Welcome

The Dunklin/Stoddard Caring Council is located at 311 Kennett Street in Kennett, Mo.  The Community Partnership serves Dunklin and Stoddard Counties, which has a combined population of 61,492.  The two counties cover an area of 1,364 square miles.  Arbyrd, Campbell, Cardwell, Clarkton, Holcomb, Hornersville, Malden, and Senath are towns in Dunklin County, with Kennett being the County Seat.  Bloomfield is the County Seat of Stoddard County, with other towns being Advance, Bell City, Bernie, Dexter, Dudley, Essex, and Puxico.  Kennett is 100 miles north of Memphis, TN and 200 miles south of St. Louis.

 

The Dunklin/Stoddard Caring Council is one of twenty community parternships throughout Missouri supported by the Family and Community Trust.  These partnerships form a unique network to focus on six core result areas: Parents Working, Children Safe, Children Ready to Enter School, Children & Families Healthy, Children & Youth Succeeding in School and Youth Ready to Enter the Workforce.  For more information on Family and Community Trust, visit their website at http://mofact.org/.

 

Our Team

Six Core Results

Parents Working

 

Children Safe

 

Children Ready to Enter School

 

Children & Families Healthy

 

Children & Youth Succeeding in School

 

Youth Ready to Enter the Workforce

Venna Oldsen

Executive Director

Kristi Smith

Cheryl  Bruce

Community Program Coordinator

Melanie Ray

Christina Nixon

Healthy Communities Coordinator

Linda Tabor

SkillUp Case Manager

Family Outreach Coordinator

Outreach Educator

Our Board

Bob Green, President - First Presbyterian Church

Mon T Grays, Vice President - Veteran Of Foreign Wars

Marianne Dalton, Secretary/Treasurer - Kennett National Bank

Lisa Johnson, Member - Dunklin County Health Department

Gwendolyn Johnson, Member - Business Owner

Dorothy Adams, Member - CASA of Dunklin County

Denton Kooyman, Member - Mayor of Malden