The mission of the Dunklin/Stoddard Caring Council is to link services and resources to empower children and families to achieve their highest potential.  We envision a community of strong families where individuals may become self-reliant, responsible, and resourceful citizens.


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In The News

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Dunklin County Caring Council educates South Elementary on benefits of gardening

Thursday, February 13, 2020

The Dunklin County Caring Council recently placed an Aero garden and installed a micro-green growing area at South School Elementary School.

Who We Are

The Dunklin/Stoddard Caring Council is a group of interested individuals, bound together for a common cause to serve the needs of the community.  Learn more about our staff, our board members, and our community partnership.

What We Do

The Caring Council exists in order to link community services and resources to empower families and children.  The council has a strong collaberation with many community organizations and state-wide philanthropic foundations.

Find Out More

Want to find out more about the Dunklin/Stoddard Caring Council?  For more information about the Caring Council, or to find out more about the resources available in our community, contact us or check us out on facebook.

DCCC offers programs to assist during the holiday season

Thursday, December 5, 2019

The Dunklin County Caring Council has launched a new program to assist families in need during this holiday season.

The Heart of Christmas program affords the opportunity for community members to adopt a local family in need and purchase their Christmas presents.

Mizzou Alternative Breaks lends a hand in Dunklin County

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Mizzou Alternative Breaks helped out with some painting at the Dunklin County Caring Council as part of their Service Trips.

Dunklin County Caring Council receives grant
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 
Babies ad Families (BBF) of Missouri and FCC Behavioral Health Hub Partner (Dunklin County Families First) presented its first grant to the Dunklin County Caring Council. The grant will be used to purchase items for the Stork Store. Dunklin Country Caring Council has partnered with local agencies where parents can earn “stork cash” for participation. This serves as an incentive for participation and additionally allows these families to earn the stork cash to spend in “The Stork Store”.
Learn more about some of the programs and services at the Dunklin/Stoddard Caring Council
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Learn more about some of the partners of the Dunklin/Stoddard Caring Council
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Kennett, MO 63857

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