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Yearly Archives for 2014

Missouri Girls Town receives re-accreditation

Missouri Girls Town received notification from the Council on Accreditation (COA) that it will be re-accredited.   Through the accreditation and re-accreditation process COA identifies providers that have met high performance standards and that have made a commitment to providing the very best quality of service.  Missouri Girls Town was recognized by COA as one of these outstanding providers.

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Westminster Betas take the dance floor with Missouri Girls Town

The Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Theta Pi proved that today’s Prince Charmings are not just found in fairy tales but right here in Fulton Missouri. Over a dozen fraternity brothers volunteered an afternoon to help make 23 young women at Missouri Girls Town feel like princesses for an afternoon. The Betas were complete gentleman and displayed great integrity in serving as role models for our clients. They displayed characteristics of respect and dignity concerning how young men should treat young women.  The girls were ecstatic about the prom.   The Beta’s time was not only appreciated but made this…

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Hope bracelets

Three girls show off the bracelets they made during the GFWC Hope Club’s visit to Missouri Girls Town.  The girls had a great afternoon designing and making bracelets for themselves and staff members.  A fun time was had by all.

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Missouri Girls Town featured in HER Magazine

Missouri Girls Town: A Safe and Hopeful Haven in Mid-Missouri Mandy Watkins was only 13 years old when she came to live at Missouri Girls Town. Abandoned by her mother, she entered the foster care system but struggled with the emotional fallout. Her case worker felt she could benefit from the counseling, educational, vocational and other support services offered at the residential treatment facility. While most Mid Missourians may be aware of its existence they don’t really know what Missouri Girls Town is all about, or harbor misconceptions that it’s a juvenile detention facility or correctional institute. It’s not. “Missouri…

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