Missouri KidsFirst leads and supports
communities in abuse prevention!

We are looking for 2 dynamic and passionate individuals to join our team as a Prevention Specialist or as a Program Specialist: Grants and Financial Administration!

We are looking for 2 dynamic and passionate individuals to join our team as a Prevention Specialist or as a Program Specialist: Grants and Financial Administration!

We are looking for 2 dynamic and passionate individuals to join our team as a Prevention Specialist or as a Program Specialist: Grants and Financial Administration!

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Hotline: 800-392-3738


Empowering adults to protect children.

Join our team at Missouri KidsFirst. We are hiring for 2 new positions!

Are you passionate about preventing child abuse and neglect? Do you enjoy teaching others? Do you have experience managing grants and finances? Then join our team as a Prevention Specialist or Grants and Financial Administration Program Specialist and work with us to empower adults to end child abuse in Missouri! Get more information and apply TODAY!



Missouri KidsFirst manages the SAFE-CARE (Sexual Assault Forensic Examination-Child Abuse Resource and Education) network. SAFE-CARE is Missouri’s medical response to child abuse.


Although we would like to prevent child abuse and neglect from ever occurring, we believe that adults must also be educated and empowered to recognize and react responsibly to child abuse.


Missouri KidsFirst advocates in the Missouri General Assembly for policies and statewide funding for programs that protect and prioritize the safety and well-being of children.


Missouri KidsFirst manages Missouri’s Child Abuse and Neglect, Mandated Reporter Training (free and online). We also provide in person mandated training to organizations for a fee.

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CAC Retreat 2018
Ready for another great day with this amazing group of executive directors!!!
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Missouri KidsFirst's office will be closed July 18-20, 2018. We have the pleasure of spending the rest of the week with all of the child advocacy center leaders in the state.
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Great questions for every parent to consider before a sleep over. #ItStartsWithYou
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Kudos to the Healthy Nevada Mental Health Committee for raising awareness of adverse childhood experiences and mitigating ACEs by building resiliency.Said Rebekah Oehring, a supervisor with the Pathways offices in Nevada and El Dorado Springs, “It only takes one supportive adult,” to change things for the better.
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1 week ago
Today @GovParsonMO signed #SB655, raising the minimum marriage age to 16. This law is a step toward ensuring that child marriage is not used as a disguise for abuse and human trafficking. Thanks to @MoRepEvans for her leadership on this issue! #KeepKidsSafe #moleg https://t.co/rh4BPCP9TC
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Governor Mike Parson signs final bills of 2018 Legislative Session, which includes improving education and protecting children.
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The Governor signed our bill removing the statute of limitations for prosecuting sex crimes victimizing children. Many thanks to my colleagues, Representatives Kurt Bahr and Jean Evans, for their help with the bill. And thanks to the Governor for signing. https://t.co/Evh0cmX6qt
1 week ago
Missouri is known as a haven for child marriages. A new law aims to change that. https://t.co/WB1Qcw1VLu via @stltoday #moleg
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Many thanks to @eadler and the @KCStar for their series on young marriages in Missouri, which brought this issue to the attention of people all over the state. #moleg https://t.co/UbrzkvmNhi
2 weeks ago
Your voice has power. Use it to support survivors & to do your part for prevention. Together, we can protect children. #ItStartsWithYou https://t.co/mUG5i7UkeA
2 weeks ago
"Kids are what tomorrow's going to be about & everything we do today is going to make their lives a little better. We should all stay focused on that next generation" – @GovParsonMO, at signing of benevolent tax credit bill https://t.co/aIs4TPbwxC @perryvillenews #MOLeg #HB1288 https://t.co/5iMM6ywIcd


Missouri KidsFirst primarily leads and supports communities in abuse prevention, provides training to multi-disciplinary team members engaged in child protection, and advocates public policies that address and prevent child abuse.

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520 Dix Road, Suite C
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Main Phone: 573-632-4600
Hotline: 800-392-3738