A statewide network of individuals, programs and organizations
committed to protecting Missouri’s children by improving the response to child victims and
ending the cycle of abuse in our communities.
To invest in the future of Missouri children by ending child abuse.
Preventing, intervening and treating child abuse and neglect thereby improving the quality of life for Missouri’s children.
Our day-to-day work is supported, and most of all guided by four main values:
Integrity - A priority for Missouri KidsFirst that must be reflected in every activity and decision the organization makes. Encompassed with transparency, fiscal responsibility, and accountability, our commitment to integrity will continuously strengthen the organizations image and reputation.
Expertise – providing the latest and most reliable information to accomplish the mission is vital for Missouri KidsFirst success. The production of innovative, practical and sound solutions will be the outcome of specialized and up to date research.
Efficiency – The ease with which the organization operates is an essential factor for Missouri KidsFirst success. The organization will evaluate its accessibility, flexibility and delivery of services on a regular basis.
Stability – A stable image and reputation helps Missouri KidsFirst build and strengthen family, community, and partner relationships. Simultaneously economic security also contributes to the stability of the organization to perform all its activities and succeed in every goal set by the organization.