Programs and Services at a glance

early head start

Head Start is a comprehensive child development program serving income eligible families with children ranging in age from infancy through five years of age.

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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.

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career services

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.

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mvcaa rental assistance

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.

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mvcaa energy assistance

Energy Assistance. Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is designed to assist low income individuals who pay a large proportion of their income to meet home energy needs.

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mvcaa home weatherization

Weatherization. Home Weatherization’s mission is to reduce energy costs for low-income families, particularly for the elderly, people with disabilities, and children.

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mvcaa workshops

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.

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mvcaa information and assistance

Information and assistance. Community Outreach Specialists will refer customers to MVCAA services, as well as community-based services, for which the family may qualify.

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mvcaa crisis intervention
mvcaa connections program

Crisis Intervention. Some of the services we provide in a crisis situation include energy assistance, rental assistance, career development and family support development.

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Family Resource Center. For more information, contact your area Family Resource Center. They are equipped to answer questions and provide the resources you need.

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volunteer at mvcaa

Volunteer. One way for people to learn new skills or give back to the community is through volunteering. In many cases, volunteer jobs lead to paid positions.

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mvcaa community development

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.

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mvcaa back to school events
mvcaa poverty education

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.

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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.

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