuals to set and achieve goals to become work ready.
Rental Assistance. The Housing Choice Voucher Program is the federal government’s major program for assisting very low-income families, the elderly, and the disabled to afford decent, safe, and sanitary housing.
Workshops. MVCAA offers a wide variety of workshops and classes to empower our communities with useful tools and resources. We also partner with other agencies to bring you the best information possible.
Crisis Intervention. Some of the services we provide in a crisis situation include energy assistance, rental assistance, career development and family support development.
Family Resource Center. For more information, contact your area Family Resource Center. They are equipped to answer questions and provide the resources you need.
Community Development. We provide advocacy and support for low-income and middle-income individuals. We identify needed services and refer individuals respectively to resources within the agency and/or the community.
Back to School Events. MVCAA’s Back-to-School Events offer access to on-site health and wellness services and child safety information for school-aged children.
Poverty Education. Poverty Simulations help the general public become aware of the stinging effects of poverty, and how it impacts families and individuals on a daily basis.