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Our Children's Christmas List

Christmas Planning is well under way at Missouri Baptist Children's Home. Lists are being made in the hopes of making this the best Christmas season ever for our children.

Our children come from lives of chaos, not clam; violence, not peace. Their lives have been filled with neglect, abuse, anger, betrayal and dispair.

You can help us make the holiday season special by providing Christmas presents for our children.  The following "wish list" details many of the items we need to make this Christmas memorable. .... Read More


Latest News

A Word from Russell Martin
Mon Sep 08, 2014
I trust things are going well with each of you today.  I do not generally promote books or other articles outside the agency, but I want to make an exception and do so now.  There is a children’s book that has ...
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Foster Care

Foster Care Home

Foster Care provides a temporary home for children who are unable to live in their biological parent's home. Foster parents provide a safe home and place for children to heal until they are either reunited with their birth family or an adoptive home is found. Read More

Children Available for Adoption

There are hundreds of foster children in Missouri who are waiting for a forever family. The photos listed on this page are some of those whose care is managed by MBCH Children and Family Ministries. Read More

Eligibility Guidelines

In order to qualify as a foster or adoptive parent through MBCH Children and Family Ministries for special needs children you must: Be 21 years old or older. Be a professing Christian and active in an evangelical Christian church. Read More

Eligibility Guidelines - Recruitment, Licensure, Training and Retention

Eligibility Guidelines - Recruitment, Licensure, Training and Retention of Resource Homes Contract. In order to qualify as a foster or adoptive parent through the Recruitment, Licensure, Training and Retention of Resource Homes contract held by Cornerstones of Care in Northwest Missouri, you must: Be 21 years or older. Read More

Relative and Kinship Care

Many times when a child's biological parents are unable to provide appropriate care for them, a relative (someone with a relationship through blood or marriage to the child) or kin (someone with a significant prior relationship with the child) will become the placement of choice for that child. Relative/kinship families are required to meet some of the same training and licensing standards as other foster families.Read More

Special Needs

MBCH Children and Family Ministries is committed to finding families for children who need care outside their own homes. Children now entering out-of-home care need special help and understanding because they may have experienced the pain of physical abuse, sexual abuse and/or neglect. Read More

State Custody Adoption

When a child cannot be placed with their biological parents or a relative, adoptive parents are needed for the child to have a legally permanent home. Adoptive parents assume all responsibility for the child as if he/she was born to them. Read More